[Vocabulary] Use of "abuse" and "compromise"

MartinaMala

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I would like to ask for a diiference in the meaning of the following words :

abuse
compromise

We have the following sentences :

1. Some pictures may ............. you. Don't make every moment of your life public !

2. Some individuals may ................. new technologies to ruin other people's lives.


Is it possible to use both of the words in both sentences ?

Thanks for explanation.

Martina
 

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Re: Vocabulary question

I wouldn't use compromise in the second.
 

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Re: Vocabulary question

Use "compromise" for the first, "abuse" the second. They don't mean the same thing. You can easily find their definitions using an online dictionary.
 

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MartinaMala, I have changed your thread title. Titles should include some/all of the words/phrases you are actually asking us about. You tagged the question with the prefix "Vocabulary" which is fine but the words in the title should always be specific and unique to the thread they are attached to.
 
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