Vocab Of The Day

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1.DECRY (VERB): disparage

Synonyms: condemn, criticize

Antonyms: praise, exalt

Example Sentence:-You can’t gain anything by decrying the success of your rivals.

 

2.DEVOID (ADJECTIVE): lacking

Synonyms: barren, vacant

Antonyms: filled, complete

Example Sentence:-They can’t trust him because he is devoid of sense of right and wrong.

 

3.DEFERENCE (NOUN): obedience

Synonyms: compliance, submission

Antonyms: disobedience, ignorance

Example Sentence:-We are advised to act in deference to the wishes of our parents.

 

4.AMITY (NOUN): friendship

Synonyms: amicableness, comity

Antonyms: hostility, hatred

Example Sentence:-Over the past two decades the countries have lived in amity.

 

5.DISPARATE (ADJECTIVE): different

Synonyms: contrasting, distinct

Antonyms: alike, similar

Example Sentence:-Scientists are trying to pull together disparate ideas.

 

 

6.CALAMITOUS (ADJECTIVE): tragic

Synonyms: adverse, deadly

Antonyms: favourable, fortunate

Example Sentence:-It will be calamitous if he fails in his exam.

 

7.CONFORM (VERB): adhere to

Synonyms: adjust, adapt

Antonyms: deny, prevent

Example Sentence:-Your clothes must conform to your school regulations.

 

8.CHASTISE (VERB): punish

Synonyms: berate, beat

Antonyms: encourage, promote

Example Sentence:-He will be chastised for his unruly behaviour in the class.

 

9.ARBITRARY (ADJECTIVE): dictatorial

Synonyms: autocratic, domineering

Antonyms: democratic, rational

Example Sentence:-He made a rather arbitrary decision to close the local cinema without consulting other people.

 

  1. IMPASSE (NOUN): difficult situation

Synonyms: stalemate, predicament

Antonyms: solution, agreement

Example Sentence:-The company has reached an impasse in negotiations.