Vocabulary Words – 13.12.2016

Vocabulary Words – 13.12.2016

1.FECUND (ADJECTIVE): Productive

Synonyms: fertile, proliferant

Antonyms: sterile, impotent

Example Sentence: The fecund teacher knew he had to find a way to fix the failure of the students.

2. ADORN (VERB): Beautify

Synonyms: bedeck, decorate

Antonyms: uglify, disfigure

Example Sentence: She likes to adorn her notes.

3. ADULATION (NOUN): Applause

Synonyms: blandishment , commendation

Antonyms: abuse, criticism

Example Sentence: I find pleasure in their adulation.

4. FEIGN (VERB): Pretend

Synonyms: bluff, simulate

Antonyms: be honest, be true

Example Sentence: Cathie drew her brows down to feign a stern expression.


Synonyms: appropriate, propitious

Antonyms: unsuitable, infelicitous

Example Sentence: The felicitous music made Garima happy.

6. AGNOSTIC (NOUN): Skeptic

Synonyms: doubter, unbeliever

Antonyms: believer, adherent

Example Sentence: If a person doubts his religion, he might have become agnostic.

7. ADVENT (NOUN): Onset

Synonyms: arrival, coming

Antonyms: departure, leaving

Example Sentence: The advent of drones is in a new era for music.

8. AGILITY (NOUN): Swiftness

Synonyms: quickness, dexterity

Antonyms: clumsiness, sluggishness

Example Sentence: The man battled with speed and agility that left Natalie breathless.

9. FEINT (NOUN): Ruse

Synonyms: pretense, artifice

Antonyms: reality, honesty

Example Sentence: Mary tried to hide it, but she did a very feint smile.

10. AGHAST (ADJECTIVE): Appalled Synonyms: awestruck, agog Antonyms: unsurprised, composed Example Sentence Christina was aghast at his question.





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