VOCAB OF THE DAY

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VOCABULARY

  1. TREMOR (NOUN): Shiver

Synonyms: vibration, shaking

Antonyms: stillness, calmness

Example Sentence: The train caused tremor at the platform.

 

  1. TRIFLING (ADJECTIVE): Insignificant

Synonyms: dinky, worthless

Antonyms: important, worthwhile

Example Sentence: Avika always engages herself in trifling tasks.

 

  1. DILAPIDATION (NOUN): Ruin

Synonyms: decrepitude, destruction

Antonyms: development, escalation

Example Sentence: Yet all this was apart from any extraordinary dilapidation.

 

  1. ESPOUSE (VERB): support

Synonyms: adopt, advocate

Antonyms: reject, refuse

Example Sentence: They espoused the notion of equal opportunity for all in education.

 

  1. DIRE (ADJECTIVE): crucial

Synonyms: vital, essential

Antonyms: unimportant, trivial

Example Sentence: It is dire to submit these documents by tomorrow.

 

  1. TORTUOUS (ADJECTIVE): very twisted

Synonyms: winding, circuitous

Antonyms: straight forward, untwisted

Example Sentence: Avantica always talks in tortuous manner.

 

  1. DISSIPATE (VERB): Expend

Synonyms: deplete, spend

Antonyms: collect, gather

Example Sentence: That cooktop dissipates lots of smoke.

 

  1. BIFURCATE (VERB): Divide

Synonyms: bisect, diverge

Antonyms: agree, unite

Example Sentence: This road is bifurcated into two suburbs.

 

  1. FIERY (ADJECTIVE): Blazing

Synonyms: burning, flaming

Antonyms: cold, cool

Example Sentence: Anushka cooked in a fiery furnace.

 

  1. WALLOP (VERB): Clobber

Synonyms: drub, trounce

Antonyms: lose, surrender

Example Sentence: The drunken truck driver was walloped by a mob.