VOCAB OF THE DAY

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  1. IMPARTIALLY (ADVERB): justly

Synonyms: honestly, reasonably

Antonyms: unfairly, unjustly

Example Sentence: She has impartially proofread the speed test.

 

  1. PROGNOSTICATE (NOUN): forecast

Synonyms: adumbrate, presage

Antonyms: ignore, doubt

Example Sentence: The abbot has already prognosticated his death.

 

  1. SLANT (NOUN): point of view

Synonyms: standpoint, view

Antonyms: perusal, scrutiny

Example Sentence: My slant about his personality is very positive.

 

  1. FEND (VERB): defend

Synonyms: guard, protect

Antonyms: lay bare, endanger

Example Sentence: Do not try to fend him.

 

  1. TAPER OFF (VERB): abate

Synonyms: die out, diminish

Antonyms: increase, go

Example Sentence: The reactions soon tapered off.

 

  1. FOIST (VERB): force upon

Synonyms: impose, enforce

Antonyms: overlook, neglect

Example Sentence: She foisted the unnecessary norms over him.

 

  1. MEEK (ADJECTIVE): shy

Synonyms: compliant, docile

Antonyms: immodest, intractable

Example Sentence: She is a meek girl and has always been like that.

 

  1. PREEMINENT (ADJECTIVE): distinguished

Synonyms: peerless, renowned

Antonyms: unimportant, insignificant

Example Sentence: He is a preeminent scientist.

 

  1. ARBITRARINESS (NOUN): bigotry

Synonyms: extremism, contumacy

Antonyms: calmness, peacefulness

Example Sentence: Education freed us from the orders and arbitrariness of individuals.

 

  1. DEBILITATE (VERB): incapacitate

Synonyms: attenuate, eviscerate

Antonyms: strengthen, invigorate

Example Sentence: Taking hot drinks, habitually, tends to debilitate our organs.