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Vocabulary Words - 02.01.2017

Vocabulary Words - 02.01.2017
1. FRAILTY (NOUN): Weakness

Synonyms: defect, fallibility 

Antonyms: advantage, perfection

Example Sentence: 

Despite her frailty she manages to work hard.


2. GRANDIOSE (ADJECTIVE): Theatrical

Synonyms: ambitious, bombastic Antonyms: trivial, moderate

Example Sentence:

He produced several grandiose schemes for a holiday resort but no resort was ever built.


3. PAUCITY (NOUN): Scarcity

Synonyms: dearth, insufficiency Antonyms: sufficiency, enough

Example Sentence:

The paucity of trained medical professionals is a major challenge for India.


4. PERILOUS (ADJECTIVE): Dangerous

Synonyms: hazardous, rugged Antonyms: calm, firm

Example Sentence:

Efforts were made to escape the necessity of accepting the perilous aid.


5. IMPETUS (NOUN): Stimulus

Synonyms: catalyst, impulse Antonyms: block, discouragement

Example Sentence:

What the economy needs is a new impetus.


6. INNOCUOUS (ADJECTIVE): Harmless

Synonyms: inoffensive, insipid Antonyms: delicious, yummy

Example Sentence: 

Krishana’s decision to quit the job was innocuous.


7. BENEVOLENCE (NOUN): Charity

Synonyms: altruism, compassion Antonyms: cruelty, harshness

Example Sentence: 

Mother Teresa is known for her benevolence.


8. SPORADIC (ADJECTIVE): On and off

Synonyms: desultory, isolated Antonyms: common, frequent

Example Sentence:

A city subjected to sporadic bombing raids.


9. FLAMBOYANT (ADJECTIVE): Extravagant

Synonyms: glamorous, ornate Antonyms: dull, plain

Example Sentence:

He always wears flamboyant clothes to make people notice him.


10. ADULATION (NOUN): Overenthusiastic praise

Synonyms: applause, commendation Antonyms: abuse, criticism

Example Sentence:

The book was received with adulation by the critics.

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