VOCAB OF THE DAY

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VOCABULARY

  1. RECIDIVISM (NOUN): Lapse

Synonyms: backsliding, decline

Antonyms: ascent, increase

Example Sentence: Recent trends show no recidivism towards the prices of tomatoes.

 

  1. BOLSTER (VERB): Help

Synonyms: aid, strengthen

Antonyms: block, halt

Example Sentence: He bolstered his friend in the market.

 

  1. ADVENT (NOUN): Onset

Synonyms: arrival, coming

Antonyms: departure, leaving

Example Sentence: The movie became interesting after the advent of Chandrakanta.

 

  1. FELICITOUS (ADJECTIVE): Apropos

Synonyms: appropriate, propitious

Antonyms:  unsuitable, infelicitous

Example Sentence: She gave me a felicitous amount of bread.

 

  1. COHERENCE (NOUN): Agreement

Synonyms: solidarity, congruity

Antonyms:  discord, incoherence

Example Sentence: Marriage is a beautiful coherence invisibly signed by both partners.

 

  1. INSOLENCE (VERB): Arrogance

Synonyms: audacity, brazenness

Antonyms: modesty, politeness

Example Sentence: I can’t stand your insolence anymore.

 

  1. PERSECUTE (VERB): ill treat

Synonyms: maltreat, oppress

Antonyms:  please, delight

Example Sentence: That doctor always persecutes the poor patients.

 

  1. EXPOUND (VERB): Expatiate

Synonyms: explain, interpret

Antonyms:  abbreviate, abridge

Example Sentence: Kindly expound this question once again.

 

  1. RECRIMINATIONS (NOUN): Allegation

Synonyms: denunciation, censure

Antonyms: approval, commendation

Example Sentence: It is her tough phase, full of recriminations.

 

  1. LIBELOUS (ADJECTIVE): Aspersive

Synonyms: backbiting, calumniatory

Antonyms: complimentary, praising

Example Sentence: I refrain from making libelous remarks over anyone.