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Saturday, 10 September 2016

Vocabulary Words - 10.09.2016

Mahendra Guru
Vocabulary Words - 10.09.2016
1. INAUGURATE (VERB): begin

Synonyms: commence, induct 

Antonyms: cease, adjourn

Example Sentence:

The roadshow was inaugurated by the transport minister.


2. DISTINGUISHED (ADJECTIVE): famous

Synonyms: acclaimed, eminent Antonyms: infamous, insignificant 

Example Sentence:

He was a distinguished professor of the University.


3. RIVET (VERB): occupy complete attention

Synonyms: captivate, fascinate Antonyms: dissipate, disperse

Example Sentence:

The movie riveted the audience till the end.


4. REGRET (NOUN): upset over past action

Synonyms: anguish, contrition Antonyms: contentment, delight

Example Sentence:

The feeling of regret is hard to digest.


5. SCRUPULOUS (ADJECTIVE): extremely careful

Synonyms: fastidious, meticulous Antonyms: inaccurate, negligent

Example Sentence:

The scrupulous chef made a delicious soup. 


6. LAVISH (ADJECTIVE): splendid

Synonyms: bountiful, extravagant Antonyms: scanty, barren

Example Sentence: 

The lavish inventory provides all the required resources.


7. SERVILE (ADJECTIVE): humble

Synonyms: craven, obsequious Antonyms: aggressive, dominant

Example Sentence:

Servile employees have more successful careers than dominant ones.


8. SHORTFALL (NOUN): deficit

Synonyms: deficiency, shortage Antonyms: abundance, plenty

Example Sentence:

The monsoon shortfall has affected our crops badly.


9. THRILLED (ADJECTIVE): excited

Synonyms: delighted, elated Antonyms: bored, dispirited 

Example Sentence:

The thrilled employees jumped with joy.


10. HOLLER (VERB): shout and complain

Synonyms: hoot, whine Antonyms: praise, compliment

Example Sentence:

The students hollered at the new faculty.



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