Tuesday, April 16, 2024

VOCAB OF THE DAY

CADGE (VERB): beg Synonyms:  scrounge, sponge Antonyms: donate, give Example Sentence: She asked me to cadge help in the hour of need.   CONVOKE (VERB):...

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HEARTFELT (ADJECTIVE): sincere Synonyms:  genuine, unaffected Antonyms: insincere, pretended Example Sentence: I pay my heartfelt regards to them.   SERENE (ADJECTIVE): calm Synonyms: laid-back, placid Antonyms: clamorous,...

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AUSTERE (ADJECTIVE): severe in manner or appearance; uncompromising; strict; forbidding Synonyms: stringent, sober Antonyms: flexible, elaborate Example Sentence: In the past I was very good...

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OPAQUE (ADJECTIVE): non-transparent Synonyms:  murky, hazy             Antonyms: bright, clear     Example Sentence: The country cannot be so opaque to history as to say no...

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GENOCIDE (NOUN): the deliberate killing of a large group of people Synonyms:  massacre, slaughter             Antonyms: birth, creation     Example Sentence: People were seeking shelter...

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SERENE (ADJECTIVE): calm Synonyms: laid-back, placid Antonyms:  clamorous, turbulent Example Sentence: We must work in a serene environment.             ACCUSTOMED (ADJECTIVE): be used to Synonyms:...

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ADAMANT (ADJECTIVE):unyielding    Synonyms: resolute, stubborn    Antonyms: irresolute, submissive   Example Sentence: We shouldn’t be adamant every time else it might cause problems.      HUMANE (ADJECTIVE):kind   Synonyms: benevolent, merciful    Antonyms: fierce, merciless    Example Sentence:...

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OPACITY (NOUN): non-transparency Synonyms:  darkness, obscurity                 Antonyms: brightness, cognizance    Example Sentence: I could not see anything due to opacity.   SUBVERSION (NOUN): destruction,...

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FREAK (NOUN): aberration Synonyms:  anomaly, oddity     Antonyms: conformity, normality     Example Sentence: The teacher says the accident was a total freak.   GRATUITOUS (ADJECTIVE):...

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STRINGENT (ADJECTIVE): strict Synonyms:  demanding, draconian    Antonyms: amenable, facile   Example Sentence: Area safety requirements have become more stringent.   STARE (VERB): look fixedly Synonyms:...

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OBSOLETE (ADJECTIVE): outdated Synonyms:  antiquated, ancient                Antonyms: current, modern     Example Sentence: India-US civil nuclear agreement is obsolete.   REVIVE (VERB): restore to life...

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OPACITY (NOUN): non-transparency Synonyms:  darkness, obscurity      Antonyms: brightness, cognizance    Example Sentence: I could not see anything due to opacity.   SUBVERSION (NOUN): destruction,...

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DISTORTION (NOUN): deformity Synonyms:  bias, misuse            Antonyms: clarity, perfection Example Sentence: Private tuitions is against the backdrop of a distortion that India’s school system...

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COMMEMORATE (VERB): recall or show respect for Synonyms:  memorize, celebrate   Antonyms: ignore, neglect   Example Sentence: All players will receive a championship ring to...

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QUAVER (VERB): hesitate Synonyms: flounder, waver Antonyms: endure, stable Example Sentence: He never quavered in giving a quick response.   FALLACY (NOUN): deception Synonyms: illusion, heresy Antonyms:...

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ABATE (VERB): lessen Synonyms: recede, dwindle Antonyms: develop, enlarge Example Sentence: His pain was abated.   ABDICATE (VERB): forgo Synonyms: relinquish, renounce Antonyms: pursue, remain Example Sentence: He...

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BEMOAN (VERB): deplore Synonyms: mourn, lament Antonyms: be happy, praise Example Sentence: hey bemoan at the sudden demise of their father.   DISDAIN (NOUN): hate Synonyms:...

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VOCABULARY DAINTY (ADJECTIVE): Delicate Synonyms: charming, elegant                Antonyms: awkward, clumsy Example Sentence: She is a dainty child.   DENIGRATE (VERB): Criticize unfairly Synonyms: defame, disparage                 Antonyms:...

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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:...

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EXECUTIVE (ADJECTIVE): managerial Synonyms: governing, directing Antonyms: subordinate, peon Example Sentence: I report to the Chief executive officer of the company.   CRISIS...

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FLACCID (ADJECTIVE):drooping or weak   Synonyms: enfeebled, irresilient    Antonyms: taut, firm   Example Sentence: The patient’s condition is appearing as flaccid as at first.     CHICANERY (NOUN): dishonesty or fraud   Synonyms: Intrigue,...

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ASCRIPTION (NOUN): credit  Synonyms: acknowledgement, recognition  Antonyms: disclaimer, dishonour  Example Sentence: The employees who work hard, deserve to be given ascription for their ideas.    TOIL (VERB):work hard  Synonyms: strive, moil  Antonyms: relax,...

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