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Vocabulary Words - 16.12.2016

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 Vocabulary Words - 16.12.2016
1. ESOTERIC (ADJECTIVE): Mysterious

Synonyms: abstruse, arcane 

Antonyms: known, obvious

Example Sentence: 

Jennifer loved her country and found it difficult to agree with the esoteric ideas of the terrorists.


2. REGALE (VERB): Amuse

Synonyms: entertain, delight Antonyms: bore, frustrate

Example Sentence:

Since I prefer happy endings, reading soothing novels does not regale me. 


3. NERVE (NOUN): Courage

Synonyms: daring, boldness Antonyms: cowardice, timidity

Example Sentence:

Where did Mark get the nerve to call Robert a jerk,


4. WANE (VERB): Dim

Synonyms: diminish, lessen Antonyms: brighten, develop

Example Sentence:

Julia’s headache began to wane.


4. PERVASIVE (ADJECTIVE): Common 

Synonyms: rife, prevalent Antonyms: rare, uncommon

Example Sentence:

James could taste the pervasive flavor of soot at the back of his throat.


6. BENEDICTION (NOUN): Invocation

Synonyms: benison, approbation Antonyms: condemnation, criticism

Example Sentence: 

The pope made a benediction of blessings for the newly born infant.


7. ALOOFNESS (NOUN): Detachment

Synonyms: remoteness, withdrawnness Antonyms: empathy, accord

Example Sentence: 

Natasha had a feeling of aloofness from everybody.


8. TRANQUILLITY (NOUN): Calmness

Synonyms: serenity, placidity Antonyms: agitation, turbulance

Example Sentence:

The one thing Ravish wished for was rest, tranquillity, and freedom.


9. VIRILE (ADJECTIVE): Potent

Synonyms: powerful, forceful Antonyms: effeminate, unmanly

Example Sentence:

Khali had a very virile body.


10. FIASCO (NOUN): Blunder

Synonyms: failure, disaster Antonyms: triumph, accomplishment

Example Sentence:

The leader must accept some blame for this economic fiasco.

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