Vocab Of the Day

  1. UNPRECEDENTED (ADJECTIVE): never done or known before

Synonyms: uncommon, peculiar

Antonyms: common, ordinary

Example sentence: I was trapped in an unprecedented situation.

  1. COALITION (NOUN): alliance

Synonyms: amalgam, combination

Antonyms: disunion, division

Example sentence: Both of them were in a great coalition.

  1. ELICIT (VERB): bring out

Synonyms: evoke, extract

Antonyms: repress, supress

Example sentence: He elicited the wrong thought all together.

  1. COBBLE (VERB): assemble

Synonyms: complete, fabricate

Antonyms: demolish, ruin

Example sentence: The kid cobbled the pieces together.

  1. LADEN (ADJECTIVE): encumbered

Synonyms: burdened, hampered

Antonyms: unloaded, light

Example sentence: He was laden with various tasks.

  1. AVOIDABLE (ADJECTIVE): preventable

Synonyms: needless, avertible

Antonyms: necessary, needed

Example sentence: This accident was entirely avoidable.

  1. PITFALLS (NOUN): a hidden danger

Synonyms: difficulty, peril

Antonyms: safety, security

Example sentence: There are several pitfalls of buying goods online.

  1. MANDATE (NOUN): command

Synonyms: authority, decree

Antonyms: denial, refusal

Example sentence: My grandmother has the mandate to supervise the rest of the family.

  1. FIZZLE (VERB): abort

Synonyms: misfire, wane

Antonyms: grow, increase

Example sentence: He fizzled the process.

  1. SWATHE (VERB): cover

Synonyms: wrap, bind

Antonyms: reveal, uncover

Example sentence: His legs were swathed in a sheet.