Definition: To link a group,a company,or an organization very closely with another larger one.
Sentence: The group is not affiliated to any political party.
Definition: To join,to be connected with,or to work for an organization .
Sentence: The majority of people questioned affiliated themselves with a religious group.
Definition: Analgesic drugs/effects.
Sentence:The medicine is a fairly weak analgesic,experts say.
Definition:Having,costing or measuring a particular amount each.
Sentence:The largest stones weigh over five tones apiece.
Definition: Something, especially money, that sb gives you because they have hurt you, or damaged sth you own, the act of giving this to sb.
Sentence: Compensation has cost the company a lot of money.
Definition: Things that make a bad situation better.
Sentence: Many old people want to be young again ,but getting older has its compensations.
Definition: To make sth, especially food or drink, by mixing different things.
Sentence: The soup was concocted from up to a dozen different kinds of fish.
Definition: To invent a story, an excuse, etc.
Sentence: She concocted some excuse to explain her absence.
Definition: To admit, especially formally to or to the police,that you have done sth wrong of illegal.
Sentence:She confessed to the murder.
Definition: To admit sth that you feel ashamed or embarrassed about.
Sentence:I must confess to knowing nothing about computer.
Definition: To tell God or a priest about the bad things you have done so that you can say that you are sorry and be forgiven.
Sentence:He deeply confessed for the bad things he had done.
Definition: A strong desire to know about sth.
Sentence: A certain curiosity to see what would happen next.