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Thursday, 22 December 2016

Vocabulary Words - 22.12.2016

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 Vocabulary Words - 22.12.2016
1. HIDEOUS (ADJECTIVE): Very ugly

Synonyms: grotesque, horrible 

Antonyms: delightful, gentle

Example Sentence: 

I saw a hideous crone on the way to the jungle.


2. CONTINUANCE (NOUN): duration

Synonyms: extension, protraction Antonyms: ending, cessation

Example Sentence:

She will get all the privileges during his continuance in the service. 


3. JUDICIOUS (ADJECTIVE): sensible

Synonyms: wise, skillful Antonyms: imprudent, irrational

Example Sentence: 

A judicious selection of books is essential for success.


4. PROSCRIBE (VERB): forbid

Synonyms: condemn, outlaw Antonyms: permit, allow

Example Sentence:

Indecent films should be proscribed by the Government.


5. DISTILL (VERB): make pure, draw out something

Synonyms: condense, infuse Antonyms: pour, dirty

Example Sentence: 

Water should be distilled before drinking.


6. GLUM (ADJECTIVE): gloomy

Synonyms: sullen, dismal Antonyms: glade, cheerful

Example Sentence: 

Shabana looked glum but later cheered up.


7. HITCH (NOUN): problem

Synonyms: drawback, glitch Antonyms: assistance, help

Example Sentence: 

She completed the project without a hitch.


8. HURTLE (VERB): throw forcefully 

Synonyms: plunge, change Antonyms: slow, walk

Example Sentence:

A pretty young girl came hurtling down the stairs.


9. INCENDIARY (ADJECTIVE): provocative

Synonyms: stirring, subversive Antonyms: peacemaking, peaceful

Example Sentence:

This article is very incendiary.


10. INNOCUOUS (ADJECTIVE): harmless

Synonyms: painless, consider Antonyms: injurious, hurtful

Example Sentence: 

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