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Sunday, 18 December 2016

Vocabulary Words - 18.12.2016

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Vocabulary Words - 18.12.2016
1. MAYHEM (NOUN): Chaos

Synonyms: bedlam, tumult 

Antonyms: peace, harmony

Example Sentence: 

There was mayhem all around the premises.


2. DETERENT (NOUN): Impediment

Synonyms: restraint, hindrance Antonyms: assistance, help

Example Sentence:

The distance between us was a huge deterrent. 


3. INCONGRUOUS (ADJECTIVE): Bizarre

Synonyms: incoherent, inappropriate Antonyms: congruous, harmonious

Example Sentence:

His dressing sense is incongruous.


4. QUIBBLE (NOUN): Objection

Synonyms: criticism, disapproval Antonyms: approval, praise

Example Sentence:

The fact has been tested again and again with the same result—that of quibble and simple evasion.


4. ESPOUSE (VERB): Support 

Synonyms: adopt, embrace Antonyms: reject, desert

Example Sentence:

I espouse your idea.


6. REBUT (VERB): Deny

Synonyms: disprove, invalidate Antonyms: allow, validate

Example Sentence: 

It is hard to rebut the rumour among the people.


7. TANTAMOUNT (ADJECTIVE): Identical

Synonyms: same, equivalent Antonyms: different, polar

Example Sentence: 

To apologize now, is tantamount to admit our defeat.


8. BREVITY(NOUN): Concision

Synonyms: conciseness, curtness Antonyms: longevity, lengthiness

Example Sentence:

Leo uses the same brevity in his messages.


9. VENGEANCE (NOUN): Reprisal

Synonyms: retribution, revenge Antonyms: forgiveness, pardon

Example Sentence:

Len vowed for vengeance.


10. DISPEL (VERB): Disperse

Synonyms: allay, banish Antonyms: accept, welcome

Example Sentence:

Tia could dispel it.

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