5000 Vocabulary List for Visiting Scholars in the USA - Page 137
Word Type Used in a Sentence Synonym
destroy verb Her career was destroyed by her lie. ruined
destruction noun Destruction by the flood was great. havoc
detach verb Detach the trailer from the car. uncouple
detail noun The details I will leave to you. technicalities
verb I will detail the plans to them. itemize
noun That detail can cause it to fail. part
detain verb The police detained him for an hour. arrested
detect verb See if you can detect any problems. discover
detective noun The police detective was careful. investigator
determination noun She worked with great determination. resolve
determine verb Determine if the plan will succeed. conclude
verb We determined to follow this plan. resolved