VOCAB OF THE DAY

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  1. EMULATE (VERB): Follow suit

Synonyms: imitate, mimic

Antonyms: neglect, ignore

Example Sentence: It is important to emulate the dress code.

 

  1. MOLLIFY (VERB): Allay

Synonyms: alleviate, ameliorate

Antonyms: agitate, irritate

Example Sentence: Only you can mollify the prevailing situation.

 

  1. CRAVEN (ADJECTIVE): Timid

Synonyms: coward, nebbish

Antonyms: bold person, brave person

Example Sentence: He is such a craven person.

 

  1. CONTRITE (ADJECTIVE): Regretful

Synonyms: apologetic, humble

Antonyms: unrepentant, indifferent

Example Sentence: Don’t be a contrite employee you’re on the ball.

 

  1. MENDACOUS (ADJECTIVE): Dishonest

Synonyms: deceitful, deceptive

Antonyms: frank, sincere

Example Sentence: He is cutting corner because everybody tells he is a mendacious boy.

 

  1. IMMUTABLE (ADJECTIVE): Unchangeable

Synonyms: abiding, inflexible

Antonyms: flexible, variable

Example Sentence: Don’t wrap your head around immutable petty politics in this office.

 

  1. MAVERICK (NOUN): Person who takes chances

Synonyms: bohemian, dissenter

Antonyms: conservative, moderate

Example Sentence: If you are a maverick you should get anxiety out of your system.

 

  1. EBULLIANCE (NOUN): Enthusiasm

Synonyms: buoyancy, elation

Antonyms: sadness, depression

Example Sentence: He shows great ebullience while performing arts at the theatre.

 

  1. CONFOUND (VERB): Confuse

Synonyms: bewilder, baffle

Antonyms: explain, clarify

Example Sentence: He was confound about his new career plans.

 

  1. ECLECTIC (ADJECTIVE): Diverse

Synonyms: broad, varied

Antonyms: similar, specific

Example Sentence: He has very well survived in many eclectic conditions.