Tuesday, April 16, 2024

VOCAB OF THE DAY

EVASIVE (ADJECTIVE): deceptive Synonyms: misleading, cagey Antonyms: truthful, forthright Example Sentence: The news anchor learned nothing from the politician’s evasive responses.   GODSEND (NOUN): gift Synonyms:...

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DISPEL (VERB): allay Synonyms: drive away thought, resolve Antonyms: recall, take in Example Sentence: The flowers from my husband do not dispel the fact I...

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WHIM (NOUN): sudden idea Synonyms: inclination, vagary Antonyms: truth, reality Example Sentence: His instinct paid off as he picked the winning horse on a whim.   ...

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ABRADE (VERB): scrape Synonyms: chafe, grate Antonyms: make happy, please Example Sentence: The woollen blanket abraded my legs and gave me a rash.   ...

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JIBE (VERB): conform Synonyms: match, tally Antonyms: differ, disagree Example Sentence: She jibed all the details of the account.   BASTION (NOUN): bulwark Synonyms: support, stronghold...

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AMENDMENT (NOUN): change Synonyms: revision, correction Antonyms: damage, hurt Example Sentence: None of the senators think that an amendment would be approved.   ...

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IMPARTIALLY (ADVERB): justly Synonyms: honestly, reasonably Antonyms: unfairly, unjustly Example Sentence: She has impartially proofread the speed test.   PROGNOSTICATE (NOUN): forecast Synonyms:...

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  VOCABULARY FOR THE DAY IMPARTIALLY (ADVERB): justly Synonyms: honestly, reasonably Antonyms: unfairly, unjustly Example Sentence:  She has impartially proofread the speed test.   ...

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VOCABULARY FOR THE DAY VAUNT (VERB): boast Synonyms: brag, flaunt Antonyms: conceal, hide Example Sentence: He likes to vaunt whenever he is with his friends.   ...

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VOCABULARY FOR THE DAY PERJURY (NOUN): deception Synonyms: falsehood, dishonesty Antonyms: frankness, openness Example Sentence: His friend who lied about his whereabouts will soon face...

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1. PIQUANT (ADJECTIVE): acrid Synonyms: sharp, stinging Antonyms: blunt, mild Example Sentence: Some chemicals have a very pungent smell.   2. CHEEKY (ADJECTIVE): bold Synonyms: brash, audacious Antonyms: afraid, fearful Example Sentence:...

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 MAR (VERB): spoil Synonyms: ruin, impair   Antonyms: repair, mend   Example Sentence: They tried to marred her image.    MANNED (ADJECTIVE): defended Synonyms: barricaded,...

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1. BERSERK (ADJECTIVE): Insane Synonyms: crazed, maniacal Antonyms: rational, sensible Example Sentence: Army went berserk with an arsenal of guns. 2. DORMANT (ADJECTIVE): Asleep Synonyms: comatose, sleeping Antonyms: active, wakeful Example...

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GNARLY (ADJECTIVE): different Synonyms: extraordinary, unique Antonyms: normal, ordinary Example Sentence: Ronit is my gnarly fellow.   SET OFF (VERB): redeem Synonyms: compensate, propitiate Antonyms: disagree, spoil...

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GNARLY (ADJECTIVE): different Synonyms: extraordinary, unique Antonyms: normal, ordinary Example Sentence: Ronit is my gnarly fellow.   SET OFF (VERB): redeem Synonyms: compensate, propitiate Antonyms: disagree, spoil...

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DENATURE (VERB): debase Synonyms: deteriorate, depreciate      Antonyms: improve, upgrade Example sentence: The excessive use of pesticides denatured the land.   COVERTLY (ADVERB): clandestinely Synonyms: surreptitiously,...

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Abstemious Meaning: not eating and drinking too much Synonym: continent, self-abnegating Sentence: “She is known as an abstemious eater and drinker.” Accoutre Meaning: to...

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OVERTURN (VERB): invalidate Synonyms: reverse, repeal Antonyms:  approve, permit Example Sentence: The Ministry of the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change has overturned the...

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VOCABULARY Repercussions Meaning: something usually bad or unpleasant that happens as a result of an action, statement, etc. Synonym: impact,influence Sentence: “your decision not to go...

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  VOCABULARY   1.Grapple Meaning: fight without weapons Synonym: clasp, clench Sentence: “after a grapple with his conscience, he confessed to having an affair”   Incongruous Meaning: not appropriate for a particular...

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

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VOCABULARY   COERCE (VERB): COMPEL, PRESS SYNONYMS: INTIMIDATE, BULLY ANTONYMS: ENCOURAGE, ALLOW EXAMPLE SENTENCE: HE COERCED ME TO SIGN ON AN ILLEGAL DOCUMENT.   REFULGENT (ADJECTIVE):...

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