VOCAB OF THE DAY

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  1. UNDUE (ADJECTIVE): disproportionate

Synonyms: extreme, unjustified

Antonyms: appropriate, justified

Example sentence: Don’t try to take an undue advantage.

 

  1. VIGOROUS (ADJECTIVE): energetic

Synonyms: dynamic, lively

Antonyms: dull, rough

Example sentence: He is a vigorous fellow.

 

  1. BOOTLEGGING (NOUN): piracy

Synonyms: smuggling, trafficking

Antonyms: legal goods, lawful goods

Example sentence: Bootlegging is increasing with the DVDs of new movies.

 

  1. DISCRIMINATION (NOUN): bias

Synonyms: prejudice, bigotry

Antonyms: equity, fairness

Example sentence: I don’t believe in discrimination.

 

  1. RETRIEVE (VERB): regain

Synonyms: restore, redeem

Antonyms: renounce, abandon

Example sentence: He retrieve his access over the throne.

 

  1. BOOST (NOUN): hike

Synonyms: upgrade, advance

Antonyms: decline, shrinkage

Example sentence: He got the boost in salary last month.

 

  1. TRADITIONAL (ADJECTIVE): classic

Synonyms: conventional, regular

Antonyms: different, extraordinary

Example sentence: He likes traditional dancing style.

 

  1. ABSTINENCE (NOUN): chastity

Synonyms: fasting, frugality

Antonyms: excess, revelry

Example sentence: Manikant started drinking again after six years of abstinence.

 

  1. OFFSET (VERB): balance

Synonyms: negate, counteract

Antonyms: disproportion, inadequacy

Example sentence: Donations to charities can be offset against income tax.

 

  1. FAVOUR (NOUN): support

Synonyms: benignity, assistance

Antonyms: animosity, antipathy

Example sentence: Would you give me a favour?