VOCAB OF THE DAY

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  1. DISORIENT (VERB): Baffle

Synonyms: puzzle, bewilder

Antonyms: orient, balance

Example Sentence: Students become pretty much disoriented when they are asked career related questions.

 

  1. STIRRING (ADJECTIVE): Rousing

Synonyms: stimulating, inspiring

Antonyms: boring, monotonous

Example Sentence: Civil disobedience movement was literally stirring.

 

  1. IMPERVIOUS (ADJECTIVE): unable to be perpetrated

Synonyms: immune, impenetrable

Antonyms: affected, susceptible

Example Sentence: They built an impervious layer of basaltic clay.

 

  1. ENGORGE (VERB): gulp down

Synonyms: englut, guzzle

Antonyms: fast, diet

Example Sentence: He engorged the food at the dining table yesterday.

 

  1. DAEMON (NOUN): Demon

Synonyms: devil, vampire

Antonyms: angel, God

Example Sentence: At times he acts as a daemon.

 

  1. VAPID (ADJECTIVE): boring

Synonyms: innocuous, tedious

Antonyms: exciting, interesting

Example Sentence: Roy is a vapid movie I have ever seen.

 

  1. COMPLAISANT (ADJECTIVE): amiable

Synonyms: compliant, friendly

Antonyms: antagonistic, discontented

Example Sentence: He is a complaisant man.

 

  1. ADO (NOUN): Fuss

Synonyms: confusion, stir

Antonyms: calm, peace

Example Sentence: These guests are making ado at my place.

 

  1. INGENIOUS (ADJECTIVE): skilful

Synonyms: clever, creative

Antonyms: dull, foolish

Example Sentence: She explained an ingenious trick to remember the tables.

 

  1. PROMINENT (ADJECTIVE): notable

Synonyms: eminent, distinguished

Antonyms: unknown, unremarkable

Example Sentence: This product has many prominent features.