VOCAB OF THE DAY

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VOCABULARY FOR THE DAY

  1. CLEANSE (VERB): clean

Synonyms:  disinfect, purge

Antonyms:  dirty, corrupt

Example Sentence: To cleanse your clothes, you will have to use TIDE.

 

  1. TAINT (NOUN): corruption

Synonyms: blemish, stigma

Antonyms: advantage, blank

Example Sentence: I will not hear it from your lips, and with the taint of your wickedness upon it.

 

  1. STRAY (VERB): deviate

Synonyms: diverge, divagate

Antonyms: stay, reversion

Example Sentence: We must never stray from our path.

 

  1. PERSIST (VERB): carry on

Synonyms: endure, persevere

Antonyms: discontinue, halt

Example Sentence: The soldiers persisted on carrying on the attacks.

 

  1. ASSAULT (VERB): attack

Synonyms: assail, charge

Antonyms: retreat, regroup

Example Sentence: Whenever we assault, we destroy our enemy.

 

  1. FLIMSY (ADJECTIVE): light, thin

Synonyms: feeble, shaky

Antonyms: healthy, sound

Example Sentence: Shipra is flimsy.

 

  1. SCANTY (ADJECTIVE): inadequate

Synonyms: insufficient, meager

Antonyms: enough, full

Example Sentence: The dinner was scanty.

 

  1. DICHOTOMY (NOUN): division

Synonyms: disagreement, split

Antonyms: unity, consensus

Example Sentence: We must remove the dichotomy between the warring employees.

 

  1. WITHER (VERB): decline

Synonyms: shrink, languish

Antonyms: develop, enlarge

Example Sentence: Intellectuals are withering and self-claimed foolish masters are ruling the world.

 

  1. SOLITARY (ADJECTIVE): alone

Synonyms: sole, lone

Antonyms: sociable, combined

Example Sentence: We must combat the enemy using our solitary units.