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    Vocabulary Words - 04.01.2017

     Vocabulary Words - 04.01.2017
    1. GIGANTIC (ADJECTIVE): very large

    Synonyms: enormous, mammoth

    Antonyms: dwarf, miniature

    Example Sentence:

    A series of disasters frustrated the gigantic scheme.

    2. IMPALPABLE (ADJECTIVE): intangible

    Synonyms: airy, imprecise Antonyms: perceptible, tangible

    Example Sentence:

    Little things, almost impalpable, had happened to justify that doubt.

    3. GRIEVOUS (ADJECTIVE): severe

    Synonyms: appalling, atrocious Antonyms: acceptable, bearable

    Example Sentence: 

    This was a grievous blow to William, but his courage did not fail.

    4. JINX (NOUN): Curse

    Synonyms: enchantment, spell Antonyms: boon, benefit

    Example Sentence:

    Superstitious persons consider number thirteen a jinx.

    5. JARGON (NOUN): Language difficult to understand

    Synonyms: argot, lingo Antonyms: quiet, sense

    Example Sentence: 

    It is difficult to understand the jargon of tribal people.

    6. CESSATION (NOUN): ending

    Synonyms: termination, abeyance Antonyms: persistence, initiation

    Example Sentence:

    The cessation of the seminar was very clamorous. 

    7. PANDEMONIUM (NOUN): craziness

    Synonyms: anarchy, tumult Antonyms: calm, order

    Example Sentence:

    Many people were badly injured during the pandemonium of the riot.

    8. OOMPH (NOUN): energy

    Synonyms: fortitude, potency Antonyms: enervation, laziness

    Example Sentence:

    All the oomph in the U.S. economy was delivered by the top 10% of households.

    9. RESURRECT (VERB): revive

    Synonyms: rejuvenate, renovate Antonyms: agitate, destroy

    Example Sentence:

    He's not anxious to resurrect any of his prior difficulties.

    10. VERBOSE (ADJECTIVE): wordy

    Synonyms: bombastic, gabby Antonyms: concise, succinct

    Example Sentence:

    The verbose speaker went well over his ten-minute limit.

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