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Wednesday, 21 December 2016

Vocabulary Words - 21.12.2016

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 Vocabulary Words - 21.12.2016
1. HYSTERIA (NOUN): Agitation

Synonyms: frenzy, delirium 

Antonyms: peace, calmness

Example Sentence: 

The Minister ridiculed the ongoing family hysteria in the party.

2. DELICT (NOUN): Violation

Synonyms: transgression, misdeed Antonyms: obedience, orderliness

Example Sentence:

This is the delict of the protocols set by the present regime. 


Synonyms: dash, hurry Antonyms: dawdle, stroll

Example Sentence:

Kohli scampered through for a wicket.

4. CROTCHETY (ADJECTIVE): Cantankerous

Synonyms: crusty, grouchy Antonyms: cheerful, happy

Example Sentence:

You should take care of your crotchety old fellow.


Synonyms: entailed, inbred Antonyms: alienable, changeable

Example Sentence:

It is her inalienable right.


Synonyms: solitude, retreat Antonyms: camaraderie, companionship

Example Sentence: 

Mihir went into seclusion for months after a motorcycle crash in 1993.

7. PEDANTIC (ADJECTIVE): Overscrupulous

Synonyms: fastidious, punctilious Antonyms: imprecise, inexact

Example Sentence: 

His brother is a pedantic man who usually misses all the vacation fun because he is busy reviewing travel documents.

8. TYRANNIZE (VERB): Oppress

Synonyms: dictate, dominate Antonyms: surrender, yield

Example Sentence:

James was free to tyrannize over his people, as he was a king “in all but name”.

9. COLONIZE (VERB): Occupy

Synonyms: populate, inhabit Antonyms: depart, vacate

Example Sentence:

The Greeks colonized southern Italy.


Synonyms: misinterpret, pervert Antonyms: comprehend, discern

Example Sentence:

Please do not misconstrue whatever I have said.

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