VOCAB OF THE DAY

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VOCABULARY

  1. AGHAST (ADJECTIVE): Appalled

Synonyms: awestruck, agog

Antonyms:  unsurprised, composed

Example Sentence: She was aghast at his question.

 

  1. INVEIGLING (ADJECTIVE): Alluring

Synonyms: attracting, captivating

Antonyms: repulsive, repellent

Example Sentence: The picture was quite inveigling.

 

  1. SINISTER (ADJECTIVE): Nasty

Synonyms: ominous, perverse

Antonyms: auspicious, benevolent

Example Sentence: It was a pretty sinister comment that you made so far.

 

  1. MULISHNESS (NOUN): Doggedness

Synonyms: obstinacy, bullheadedness

Antonyms: irresolution, dubiety

Example Sentence: He is buying everything by showing his heights of mulishness.

 

  1. PULSATE (VERB): Quaver

Synonyms: tremble, quiver

Antonyms:  steady, be still

Example Sentence: The meek bird was pulsating in the refractory wind.

 

  1. DOLEFUL (ADJECTIVE): Mournful

Synonyms: woeful, sorrowful

Antonyms: elated, cheerful

Example Sentence: It must be a doleful morning for her and her family.

 

  1. CEREBRATION (NOUN): Thought

Synonyms: cogitation, contemplation

Antonyms: avoidance, ignorance

Example Sentence: It is a nice cerebration.

 

  1. RANTING (ADJECTIVE): Raving

Synonyms: angry, raging

Antonyms: serene, placid

Example Sentence: Mukesh is a ranting man.

 

  1. HOARSE (ADJECTIVE): Harsh

Synonyms: rough, gruff

Antonyms:  polite, soft

Example Sentence: One should not be hoarse towards their workers.

 

  1. BEHEAD (VERB): Cut off the head

Synonyms: decapitate, decollate

Antonyms:  pardon, save

Example Sentence: The Chinese soldier was beheaded by the American troop.