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    I have a problem with remembering the new words.
    what is your advice for me

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    It's difficult to learn a lot of words together- take it bit-by-bit, try to select words that interest you or are useful and use them frequently.

    Here are a few sites specialising in vocab:
    http://www.usingenglish.com/links/Vocabulary/

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    How about if I find a word in the news
    And send you one that you can use?

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    global--worldwide; spanning the globe

    According to the U.N., some foreign governments are not enforcing global sanctions on terrorist financing by individuals, businesses and charities
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    overpaid--paid too much or more than necessary

    In 2002, the General Accounting Office found that small businesses overpaid their taxes by $18 billion over the previous two years because of errors on their tax returns. Another GAO report that year found that as many as 2.2 million taxpayers overpaid their taxes by not taking advantage of all the deductions they were legally entitled to.

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    incredibly--done in a way as to inspire incredulity, or disbelief

    A story recently made the rounds about a Virginia teacher who spoke the utterly non-denominational (in fact, traditionally superstitious) injunction "God bless you" over a sneezy student. Said student, sniveling wretch, proceeded to inform on the teacher for this act of New Blasphemy, for which the teacher was, incredibly, reprimanded.

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    hogwash--a meaningless statement or statements

    The media blitz about imported goods or services resulting in the best jobs being relocated to some variable list of countries -- first Japan and Germany, now India and China -- has never been anything more than unadulterated hogwash.

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    procrastination--the act of putting something off until a later time; deferring a task (usually an unpleasant one) until a later date

    Congress is notorious for procrastination, and the tally of unfinished business on Capitol Hill is a long one. But no one can accuse the legislative branch of dragging its heels when it comes to congressional pay.

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    languish--fail to thrive

    Appropriations bills may gather dust, judicial nominations may languish, but members of Congress are johnny-on-the-spot when it comes to their own salaries.

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    affluent--wealthy

    Feingold puts his own money where his mouth is, refusing any increase in pay during each six-year senatorial term. Though he is perhaps the least affluent member of the Senate, he has returned more than $50,000 to the Treasury over the past 11 years.

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