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Vocab Of The Day

April, 2018

  • 30 April

    Vocabulary of the day

    1. ENGROSS (VERB): Bewitch Synonyms: captivate, enrapture Antonyms: disenchant, disgust Example Sentence: Yesterday she engrossed everybody at the party. 2. DIFFIDENT (ADJECTIVE): Meek Synonyms: timid, sheepish Antonyms: brave, confident Example …

  • 29 April

    Vocabulary of the day

    1. GULLIBLE (ADJECTIVE): Naive Synonyms: foolish, unsophisticated Antonyms: astute, perceptive Example Sentence: He is a gullible person. 2. SPECIOUS (ADJECTIVE): Misleading Synonyms: deceptive, erroneous Antonyms: accurate, correct Example Sentence: All …

  • 28 April

    Vocabulary of the day

    1. PLEA (NOUN): request Synonyms: pray, appeal Antonyms: order, instruct Example sentence: The teacher’s plea for silence went unheard, resulting in extreme discomfort to the student. 2. JOVIAL (ADJECTIVE): Cheerful …

  • 28 April

    Vocabulary of the day

    1. PECKISH (ADJECTIVE): deprived of food Synonyms: craving, hungry Antonyms: satisfied, fed Example Sentence: Rakul felt rather peckish close to bedtime. 2. SARTORIAL (ADJECTIVE): pertaining to tailors Synonyms: stylish, elegant …

  • 27 April

    Vocabulary of the day

    1. QUANDARY (NOUN): Difficult situation Synonyms: predicament, dilemma Antonyms: good fortune, boon Example Sentence: He has been trapped in quandary. 2. ENDEAR (VERB): Attract attention Synonyms: captivate, cherish Antonyms: dislike, …

  • 26 April

    Vocabulary of the day

    1. MACHINATION (NOUN): maneuver Synonyms: conspiracy, ploy Antonyms: frankness, honesty Example Sentence: Reading about the criminals’ machination to rob the casino was enthralling. 2. MENTOR (NOUN): person who advises Synonyms: …

  • 25 April

    Vocabulary of the day

    1. MANGLE (VERB): mutilate, deform Synonyms: bruise, contort Antonyms: beautify, help Example Sentence: His hand was caught in the machine accidently and was totally mangled. 2. CONTAMINATE (VERB): adulterate Synonyms: …

  • 24 April

    Vocabulary of the day

    1. DAMPEN (VERB): make wet Synonyms: bedew, dabble Antonyms: collect, dry Example Sentence: Even the red sun couldn’t dampen her mood. 2. TINSEL (NOUN): particular type of embellishment Synonyms: color, …

  • 23 April

    Vocabulary of the day

    1. CORNUCOPIA (NOUN): Abundance Synonyms: affluence, plenty Antonyms: scarcity, rareness Example Sentence: There was cornucopia of mango in his garden. 2. CONTRITE (ADJECTIVE): Regretful Synonyms: apologetic, remorseful Antonyms: unrepentant, indifferent …

  • 22 April

    Vocabulary of the day

    1. NARCISSISM (NOUN): self-love and devotion Synonyms: egotism, selfishness Antonyms: humility, modesty Example Sentence: Narcissism leads to selfishness in character. 2. VITRIOLIC (ADJECTIVE): bitter Synonyms: astringent, sardonic Antonyms: courteous, gracious …

  • 21 April

    Vocabulary of the day

    1. CONCOCT (VERB): formulate, think up Synonyms: contrive, create Antonyms: demolish, destroy Example Sentence: He concocted an idea to start a new business. 2. DILATORY (ADJECTIVE): procrastinating Synonyms: delaying, laggard …

  • 20 April

    Vocabulary of the day

    1. DETRIMENT (NOUN): damage Synonyms: harm, loss Antonyms: profit, benefit Example Sentence: Smoking is a detriment to good health. 2. DREARY (ADJECTIVE): cheerless Synonyms: comfortless, dark Antonyms: inspiring, pleasant Example …

  • 19 April

    Vocabulary of the day

    1. MAMMOTH (ADJECTIVE): huge Synonyms: enormous, gargantuan Antonyms: little, miniature Example Sentence: A mammoth project will be completed very soon. 2. MENACE (NOUN): danger Synonyms: threat, peril Antonyms: safety, surety …

  • 18 April

    Vocabulary of the day

    1. SATANIC (ADJECTIVE): demonic Synonyms: cruel, maniacal Antonyms: angelic, good Example Sentence: His father’s satanic remark stung deeply and brought the boy to tears. 2. TITULAR (ADJECTIVE): having a title …

  • 17 April

    Vocabulary of the day

    1. DELIRIOUS (ADJECTIVE): frantic Synonyms: excited, frenzied Antonyms: balanced, rational Example Sentence: He was delirious with joy. 2. DERANGE (VERB): disorder Synonyms: addle, muddle Antonyms: order, arrange Example Sentence: This …

  • 16 April

    Vocabulary of the day

    1. PALTRY (ADJECTIVE): meagre Synonyms: insignificant, worthless Antonyms: considerable, substantial Example Sentence: He was fined the paltry sum of $50. 2. PALATABLE (ADJECTIVE): eatable Synonyms: tasty, appetizing Antonyms: unpalatable, insipid …

  • 15 April

    Vocabulary of the day

    1. PREEMPT (VERB): To acquire or take Synonyms: confiscate, annex Antonyms: relinquish, surrender Example Sentence: I’ve preempted the next compartment. 2. ASPERITY (NOUN): the quality of being hard Synonyms: harshness, …

  • 14 April

    Vocabulary of the day

    1. PANEGYRIC (NOUN): tribute Synonyms: praise, homage Antonyms: dishonor, disrespect Example Sentence: It is traditional to deliver a panegyric to the departed. 2. PANDER (VERB): indulge Synonyms: please, satisfy Antonyms: …

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