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VOCABULARY of 27 Dec.2016

VOCABULARY

1. Ostentatious -

Meaning: excessively showy

Synonym: flamboyant , glitzy, razzle-dazzle

Sentence:  She wears an  ostentatious diamond ring on her little finger

 

2.Precocious -

Meaning: occurring before the usual or expected time 

Synonym: premature, early, unseasonable

Sentence: “a precocious baldness makes him look older than he really is”

 

3.Turpitude -

Meaning: a sinking to a state of low moral standards and behavior

Synonym: abjection, debasement, depravity

Sentence: “pictorial advertisements for chic clothing and fragrances in which drug addiction and other forms of moral turpitude are depicted as alternative fashion statements”

 

4.Precipice -

Meaning: a steep wall of rock, earth, or ice

Synonym: crag, escarpment

Sentence: “scaled the steep precipice with the ease of an experienced climber”

 

5.Salubrious -

Meaning: beneficial to the health of body or mind 

Synonym: medicinal, restorative, wholesome

Sentence:  “fresh air and exercise are always salubrious”

 

6.Quaint -

Meaning: different from the ordinary in a way that causes curiosity or suspicion 

Synonym: bizarre, erratic, kinky

Sentence: “The sudden appearance of a man dressed in quaint clothes immediately drew the notice of passersby”

 

7.Capacious -

Meaning: more than adequate or average in capacity 

Synonym: ample, commodious, roomy

Sentence:  “that car has a capacious trunk that makes it a good choice for families”

 

8.Ludicrous -

Meaning: causing or intended to cause laughter 

Synonym: droll , farcical, jocund

Sentence: “the ludicrous sight of their teacher in a Halloween costume”

 

9.Precipitous -

Meaning: acting or done with excessive or careless speed

Synonym: cursory, drive-by, headlong

Sentence: “They soon regretted their precipitous actions in international affairs”

 

10. Carping -

Meaning: marked by or inclined to querulous and often perverse criticism

Synonym: critical, fault finding, censorious

Sentence: “a peevish and carping old woman who is not a favorite at the nursing home.”

 

11. Pilfering -

Meaning: to take (something) without right and with an intent to keep

Synonym: filch, heist, purloin

Sentence:  “what sort of person would pilfer lunches from the office refrigerator?”


 

12. Lummox -

Meaning: a clumsy, awkward person

Synonym: butterfingers, dub

Sentence: “that player is a lummox in the outfield”

 

13.Denunciation -

Meaning: an often public or formal expression of disapproval

Synonym: censure, excoriation

Sentence: “the official denunciation of the congresswoman's actions before the full house”

 

14.Fervid -

Meaning: having or expressing great depth of feeling

Synonym: ardent, blazing, fervent 

Sentence: “at the school board meeting the librarian delivered a fervid speech defending the classic novel against would-be censors”

 

15.Quackery -

Meaning: the methods and treatments used by unskillful doctors or by people who pretend to be doctors

Synonym: Charlatanry

Sentence: “His cure was nothing but quackery.”

 

16.Vicissitude -

Meaning:. the quality or state of being changeable

Synonym: beatitude, decrepitude

Sentence: “What made you want to look up vicissitude?”

 

17.Acquiesce -

Meaning: to accept, agree, or allow something to happen by staying silent or by not arguing

Synonym:assent,consent

Sentence: “They demanded it, and he acquiesced.”

 

18.Diaphanous -

Meaning: used to describe cloth that is very thin and light

Synonym: transparent

Sentence: “the bride wore a diaphanous veil”

 

19.Fealty -

Meaning: loyalty to a person, group, etc.

Synonym: agonistic,carpetbagger

Sentence:  “He swore fealty to the king.

 

20. Impregnable -

Meaning: not able to be captured by attack 

Synonym: hard, strong

Sentence:  “the castle's supposedly impregnable walls”

 

21.Ambit -

Meaning: an area over which activity, capacity, or influence extends

Synonym: range, amplitude

Sentence: many feel that church leaders stray outside of their proper ambit when they make specific political endorsements


 

22.Divisive -

Meaning: causing a lot of disagreement between people and causing them to separate into different groups

Synonym: chaos

Sentence: a divisive issue

 

23.Trivial -

Meanimng: of little value or importance.

Synonym:unimportant, insignificant

Usage:huge fines were imposed for trivial offences"

 

24.Crescendo -

Meaning: a gradual increase in loudness in a piece of music.

Synonym:escalation, upsurge,apex

Usage:"each time the key changes, there is a gradual crescendo"

 

25.Innate -

Meaning: existing from the time a person or animal is born,existing as part of the basic nature of something

Synonym:inborn, natural, inbred, congenital

Antonym :acquired

Sentence:her innate capacity for organization"

 

26.Talisman -

Meaning: an object, typically an inscribed ring or stone, that is thought to have magic powers and to bring good luck.

Synonym: lucky charm, charm, fetish, amulet, mascot

Sentence "those rings, so fresh and gleaming, were their talismans":

 

27.Taciturn -

Meaning: (of a person) reserved or uncommunicative in speech; saying little.

Synonym: untalkative, uncommunicative, reticent, unforthcoming

Antonym: talkative, loquacious

Sentence: "after such gatherings, she would be taciturn and morose"

 

28.Tantamount -

Meaning: equivalent in seriousness to; virtually the same as.

Synonym: equivalent to, synonymous with

Antonym: different, opposite

Sentence: "the resignations were tantamount to an admission of guilt"

 

29.Inculcate -

Meaning: instill (an idea, attitude, or habit) by persistent instruction.

Synonym: infuse, impress, imprint, introduce

Antonym: eliminate, remove, take away

Sentence: "I tried to inculcate in my pupils an attitude of inquiry"

 

30.Mediocre -

Meaning-not very good

Synonym-common, fair, indifferent, medium,

Antonym - excellent, exceptional, exquisite, fabulous, fantastic, 

Sentence-The dinner was delicious, but the dessert was mediocre.

 

31.unison -
Meaning: simultaneous performance or utterance of action or speech.
Synonym:  (all) at once, at the same moment, (all) together, as one, in concert, in chorus
Sentence: "‘Yes, sir,’ said the girls in unison"

32.charlatan -
Meaning: a person falsely claiming to have a special knowledge or skill.
Synonym: quack, mountebank, sham, fraud, fake
Sentence: "a self-confessed con artist and charlatan"

33.contingency -
Meaning: a future event or circumstance which is possible but cannot be predicted with certainty.
Synonym: incident, happening, occurrence, juncture, possibility,
Sentence: "a detailed contract which attempts to provide for all possible contingencies"

34.phlegmatic -
Meaning: (of a person) having an unemotional and stolidly calm disposition., not easily upset, excited, or angered
Synonym: composed; imperturbable,
Antonym:  histrionic, hot-blooded, impassioned,
Sentence: "the phlegmatic British character" 
a strangely phlegmatic response to what should have been happy news

35.plausible -
Meaning:(of an argument or statement) seeming reasonable or probable.
Synonym:credible, reasonable, believable,
Antonym:unlikely, improbable
Sentence: "a plausible explanation"
              
36.Zest -
Meaning:Enthusiasm,intesest
Synonym:Excitement ,energy
Sentence: “ He approached every task with a boundless zest”

37.Pristine -
Meaning: in its original condition; unspoilt.
Synonym: immaculate, in perfect condition
Antonym: dirty, sullied
Sentence: "pristine copies of an early magazine"

38.Ravenous -
Meaning: extremely hungry.
Synonym: starved, famished;
Antonym: full
Sentence: "I'd been out all day and was ravenous"

39. Alms -
Meaning: Money or goods contributed to the poor
Synonym: dole, donation, assistance
Antonym: hindrance, injury
Sentence:She stopped, gave him an alms and then continued on her way.

40.Colloquy -
Meaning: A conversation especially a formal one
Synonym: parley, conference, clambake
Antonym: quiet, silence
Sentence:They could scarcely have spoken a hundred words before their colloquy was at an end.

 

41.Lecherous -

Meaning: having or showing excessive or offensive sexual desire.

Synonym: lustful, licentious, lascivious,

Antonym: chaste, pure

Sentence: "she ignored his lecherous gaze"


 

42.Catharsis -

Meaning: the process of releasing, and thereby providing relief from, strong or repressed emotions.

Synonym: purging, purgation, purification, cleansing,

Sentence: "music is a means of catharsis for them"

 

43.Bigotry -

Meaning: a person who strongly and unfairly dislikes other people, ideas, etc.: a bigoted person

Synonym: dogmatist, partisan

Sentence: a deeply ingrained bigotry prevented her from even considering the counterarguments

 

44.Rambunctious -

Meaning: uncontrolled in a way that is playful or full of energy

Synonym: hell-raising, knockabout

Sentence: that beach is often taken over by packs of rambunctious young people, so don't go there expecting peace and quiet

 

45.Cynicism -

Meaning: cynical beliefs: beliefs that people are generally selfish and dishonest

Synonym: misanthropic

Sentence: Nothing could change her cynicism about politics.

 

46.Empathy -

Meaning: the ability to share someone else's feelings

Synonym: commiserative, compassionate

Sentence: He felt great empathy with the poor.

 

47.acerbic -

Meaning: especially of a comment or style of speaking) sharp and forthright., tasting sour or bitter.

Synonym: sharp, sarcastic, sardonic

Antonym: mild, kind

Sentence: "his acerbic wit"

 

48.risqué -

Meaning: slightly indecent and liable to shock, especially by being sexually suggestive.

Synonym: bawdy, indecent, ribald, rude,

Sentence: "his risqué humour"

 

49.ruminate -

Meaning: think deeply about something

Synonym: think about, contemplate, consider

Antonym: ignore, neglect, discard, disregard

Sentence: "we sat ruminating on the nature of existence"

 

50.sacrilege -

Meaning: violation or misuse of what is regarded as sacred.

Synonym: desecration, profanity,

Antonym: piety, respectfulness

Sentence: "putting ecclesiastical vestments to secular use was considered sacrilege"

 

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