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Monday, 26 December 2016

Vocabulary Words - 26.12.2016

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Vocabulary Words - 26.12.2016
1.RAUCOUS (ADJECTIVE): Noisy

Synonyms: discordant, strident 

Antonyms: mild, subdued

Example Sentence: 

James is interrupted by a raucous yell.


2. ANIMUS (NOUN): Enmity 

Synonyms: animosity, antagonism Antonyms: affinity, adoration

Why is there an animus in your mind against him?


3. ABORIGINAL (ADJECTIVE): Ancient

Synonyms: endemic, primitive Antonyms: modern, new

Example Sentence: 

The aboriginal inhabitants of Africa had an important influence on their colonial history.


4. PERVASIVE (ADJECTIVE): Extensive

Synonyms: omnipresent, common Antonyms: uncommon, rare

Example Sentence: 

Corruption is a pervasive issue that touches all communities.


5. MENACING (ADJECTIVE): Intimidating

Synonyms: alarming, dangerous Antonyms: unthreatening, aiding

Example Sentence:

Radhika growled in a deep, menacing voice.


6. RUMINATIVE (ADJECTIVE): Thoughtful 

Synonyms: absorbed, calculating Antonyms: thoughtless, nonreflecting 

Example Sentence: 

He is very ruminative in nature.


7. INTREPIDITY (NOUN): Courage 

Synonyms: bravery, bravura Antonyms: cowardice, timidity

Example Sentence: 

This intrepidity is certainly worth noticing.


8. RAGAMUFFIN (NOUN): Tattered

Synonyms: vagrant, beggar Antonyms: sophisticate, slicker

Example Sentence: 

David is a ragamuffin.


9. IDYLLIC (ADJECTIVE): Perfect

Synonyms: bucolic, idealized Antonyms: flawed, imperfect

Example Sentence: 

She has an idyllic family.


10. VERBOTEN (ADJECTIVE): not allowed

Synonyms: forbidden, banned Antonyms: allowable, permissible

Example Sentence:

Smoking is verboten act at public places.

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