Vocabulary Words – 07.12.2016

Vocabulary Words – 07.12.2016

1. ABRASIVE (ADJECTIVE): Acerbic

Synonyms: biting, annoying

Antonyms: kind, calm

Example Sentence: Rahul was fined for using abrasive language.

 

2. DEFY (VERB): Disregard

Synonyms: challange, confront

Antonyms: assist, flatter

Example Sentence: I tried to defy my boss once.

 

3. INNUENDO (NOUN): Suggestion

Synonyms: aspersion, allusion

Antonyms: evidence, proof

Example Sentence: Shopkeepers frequently use a form of innuendo to sell their products.

 

4. INDIGENT (ADJECTIVE): Destitute

Synonyms: needy, impoverished

Antonyms: affluent, wealthy

Example Sentence: The indigent person can not afford luxurious things in life.

 

5. RANCID (ADJECTIVE): Contaminated

Synonyms: fetid, moldy

Antonyms: clean, fresh

Example Sentence: Water was rancid.

 

6. LEVITY (NOUN): Frivolity

Synonyms: hilarity, mirth

Antonyms: depression, gloom

Example Sentence: My mother prefers films with levity, not tearjerkers.

 

7. DELIRIOUS (ADJECTIVE): Insane

Synonyms: maniacal, crazed

Antonyms: sane, rational

Example Sentence: Delirious with grief, I could barely speak at my father’s funeral.

 

8. CULL (VERB): Select Synonyms: choose, pick

Antonyms: neglect, repudiate

Example Sentence: I cull the old clothes form the almirah , once in a week.

 

9. SMATTERY (ADJECTIVE): Cursory

Synonyms: sketchy, perfunctory

Antonyms: thoughtful, complete

Example Sentence: Give the smatter glance over the passage.

 

10. PIDGIN (NOUN): Argot

Synonyms: jargon, lingo

Antonyms: standard, common

Example Sentence: Doctors generally speak in pidgin.

 

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