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Vocabulary Words - 25.12.2016

 Vocabulary Words - 25.12.2016
1. PERSECUTE (VERB): Crucify

Synonyms: ill-treat, victimize 

Antonyms: console, protect

Example Sentence: 

He was persecuted by his landlord.


2. PESTILENT (ADJECTIVE): Baneful 

Synonyms: contagious, deleterious Antonyms: harmless, innocuous

Example Sentence: 

No matter what I do the pestilent squirrels keep invading my garden.


3. PERPETRATE (VERB): Be responsible for

Synonyms: carry out, commit Antonyms: halt, stop

Example Sentence: 

why would he perpetrate such a complex fraud?


4. PARRY (VERB): avoid

Synonyms: dodge, bypass Antonyms: confront, encounter

Example Sentence: 

Mathili put on her sunglasses to parry his probing eyes.


5. MIASMIC (ADJECTIVE): Catching

Synonyms: virulent, communicable Antonyms: uncommunicable, germless

Example Sentence:

That peculiarly miasmic atmosphere generated by factories.


6. RAKISH (ADJECTIVE): Charming and immoral 

Synonyms: dashing, jaunty Antonyms: moral, upright 

Example Sentence: 

Lio gave her a rakish smile as she blushed.


7. MOSSY (ADJECTIVE): Damp 

Synonyms: moist, downy Antonyms: dry, bare

Example Sentence: 

His room smelled like a mossy garden.


8. ADMIRER (NOUN): Person who holds someone in high regard.

Synonyms: adherent, believer Antonyms: enemy, foe

Example Sentence: 

He is a great admirer of Sachin Tendulkar.


9. MOUTHY (ADJECTIVE): Talkative

Synonyms: chatty, gabby Antonyms: reticent, silent

Example Sentence: 

Kavish is very mouthy in nature.


10. MIDDLING (ADJECTIVE): adequate

Synonyms: mediocre, passable Antonyms: extreme, exceptional

Example Sentence:

Madhur was of middling stature.
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