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VOCAB OF THE DAY – FEBRUARY 17, 2017

1.ESPIONAGE (NOUN): spying Synonyms: reconnaissance, intelligence Antonyms: candid, frank Example Sentence:  He will be punished severely if he is found guilty of espionage.   ENIGMA (NOUN):mystery Synonyms: knot, perplexity Antonyms: solution, key Example Sentence:  How...

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  UNRULY (ADJECTIVE): Loud Synonyms: boisterous, noisy Antonyms: quite, silent Example Sentence: The unruly activists belonged to ABC political party. BRADE (VERB): to be angry Synonyms:...

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  UPBEAT (ADJECTIVE): buoyant Synonyms: happy, cheery Antonyms: depressed, discouraged Example Sentence: He is a very upbeat person.   SPUR (NOUN): incitement Synonyms: catalyst, excitant Antonyms: deterrent, hindrance Example...

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VOCABULARY FOR FEBRUARY, 19 2018   INSTANCE (NOUN): example Synonyms:  occurrence, precedent Antonyms: denial, refusal Example Sentence: For instance, you may ask for mobile phones.   APATHY...

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  AGILITY (NOUN): quickness Synonyms: swiftness, sprightliness Antonyms: dullness, sluggishness Example Sentence: When he concentrates on his work, his agility is marvellous. RAMPART (NOUN) :...

VOCABULARY FOR FEBRUARY 23, 2017

1.SCYTHE (VERB): cut Synonyms: curtail, slash Antonyms: combine, collude Example Sentence: She hurt her finger while scything vegetables.   FANCY (ADJECTIVE):decorative Synonyms: extravagant, elegant  Antonyms: plain, simple Example Sentence: We have organized a fancy dress...

Vocab of the day – 21/02/2017

VOCABULARY 1.SETBACK (NOUN): misfortune Synonyms: disappointment, blow Antonyms: boost, assistance Example Sentence: The quick action of the police proved a setback for the terrorists. LUKEWARM (ADJECTIVE):lightly heated Synonyms: warm, tepid Antonyms: chilly, cold Example Sentence:  He...

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  RUE (VERB): Regret Synonyms: mourn, apologize Antonyms: be happy, delight Example Sentence: It’s no use rueing over waste money.   RUMINATE (VERB): Think about seriously Synonyms:...

                                         VOCABULARY UNWARRANTED (ADJECTIVE)...

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  PENCHANT (NOUN): a strong liking Synonyms: fondness, inclination Antonyms: antipathy, dislike Example Sentence: He had a penchant for playing jokes on people.   PENANCE (NOUN):...

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  NOXIOUS (ADJECTIVE): foul Synonyms: toxic, pernicious Antonyms: good, healthy Example Sentence: This perfume has a noxious smell.   DRACONIAN (ADJECTIVE): harsh Synonyms: cruel, strict Antonyms: contrite, pliable Example...

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  1.GAINSAY (VERB): oppose Synonyms: contravene, contradict Antonyms: agree, consent Example Sentence: Nobody had the nerve to gainsay the captain’s decision.   GAWK (VERB): to stare at Synonyms: ogle,...

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RIDICULOUS (ADJECTIVE): stupid Synonyms: absurd, bizarre Antonyms: credible, logical Example Sentence: He was a ridiculous person. PARODY (NOUN): spoof Synonyms: burlesque, caricature Antonyms: reality, truth Example Sentence: He went...

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  PERFIDIOUS (ADJECTIVE): Treacherous Synonyms: insidious, betraying Antonyms: honest, reliable Example Sentence: Madan proved to be a perfidious member of their family.   BITER (NOUN): kid Synonyms:...

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  TENACITY (NOUN): diligence Synonyms: determination, perseverance Antonyms: idleness, slackness Example Sentence: Without tenacity, you will not be able to complete the marathon.   PANICKY (ADJECTIVE):...

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1. SUNDRY (ADJECTIVE): Miscellaneous Synonyms: assorted, manifold Antonyms: individual, singular Example Sentence: For all his minor sundry crimes he was sent to coventry...

Vocab Of The Day – 02/03/2017

  1.DAPPER (ADJECTIVE): neat in appearance. Synonyms: dashing, rakish Antonyms: disheveled, shabby Example Sentence:  Johnny, despite being poor got his clothes duly cleaned so he would look dapper...

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UNVENTILATED (ADJECTIVE): humid Synonyms: choky, confined Antonyms: airy, cool Example Sentence: The unventilated hall caused breathing problems to many.   THRIFTY (ADJECTIVE): economical Synonyms: stingy, prudent Antonyms: extravagant,...

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  STIFLE (VERB): Restrain Synonyms: suppress, repress Antonyms: release, free Example Sentence: She makes no attempt to stifle a yawn.   ARCHAIC (ADJECTIVE): Old-fashioned Synonyms: obsolete, antiquated Antonyms:...

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  GERMANE (ADJECTIVE): Appropriate Synonyms: applicable, apropos Antonyms: inappropriate, irrelevant Example Sentence: His germane approach hit the nail on the head.   REGIMEN (NOUN): Systematic Plan Synonyms:...

VOCABULARIES FOR 9th FEBRUARY, 2017

1. CONVOKE (VERB): to cause to assemble in a meeting Synonyms: assemble, gather Antonyms: disperse, scatter Example Sentence: The Committee intended to convoke the electors. 2. AFFLUENT (ADJECTIVE):...

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