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    Vocabulary Words - 11.12.2016

    Vocabulary Words - 11.12.2016
    1. IMPUTE (VERB): to put blame on 

    Synonyms: charge, blame 

    Antonyms: exonerate, defend 

    Example Sentence: 

    It is unfair to impute blame to the employees.


    2. VIABILITY (NOUN): practicability 

    Synonyms: enthusiasm, zest Antonyms: dullness, apathy

    Example Sentence: 

    The viability of Financial Inclusion business is under question, because while banks and their delivery partners continue to make investment, they haven’t seen commensurate returns.


    3. REVERENT (ADJECTIVE): showing great respect

    Synonyms: appreciative, solemn Antonyms: impolite, rude 

    Example Sentence: 

    A reverent silence followed the professor's lecture.


    4. INSULATE (VERB): to protect from negative impact

    Synonyms: seclude, shield Antonyms: join, mingle

    Example Sentence: 

    We insulated our attic to keep out the cold.


    5. INTERWIND (VERB): twist around

    Synonyms: associate, entwine Antonyms: untwine, untwist

    Example Sentence: 

    Circumstances will often interwind with the moods of simply irritated men.


    6. OUST (VERB): to drive out of power

    Synonyms: depose, dethrone Antonyms: hire, retain 

    Example Sentence: 

    The leaders have been ousted from power by nationalists.


    7. INSTINCTIVE (ADJECTIVE): without any deliberation

    Synonyms: impulsive, congenital Antonyms: deliberate, extrinsic

    Example Sentence: 

    It's an instinctive reaction, if a child falls you pick it up.


    8. MONSTROUS (ADJECTIVE): very unfair 

    Synonyms: unnatural, shocking Antonyms: acceptable, pleasant

    Example Sentence: 

    The last statement was long considered so monstrous that it was not believed.


    9. BRUTISH (ADJECTIVE): cruel and uncivilized

    Synonyms: beastlike, carnal Antonyms: gentle, mild

    Example Sentence: 

    Danish is a handsome boy but his brutish behavior defames his character.


    10. CRIPPLE (VERB): to maim

    Synonyms: debilitate, attenuate Antonyms: mobilize, capacitate

    Example Sentence: 

    A total cut-off of supplies would cripple the country's economy.a
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