VOCAB OF THE DAY

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VOCABULARY

  1. FLEETING (ADJECTIVE): transient

Synonyms: cursory, short lived

Antonyms: enduring, lasting

Example Sentence: The nature of that job is fleeting.

 

  1. FACILE (ADJECTIVE): easy

Synonyms: glib, effortless

Antonyms: arduous, difficult

Example Sentence: It is a facile task for me to do.

 

  1. GUILE (NOUN): trickery

Synonyms: artfulness, artifice

Antonyms: honesty, forthrightness

Example Sentence: He is involved in a guile.

 

  1. AMELIORATE (VERB): alleviate

Synonyms: improve, upgrade

Antonyms: harm, injure

Example Sentence: The condition of this state got ameliorated.

 

  1. FEROCIOUS (VERB): brutal

Synonyms: fierce, vehement

Antonyms: calm, gentle

Example Sentence: It was a ferocious animal’s encounter.

 

  1. ABROGATE (VERB): annul

Synonyms: nullify, repeal

Antonyms: approve, sanction

Example Sentence: The proposal was abrogated.

 

  1. GRISLY (ADJECTIVE): horrifying

Synonyms: appalling, awful

Antonyms: good, pleasant

Example Sentence: Going graveyard at midnight alone was a grisly experience.

 

  1. CYNICAL (ADJECTIVE): doubtful

Synonyms: suspicious, unbelieving

Antonyms: believing, optimistic

Example Sentence: The designer was cynical about his new plans.

 

  1. EFFACE (VERB): erase

Synonyms: cancel, delete

Antonyms: build, create

Example Sentence: Kindly try to efface the expression of grim on your face.

 

  1. ECCENTRIC (ADJECTIVE): bizarre

Synonyms: abnormal, odd

Antonyms: common, ordinary

Example Sentence: It is a bizarre situation.