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    Vocabulary Words - 15.12.2016

    Vocabulary Words - 15.12.2016
    1. APOGEE (NOUN): Climax

    Synonyms: apex, capstone 

    Antonyms: anticlimax, base

    Example Sentence: 

    As Steven’s reputation reached its apogee, he began to earn a great deal.


    2. SUBSUME (VERB): Incorporate

    Synonyms: involve, contain Antonyms: exclude, preclude

    Example Sentence:

    Your personality has subsumed beneath him. 


    3. ENSHRINE (VERB): Consecrate

    Synonyms: preserve, revere Antonyms: desecrate, defile

    Example Sentence:

    Lord Krishna's message that is enshrined in the Geeta.


    4. ALLY (NOUN): Associate

    Synonyms: partner, colleague Antonyms: enemy, opponent

    Example Sentence:

    The PM met his African ally.


    4. PEJORATIVE (ADJECTIVE): Debasing 

    Synonyms: deprecatory, derogatory Antonyms: complimentary, praising

    Example Sentence:

    George’s pejorative remark made Marry cry.


    6. AMALGAM (NOUN): Mixture

    Synonyms: compound, fusion Antonyms: division, separation

    Example Sentence: 

    It was the best amalgam of respect and sincerity.


    7. COALITION (ADJECTIVE): Affiliation

    Synonyms: alliance, confederacy Antonyms: detachment, disconnection

    Example Sentence: 

    Few politicians have formed a coalition.


    8. UPFRONT (ADJECTIVE): Genuine

    Synonyms: instinctive, real Antonyms: intricate, artificial

    Example Sentence:

    Julia is very upfront kind of girl. 



    9. ASTRINGENT (ADJECTIVE): sour

    Synonyms: stinging, amaroidal Antonyms: delicious, savory

    Example Sentence:

    Those fries taste astringent.


    10. RAMBLING (ADJECTIVE): Aimless

    Synonyms: chaotic, erratic Antonyms: organized, systematic

    Example Sentence:

    Nihaya has become thoroughly rambling.

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