VOCAB OF THE DAY

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  1. SLOVENLY (ADJECTIVE): dirty

Synonyms: filthy, soiled                    

Antonyms: clean, spotless

Example Sentence: Don’t touch this paper with slovenly hands.

 

  1. INVULNERABLE (ADJECTIVE): invincible

Synonyms: fortified, unyielding      

Antonyms: breakable, destructible

Example Sentence: They had the invulnerable fort built.

 

  1. PONDER (VERB): think about seriously

Synonyms: consider, ponder               

Antonyms: neglect, reject

Example Sentence: Raju ponder his image in the mirrors.

 

  1. CONSCIENTIOUS (ADJECTIVE): punctilious

Synonyms: diligent, fastidious         

Antonyms: careless, dishonest

Example Sentence: The conscientious volunteers achieved success.

 

  1. GLEE (NOUN): extreme happiness

Synonyms: bliss, ecstasy     

Antonyms: sorrow, woe

Example Sentence: His glee increased at the sight of the little bird he had saved.

 

  1. GRAVELY (ADVERB): in a solemn manner

Synonyms: deeply, seriously

Antonyms: lightly, calmly

Example Sentence: The security guard nodded gravely.

 

  1. GAUZY (ADJECTIVE): lightweight

Synonyms: flimsy, floaty           

Antonyms: opaque, thick

Example Sentence: She was holding a gauzy stick.

 

  1. BEGGARED (ADJECTIVE): insolvent

Synonyms: penniless, penurious  

Antonyms: wealthy, affluent

Example Sentence: I witnessed many beggared families there.

 

  1. DOLOROUS (ADJECTIVE): miserable  

Synonyms: calamitous, deplorable      

Antonyms: cheery, happy

Example Sentence: Why are you living such a dolorous life?

 

  1. OFFBEAT (ADJECTIVE): different

Synonyms: extraordinary, unique          

Antonyms: normal, ordinary

Example Sentence: He is an offbeat fellow.