When the curtain came down, the critic's face registered the disdain she felt for the lackluster play.

1. register (v.) [ formal ] to show your feelings about something in your face or voice

    Example: George's look registered his confusion.

    (v.) [ formal ] to make your opinion known publicly or officially

    Example: I decided to register a complaint with the manager.

    Example: demonstrators seeking to register a protest against the new law

    (v.) to show as a particular measurement on a piece of equipment

    Example: an earthquake registering 5.1 on the Richter scale

    (v.) to realize or notice something

    Example: She did tell me she'd be out, but it didn't register.

    Example: Austin stared at him, as if registering his presence for the first time.

    (v.) to put your name and other information on an official list in order to be allowed to vote, study, stay in a hotel etc

    Example: Have you registered for the English exam yet?

    Example: When you move house you need to register with a local doctor.

    Example: The company was originally registered in 1856.

    Example: Briths must be registered within 42 days.

He took a full-page newspaper advertisement to promulgate his challenge.

2. promulgate [prəˋmʌl͵get] (v.) [ formal ] to make an idea or belief known to as many people as possible

    promulgation (n.)

When the champ's manager saw the brash announcement, he accosted Mullins, who was surrounded by a throng of newsmen.

3. brash (adj.) behaving and talking in a loud and confident way that annoys other people

    Example: a brash young salesman

    (adj.) big, bright, or colourful in a way that is not attractive

The manager openly scoffed at Mullins and belittled his fighting ability.

4. scoff (v.) to laugh or say things to show that you think someone or something is stupid or deserves no respect

    Example: It's easy to scoff when you haven't tried it yourself.

    Example:Economic analysts scoff at claims that inflation is on the rise.

We implored the faculty advisor to promulgate the requirements for the presidency of the club.

5. faculty[ˋfæk!tɪ] (n.) a department or group of departments in a university

    Example: the Faculty of Medicine

    Example: the Law Faculty

    (n.) all the teachers in a university, college, or school

    (n.) [ often plural ] a natural physical or mental ability that most people have

    mental faculities( = the ability to think clearly )

    Example: He had not lost his mental faculities.

    be in full possession of your faculities ( = have all the normal mental and physical abilities )

    critical faculities (= the ability to make judgements about things )

    Example: For the moment her critical faculities seemed to have deserted her.

 

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