Pronounced [ pruh-nounst ]
"Finding skilled labour is going to be the most pronounced challenge."
"The paintings were based on a pronounced rural theme."
Synonyms : Conspicuous, Definite, Decided, Noticeable, Bodacious, Dramatic, Prominent, Splashy
Antonyms : Ambiguous, Indistinct, Obscure, Indefinite, Inconspicuous, Unobtrusive, Unremarkable, Unshowy
- May 2022
Penchant[ pen-chuhnt ] NOUN
A strong inclination.
A strong liking for something.
"My wife is a stylish woman with a penchant for bracelets."View More21-May-2022
Detractor[ dih-trak-ter ] NOUN
A person who criticizes someone or something.
A person who tries to degrade the value or reputation of someone or something.
"He considers his political opponents as detractors and doesn't value their comments."View More20-May-2022
Abolish[ uh-bol-ish ] VERB
To do away with.
To end the effect of something.
"A section of economists are in favour of abolishing the Income Tax."View More19-May-2022
Disprove[ dis-proov ] VERB
To prove something to be false or wrong.
"The lawyer need to disprove the opposition in order to save his client."View More18-May-2022
Anticipate[ an-tis-uh-peyt ] VERB
To look forward to.
To nullify by taking countermeasures.
To expect something.
To perform an action before another has acted.
"We were anticipating a favourable decision by the court."View More17-May-2022
Abrupt[ uh-bruhpt ] ADJECTIVE
Sudden and unexpected.
Rude in speech.
"He gave an abrupt reply to his boss and made him angry."View More16-May-2022
Rumple[ ruhm-puhl ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: A wrinkle.
Verb: To crush into wrinkles.
"She rumpled her mother's hair."View More15-May-2022
Stipple[ stip-uhl ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: The method of painting or engraving by small dots or spots.
Verb: To paint or engrave by means of dots.; To apply by repeated small touches.
"She stippled the canvas with different colours and made an amazing painting."View More14-May-2022
Restore[ ri-stawr ] VERB
To bring back into existence.
To bring back into use.
"The old car was restored by my brother."View More13-May-2022
Exoneration[ ig-zon-uh-rey-shuhn ] NOUN
The act of clearing someone of some blame or charge.
The act of relieving someone of a responsibility or obligation.
"The exoneration of political prisoners is required to ensure justice."View More12-May-2022
Amidst[ uh-midst ] PREPOSITION
In the middle.
"He started bleeding amidst the fighting."View More11-May-2022
Undulate[ uhn-dyuh-leyt ] VERB, ADJECTIVE
Verb: To move in a wavelike motion.; To rise and fall in pitch.
Adjective: Having a wavy surface or edges.
"The surface of the lake undulated beautifully."View More10-May-2022
Extort[ ik-stawrt ] VERB
To obtain from a person by force or intimidation.
To take illegally by use of one's power or office.
"Sunil was arrested for extorting bribes and other benefits."View More10-May-2022
Feint[ feynt ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: A deceptive movement to deceive an adversary attack.
Verb: To make a deceptive movement.; To make a false show of something.
"The boxer made a feint and won the match."View More09-May-2022
Felon[ fel-uhn ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun: A person who has committed a crime or felony.
Adjective: Cruel, Treacherous, Wild.
"I do not befriend felons."View More08-May-2022
Gnaw[ naw ] VERB
To bite on persistently.
To cause corrosion.
Cause persistent distress.
"Rashmi gnawed on his fingernails."View More07-May-2022
Ferocity[ fuh-ros-i-tee ] NOUN
A quality or state of being ferocious or violent.
"The tourists were frightened by the ferocity of the lion's attack they have witnessed."View More06-May-2022
gullible[ guhl-uh-buhl ] ADJECTIVE
Easily duped or cheated
The gullible students were sold fiction books at a higher price.View More05-May-2022
Nexus[ nek-suhs ] VERB
A means of connection.
A connected group or series.
The core or centre of a situation.
"The town hall has become a nexus of crime."View More04-May-2022
Grievous[ gree-vuhs ] ADJECTIVE
Causing grief or sorrow.
Characterized by severe pain.
"He suffered a grievous loss last year."View More03-May-2022
Abet[ uh-bet ] VERB
To encourage or help in doing something wrong.
To assist someone in the achievement of a purpose.
"He was accused to abet a crime."View More02-May-2022
Germane[ jer-meyn ] ADJECTIVE
Being relevant and appropriate.
Connected to the situation or idea in an important way.
"The legislator won't listen to any comment that is not germane to the issue."View More01-May-2022
Abide[ uh-bahyd ] VERB
To continue or remain in a fixed state.
To accept without any opposition or objection.
To bear or tolerate patiently.
To conform to something.
"She abided with me throughout my life."View More
- April 2022
Aberration[ ab-uh-rey-shuhn ] NOUN
The act of departing from normal.
The instance of deviation from what is being normal.
Failure of a mirror to produce an exact image of an object.
Disorder of the mind.
"His child has been detected with a genetic aberration."View More29-Apr-2022
Scurvy[ skur-vee ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun: A disease marked by swollen and bleeding gums due to lack of vitamin C.
Adjective: Mean or despicable.
"Ramesh's feet swelled from the scurvy."View More28-Apr-2022
Felicitous[ fi-lis-i-tuhs ] ADJECTIVE
Very well suited in the circumstances.
Having a special ability as a person.
"The CEO gave a felicitous remarks about the team working on the project."View More27-Apr-2022
Nugatory[ noo-guh-tawr-ee ] ADJECTIVE
Of no real value or worth.
Of no force.
Of little significance.
"Her comments were nugatory to me."View More26-Apr-2022
Tribute[ trib-yoot ] NOUN
A gift or testimonial that is given in acknowledgment of gratitude.
Something that indicates the worth of something in consideration.
Obligation or liability to make payment as a sign of dependence.
"We paid tribute to our father."View More25-Apr-2022
Sluggard[ sluhg-erd ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun: A habitually lazy and slow person.
Adjective: Related to lazy and slow person.
"My friends are such a sluggard that they woke up at 1 PM."View More24-Apr-2022
Uncouth[ uhn-kooth ] ADJECTIVE
Awkward and clumsy.
Lacking in grace.
Unusual or strange in appearance, manner or behaviour.
"After meeting him, most of the people think of him as uncouth."View More23-Apr-2022
Stanch[ stahnch ] VERB
To stop the flow of a liquid.
To stop the flow of blood from a wound.
To stop or check in the course of something.
"His colleagues saved his life by stanching the flow immediately."View More22-Apr-2022
Transgress[ trans-gres ] VERB
To violate a law or command.
To go beyond a limit.
"As an organisation, you should strictly obey rules and don't even think of transgressing them."View More21-Apr-2022
Relegate[ rel-i-geyt ] VERB
To send to an inferior position.
To consign as to a person.
To submit to someone for appropriate action.
"He has been relegated by his department to a post which only a few like."View More20-Apr-2022
Turncoat[ turn-koht ] NOUN
One who switches to an opposing party or reverses principles.
"He was upset because of him getting a label of a turncoat."View More19-Apr-2022
Liturgy[ lit-er-jee ] NOUN
A form of public worship.
A particular arrangement of services.
"I studied liturgies of various religions."View More18-Apr-2022
Pare[ pair ] VERB
To trim off an excess part of something.
To diminish or reduce by cutting.
"The company has pared off expenses."View More17-Apr-2022
Absolve[ ab-zolv ] VERB
To free from guilt or accusations.
To grant pardon.
To set free from some obligations.
"He has been absolved from his duty."View More16-Apr-2022
Spree[ spree ] NOUN
An unrestrained indulgence in an activity.
A period of indulgence.
A period of extreme activity.
"We were on a spending spree at the mall."View More15-Apr-2022
Unilateral[ yoo-nuh-lat-er-uhl ] ADVERB
Relating to only one side.
Undertaken by one person or party.
Having only one side.
"Some nations are moving forward on a unilateral approach of development."View More14-Apr-2022
Vicissitude[ vi-sis-i-tood ] NOUN
A change or variation in the course of something.
A change of circumstances that is unwelcome or unpleasant.
A fluctuation of state of condition.
"He was frustrated by the vicissitudes of daily life."View More13-Apr-2022
Transmissible[ trans-mis-uh-buhl ] ADJECTIVE
Capable of being transmitted.
"The virus is transmissible from humans to animals and vice-versa."View More12-Apr-2022
Resurrect[ rez-uh-rekt ] VERB
To bring into life again.
To bring back into use.
To rise from the dead.
"The music company has resurrected the singer's career."View More11-Apr-2022
Hitherto[ hith-er-too ] ADVERB
Up to this time.
"He has revealed many hitherto unknown facts."View More10-Apr-2022
Responsibility[ ri-spon-suh-bil-i-tee ] NOUN
The state of being responsible.
Moral or legal accountability.
"It is your responsibility to get the project completed on time."View More09-Apr-2022
Crisis[ krahy-sis ] NOUN
A time of extreme difficulty.
A situation that has reached a critical phase.
"Andy was busy dealing with the family crisis."View More08-Apr-2022
Euphoria[ yoo-fawr-ee-uh ] NOUN
A state of intense happiness or well-being.
"The initial euphoria of winning is the best as it gets faded with time."View More07-Apr-2022
Implicit[ im-plis-it ] ADJECTIVE
Implied instead of clearly expressed.
The presence that is not consciously recognised.
Expressed in an indirect way.
Very closely connected.
With no question or doubt.
"My sister had an implicit faith in god."View More06-Apr-2022
Render[ ren-der ] NOUN, VERB
Verb: To cause to become.; To transmit to another.; To give in return.; To give help to somebody.
Noun: A return in goods or services due from a feudal tenant to his lord.
"Her presence rendered him speechless."View More05-Apr-2022
Emaciate[ ih-mey-shee-eyt ] VERB
To cause to lose flesh so as to become very thin.
To make abnormally lean or thin.
"The cow at my house emaciated by illness."View More04-Apr-2022
Apropos[ ap-ruh-poh ] ADJECTIVE, ADVERB, PREPOSITION
Adverb: At the right time.
Adjective: Relevant and suitable.
Preposition: With regard to something.
"He passed apropos comments on the incident."View More03-Apr-2022
Equipoise[ ee-kwuh-poiz ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: A state of balance or equilibrium.
Verb: To serve as an equipoise or put in equipoise.; To equal in weight.
"There should be an equipoise between fear and boldness in an activity."View More02-Apr-2022
Extralegal[ ek-struh-lee-guhl ] ADJECTIVE
Being beyond the authority of law.
"The activities in many professions are becoming extralegal with time."View More
- March 2022
Behest[ bih-hest ] NOUN
A person’s command.
An authoritative order.
"She said that she will only improvise at the teacher's behest."View More30-Mar-2022
Soporific[ sop-uh-rif-ik ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun: Something that causes sleep.
Adjective: Causing sleep.
"The doctor suggested some soporific drugs to my wife."View More29-Mar-2022
Jabber[ jab-er ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: Nonsensical talk.
Verb: To talk rapidly.
"We jabbered for the entire night."View More28-Mar-2022
Entangle[ en-tang-guhl ] VERB
To involve in difficulties.
To make complicated.
"I don't want to be entangled in a lawsuit."View More27-Mar-2022
Astringent[ uh-strin-juhnt ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun: A liquid cosmetic for cleansing the skin and reduce bleeding from minor abrasions.
Adjective: Slightly acidic.; SHarp in manner.; Causing the contraction of skin cells.
"The new chips have an astringent flavour."View More26-Mar-2022
Truculence[ truhk-yuh-luhns ] NOUN
The quality of being hostile.
The quality or state of being bad-tempered.
"The truculence resulted in him spending most of his life in jail."View More25-Mar-2022
Extirpate[ extirpate ] VERB
To remove completely.
To pull out by roots.
"The Ayurveda has the power of extirpating many diseases."View More24-Mar-2022
Gregarious[ gri-gair-ee-uhs ] ADJECTIVE
Fond of the company of other people.
Indicating a liking for companionship.
Living in flocks or herds.
"Rahul is a fun-loving and gregarious person."View More23-Mar-2022
Shenanigan[ shuh-nan-i-guhn ] NOUN
Secret or dishonest activity or maneuvering.
A deceitful trick.
"The principal ignored students engaged in youthful shenanigans."View More22-Mar-2022
Stout[ stout ] ADJECTIVE
Having or showing courage and determination.
"Kalpesh has a stout heart and is very positive towards life."View More21-Mar-2022
Anoint[ uh-noint ] VERB
Nominate or choose (someone) as successor to or leading candidate for a position.
To smear or rub with oil or an oily substance.
"He was anointed as the Principal Scientific Advisor."View More20-Mar-2022
Supplicate[ suhp-li-keyt ] VERB
To pray humbly.
To ask for something earnestly and humbly.
"He is someone who supplicates only when in trouble."View More19-Mar-2022
Preset[ pree-set ] NOUN, VERB, ADJECTIVE
Noun: a setting on a device that is adjusted or applied before use or by the manufacturer, especially on electronic audio or video equipment.
Verb: adjust or apply (a setting on a device) in advance.
Adjective: (of a setting on a device) adjusted or applied in advance.
"Meena asked Komal to heat the liquid to a preset temperature."View More18-Mar-2022
Serration[ se-rey-shuhn ] NOUN
A formation resembling the toothed edge of a saw.
One of the teeth in a serrate margin.
"He was cut by serrations of the knife."View More17-Mar-2022
Flout[ flout ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: A disdainful remark.
Verb: To treat with contemptuous disregard.
"She was flouting the hostel rules."View More16-Mar-2022
Tamper[ tam-per ] VERB
To engage improperly in something.
To interfere so as to change.
"He was charged with tampering with the milk products."View More15-Mar-2022
Espouse[ ih-spouz ] VERB
To make one's own.
To take up and support as a cause.
"He had espoused this new theory by extremists."View More14-Mar-2022
Sober[ soh-ber ] VERB, ADJECTIVE
Verb: To make less intoxicated.
Adjective: Not intoxicated or drunk.; Not affected by alcohol.; Marked by seriousness.
"He remained sober throughout the party."View More13-Mar-2022
Ascetic[ uh-set-ik ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun: A person who dedicates his or her life to a pursuit of contemplative ideals.; A person who leads a simple life.
Adjective: Characterised by practice of severe self-discipline and abstention from all forms of indulgences.
"The monks live an ascetic life."View More12-Mar-2022
Trepidation[ trep-i-dey-shuhn ] NOUN
A nervous feeling of uncertain agitation about something that may happen.
"Anurag had a feeling of trepidation about his investment in cryptocurrency."View More11-Mar-2022
Skit[ skit ] NOUN
A short literary piece of humorous writing.
A short theatrical sketch.
"We saw many skits in theatres during our college time."View More10-Mar-2022
Sobriety[ suh-brahy-i-tee ] NOUN
The state of being sober.
Moderation in the use of alcoholic beverages.
The seriousness of a situation.
"The discussion arranged by the society was marked by sobriety."View More09-Mar-2022
Miser[ mahy-zer ] NOUN
A person who loves wealth and spends the minimum possible.
A mean grasping person.
"Rahul is such a miser that he never goes to a shopping mall."View More08-Mar-2022
Catastrophe[ kuh-tas-truh-fee ] NOUN
A sudden disaster.
Any unfortunate end to an end.
"The movie was so boring that it turned our evening into a catastrophe."View More07-Mar-2022
Avid[ av-id ] ADJECTIVE
Showing great enthusiasm for something.
"He is an avid reader of history books."View More06-Mar-2022
Extinct[ ik-stingkt ] ADJECTIVE
No longer active or in existence.
No longer in use.
"Many superstitious traditions have become extinct with time."View More05-Mar-2022
Assiduous[ uh-sij-oo-uhs ] ADJECTIVE
Showing great care and effort.
"I am impressed by your assiduous planning."View More04-Mar-2022
Recuperate[ ri-koo-puh-reyt ] VERB
To recover from illness.
To gain health.
"I think you should take a day off to recuperate."View More03-Mar-2022
Glimmer[ glim-er ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: A faint unsteady light.; A dim perception or faint idea.
Verb: To shine faintly or unsteadily.; To appear in an unsteady reflection.
"Lights were glimmering on the pond."View More02-Mar-2022
Thrift[ thrift ] NOUN
Quality of careful and economical management of money.
A savings bank association.
"He has a huge sum in his account because of hard work and thrift."View More
- February 2022
Guile[ gahyl ] NOUN
The quality of deceiving people in a good way.
Insidious cunning in attaining some goal.
"In modern times, wars call for guile rather than firepower."View More27-Feb-2022
Servile[ sur-vahyl ] ADJECTIVE
Relating to servants.
Being in slavery.
"He has always maintained a servile approach towards rich people."View More26-Feb-2022
Inimical[ ih-nim-i-kuhl ] ADJECTIVE
Being adverse because of hostility.
Reflecting unfriendliness or enemity.
"The climate at hill stations is inimical to my health."View More25-Feb-2022
Plaque[ plak ] NOUN
A thin flat piece of metal used for decoration.
A localized abnormal patch on a surface.
A substance containing bacteria that forms on the surface of the teeth.
"The gold plaque signifies the wealth that our city had in ancient times."View More24-Feb-2022
Moderation[ mod-uh-rey-shuhn ] NOUN
The quality of being moderate.
The act of moderating.
"It is required to show moderation in order to prevent a war."View More23-Feb-2022
Equanimity[ ee-kwuh-nim-i-tee ] NOUN
Right disposition of mind especially under stress.
"If you rely on other's approval of your work, then equanimity will be impossible."View More22-Feb-2022
Sophistry[ sof-uh-stree ] NOUN
A false argument or logic.
A tricky method of reasoning.
"It was amazing to watch Rahul puncturing his opponent's sophistry."View More21-Feb-2022
Pungent[ puhn-juhnt ] ADJECTIVE
Sharply painful or causing distress to the feelings.
Having an intense odour.
Sharply expressive and to the point.
"The dish got a pungent aroma because of the herbs used in it."View More20-Feb-2022
Morbid[ mawr-bid ] ADJECTIVE
Characterized by the unhealthy mental state especially having an interest in disease or death.
Characteristic of disease.
"You should avoid working with morbid substances."View More19-Feb-2022
Gossamer[ gos-uh-mer ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun: Something light and delicate or insubstantial.; A fine cobweb floating in the air.
Adjective: Extremely light or delicate.
"She selected a spectacularly gossamer dress."View More18-Feb-2022
Mollify[ mol-uh-fay ] VERB
To mitigate or reduce in intensity.
To reduce the rigidity.
"His anger is for a few days, time will mollify his anger."View More17-Feb-2022
Terse[ turs ] ADJECTIVE
Brief and to the point.
Using few words.
Brief or concise to the point of rudeness.
"He made a terse announcement about moving to Delhi at the family dinner."View More16-Feb-2022
Eradicate[ ih-rad-i-keyt ] VERB
To remove completely.
To pull by the roots.
"It is a tough task to eradicate coronavirus from the world."View More15-Feb-2022
Satiate[ sey-shee-eyt ] VERB, ADJECTIVE
Verb: To satisfy a need to the full or excess.
Adjective: Filled to full capacity or excess.
"The lemonade finally satiated my thirst."View More14-Feb-2022
Slur[ slur ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: An insulting or disparaging remark.; A blot or stain.
Verb: To read carelessly.; To slip over without due mention.
"The opposition leaders are viciously slurring our party chief."View More13-Feb-2022
Impute[ im-pyoot ] VERB
To attribute something to a person or a cause.
"The friends of Rashmi impute her silence to her unfriendly nature."View More12-Feb-2022
Placate[ pley-keyt ] VERB
To soothe or pacify through concessions.
"All these efforts by the government are to placate the angry citizens."View More11-Feb-2022
Ingenuous[ in-jen-yoo-uhs ] ADJECTIVE
Showing innocent or childlike sincerity and simplicity.
Lacking craft or artless.
"He was looking at her with wide ingenuous eyes."View More10-Feb-2022
Extant[ ek-stuhnt ] ADJECTIVE
Currently in existence.
"There is only one copy signed by the author that is still extant."View More09-Feb-2022
Epitome[ ih-pit-uh-mee ] NOUN
A person or thing that is of a higher degree or possesses higher features.
A summary of written work.
"Our company's banana chips are the epitome of tastefulness."View More08-Feb-2022
Yearn[ yurn ] VERB
To have an earnest or strong desire.
"Sushila yearned for a long vacation to Goa."View More07-Feb-2022
Misogynist[ mi-soj-uh-nist ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun: A person who hates women.
Adjective: Hatred or mistrust against women.
"Rohan is a bachelor and a reason for it is that he is a misogynist."View More06-Feb-2022
Philistine[ fil-uh-steen ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun: A person who is hostile to cultural values.
Adjective: Hostile to culture and the arts.
"Your family is complete philistine when it comes to ats and crafts."View More05-Feb-2022
Expostulate[ ik-spos-chuh-leyt ] VERB
To reason earnestly with a person against something that persons intends to do.
"I expostulated with my wife about unnecessary expenses."View More04-Feb-2022
Abdication[ ab-di-key-shuhn ] NOUN
An act of abandoning a right or responsibility.
An act of giving up power.
"Right now we are witnessing an abdication of responsibilities from the authorities."View More03-Feb-2022
Abhor[ ab-hawr ] VERB
To regard with extreme repugnance or hatred.
"I abhor people who break my trust."View More02-Feb-2022
Regale[ ri-geyl ] NOUN, VERB
Verb: To delight or entertain.
Noun: A choice article or food.
"My grandmother regaled us through her stories of Patna."View More
- January 2022
Suppress[ suh-pres ] VERB
To put an end to the activity of.
To end or stop something by force.
"The government was successful in suppressing the separatist groups."View More30-Jan-2022
Fret[ fret ] VERB
Verb: To cause to suffer.; To irritate.; To eat or gnaw into.
Noun: An agitated state of mind.
"I don't want you to fret yourself."View More29-Jan-2022
Soggy[ sog-ee ] ADJECTIVE
Saturated with heavy water or moisture.
Dull and spiritless.
"He spread the soggy papers in the sun."View More28-Jan-2022
Reconcile[ rek-uhn-sahyl ] VERB
To cause people or groups to become friend after an argument or fight.
To cause to accept something unpleasant.
"He was called into meeting and his differences with CEO were resolved and they reconciled with each other."View More27-Jan-2022
Exorbitant[ ig-zawr-bi-tuhnt ] ADJECTIVE
Exceeding in amount or degree more than it should be.
"The restaurant is charging an exorbitant price for tea."View More26-Jan-2022
Halcyon[ halcyon ] ADJECTIVE
Characterized by happiness and prosperity.
"During the early halcyon years, the environment in the company was very positive."View More25-Jan-2022
Eccentric[ ik-sen-trik ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Adjective: Deviating from customary usage; Tending to act in a strange way.
Noun: A person who behaves in an unusual way.
"It was always an eccentric person who did something extraordinary at the end."View More24-Jan-2022
Volatile[ vol-uh-tl ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Adjective: Likely to change in a very quick or abrupt manner.
Noun: Something that is likely to change in a quick manner.
"I was working with volatile substances in the chemistry lab."View More23-Jan-2022
Affinity[ uh-fin-i-tee ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun: A feeling of closeness that someone has for another person.
Adjective: Relating to persons who share a common interest.
"I have a strong affinity towards my brother."View More22-Jan-2022
Anodyne[ an-uh-dahyn ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun: Something that relieves pain or calm.
Adjective: Calming to the mind.
"The music of Arijit Singh is an anodyne for the sorrows of the youngsters."View More21-Jan-2022
Bombast[ bom-bast ] NOUN
High-sounding speech with less meaning that is used to impress people.
"In my opinion, you should include more substance and less bombast for your speech at the conference."View More20-Jan-2022
Bestial[ bes-chuhl ] ADJECTIVE
Like an animal.
"The Jails in early times were rumored to be bestial towards prisoners."View More19-Jan-2022
Acidulous[ uh-sij-uh-luhs ] ADJECTIVE
Bitter in taste.
Harsh in manner.
"The acidulous drinks are more preferred over sweet drinks."View More18-Jan-2022
Elicit[ ih-lis-it ] VERB
To draw out.
To get a response from someone.
"He was trying to elicit the support of other legislators for their support on his bill."View More17-Jan-2022
Pique[ peek ] NOUN, VERB
Verb: To affect with sharp resentment.; To excite by provocation.
Noun: A feeling of wounded.
"His actions piqued his father and he started worrying so much."View More16-Jan-2022
Somersault[ suhm-er-sawlt ] NOUN
A movement in which a person turns forward or backward in a complete revolution.
A complete reversal of opinion.
"The way he did a somersault in mid-air is commendable."View More15-Jan-2022
Copious[ koh-pee-uhs ] ADJECTIVE
Large in quantity or number.
Full of thought or matter.
"This year we are expecting a copious harvest."View More14-Jan-2022
Pithy[ pith-ee ] ADJECTIVE
Brief and meaningful in expression.
Having substance and meaning.
"Punit gave pithy remarks about her wife."View More13-Jan-2022
Aberrant[ uh-ber-uhnt ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun: A group or person whose behaviour is different from the standards.
Adjective: Deviating from the usual type.
"Your behaviour in front of the guests was aberrant."View More12-Jan-2022
Impudent[ im-pyuh-duhnt ] ADJECTIVE
Marked by disregard of others.
"The student was suspended for his impudent behaviour."View More11-Jan-2022
Equivocate[ ih-kwiv-uh-keyt ] VERB
To use unclear expressions to avoid commitment in what one says.
"The applicant was equivocating when he was asked about his learnings from the previous job."View More10-Jan-2022
Coalesce[ koh-uh-les ] VERB
To grow together into one.
To unite into a whole.
"The protesters coalesced into a political party."View More09-Jan-2022
Olfactory[ ol-fak-tuh-ree ] ADJECTIVE
Relating to the sense of smell.
"The olfactory qualities of natural fragrances are way better than that of synthetic fragrances."View More08-Jan-2022
Peril[ per-uhl ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: Something that may cause damage or injury
Verb: To risk or expose to danger.
"The fire near the Power House has put the entire city in peril."View More07-Jan-2022
Ardent[ ahr-dnt ] ADJECTIVE
Glowing like fire.
Very enthusiastic or passionate.
"The ardent youngsters are required to take the company forward."View More06-Jan-2022
Arrogate[ ar-uh-geyt ] VERB
To claim or to make undue claims without having proper rights.
"The top leadership of the party has arrogated to themselves the whole rights to decide who will contest the elections."View More05-Jan-2022
Accretion[ uh-kree-shuhn ] NOUN
The growing of separate things together into one.
Increase in growth by external addition.
"There was an accretion of ice on the car's glass window."View More03-Jan-2022
Sanguine[ sang-gwin ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Adjective: Optimistic or Cheerfuly hopeful.; Relating to blood.
Noun: A moderate to strong blood-red colour.
"He is sanguine about the economic conditions in 2022."View More02-Jan-2022
Auspicious[ aw-spish-uhs ] ADJECTIVE
Suggesting that success will be likely seen in the future.
"Diwali is considered to be the most auspicious festival by Hindus."View More01-Jan-2022
Belligerent[ buh-lij-er-uhnt ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun: A state or nation at war.
Adjective: Inclined towards exhibiting combativeness.
"The peace treaty between the belligerent nations was welcomed by all."View More
- December 2021
Feeble[ fee-buhl ] ADJECTIVE
Lacking in force or strength.
"My grandma used to call me for help with her feeble voice."View More30-Dec-2021
Clamour[ klam-er ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: Insistent public expression of outcry or outrage.
Verb: To make a large public noise or outcry to demand something.
"The streets filled with clamour in the country during protest."View More29-Dec-2021
Cordon[ kawr-dn ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: A line of military or police troops enclosing or guarding an area.; An ornamental cord or ribbon.
Verb: To surround or block.
"She got late because she had to take an alternate route due to police cordon."View More28-Dec-2021
Ersatz[ er-zahts ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun: An artificial substance that acts as substitute of something natural or original.
Adjective: Made or used as an inferior substitute.
"The new apartments in my sector are designed as an ersatz Dubai styled villas."View More27-Dec-2021
Subversive[ suhb-vur-siv ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun: A systematic attempt to undermine or overthrow established government or norms.
Adjective: tending to overthrow an established system or norms.
"The journalist was imprisoned for the subversive writing style."View More26-Dec-2021
Vexation[ vek-sey-shuhn ] NOUN
A cause of trouble.
The state of being annoyed or frustrated.
"He will learn by facing problems and vexations of everyday life."View More25-Dec-2021
Intransigent[ in-tran-si-juhnt ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun: A person who is not willing to copmpromise or agree.
Adjective: Not willing to agree or uncompromising.
"She wa persuaded by her family but she was intransigent and did not agree to marriage."View More24-Dec-2021
Lionize[ lahy-uh-nahyz ] VERB
To treat a person as a celebrity.
"Students lionized the visiting professor."View More23-Dec-2021
Dogmatic[ dawg-mat-ik ] ADJECTIVE
Relating to strong set of principles considering them to be facts and true.
"Both the political parties often presents dogmatic arguments as per their convenience."View More22-Dec-2021
Canard[ kuh-nahrd ] NOUN
A false or baseless report.
Small winglike structure attached to the airplanes to provide extra stability to airplanes.
"The article repeats many historical canards."View More21-Dec-2021
Probity[ proh-bi-tee ] NOUN
Adherence to Integrity and honesty.
"The judge questioned the probity of the eye-witness."View More20-Dec-2021
Loquacious[ loh-kwey-shuhs ] ADJECTIVE
Tending to talk too much.
"One of my students is very loquacious, he disturbs the entire class."View More19-Dec-2021
Turpitude[ tur-pi-tood ] NOUN
Shameful or a baseless act.
"In movies, smoking and other moral turpitudes are often represented as a fashion statement."View More18-Dec-2021
Puissance[ pyoo-uh-suhns ] NOUN
Strength or power
"The Prime Minister assured the hurricane hit state to put the full puissance in the redevelopment of the affected areas."View More17-Dec-2021
Zenith[ zee-nith ] NOUN
The highest point.
The strongest or most successful period of time.
"She reached the zenith of her career as a politician."View More16-Dec-2021
Trifling[ trahy-fling ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Adjective: Of very little importance or of small value.
Noun: Waste of time.
"I don't want to listen to such trifling matters."View More15-Dec-2021
Debutante[ deb-yoo-tahnt ] NOUN
A young women making formal entry into the society.
"The main character of the novel was a young debutante."View More14-Dec-2021
Homogenous[ huh-moj-uh-nuhs ] ADJECTIVE
Of the same kind.
Consisting of parts or elements of the same kind.
"The societies in some ancient villages are homogenous and follow same rituals and traditions."View More13-Dec-2021
Garrulous[ garrulous ] ADJECTIVE
Pointlessly or annoyingly talkative.
"Mr. Saxena gave a garrulous and boring speech at the AGM."View More12-Dec-2021
Waver[ wey-ver ] VERB
To move in a flickering way.
To become unsteady.
"The flag wavers in the wind."View More11-Dec-2021
Grovel[ gruhv-uhl ] VERB
To lie or crawl with the face downward.
To humble oneself in order to obtain someone's forgiveness or favour.
"The public groveled before the king to give them relaxations."View More10-Dec-2021
Besiege[ bih-seej ] VERB
To surround someone/ something in large numbers
"The Prime Minister was beseiged by reporters and general public during the rally."View More09-Dec-2021
Ferret[ fer-it ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: An active and persistent searcher.
Verb: To search for something consistently and persistently.
"The National Investigation Agency had a quick ferret around."View More
- November 2021
Sacrosanct[ sak-roh-sangkt ] ADJECTIVE
Something too important to be questioned.
"All the relatives came from all around the world to attend Mr. Rishu's marriage, which is sacrosanct."View More28-Nov-2021
Genteel[ jen-teel ] ADJECTIVE
Characterized by politeness.
Elegant or graceful in manner.
"Surendra is a person of genteel upbringing."View More27-Nov-2021
Antithetical[ an-tuh-thet-i-kuhl ] ADJECTIVE
Directly opposed or contrasted.
"This is antithetical to the facts that I read in the history books."View More26-Nov-2021
Prolific[ pruh-lif-ik ] ADJECTIVE
Producing many fruits or offspring.
Present in large numbers or quantities.
"There was a prolific Mango tree in my farm that was 10 years old."View More25-Nov-2021
Apogee[ ap-uh-jee ] NOUN
The highest or most distant point.
The point in the orbit of a satellite at which it is at the farthest point from the centre of the object it is orbiting around.
"There are many art forms which reached their apogee and then became obsolete."View More24-Nov-2021
Rustic[ ruhs-tik ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Adjective: Relating to the countryside or rural.
Noun: A person inhabitant of a rural area.
"The new restaurant at the crossroads has a rustic ambiance."View More23-Nov-2021
Magnanimous[ mag-nan-uh-muhs ] ADJECTIVE
Generous or forgiving especially towards rivals or enemies.
Generosity or nobility of mind.
"In a democratic system, politicians should be magnanimous."View More22-Nov-2021
Specious[ spee-shuhs ] ADJECTIVE
Having a false look of truth.
Misleading in appearance.
"Arun's arguments were specious."View More21-Nov-2021
Entice[ en-tahys ] VERB
To get someone to do something by offering advantages or promises.
"The commercials and made to entice you and end up buying that product."View More20-Nov-2021
Miscreant[ mis-kree-uhnt ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Adjective: Behaving badly or unlawfully.
Noun: A person who has done something unlawful.
"There are few miscreants in the area whom police are trying to catch."View More19-Nov-2021
Burgeon[ bur-juhn ] NOUN, VERB
Verb: To grow or increase quickly.
Noun: A bud or sprout.
"Bhuvan Bam burgeoned into a fine actor and achieved enormous fame through Youtube."View More18-Nov-2021
Enormity[ ih-nawr-mi-tee ] NOUN
A heinous, outrageous, or wicked act.
The greatness of size or extent.
"The enormity of crimes committed by terrorists can never be matched."View More17-Nov-2021
Raillery[ rey-luh-ree ] NOUN
A light banter.
Teasing with good humor.
"I was not worried about the raillery in my junior years of college."View More16-Nov-2021
Loll[ lol ] VERB
Rest to sit or stand in a lazy way.
"He used to loll on this sofa on holidays."View More15-Nov-2021
Acumen[ uh-kyoo-muhn ] NOUN
Keen or accurate insight.
Ability to make god judgments.
"Shruti holds a good business acumen."View More14-Nov-2021
Pellucid[ puh-loo-sid ] ADJECTIVE
Clear in Meaning.
Allowing maximum passage of light.
"The professor made the problem pellucid even though it was an extremely difficult one."View More13-Nov-2021
Doleful[ dohl-fuhl ] ADJECTIVE
Full of grief or sorrow.
"I went to her home and saw a doleful face of hers."View More12-Nov-2021
Encumber[ en-kuhm-ber ] VERB
To restrict or hinder.
To burden with a legal claim.
To burden or weigh down.
"Our actions were always encumbered by the big organizations."View More11-Nov-2021
Improvident[ im-prov-i-duhnt ] ADJECTIVE
Not having foresight.
"Rajesh's improvident habits left him with very few savings."View More10-Nov-2021
Avaricious[ av-uh-rish-uhs ] ADJECTIVE
"People accuse him of being avaricious, but I haven't noticed any such thing."View More09-Nov-2021
Eschew[ es-choo ] VERB
To abstain or keep away.
To avoid habitually, especially on moral grounds.
"Politicians are very smart in eschewing morality."View More08-Nov-2021
Aesthete[ es-theet ] NOUN
A person who professes sensitivity toward the beauties of art.
"He was a pure aesthete and always had a keen interest in arts."View More07-Nov-2021
Culminate[ kuhl-muh-neyt ] VERB
To reach the highest or most decisive point.
To rise to or form a summit.
"Lighting of candles culminated the function."View More06-Nov-2021
Diffident[ dif-i-duhnt ] ADJECTIVE
Lacking confidence in one's own ability.
"He was diffident when asked about proposing to his girlfriend."View More05-Nov-2021
Calumny[ kal-uhm-nee ] NOUN
An act of making false statements about someone or misrepresenting to damage their reputation.
"His speech was considered as a calumny against the existing government."View More04-Nov-2021
Festival[ fes-tuh-vuhl ] NOUN
A day or period of celebrations marked by religious reasons or any other special observance.
A periodic commemoration.
"Diwali is the biggest festival in India."View More03-Nov-2021
Parochial[ puh-roh-kee-uhl ] ADJECTIVE
Very limited or narrow in scope or outlook.
Relating to a church parish.
"Many leaders have a parochial mentality."View More02-Nov-2021
Disinterested[ dis-in-tuh-res-tid ] ADJECTIVE
Unbiased by personal interest.
No longer interested.
"Each member in the jury was disinterested."View More
- October 2021
Commensurate[ kuh-men-ser-it ] ADJECTIVE
Corresponding in amount or proportion.
Having the same measure.
"He was given responsibilities commensurate with her abilities."View More30-Oct-2021
Galvanize[ gal-vuh-nahyz ] VERB
To make someone excited about some issue or idea that they get into action about it.
"Many leaders were trying to galvanize public against the farm laws."View More29-Oct-2021
Frugal[ froo-guhl ] ADVERB
Economical in use .
Careful in using or spending money.
"Suresh is frugal, but not miser."View More28-Oct-2021
Desist[ dih-sist ] VERB
To cease or to stop.
"Despite various attempts from the ministers, the protestors wouldn't desist."View More27-Oct-2021
Penury[ pen-yuh-ree ] NOUN
"It is painful to see former player living in such a penury."View More26-Oct-2021
Procrastinate[ proh-kras-tuh-neyt ] VERB
To be slow about doing something that should be done.
"I was procrastinating over taking my car to service centre."View More25-Oct-2021
Excursion[ ik-skur-zhuhn ] NOUN
A short trip or journey.
The group of persond making such a journey.
To go on expedition.
"I went to the island for underwater excursion at the beach."View More24-Oct-2021
Odious[ oh-dee-uhs ] ADJECTIVE
"His odious remarks about his friend resulted in a fight."View More23-Oct-2021
Cosset[ kos-it ] NOUN, VERB
Noun: A pet.
Verb: To treat and care in a very indulgent way.
"His father cosseted his daughter until she got married."View More22-Oct-2021
Hoodwink[ hood-wingk ] VERB
To deceive or trick by false appearance.
"Don't be hoodwinked by sales ad and buy stuff that you don't need."View More21-Oct-2021
Tutelage[ tyoot-l-ij ] NOUN
An act of guiding or guarding.
The state of being under a guidance.
"Sachin became a complete player only under the tutelage of his childhood coach."View More20-Oct-2021
Abate[ uh-beyt ] VERB
To decrease in intensity.
To reduce in amount.
"Government should abate the tax on common public."View More19-Oct-2021
Denigrate[ den-i-greyt ] VERB
To speak or criticize in a damaging or harsh manner.
"He was not supposed to denigrate me."View More18-Oct-2021
Temerity[ tuh-mer-i-tee ] NOUN
Excessive boldness or confidence.
"Joseph have the temerity to question the superstitious beliefs in his blogposts."View More17-Oct-2021
Explicate[ ek-spli-keyt ] VERB
To explain in detail.
"No one can fully explicate the expansion of universe."View More16-Oct-2021
Peccadillo[ pek-uh-dil-oh ] NOUN
A small sin
"Movie star's peccadilloes made him appear in the news."View More15-Oct-2021
Pusillanimous[ pyoo-suh-lan-uh-muhs ] ADJECTIVE
Lacking Courage or determination.
"On this issue of violence, his pusillanimous silence has been disappointing."View More14-Oct-2021
Predisposition[ pree-dis-puh-zish-uhn ] NOUN
A liability or tendency to suffer from a particular condition or hold a particular attitude.
"Narendra has a predisposition to think optimistically."View More13-Oct-2021
Trite[ trahyt ] ADJECTIVE
Lacking in freshness or effectiveness.
"Your ideas are trite."View More12-Oct-2021
Insipid[ in-sip-id ] ADJECTIVE
Without sufficient taste to be pleasing.
Without interesting qualities.
"Ramesh has an insipid personality."View More11-Oct-2021
Propriety[ pruh-prahy-i-tee ] NOUN
The state or quality of being proper.
Conformity to established standards.
"The students were advised to behave with utmost propriety on the industrial visit."View More09-Oct-2021
Nihilism[ nahy-uh-liz-uhm ] NOUN
Total rejection of established laws, moral or religious beliefs.
Total and absolute destructiveness.
"The last few power-influenced years marked the nihilism of some groups."View More08-Oct-2021
Pernicious[ per-nish-uhs ] ADJECTIVE
Having a very harmful or evil effect on somebody in a way that is slow.
"Ramesh has a pernicious anemia at the age of 45 years."View More07-Oct-2021
Desiccate[ des-i-keyt ] VERB
Remove the moisture from something.
To make completely dry.
"Crops are desiccated by extreme heat."View More06-Oct-2021
Rapprochement[ rap-rohsh-mahn ] NOUN
Establishment of normal or cordial relations.
“I was trying to bring both of you at a rapprochement at the time of your fight.”View More05-Oct-2021
Stalemate[ steyl-meyt ] NOUN, VERB
Noun : A situation in an argument where neither side can make any progress or decision.
Verb : To bring to a standstill.
“The debate on new education policy ended in a stalemate.”View More04-Oct-2021
Strive[ strahyv ] VERB
To extend oneself vigorously.
To try very hard to get something.
"Rahul strives for perfection."View More03-Oct-2021
agog[ uh-gog ] ADJECTIVE, ADVERB
Adjective : Highly excited by eagerness.
Adverb : In a state of eagerness
“Rahul was agog when his father told that he is buying t-shirts for him.”View More02-Oct-2021
Gait[ geyt ] NOUN, VERB
Noun : A manner of walking.
Verb : To train a horse or dog to perform specific ways of walking.
“There is an army training facility where dogs are taught specific gaits.”View More
- September 2021
Shard[ shahrd ] NOUN
A broken piece or fragment of Earth ware.
"There were shards all around her place."View More29-Sep-2021
Dullard[ duhl-erd ] NOUN
A stupid person.
Slow or insensitive person.
“Karan is a dullard.”View More28-Sep-2021
Arbiter[ ahr-bi-ter ] NOUN
A person who settles a dispute or has ultimate authority in a matter.
“The high court appointed him as an arbiter for settlement.”View More27-Sep-2021
Precise[ pri-sahys ] ADJECTIVE
Clear and Accurate
“His notes were so precise that anyone could understand them.”View More26-Sep-2021
Retrenchment[ ri-trench-muhnt ] NOUN
Cutting of expenses.
Cutting down or reducing.
“There has been news about company planning a retrenchment of employees.”View More25-Sep-2021
Lucrative[ loo-kruh-tiv ] ADJECTIVE
Allowing someone to earn a lot of money.
“The offer made by rival company to my employees is lucrative.”View More24-Sep-2021
Petulant[ pech-uh-luhnt ] ADJECTIVE
Showing sudden irritation
Bad-tempered and unreasonable
“He has less number of friends due to his petulant behavior.”View More23-Sep-2021
Iteration[ it-uh-rey-shuhn ] NOUN
Execution of repeated sequence of events
"Simulations require several iterations to run."View More22-Sep-2021
Gargantuan[ gahr-gan-choo-uhn ] ADJECTIVE
Tremendous in Size or Volume.
“Niagara waterfall is a gargantuan waterfall.”View More21-Sep-2021
Nascent[ nas-uhnt ] ADJECTIVE
Beginning to exist.
“The staff behaves maturely in spite of being nascent in their professional life.”View More20-Sep-2021
Juxtapose[ juhk-stuh-pohz ] VERB
To place different things side by side especially for comparison.
“The designer juxtaposed shirts of different colours to give an idea.”View More19-Sep-2021
Tacit[ tas-it ] ADJECTIVE
Understood without being openly said.
“Rashmi’s smile means a tacit yes to groom.”View More18-Sep-2021
Foible[ foi-buhl ] NOUN
A minor weakness in character.
Part of the sword between middle and point.
“Rahul’s foibles are balanced by his talent.”View More17-Sep-2021
Ebullient[ ih-buhl-yuhnt ] ADJECTIVE
Having or showing liveliness.
Bubbling up like boiling water.
“The bride was in an ebullient mood after seeing the gifts.”View More16-Sep-2021
Benign[ bih-nahyn ] NOUN
Showing or expressing kind and gracious disposition.
Pleasant or Beneficial.
“Sunny has a benign smile.”View More15-Sep-2021
Coalition[ koh-uh-lish-uhn ] NOUN
A temporary alliance for combined action.
“UPA is a coalition in which the major party is Indian National Congress.”View More14-Sep-2021
Intrigue[ in-treeg ] VERB
Make secret plans to do something.
“Your questions intrigued me.”View More13-Sep-2021
Evulsion[ ih-vuhl-shuhn ] NOUN
An act of plucking or pulling out.
“Doctors performed evulsion of glass pieces from his leg.”View More12-Sep-2021
Inexorably[ in-ek-ser-uh-blee ] ADVERB
In a way that is unchangeable or unavoidable.
“The share market’s fate seemed to be working inexorably to bring the downfall.”View More11-Sep-2021
Prevaricate[ pri-var-i-keyt ] VERB
To speak falsely.
To avoid telling the truth.
“Jignesh was ready to prevaricate to save his friend Harish.”View More10-Sep-2021
Vacillate[ vas-uh-leyt ] VERB
To move back and forth.
To be unsteady in thought or opinion.
“Rajeev’s nature to vacillating in his own decisions make me not to trust his words.”View More09-Sep-2021
Ostentation[ os-ten-tey-shuhn ] NOUN
Showing wealth to impress others.
Excessive display of wealth.
“Rashmi’s display of her new mansion was a pure act of ostentation.”View More08-Sep-2021
Lambast[ lam-bast ] VERB
To criticize someone or something verbally and harshly.
“The department of justice lambasted at the police report.”View More07-Sep-2021
Lampoon[ lam-poon ] NOUN, VERB
Noun : A speech or any work of literature directed towards criticizing someone.
Verb : To publicly mock someone.
“Actors and politicians are constantly lampooned by press.”View More05-Sep-2021
Isthmus[ is-muhs ] NOUN
A narrow strip of land with water on each side.
"The isthmus of Panama joins North and South America."View More04-Sep-2021
Malady[ mal-uh-dee ] NOUN
Any disorder or disease that is chronic.
A serious problem.
“The Current pandemic situation is a malady for the entire world.”View More03-Sep-2021
Fleet[ fleet ] NOUN, VERB, ADJECTIVE
Noun : A large group of ships, cars or any moving body.
Adjective : Moving very fast
Verb : Move along rapidly
"The naval fleet of USA was moving towards South China Sea."View More02-Sep-2021
Dampen[ dam-puhn ] VERB
Make less strong or intense.
Make slightly wet.
“Incessant failures dampened her confidence.”View More
- August 2021
Swell[ swel ] NOUN, VERB
Verb : To become larger or rounder in size or intensity.
Noun : An act of swelling.; Increase in Amount or Size.
“All the players’ confidence swelled up immediately.”View More30-Aug-2021
Circumscription[ sur-kuhm-skrip-shuhn ] NOUN
Restriction of something within limits.
Anything that circumscribes or sorrounds.
“The traitors did not accept the circumscription of their powers.”View More29-Aug-2021
Inoculate[ ih-nok-yuh-leyt ] VERB
Treat with a vaccine to produce immunity against a disease; vaccinate.
Introduce (an infective agent) into an organism.
“The vaccine is to be inoculated against Malaria.”View More28-Aug-2021
Runaway[ ruhn-uh-wey ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Adjective : Winning very easily.; Having run away, fugitive. ;
Noun : A person who has run away, especially from their family or an institution.
“The runaway success of my friend’s novel is worth celebrating.”View More27-Aug-2021
Disconcerting[ dis-kuhn-sur-ting ] ADJECTIVE
Causing one to feel unsettled.
“Rishi has a disconcerting habit of annoying others.”View More26-Aug-2021
Travail[ truh-veyl ] NOUN, VERB
Verb : To engage in painful or laborious effort.
Noun : Painful or laborious effort or work.
“The labourer were all travailed in the construction work.”View More25-Aug-2021
Fillip[ fil-uhp ] NOUN, VERB
Noun : Something which acts as a stimulus or boost to activity.
Verb : Strike slightly and smartly.
“We experienced a fillip of sales.”View More24-Aug-2021
Shimmering[ shim-er-ing ] VERB, ADJECTIVE
Adjective : Shining with a soft, slightly wavering light.
Verb : To shine with a soft, slightly wavering light.
“The shimmering walls were amazing.”View More23-Aug-2021
Feverish[ fee-ver-ish ] ADJECTIVE
Characterized by or displaying a frenetic excitement or energy.
Having or showing the symptoms of a fever.
“The gangsters were all involved in one such feverish activity.”View More22-Aug-2021
Evasive[ ih-vey-siv ] ADJECTIVE
Difficult to find, catch, or achieve.
“Success in Hockey has become evasive.”View More21-Aug-2021
Boisterously[ boi-ster-uhs-lee ] ADVERB
In a noisy, energetic, and cheerful manner.
“The group celebrated the victory boisterously.”View More20-Aug-2021
Revivify[ ri-viv-uh-fahy ] VERB
Give new life or vigour to.
They decided to revivify the store.”View More19-Aug-2021
Unruly[ uhn-roo-lee ] ADJECTIVE
Disorderly and disruptive and not amenable to discipline or control.
“The unruly participants were not allowed to be a part of the show.”View More18-Aug-2021
Regularity[ reg-yuh-ler-ee-tee ] NOUN
The state or quality of being regular or normal.
“The status quo in the state is different from regularity.”View More17-Aug-2021
Subservient[ suhb-sur-vee-uhnt ] ADJECTIVE
Less important; subordinate.
Useful in promoting a purpose or end.
“Usha has always wanted my career to be subservient to hers.”View More16-Aug-2021
Perturb[ per-turb ] VERB
Make (someone) anxious or unsettled.
To throw into great disorder.
“Daya’s expressions perturbed all of us.”View More15-Aug-2021
Summon[ sum-uhn ] VERB
Call people to attend (a meeting).
To call or order someone to be present for something specific.
“The officer-in-charge summoned all the subordinates at the meeting hall.”View More14-Aug-2021
Override[ oh-ver-rahyd ] NOUN, VERB
Verb : Be more important than. ; Use one's authority to reject or cancel.
Noun : An excess or increase on a budget, salary, or cost.
“His kind act has overridden all the other mistakes.”View More13-Aug-2021
Advantageous[ ad-vuhn-tey-juhs ] ADJECTIVE
Producing good effects; beneficial.
“We all learn some advantageous lessons from our mistakes in the past.”View More12-Aug-2021
Revamp[ ree-vam-p ] NOUN, VERB
Verb : Give new and improved form, structure, or appearance to.
Noun : An act of improving the form, structure, or appearance of something.
“They tried to revamp the only shop they own.”View More11-Aug-2021
Bifurcation[ bi-fur-kay-shun ] NOUN
The division of something into two branches or parts.
“The bifurcation of the department was an unplanned action.”View More10-Aug-2021
Pursue[ per-soo ] VERB
To follow or chase (someone or something).
Continue or proceed along (a path or route).
“Not everyone wishes to pursue medical as a career.”View More08-Aug-2021
Enlarge[ en-lahrj ] VERB
Make or become larger or more extensive.
To grow in size.
“We have decided to redesign and enlarge our house.”View More07-Aug-2021
Reluctant[ ri-luhk-tuhnt ] ADJECTIVE
Unwilling and hesitant; disinclined.
“Govind was reluctant in accepting my offer.”View More06-Aug-2021
Intact[ in-takt ] ADJECTIVE
Not damaged or impaired in any way; complete.
Not altered or changed.
“The delivery boy delivered all the products absolutely intact.”View More05-Aug-2021
Judicious[ joo-dish-uhs ] ADJECTIVE
Having, showing, or done with good judgement or sense.
“My father advised me to make judicious use of my earnings.”View More04-Aug-2021
Amorphous[ uh-mawr-fuhs ] ADVERB
Without a clearly defined shape or form.
“Rita contributed amorphously to the media industry.”View More03-Aug-2021
Perpetual[ per-pech-oo-uhl ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Adjective : Lasting or existing for a long or apparently infinite time; enduring or continually recurring.
Noun : A perennial plant.
“He kept on vouching for his perpetual trust in his wife.”View More02-Aug-2021
Notorious[ noh-tawr-ee-uhs ] ADJECTIVE
Famous or well known, typically for some bad quality or deed.
"Ajeet is a notorious fellow.”View More01-Aug-2021
Stagger[ stag-er ] NOUN, VERB
Noun : An unsteady movement.
Verb : Walk or move unsteadily, as if about to fall.; Astonish or deeply shocking.
“All the members of my family were disturbed with the staggering electricity bills.”View More
- July 2021
Parlous[ pahr-luhs ] ADJECTIVE, ADVERB
Adjective : Full of danger or uncertainty; precarious.
Adverb : Greatly or excessively.
“The state government was emphasizing on the parlous state of the economy.”View More30-Jul-2021
Bedlam[ bed-luhm ] NOUN
Noun : A scene of uproar and confusion.
“There was a complete bedlam in the battleground.”View More29-Jul-2021
Causative[ kaw-zuh-tiv ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Adjective : Acting as a cause.
Noun : To be reason
“The refusal by the head was the causative factor of my sadness.”View More28-Jul-2021
Explicable[ ek-spli-kuh-buhl ] ADJECTIVE
Able to be accounted for or understood.
Capable of being explained.
“The concept in the history book was not explicable.”View More27-Jul-2021
Inevitable[ in-evi-ti-bl ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Adjective : Certain to happen; unavoidable.
Noun : A situation that is unavoidable.
"The chances of the landslide in this area are inevitable."View More26-Jul-2021
Anguish[ ang-gwish ] NOUN, VERB
Noun : Severe mental or physical pain or suffering.
Verb : Be extremely distressed about something.
“I could hardly resist and had to shut my eyes in anguish.”View More25-Jul-2021
Posterity[ po-ster-i-tee ] NOUN
The descendants of a person.
All future generations of a person.
“God blessed us with posterity that is star-like.”View More24-Jul-2021
Embalm[ em-bahm ] VERB
Preserve (someone or something) in an unaltered state.
“The great-grandsons of the actor came to embalm all the legacy.”View More22-Jul-2021
Glisten[ glis-uhn ] NOUN, VERB
Noun : A sparkle.
Verb : To reflect a sparkling light.; To shine with a sparkling light.
“It was all because of make-up that she could have such glistening cheeks.”View More21-Jul-2021
Enmesh[ en-mesh ] VERB
Cause to become entangled in something.
Involve (someone) in a difficult situation from which it is hard to escape.
“We were sad to witness many fish enmeshed in the net.”View More20-Jul-2021
Monumental[ mon-yuh-men-tl ] ADJECTIVE
Great in importance, extent, or size.
“Lisha made a monumental effort to achieve the desired target.”View More19-Jul-2021
Improbable[ im-prob-uh-buhl ] ADJECTIVE
Not likely to be true or to happen.
“His dreams of achieving success were improbable.”View More18-Jul-2021
Dazzling[ dazz-lin ] ADJECTIVE
Extremely impressive, beautiful, or skillful.
“The Euro cup final was a dazzling view of some fine Football game.”View More17-Jul-2021
Delist[ dee-list ] VERB
To remove from a list or category.
“My brother’s organization has not been delisted from the stock exchange list.”View More16-Jul-2021
Censure[ sen-sher ] NOUN, VERB
Noun : The formal expression of severe disapproval.
Verb : Express severe disapproval of (someone or something), especially in a formal statement. ; To criticize in a harsh manner.
“Sutton’s censure was not valid or logical.”View More15-Jul-2021
Defiance[ dih-fahy-uhns ] NOUN
A daring or bold resistance to authority.
“Rohan has been convicted for an act of defiance.”View More14-Jul-2021
Patronage[ pey-truh-nij ] NOUN
The support given by a patron.
The regular custom attracted by a shop, restaurant, etc.
Kindness done with a feel of superiority.
“My success does not depend on their patronage.”View More13-Jul-2021
Malefactor[ mal-uh-fak-ter ] NOUN
A person who carries out a harmful, illegal, or immoral act.
“The malefactors of this horrific crime must be severely punished.”View More12-Jul-2021
Outpost[ out-pohst ] NOUN
A remote part of a country or empire.
“My family and I visited an outpost island lately.”View More11-Jul-2021
Vintage[ vin-tij ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Adjective : Denoting something from the past of high quality, especially something representing the best of its kind.
Noun : The year or place in which wine, especially wine of high quality, was produced.
“I saw a vintage car parked in the backyard.”View More10-Jul-2021
Misgiving[ mis-giv-ing ] NOUN
A feeling of doubt or apprehension about the outcome or consequences of something.
“I have a misgiving about the way this equipment works.”View More09-Jul-2021
Attrition[ uh-trish-uhn ] NOUN
Reduction in number or strength.
The process of reducing something's strength or effectiveness through sustained attack or pressure.
Wearing away by friction; abrasion.
“They wanted my organization to wear down by attrition.”View More08-Jul-2021
Mystique[ mi-steek ] NOUN
A quality of mystery, glamour, or power associated with someone or something.
An aura of mystery surrounding a particular activity or subject, which makes it baffling for others to understand without special knowledge.
“No one was in doubt with the mystique surrounding the park.”View More07-Jul-2021
Akin[ uh-kin ] ADJECTIVE
Of similar character.
“Something akin to gratitude overwhelms them.”View More06-Jul-2021
Solace[ sol-is ] NOUN, VERB
Noun : Comfort or consolation in a time of distress or sadness.
Verb : Give comfort or consolation to.
“Everyone wishes to live in solace.”View More05-Jul-2021
Inaugural[ in-aw-gyer-uhl ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Adjective : Marking the beginning of an institution, activity, or period of office.
Noun : An inaugural speech, especially one made by an incoming US president.
“The inaugural performance was much awaited.”View More04-Jul-2021
Justifiable[ juhs-tuh-fahy-uh-buhl ] ADJECTIVE
With good reason.
Capable of being defended by being just.
“All the board members are justifiably concerned about the campaigns.”View More03-Jul-2021
Overreach[ oh-ver-reech ] VERB
Try to do more than is possible.
“The manager’s expectations overreached our efforts.”View More02-Jul-2021
Bounty[ bown-tee ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Adjective : Generosity.
Noun : Something given or occurring in generous amounts.
“People praised him for his bounty attitude.”View More
- June 2021
Interminable[ inter-mee-ne-bl ] ADJECTIVE
Endless or apparently endless.
“My husband and his sister usually get involved in interminable discussions.”View More29-Jun-2021
Prickly[ prik-lee ] ADVERB
Having or causing a tingling or itching sensation.
Likely to cause offence or controversy.
“We are going to have an extempore on a prickly subject.”View More28-Jun-2021
Dither[ di-th-ur ] NOUN, VERB
Verb : Be indecisive.
Noun : Indecisive behaviour.
“I do not trust people who dither.”View More27-Jun-2021
Traumatic[ traw-ma-tik ] ADJECTIVE
Deeply disturbing or distressing.
Relating to or denoting physical injury.
“The entire family was going through a traumatic phase.”View More26-Jun-2021
Carnage[ car-nay-j ] NOUN
The killing of a large number of people.
“The attack had caused as much carnage as possible.”View More25-Jun-2021
Despair[ des-pay-r ] NOUN, VERB
Noun : The complete loss or absence of hope.
Verb : Lose or be without hope.
“The vibe around the hall was full of despair.”View More24-Jun-2021
Weightage[ wei-tage ] NOUN
Emphasis or priority.
Allowance or adjustment made in order to take account of special circumstances or compensate for a distorting factor.
“The opinions of the young ones was also given due weightage.”View More23-Jun-2021
Stark[ stahrk ] ADJECTIVE
Severe or bare in appearance or outline.
“There is a stark difference between the two products.”View More22-Jun-2021
Eradication[ ih-rad-i-key-shuhn ] NOUN
The complete destruction of something.
“All they have asked for is eradication of injustice.”View More21-Jun-2021
Tinker[ ting-ker ] NOUN, VERB
Verb : Attempt to repair or improve something in a casual or desultory way.
Noun : A mischievous child.
“My brother had spent hours tinkering with the tape recorder.”View More20-Jun-2021
Connote[ kuh-noht ] VERB
Imply or suggest.
“The speech connotes that there will be a war soon.”View More19-Jun-2021
Disaffection[ dis-uh-fek-shuhn ] NOUN
A state or feeling of being dissatisfied, especially with people in authority or a system of control.
“We have witnessed an increase in disaffection with the corporate functioning.”View More18-Jun-2021
Sedition[ si-dish-uhn ] NOUN
Conduct or speech inciting people to rebel against the authority of a state or monarch.
“It was his sedition that turned out to be the cause of the quarrel.”View More17-Jun-2021
Envisage[ en-viz-ij ] VERB
Contemplate or conceive of as a possibility or a desirable future event.
“The new scheme envisaged that rural people will have all the rights.”View More16-Jun-2021
Regress[ ri-gres ] NOUN, VERB
Verb : Return to a former or less developed state.
Noun : The action of returning to a former or less developed state.
“The team decided not to regress to the old technologies.”View More15-Jun-2021
Showcase[ shoh-keys ] NOUN, VERB
Verb : Exhibit; display.
Noun : A glass case used for displaying articles in a shop or museum.
“The review showcases that we don’t belong to this category.”View More14-Jun-2021
Spearhead[ speer-hed ] NOUN, VERB
Verb : Lead.
Noun: The point of a spear.; An individual or group chosen to lead an attack or movement.
“The chief is spearheading the protest.”View More13-Jun-2021
Outpace[ out-peys ] VERB
Go, rise, or improve faster than.
“My teammate outpaced all the other players.”View More12-Jun-2021
Augury[ aw-gyuh-ree ] NOUN
A sign of what will happen in the future; an omen.
“His arrival was as an augury of a dispute.”View More11-Jun-2021
Dysfunction[ dis-fuhngk-shuhn ] NOUN
Abnormality or impairment in the operation of a specified bodily organ or system.
“Raunak is facing severe bowel dysfunction.”View More10-Jun-2021
Susceptible[ suh-sep-tuh-buhl ] ADJECTIVE
Likely or liable to be influenced or harmed by a particular thing.
“You might be susceptible to the risk of infection.”View More09-Jun-2021
Binding[ bahyn-ding ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Adjective : Involving an obligation that cannot be broken.
Noun : A strong covering holding the pages of a book together.
“It was binding on us to act precisely.”View More08-Jun-2021
Resurface[ ree-sur-fis ] VERB
Arise or become evident again.
Put a new coating on or re-form.
“The impact of the virus resurfaced in the area all again.”View More07-Jun-2021
Truncate[ truhng-keyt ] VERB
Shorten the duration or extent of.
“His story was truncated as he decided to remove the attachments by other authors.”View More06-Jun-2021
Brave[ breyv ] NOUN, VERB, ADJECTIVE
Verb : Endure or face (unpleasant conditions or behaviour) without showing fear.
Adjective : Ready to face and endure danger or pain; showing courage.
Noun : A North American Indian warrior.
“The armed officers braved the smuggling at the sea.”View More05-Jun-2021
Diametrically[ di-met-ri-ka-lee ] ADVERB
“Two diametrically opposed statements were cited in the newspaper.”View More04-Jun-2021
Trounce[ trouns ] VERB
Defeat heavily in a contest.
Rebuke or punish severely.
“Our ancestors trounced the enemy badly.”View More03-Jun-2021
Confrontational[ kon-fruhn-tey-shuh-nl ] ADJECTIVE
Tending to deal with situations in an aggressive way; hostile or argumentative.
“The confrontational disputes are not at all allured by us.”View More02-Jun-2021
Strife[ strahyf ] NOUN
Angry or bitter disagreement over fundamental issues; conflict.
“The intense strife within the community made all suffer”View More01-Jun-2021
Transpire[ tran-spahyuhr ] VERB
Come to be known; be revealed.
Give off water vapour through the stomata.
“Transpiring one’s idea into a million dollar company is a big deal.”View More
- May 2021
Enthuse[ en-thooz ] VERB
Make (someone) interested and eagerly appreciative.
“None of us is enthused with the idea of migrating to a foreign country.”View More30-May-2021
Salience[ sey-lee-uhns ] NOUN
The quality of being particularly noticeable or important; prominence.
“The salience of the decision made can never be neglected.”View More29-May-2021
Perennial[ puh-ren-ee-uhl ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Adjective : Lasting or existing for a long or apparently infinite time; enduring or continually recurring.
Noun : A perennial plant.
“The people of Israel had perennial trust in their leader.”View More28-May-2021
Casualty[ kazh-oo-uhl-tee ] NOUN
A person killed or injured in a war or accident.
A person or thing badly affected by an event or situation.
“The increasing number of casualties is bothering the international organizations too.”View More27-May-2021
Foist[ foist ] VERB
Impose an unwelcome or unnecessary person or thing on.
“The inmates foisted trouble on us.”View More26-May-2021
Pound[ pound ] NOUN, VERB
Verb : Strike or hit heavily and repeatedly.
Noun : The basic monetary unit of the UK, equal to 100 pence.
“We were pounding our elbows at the desk.”View More25-May-2021
Calmer[ kahm-r ] ADJECTIVE
“The sunset at the peak was calmer and more soothing.”View More24-May-2021
House[ hous ] NOUN, VERB
Verb : Provide space for; contain or accommodate.
Noun : A building for human habitation, especially one that consists of a ground floor and one or more upper storeys.
“The terrorists were not housed at the eastern ghats.”View More23-May-2021
Showmanship[ shoh-muhn-ship ] NOUN
Skill at entertaining, theatrical presentation, or performance.
“His flair for showmanship allures many.”View More22-May-2021
Grandeur[ gran-jer ] NOUN
Splendour and impressiveness, especially of appearance or style.
High rank or social importance.
“The government’s attempt of maintaining its grandeur is useless.”View More21-May-2021
Imperious[ im-peer-ee-uhs ] ADJECTIVE
Arrogant and domineering.
“His imperious demands annoyed all the investors.”View More20-May-2021
Demolition[ dem-uh-lish-uhn ] NOUN
The action or process of demolishing or being demolished.
An overwhelming defeat.
“The historical monument was to be conserved from demolition.”View More19-May-2021
Extradite[ ek-struh-dahyt ] VERB
Hand over (a person accused or convicted of a crime) to the jurisdiction of the foreign state in which the crime was committed.
“The government denied to extradite him to his home country.”View More18-May-2021
Rollout[ rohl-out ] NOUN
The official launch or introduction of a new product or service.
“The rollout of vaccine process was much awaited.”View More17-May-2021
Ancillary[ an-sil-uh-ree ] ADJECTIVE
In addition to something else, but not as important.
“The notes were ancillary to the main report.”View More16-May-2021
Allowable[ uh-lou-uh-buhl ] ADJECTIVE
Allowed, especially within a set of regulations; permissible.
“The validity has been extended allowable three weeks.”View More15-May-2021
Agility[ uh-jil-i-tee ] NOUN
Ability to think and understand quickly.
“His agility cannot be questioned.”View More14-May-2021
Experimental[ ik-sper-uh-men-tl ] ADJECTIVE
Based on untested ideas or techniques and not yet established or finalized.
“The doctors gave her an experimental drug.”View More13-May-2021
Singularly[ sing-gyuh-ler-lee ] ADVERB
In a remarkable or noticeable way.
“We had singularly failed to create a long lasting impression.”View More12-May-2021
Preparedness[ pri-pair-id-nis ] NOUN
A state of readiness, especially for war.
“The situation demanded military preparedness.”View More11-May-2021
Rainfed[ rain-fed ] ADJECTIVE
Filled or supplied primarily with rainwater.
“The farms are rainfed this season.”View More10-May-2021
Hysteria[ hi-ster-ee-uh ] NOUN
Exaggerated or uncontrollable emotion or excitement.
“The hysteria of anti-Semitic has created a fuss throughout.”View More09-May-2021
Convalescent[ kon-vuh-les-uhnt ] ADJECTIVE
Recovering from an illness or medical treatment.
“His convalescent brother asked us to be at the theatre by 5 PM.”View More08-May-2021
Mindless[ mahynd-lis ] ADJECTIVE
Acting or done without justification and with no concern for the consequences.
“The leader asked us all to engage in that a task that seemed to be mindless.”View More07-May-2021
Jostle[ jos-uhl ] NOUN, VERB
Verb: Struggle or compete with others for something in an eager or uncontrolled and undignified way.
Noun: The action of jostling
“People jostled to get hold of their share in the market.”View More06-May-2021
Wryly[ rahy-lee ] ADVERB
In a way that expresses dry, especially mocking, humour.
“Yash reflected wryly on his career.”View More05-May-2021
Bemoan[ bih-mohn ] VERB
Express discontent or sorrow over (something).
“Bemoaning a lot wasn’t of any use.”View More04-May-2021
Oversight[ oh-ver-sahyt ] NOUN
An unintentional failure to notice or do something.
The action of overseeing something.
“It was the minor oversight that caused this major mishap.”View More03-May-2021
Awash[ uh-wosh ] ADJECTIVE
Covered or flooded with water, especially seawater or rain.
Containing large numbers or amounts of someone or something.
“The basin got awash with the rain.”View More02-May-2021
Upend[ uhp-end ] VERB
Set or turn (something) on its end or upside down.
“Roshni upended a cup of milk over the portions.”View More01-May-2021
Propensity[ pruh-pen-si-tee ] NOUN
An inclination or natural tendency to behave in a particular way.
“The propensity towards the investment in stock has increased over a period of few years.”View More
- April 2021
Sparingly[ spair-ing-lee ] ADVERB
In a restricted or infrequent manner; in small quantities.
“I couldn’t assign the duties sparingly.”View More29-Apr-2021
Backlog[ bak-lawg ] NOUN
An accumulation of uncompleted work or matters needing to be dealt with.
“We had an urgency of clearing the backlog work.”View More28-Apr-2021
Pendency[ pen-duhn-see ] NOUN
The state, condition, or period of being pending or awaiting settlement.
“The pendency of these many cases reflects suspicion.”View More27-Apr-2021
Tardiness[ tahr-dee-nis ] NOUN
The quality or fact of being late; lateness.
“The tardiness in the process is suspicious.”View More26-Apr-2021
Indictment[ in-dahyt-muhnt ] NOUN
A formal charge or accusation of a serious crime.
A thing that serves to illustrate that a system or situation is bad and deserves to be condemned.
“An indictment for conspiracy is beyond understanding.”View More25-Apr-2021
Antediluvian[ an-tee-di-loo-vee-uhn ] ADJECTIVE
“They decided to keep the antediluvian machinery.”View More24-Apr-2021
Entrench[ en-trench ] VERB
Establish (an attitude, habit, or belief) so firmly that change is very difficult or unlikely.
Encroach or trespass on.
“Biasedness is entrenched in our society.”View More23-Apr-2021
Emancipation[ ih-man-suh-pey-shuhn ] NOUN
The fact or process of being set free from legal, social, or political restrictions; liberation.
“It is vital to look forward to social and religious emancipation of women.”View More22-Apr-2021
Nosedive[ nohz-dahyv ] NOUN, VERB
Noun : A sudden dramatic deterioration.; A sink of an aircraft with front portion pointing downwards.
Verb : Deteriorate suddenly and dramatically.
“Raghav’s fortune seems to have taken a nosedive this year.”View More21-Apr-2021
Hobble[ hob-uhl ] NOUN, VERB
Verb : Restrict the activity or development of.; To walk lazily.
Noun : An awkward way of walking, typically due to pain from an injury.
“The economy was hobbled because of the pandemic.”View More20-Apr-2021
Concede[ kuhn-seed ] VERB
To acknowledge an opponent’s win.
Admit or agree that something is true after first denying or resisting it.
Surrender or yield (a possession, right, or privilege).
“I had to concede that I overreacted.”View More19-Apr-2021
Hinge[ hinj ] NOUN, VERB
Verb : To be dependent.
Noun : A movable joint or mechanism on which a door, gate, or lid swings as it opens and closes or which connects linked objects.
“The future of the country is hinged on the upcoming elections.”View More18-Apr-2021
Surreptitiously[ sur-uhp-tish-uhs-lee ] ADVERB
In a way that attempts to avoid notice or attention; secretively.
“I surreptitiously entered the board room.View More17-Apr-2021
Laborious[ luh-bawr-ee-uhs ] ADJECTIVE
Requiring considerable time and effort.
Requiring much work and exertion.
“It took us years of laborious work to reach this level.”View More16-Apr-2021
Enigmatic[ en-ig-mat-ik ] ADJECTIVE
Impossible to understand or interpret or Puzzling.
“When we asked him about the procedure ahead, he gave an enigmatic response.”View More15-Apr-2021
Woo[ woo ] VERB
To try to attract or influence.
Seek the favour, support, or custom of.
“Our group tried its best to woo the clients but we failed to do so.”View More14-Apr-2021
Outsize[ out-sahyz ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Adjective : Exceptionally large.
Noun : An exceptionally large person or thing, especially a garment.
“The outsize effect that the policy had couldn’t be borne by all.”View More13-Apr-2021
Replete[ ri-pleet ] ADJECTIVE
Filled or well-supplied with something.
“The show we watched last week was replete with obscenity.”View More12-Apr-2021
Cascade[ kas-keyd ] N/A
Noun : A large number or amount of something occurring at the same time.; A mass of something that falls or hangs in copious quantities.
Verb : Pour downwards rapidly and in large quantities.; Pass (something) on to a succession of others.
“My husband gifted a cascade of pink flowers to me.”View More11-Apr-2021
Flurry[ fluhr-ee ] NOUN, VERB
Noun : A small swirling mass of something.; A sudden short period of activity or excitement.
Verb : To confuse.; Move quickly in a busy or agitated way.
“At the hill station, we witnessed a flurry of snow.”View More10-Apr-2021
Frontline[ fruhnt-lahyn ] NOUN
The most important or influential position in a debate or movement.
The military line or part of an army that is closest to the enemy.
“The frontline workers were given priority in the vaccination drive.”View More09-Apr-2021
Opprobrium[ uh-proh-bree-uhm ] NOUN
The expression of very strong disapproval; censure.
“He was upset with the opprobrium generated by his films.”View More08-Apr-2021
Sniper[ snaai-puhr ] NOUN
A person who shoots from a hiding place, especially accurately and at long range.
“The chief officer was killed by snipers in the war.”View More07-Apr-2021
Topple[ top-uhl ] VERB
Overbalance or cause to overbalance and fall.
Remove (a government or person in authority) from power; overthrow.
To lean over or jut.
“Rob toppled over when I tickled him.”View More06-Apr-2021
Precipitous[ pri-sip-i-tuhs ] ADJECTIVE
Sudden and dramatic.
Done suddenly and without careful consideration.
“We observed a precipitous decline in the price of the product this year.”View More05-Apr-2021
Sanctify[ sangk-tuh-fahy ] VERB
Free from sin; purify.
“Our marriage was sanctified by the ritual of marriage.”View More04-Apr-2021
Paranoid[ par-uh-noid ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun : Unreasonably or obsessively anxious, suspicious, or mistrustful.
Adjective : A person who is suffering from paranoia
“My friends think that I am a paranoid.”View More03-Apr-2021
Straitjacket[ streyt-jak-it ] NOUN, VERB
Noun : A severe restriction on freedom of action, development, or expression.
Verb : Impose severely restrictive measures on (a person or activity).
“My teachers have straitjacketed my access to the computer lab.”View More02-Apr-2021
Abstruse[ ab-stroos ] ADJECTIVE
Difficult to understand; obscure.
“It was an abstruse philosophical policy which nobody could understand.”View More01-Apr-2021
Bottleneck[ bot-l-nek ] NOUN, VERB
Noun : A situation that causes delay in a process or system.; A narrow entrance or passageway.
Verb : To hamper or confine as if by a bottleneck.
“Our organisation is still suffering due to the technological bottleneck.”View More
- March 2021
Implant[ im-plant ] NOUN, VERB
Verb : To put or fix firmly.; Establish (an idea) in a person's mind.
Noun : Insert or fix (tissue or an artificial object) in a person's body, especially by surgery.
“The myth was implanted in my brain by Ganesh.”View More30-Mar-2021
Nightmare[ nahyt-mair ] NOUN
A very unpleasant or frightening experience or prospect.
A frightening or unpleasant dream.
“Implementation of the scheme was a nightmare.”View More29-Mar-2021
Floodgate[ fluhd-geyt ] NOUN
The last restraint holding back an outpouring of something powerful or substantial.
Something serving to restrain an outburst.
“The ongoing lawsuit might open the floodgates for many.”View More28-Mar-2021
Vicious[ vish-uhs ] ADJECTIVE
Deliberately cruel or violent.
“No one is spared of the vicious cycle of life.”View More27-Mar-2021
Cumbersome[ kuhm-ber-suhm ] ADJECTIVE
Burdensome and troublesome.
Slow or complicated and therefore inefficient.
“We were all done with the cumbersome process.”View More26-Mar-2021
Misapprehension[ mis-ap-ri-hen-shuhn ] NOUN
A mistaken belief about or interpretation of something.
“I agreed to take up the policy under the misapprehension that it would be beneficial.”View More25-Mar-2021
Disgorge[ dis-gawrj ] VERB
To eject forcefully or as a result of a force.
Pour (something) out.
Yield or give up (funds, especially when dishonestly acquired).
“The steak disgorged the mild essence.”View More24-Mar-2021
Traverse[ truh-vurs ] NOUN, VERB
Verb : Extend across or through. ; Move back and forth or sideways.
Noun : A part of a structure that extends or is fixed across something.
“I traversed the palace with my friends.”View More23-Mar-2021
Divulgence[ dih-vuhl-juhns ] NOUN
Revealing private or sensitive information.
Revealing previously unknown facts.
“We could be penalized for any divulgence of the information.”View More22-Mar-2021
Genial[ jeen-yuhl ] NOUN
Quality of Friendliness or cordiality.
“The geniality between them is growing day by day.”View More21-Mar-2021
Vociferously[ voh-sif-er-uhs-lee ] ADVERB
In a loud and forceful manner.
“We were made to perform the ritual vociferously.”View More20-Mar-2021
Notably[ no-teb-lee ] ADVERB
In particular; especially.
“Not all parents are strict, notably mine.”View More19-Mar-2021
Scrupulous[ skroo-pyuh-luhs ] ADJECTIVE
In a very careful and thorough way.
Precise and Exact
“The documents were rectified scrupulously.”View More18-Mar-2021
Underperform[ uhn-der-per-fawrm ] NOUN
To fail to do as expected.
“The leader was not bothered with the subordinates’ underperformance.”View More17-Mar-2021
Potency[ poht-n-see ] NOUN
The power of something to influence or make an impression.
The ability to bring a particular result.
“My potency of solving the question was being challenged.”View More16-Mar-2021
Exploitative[ ik-sploi-tuh-tiv ] ADJECTIVE
Making use of a situation or treating others unfairly in order to gain an advantage or benefit.
“The efforts or ideas put up seem all exploitative.”View More15-Mar-2021
Perpetrator[ pur-pi-trey-ter ] NOUN
A person who carries out a harmful, illegal, or immoral act.
“The perpetrators of the crime should not be spared.”View More14-Mar-2021
Magnitude[ mag-ni-tood ] NOUN
Size or extent of something.
“The magnitude of the change cannot be overlooked.”View More13-Mar-2021
Outlier[ out-lahy-er ] NOUN
A person or thing differing from all other members of a particular group or set.
A younger rock formation isolated among older rocks.
“Kate is an outlier in our entire group.”View More12-Mar-2021
Palpable[ pal-puh-buhl ] ADVERB
Able to be touched or felt.
So intense as to seem almost tangible.
“We are all perturbed about the palpable amount of loss.”View More11-Mar-2021
Spawn[ spawn ] VERB
Release or deposit eggs.
Produce or generate a large number of.
“The rally spawned mass protests.”View More10-Mar-2021
Imbroglio[ imbroglio ] NOUN
A misunderstanding, Disagreement, etc.
An extremely confused, complicated, or embarrassing situation.
“After the session got over, we were all in imbroglio.”View More09-Mar-2021
Insulate[ in-suh-leyt ] VERB
Prevent the passage of electricity to or from.
To place in an isolated place or situation.
“We told the constructors to insulate our home from rain.”View More08-Mar-2021
Adjudicate[ uh-joo-di-keyt ] VERB
To make formal judgement.
“My father’s group adjudicates all the disputes of our society.”View More07-Mar-2021
Piggyback[ pig-ee-bak ] VERB, ADJECTIVE
Verb : Link to or take advantage of.; Use existing work or an existing product as a basis or support.
Adjective: Carryable or Attachable.
“My organisation has piggybacked its own system.”View More06-Mar-2021
Incomprehensible[ in-kom-pri-hen-suh-buhl ] ADJECTIVE
Incapable of being fully explored or understood.
“The idea shared by my sister was incomprehensible.”View More05-Mar-2021
Perfidious[ per-fid-ee-uhs ] ADJECTIVE
Deliberately Faithless or Untrustworthy.
Guilty of or involving betrayal or deception.
“He made a perfidious step and betrayed us all.”View More04-Mar-2021
Unflappable[ uhn-flap-uh-buhl ] ADJECTIVE
Not easily upset.
Having or showing calmness.
“He was known for his unflappable nature.”View More03-Mar-2021
Brawl[ brawl ] NOUN, VERB
Noun : A noisy quarrel
Verb : To quarrel angrily and in a noisy manner.
“There was a brawl among the two parties for the power.”View More02-Mar-2021
Versatility[ vur-suh-til-i-tee ] NOUN
The quality of being useful for various tasks.
“He wished to retain the versatility in his approach.”View More01-Mar-2021
Tweak[ tweek ] NOUN, VERB
Verb : Improve (a mechanism or system) by making fine adjustments to it.
Noun : A sharp twist or pull.
“The workers tweaked the engine and ruined it more.”View More
- February 2021
Dexterous[ dek-str uhs ] ADJECTIVE
Skillful in the use of hands.
Neatly skillful and quick in one's movements.
“The artist had presented a dexterous piece of artwork.”View More27-Feb-2021
Infuriate[ in-fy oor-ee-yet ] VERB
Annoy or irritate (someone).
“I infuriated my brother on pulling his leg.”View More26-Feb-2021
Proclivity[ proh-kliv-i-tee ] NOUN
A tendency to choose or do something regularly; an inclination or predisposition towards a particular thing.
Natural or habitual inclination.
“We all have proclivity for hard work.”View More25-Feb-2021
Inescapable[ in-uh-skey-puh-buhl ] ADJECTIVE
Required by law or mandate; compulsory.
Incapable of being escaped.
“Wearing helmet while riding is inescapable.”View More24-Feb-2021
Apparent[ uh-pair-uhnt ] ADJECTIVE
Clearly visible or understood; obvious.
Capable of being easily understood.
“It is apparent from his actions that we are going to succeed in this attempt.”View More23-Feb-2021
Solely[ sohl-lee ] ADVERB
Not involving anyone or anything else; only.
As the only one or ones; exclusively.
“They had given us the right to solely run the firm.”View More22-Feb-2021
Cap[ cap ] NOUN, VERB
Verb : Place a limit or restriction on.
Noun : A kind of soft, flat hat, typically with a peak.
“The government made a policy to cap the inflation rates.”View More21-Feb-2021
Attributable[ uh-trib-yootl ] NOUN, VERB
Verb : To regard as consequence of a specified cause.
Noun : Something designated as belonging to a person.
“The accolades are attributable to the speaker today.”View More20-Feb-2021
Emulsion[ ih-muhl-shuhn ] NOUN
A fine dispersion of minute droplets of one liquid in another in which it is not soluble or miscible.
“I asked the waiter to serve the dish with cinnamon emulsion.”View More19-Feb-2021
Incarceration[ in-kahr-suh-rey-shuhn ] NOUN
The state of being confined in prison; imprisonment.
“It was evident that the team would not be served by her incarceration.”View More18-Feb-2021
Frailty[ freyl-tee ] NOUN
The condition of being weak and delicate.
“Aryan was bothered about his father’s increasing frailty of old age.”View More17-Feb-2021
Dislodge[ dis-loj ] VERB
Remove from a position of power or authority.
“The reporter has dislodged the complaint.”View More16-Feb-2021
Intercession[ in-ter-sesh-uhn ] NOUN
The action or process of intervening.
An interposing on someone’s behalf.
“The government’s intercession was an unwelcome attempt.”View More15-Feb-2021
Granular[ gran-yuh-ler ] ADJECTIVE
Resembling or consisting of small grains or particles.
Having a roughened surface or structure.
“The granular texture of the surface highlighted it.”View More14-Feb-2021
Conservative[ kuhn-sur-vuh-tiv ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Adjective : Averse to change or innovation and holding traditional values.; (of dress or taste) sober and conventional.
Noun : A person who is averse to change and holds traditional values.
“People are not willing to accept the conservative approach towards the economy.”View More13-Feb-2021
Welter[ wel-ter ] NOUN, VERB
Verb : Move in a turbulent fashion.; To roll or toss.
Noun : A state of general disorder.; A confused mass.
“My friends and I weltered along the beach after getting drunk at the party.”View More12-Feb-2021
Watchful[ woch-fuhl ] ADJECTIVE
Watching someone or something closely; alert and vigilant.
“The policemen had to be watchful of all the criminals in this area.”View More11-Feb-2021
Anaemic[ uh-nee-mik ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Adjective : Lacking in colour, spirit, or vitality.; Lack of blood in one’s body.
Noun : A person suffering from anaemia.
“The strategy seems to be anaemic.”View More10-Feb-2021
Ensuing[ en-soo-ing ] ADJECTIVE
Occurring afterwards or as a result.
“We had numerous arguments in the ensuing seminar.”View More09-Feb-2021
Stewardship[ stoo-erd-ship ] NOUN
The job of supervising or taking care of something, such as an organization or property.
“Our future was completely dependent on the stewardship of our college.”View More08-Feb-2021
Catapult[ kat-uh-puhlt ] NOUN, VERB
Verb : Drive or push something forwards.
Noun : A push or force.
“The saying catapults us to prosper and be truthful.”View More07-Feb-2021
Raucous[ raw-kuhs ] ADJECTIVE
Loud and harsh; grating.
Presenting a point of view, especially a controversial one, in an excessively forceful way.
“The raucous statement amid the crowd might cost him a lot.”View More06-Feb-2021
Disenchantment[ dis-in-chan-ment ] NOUN
A feeling of disappointment about someone or something you previously respected or admired.
“We could do nothing of his disenchantment.”View More05-Feb-2021
Vitriol[ vi-tree-uhl ] NOUN
Bitter criticism or malice.
Something highly caustic or severe in effect.
“The actors detest vitriol.”View More04-Feb-2021
Tantamount[ tan-tuh-mount ] ADJECTIVE
Equal in value.
Equivalent in seriousness to; virtually the same as.
“The show was tantamount to the last year one.”View More03-Feb-2021
Folly[ faw-lee ] NOUN
Lack of good sense; foolishness.
“It was the result of Akshay’s folly that I could not make an appropriate choice.”View More02-Feb-2021
Irrevocable[ ih-rev-uh-kuh-buhl ] ADJECTIVE
Not able to be changed, reversed, or recovered; final.
“The decision of the Supreme court judge was irrevocable.”View More01-Feb-2021
Reconvene[ ree-kun-veen ] VERB
Convene or cause to convene again, especially after a pause in proceedings.
“The director asked us all to reconvene at the society gate.”View More
- January 2021
Incitement[ in-sahyt-muhnt ] NOUN
The action of provoking unlawful behaviour or urging someone to behave unlawfully.
“The incitement caused because of the minister’s speech was unexpected.”View More30-Jan-2021
Distrust[ dis-truhst ] NOUN, VERB
Noun : The feeling that someone or something cannot be relied upon.
Verb : Doubt the honesty or reliability of; regard with suspicion.
“The distrust in the leader led to rigorous downfall.”View More29-Jan-2021
Solemnise[ sol-uhm-nahyz ] VERB
“The couple requested the priest to solemnize the wedding.”View More28-Jan-2021
Irritant[ ir-i-tnt ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun : A thing that is continually annoying or distracting.; Anything that irritates
Adjective: Causing slight inflammation or other discomforts to the body
“I have been an irritant to my manager for the past two years.”View More27-Jan-2021
Allay[ uh-ley ] VERB
Diminish or put at rest
Relieve or alleviate (pain or hunger)
“The government should reveal the data to allay our fears.”View More26-Jan-2021
Spook[ spook ] NOUN, VERB
Verb : To frighten.
Noun : A ghost
“We spooked the kids in the playground.”View More25-Jan-2021
Fugitive[ fyoo-ji-tiv ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun : A person who has escaped from captivity or is in hiding.
Adjective : Quick to disappear; fleeting
“It was his fugitive character that saved him.”View More24-Jan-2021
Wilfully[ wil-fuh-lee ] ADVERB
With the intention of causing harm; deliberately.
“We made this change in the code wilfully.”View More23-Jan-2021
Extortion[ ik-stawr-shuhn ] NOUN
The practice of obtaining something, especially money, through force or threats.
“Yashika took to all means and asked the officer for extortion.”View More22-Jan-2021
Unseat[ uhn-seet ] VERB
Remove (a government or person in authority) from power.
To dislodge from a seat
“The opposition tried hard to unseat the PM.”View More21-Jan-2021
Embroil[ em-broil ] VERB
Involve (someone) deeply in an argument, conflict, or difficult situation.
“Mr, Kapoor became embroiled in a dispute with his neighbour.”View More20-Jan-2021
Unbundle[ uhn-buhn-dl ] VERB
To set separate charges for related products or services.
“The community unbundled the secrets.”View More19-Jan-2021
Expediency[ ik-spee-dee-uhn-see ] NOUN
The quality of being convenient and practical despite possibly being improper or immoral; convenience.
A regard for what is advantageous rather than for what is right or just.
“The political expediency is much needed at present.”View More18-Jan-2021
Precedence[ pres-i-duhns ] NOUN
The condition of being considered more important than someone or something else; priority in importance, order, or rank.
“Monisha is known for her precedence in the law field.”View More17-Jan-2021
Impasse[ im-pas ] NOUN
A situation in which no progress is possible, especially because of disagreement; a deadlock.
“Our progress is hindered because of the impasse at the receiver’s end.”View More16-Jan-2021
Grandiose[ gran-dee-ohs ] ADJECTIVE
Impressive and imposing in appearance or style, especially pretentiously so.
More complicated or elaborate than necessary.
“It was a grandiose approach and nobody could make out.”View More15-Jan-2021
Throttle[ throt-l ] NOUN, VERB
Verb : To stop the breathe of by compressing the throat.; To choke or suffocate.
Noun : A device controlling the flow of fuel or power to an engine. ;
“The thieves throttled the old man to death.”View More14-Jan-2021
Emanate[ em-uh-neyt ] VERB
Issue or spread out from (a source).
To flow out.
“Rajveer emanated the license features to the entire team.”View More13-Jan-2021
Foment[ foh-ment ] VERB
To instigate or stir up.
To apply warm water or medicated liquid.
“Unusual and unnecessary blames foment anguish.”View More12-Jan-2021
Vigilance[ vij-uh-luhns ] NOUN
The action or state of keeping careful watch for possible danger or difficulties.
“The vigilance officer did not take much interest.”View More11-Jan-2021
Hesitation[ hez-i-tey-shuhn ] NOUN
The quality or state of being uncertain.
A delay due to uncertainty of mind or fear.
“The hesitation showcased by the little kid was unnecessary.”View More10-Jan-2021
Stipulate[ stip-yuh-leyt ] VERB
Demand or specify (a requirement), typically as part of an agreement.
To arrange expressly or specify in terms of agreement.
To promise in making an agreement.
“The writer has stipulated the end part as the best.”View More09-Jan-2021
Insidious[ in-sid-ee-uhs ] ADJECTIVE
Proceeding in a gradual, subtle way, but with very harmful effects.
Intended to entrap
“The NGO workers explained the scheme in an insidious manner.”View More08-Jan-2021
Selectivity[ si-lek-tiv-i-tee ] NOUN
The quality of carefully choosing someone or something as the best or most suitable.
“The provision was made on the basis of selectivity.”View More07-Jan-2021
Sporadic[ spuh-rad-ik ] ADJECTIVE
Occurring at irregular intervals or only in a few places.
Scattered or isolated instances.
“The virus hit was sporadic.”View More06-Jan-2021
Insurgency[ in-sur-juhn-see ] NOUN
An active revolt or uprising.
“The insurgency that the nation is facing should be dealt with caution.”View More05-Jan-2021
Curt[ kurt ] ADJECTIVE
Rudely brief in speech.
Brief, Concise or Terse.
“The response from the customer’s end was a curt one.”View More04-Jan-2021
Charisma[ kuh-riz-muh ] NOUN
Compelling attractiveness or charm that can inspire devotion in others.
A spiritual power or personal quality that gives an individual influence or authority.
“His charisma made him gain popularity.”View More03-Jan-2021
Muddle[ muhd-l ] NOUN, VERB
Verb : Bring into a disordered or confusing state.; To cause to become mentally confused.
Noun : An untidy and disorganized state or collection.
“I had a fear that Roshni would muddle the message asked to share.”View More02-Jan-2021
Bellwether[ bel-weth-er ] NOUN
Something that leads or indicates a trend.
A person or thing that assumes the leadership or forefront.
“It’s a bellwether that people have started planting trees.”View More01-Jan-2021
Lull[ luhl ] NOUN, VERB
Noun : A temporary interval of quiet or lack of activity.
Verb : Calm or send to sleep, typically with soothing sounds or movements.; To quiet down.
“The lull after the long tussle was much necessary.”View More
- December 2020
Quell[ kwel ] VERB
Put an end to.
To suppress (a feeling).
“We had to quell the process amid the chaos.”View More30-Dec-2020
Communique[ kuh-myoo-ni-key ] NOUN
An official announcement or statement, especially one made to the media.
“The Committee gave a communiqué before the press release.”View More29-Dec-2020
Edifice[ ed-uh-fis ] NOUN
A complex system of beliefs.
Any large complex system or organization.
“The edifice of the farming culture was disrupted through a myth.”View More28-Dec-2020
Condescending[ kon-duh-sen-ding ] ADJECTIVE
Having or showing an attitude of patronizing superiority.
“The seniors at the seminar showcased condescending qualities.”View More27-Dec-2020
Whirlwind[ hwurl-wind ] NOUN, VERB
Noun : Someone or something characterized by great energy.
Verb : To move or travel quickly.
“The whirlwind at the business plan shook us all.”View More26-Dec-2020
Extradition[ ek-struh-dish-uhn ] NOUN
The action of extraditing a person accused or convicted of a crime.
The formal process of one state surrendering an individual to another state for prosecution or punishment for crimes committed in the requesting country's jurisdiction.
“The US police resorted to extradition of Indian criminals post war.”View More25-Dec-2020
Egregious[ ih-gree-juhs ] ADJECTIVE
Outstandingly bad; shocking.
Extraordinary in some bad way.
“Her thinking is egregious.”View More24-Dec-2020
Cornerstone[ kawr-ner-stohn ] NOUN
An important quality or feature on which a particular thing depends or is based.
Something that is essential or basic.
“The cornerstone of the experiment is this chemical.”View More23-Dec-2020
Decrepit[ dih-krep-it ] VERB
Worn out or ruined because of age or neglect.
(of a person) elderly and infirm.
“The machinery at the warehouse was decrepit.”View More22-Dec-2020
Flagrant[ fley-gruhnt ] ADJECTIVE
Conspicuously or obviously offensive.
Notorious or Scandalous.
“It was flagrant from his response that he disliked the taste.”View More21-Dec-2020
Partisan[ pahr-tuh-zan ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun : A strong supporter of a party, cause, or person.
Adjective : Prejudiced in favour of a particular cause.
“She knew she would fail, so she resorted to a partisan approach.”View More20-Dec-2020
Bigotry[ big-uh-tree ] NOUN
Stubborn and complete intolerance of any belief.
“We couldn’t bear the bigotry anymore.”View More19-Dec-2020
Wounded[ woon-did ] ADJECTIVE
Inflicted with a wound; injured.
Suffering injury or bodily harm.
“We were wounded mentally after the loss.”View More18-Dec-2020
Patrol[ puh-trohl ] NOUN, VERB
Verb : Keep watch over (an area) by regularly walking or travelling around it.; To maintain the order and security of an area.
Noun : A person or group of persons to keep watch over an area, especially guards or police walking or driving around at regular intervals.
“Armenia was promised patrolling by Turkey.”View More17-Dec-2020
Backlash[ bak-lash ] NOUN
A strong negative reaction by a large number of people, especially to a social or political development.
Recoil arising between parts of a mechanism.
“The leader did not expect that he would receive such a backlash.”View More16-Dec-2020
Vow[ vou ] NOUN, VERB
Verb : Solemnly promise to do a specified thing.;To pledge or resolve solemnly to do.
Noun : A solemn promise.
“I vowed to make my parents proud.”View More15-Dec-2020
Dastardly[ das-terd-lee ] ADJECTIVE
Wicked and cruel.
“He made a dastardly attempt to impress us.”View More14-Dec-2020
Draconian[ drey-koh-nee-uhn ] ADJECTIVE
Excessively harsh and severe.
Unusually cruel or severe.
“The decision made was draconian in a sense.”View More13-Dec-2020
Snap[ snap ] N/A
Verb : Separate. ;Break suddenly and completely, typically with a sharp cracking sound.
Noun : A sudden, sharp cracking sound or movement. ; A hurried irritable tone or sound.
“We decided to snap the wheat from the shaft.”View More12-Dec-2020
Dehumanise[ dee-hyoo-muh-nahyz ] VERB
Deprive of positive human qualities.
“I do not understand why Rahul has started to act this way as if he has dehumanised.”View More11-Dec-2020
Macabre[ muh-kah-ber ] NOUN
Disturbing because concerned with or causing fear of death.
Gruesome and horrifying.
“It was macabre when they attacked with all their forces.”View More10-Dec-2020
Contagion[ kuhn-tey-juhn ] NOUN
The communication of disease from one person or organism to another by close contact.
The spreading of a harmful idea or practice.
“It has become serious after the contagion spread into being.”View More09-Dec-2020
Flailing[ fleyl-ing ] ADJECTIVE
Wave or swing wildly.
Beset by difficulties.
“The flailing economy will take time to recover.”View More08-Dec-2020
Truce[ troos ] NOUN
An agreement between enemies or opponents to stop fighting or arguing
for a certain time.
“The truce is compromised.”View More07-Dec-2020
Promulgate[ prom-uhl-geyt ] VERB
Promote or make widely known
To set forth or teach publicly
“The pros and cons of any upcoming bills should be promulgated among the public.”View More06-Dec-2020
Abeyance[ un-bey-uhns ] NOUN
Temporary Inactivity, Cessation or Suspension.
A state of temporary disuse or suspension
“The hostilities between two nations have been in abeyance since last year.”View More05-Dec-2020
Stance[ stans ] NOUN
The attitude of a person or organization towards something; a standpoint.
The way in which a person stands.
“I thought to try and influence Shweta’s stance but then I decided not to.”View More04-Dec-2020
Emphatic[ em-fat-ik ] ADJECTIVE
Expressing something forcibly and clearly.
Done or said in a strong way and without any doubt.
“Aslam was emphatic in his project management.”View More03-Dec-2020
Heft[ heft ] NOUN, VERB
Noun : Significance or influence.
Verb : Lift or carry (something heavy).
“The economic heft of our country is a point of attraction for many.”View More02-Dec-2020
Pre-eminence[ pree-em-uh-nuhns ] NOUN
The fact of surpassing all others; superiority.
“One cannot ignore the pre-eminence of female leaders.”View More01-Dec-2020
Founder[ foun-der ] NOUN, VERB
Verb : Fail or break down as a result of a particular problem.
Noun : A person who establishes an institution or settlement.
“The economy is foundering at a great pace.”View More
- November 2020
Accede[ ak-seed ] VERB
Agree to a demand, request, or treaty.
Become a member of an organization.
“The government acceded to my suggestion of not revealing the policy to the public at large.”View More29-Nov-2020
Implausible[ im-plaw-zuh-buhl ] ADJECTIVE
Not seeming reasonable or probable; failing to convince.
Not appearing to be truth or correct.
“It seems implausible to control the spread of virus.”View More28-Nov-2020
Rarity[ rair-i-tee ] NOUN
The state or quality of being rare.
Something unusual or uncommon.
“The rarity of the mammal's existence here is of no shock.”View More27-Nov-2020
Con[ kon ] NOUN, ADVERB
Noun : A disadvantage of or argument against something.
Adverb : Against a proposition, opinion, etc
“The cons of the policy are greater than the pros.”View More26-Nov-2020
Replicate[ rep-li-keyt ] NOUN, VERB
Noun : A repeated experiment or trial.
Verb : Make an exact copy of; reproduce.
“We need to look for a replicate of the design.”View More25-Nov-2020
Wont[ wohnt ] NOUN, VERB, ADJECTIVE
Noun : One's customary behaviour.
Adjective : (of a person) in the habit of doing something; accustomed.
Verb : Make or become accustomed.
“I can’t help change his behaviour it’s his wont.”View More24-Nov-2020
Intensify[ in-ten-suh-fahy ] VERB
To make more acute
To strengthen or sharpen.
“The decision against the union intensified the anger.”View More23-Nov-2020
Hasten[ hey-suhn ] VERB
Be quick to do something.
To move or act in a hurry.
“We had to hasten to file the report else we would miss the opportunity.”View More22-Nov-2020
Tailspin[ teyl-spin ] NOUN, VERB
Noun : A state of rapidly increasing chaos or panic.
Verb : Become increasingly chaotic and out of control.
“The pandemic gave the economy a tailspin.”View More21-Nov-2020
Incentivize[ in-sen-ti-vahyz ] VERB
To give incentives to someone.
Motivate or encourage (someone) to do something; provide with an incentive.
“The officials incentivized the eviction of the journalist.”View More20-Nov-2020
Table[ tey-buhl ] NOUN, VERB, ADJECTIVE
Verb : Formally for discussion or consideration at a meeting.; To enter in or form into a table or list.
Noun : A piece of furniture with a flat top and one or more legs, providing a level surface for eating, writing, or working at.
Adjective : Suitable for serving at a table.
“Until the report is tabled in the Parliament, no further action will be taken.”View More19-Nov-2020
Rudimentary[ roo-duh-men-tuh-ree ] ADJECTIVE
Involving or limited to basic principles.
“The father at the church declined the offer as it was against his rudimentary measures.”View More18-Nov-2020
Exhortation[ eg-zawr-tey-shuhn ] NOUN
An address that conveys urgent recommendations.
An address or communication emphatically urging someone to do something.
“The minister’s exhortation lead to unnecessary questioning.”View More17-Nov-2020
Ambit[ am-bit ] NOUN
The scope or bounds of something. ; Boundary or limit.
"Many believe that spiritual leaders go outside their ambit when they make political endorsements."View More16-Nov-2020
Bespeak[ bih-speek ] VERB
Be evidence of; indicate.; Order or reserve (something) in advance. ;To ask for in advance.
“The expressions on your face bespeak that you are hurt.”View More15-Nov-2020
Hate-mongering[ heyt- muhng-ger-ing ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun : The arousal of feelings of hatred using speech or writing.
Adjective : Arousing or intended to arouse feelings of hatred.
“The moment I took one step against the team, hate-mongering began.”View More14-Nov-2020
Triumph[ trahy-uhmf ] NOUN, VERB
Noun : The act of being victorious.
Verb : To gain a victory.
“Lord Ram returned to Ayodhya after his triumph over Ravana and people celebrated his return with Sita as Diwali.”View More13-Nov-2020
High-handed[ hahy-han-did ] ADJECTIVE
Using power or authority without considering the feelings of others.
“The journalist made a high-handed attempt by tricking all the viewers.”View More12-Nov-2020
Consensual[ kuhn-sen-shoo-uhl ] ADJECTIVE
Relating to or involving consent or consensus.
“The agreement shared was a consensual one.”View More11-Nov-2020
Detestable[ dih-tes-tuh-buhl ] ADJECTIVE
Deserving intense dislike.
“His way of treating people is detestable.”View More10-Nov-2020
Ruse[ rooz ] N/A
An action intended to deceive someone.
“It was a ruse to make them have false imagination.”View More09-Nov-2020
Obviate[ ob-vee-eyt ] VERB
To remove a difficulty, problem, or the need for something
“Taking precautions obviates the need for treatment or chances of getting infected."View More08-Nov-2020
Gauge[ geyj ] NOUN, VERB
Verb : To make a judgement or to calculate something by guessing.;To mark or measure off.
Noun : A standard of measure.
“They made us gauge the change in the value.”View More07-Nov-2020
Handful[ hand-fool ] NOUN
A small number or amount.
“I grabbed a handful of nuts and left for office.”View More06-Nov-2020
Finagle[ fi-ney-guhl ] VERB
To trick or cheat a person; To get or achieve something by trick; To plan out usually with subtle skill or care
"He finagled the work report to evade the consequences of wrong results."View More05-Nov-2020
Brunt[ bruhnt ] NOUN
The main force or impact
"We are all bearing the brunt of COVID throughout this year."View More04-Nov-2020
Bungling[ buhng-guhl-ing ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun : the action or fact of carrying out a task clumsily or incompetently.
Adjective : making or characterized by many clumsy mistakes.
"The leader at the speech made bungling remarks."View More03-Nov-2020
Blip[ blip ] NOUN, VERB
Noun : Anything Small, in number or amount.
Verb : To move or proceed in short.
"We should not worry about the shortage of funds. It is just a blip."View More02-Nov-2020
Onset[ on-set ] NOUN
The beginning of something, especially something unpleasant.
"The onset of the pandemic has disrupted everything completely."View More01-Nov-2020
Parley[ pahr-lee ] NOUN, VERB
Noun : A conference between opposing sides in a dispute, especially a; discussion of terms, conditions for a surrender.
Verb : To Hold a conference with the opposing side to discuss terms.
“I suggested proceeding with a parley and ending the difference of opinion.”View More
- October 2020
Guise[ gahyz ] NOUN, VERB
Noun : general external appearance.; style of dressing.
Verb : To dress
“I had spent 10 days with subordinates in the guise of a guide.”View More30-Oct-2020
Cavalier[ kav-uh-leer ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Adjective : Showing a lack of proper concern; offhand.
Noun : A dashing and attentive man, especially one acting as a lady's escort. ;A small spaniel of a breed with a long snout.
“We couldn’t trust the cavalier plan explained by the leader.”View More29-Oct-2020
Remodel[ ree-mod-l ] VERB
Change the structure or form of something.
“We need to remodel the economic policies in our country.”View More28-Oct-2020
Hubris[ hyoo-bris ] NOUN
Excessive pride or self-confidence.
“There was a sheer lack in hubris after the first failure.”View More27-Oct-2020
Antiquated[ an-ti-kwey-tid ] ADJECTIVE
Old-fashioned or outdated.
“The policies used by the HR at our office are antiquated.”View More26-Oct-2020
Deluge[ del-yooj ] NOUN, VERB
Noun : A severe flood.
Verb : To flood.
“The eruption of the volcano resulted into deluge of lava.”View More25-Oct-2020
Downpour[ doun-pawr ] NOUN
A heavy fall of rain.
“The first downpour I witnessed was in Manali.”View More24-Oct-2020
Maroon[ muh-roon ] NOUN, VERB, ADJECTIVE
Verb : Leave (someone) trapped and alone in an inaccessible place.
Adjective : Of a brownish-red colour.
Noun : A brownish-red coloured person.
“I was left marooned alone on the island.”View More23-Oct-2020
Insularity[ Insularity ] NOUN
Ignorance of or lack of interest in cultures, ideas, or people outside one's own experience.
“Early days were sheer example of British insularity.”View More22-Oct-2020
Forbearance[ fawr-bair-uhns ] NOUN
Patient or have self-control; restraint and tolerance.
Refraining from something.
“I had to treat my grandmother with the forbearance as she did in my childhood.”View More21-Oct-2020
Prognosticate[ prog-nos-ti-keyt ] VERB
Foretell or prophesy (a future event).
“The art of prognostication is the gift by god.”View More20-Oct-2020
De facto[ dee -fak-toh ] ADJECTIVE, ADVERB
Adverb : In fact, whether by right or not.
Adjective : Existing or holding a specified position
“De facto, I was about to quit.”View More19-Oct-2020
Intrinsic[ in-trin-sik ] ADJECTIVE
Belonging naturally; essential.
Belonging to a thing by its nature.
“The intrinsic value that the scheme carries cannot be deciphered so easily.”View More18-Oct-2020
Epoch[ ep-uhk ] NOUN
A particular period of time in history or a person's life.
“Social media impact, in this epoch, is not that similar as to the former one.”View More17-Oct-2020
Furore[ fuh-ror ] NOUN
An outbreak of public anger or excitement.
“The trivial fight on the street ended up in a furore.”View More16-Oct-2020
Cleave[ kleev ] VERB
To split or sever (something) especially along the natural line or grain.
To remain faithful.
“Doctor advised cleaving the left leg in order to prevent infection from spreading.”View More15-Oct-2020
Wintry[ win-tree ] ADJECTIVE
Resembling winter weather.
"She depicted wintry skies in her painting."View More14-Oct-2020
Stricture[ strik-cher ] NOUN
A restriction on a person or activity.
A remark or comment; especially an adverse criticism
“Police officials have put strictures on any movement of the accused.”View More13-Oct-2020
Burnish[ bur-nish ] NOUN, VERB
Verb : To make smooth and bright.; Enhance or improve.
Noun : Gloss; Luster; Brightness
“We are working hard to burnish our website.”View More12-Oct-2020
Interplay[ in-ter-pley ] NOUN, VERB
Noun : The way in which two or more things have an effect on each other.
Verb : To exert influence on each other
“The plans made by the management were interplayed with effective work by the team.”View More11-Oct-2020
Stutter[ stuht-er ] VERB
To speak or say something with difficulty.
"Akash used to stutter when he was a child."View More10-Oct-2020
Perverse[ per-vurs ] ADJECTIVE
showing a deliberate and obstinate desire to behave in a way that is
unreasonable or unacceptable.
“Everyone in the room was perturbed with his perverse sense of humor.”View More09-Oct-2020
Impetus[ im-pi-tuhs ] NOUN
Something that makes a process or activity happen or happen more quickly
The force or energy with which a body moves
“The first victory served as an impetus for the players.”View More08-Oct-2020
Outset[ out-set ] NOUN
The start or beginning of something
“The project had some or the other shortcoming from the outset.”View More07-Oct-2020
Salutary[ sal-yuh-ter-ee ] ADJECTIVE
Producing good effects; beneficial
Favourable to Health
“The effect of the new sound system is exceedingly salutary for our band.”View More06-Oct-2020
Pummel[ puhm-uh l ] VERB
To strike repeatedly with the fists
“The group pummelled Gaurav for coming up with an idea that was completely based on treachery.”View More05-Oct-2020
Inadvertent[ in-uhd-vur-tnt ] ADJECTIVE
Not resulting from or achieved through deliberate planning
“The victory of the opposition was an inadvertent one.”View More04-Oct-2020
Ostensibly[ o-sten-suh-buh-lee ] ADVERB
As appears or is stated to be true, though not necessarily so; apparently
“I had to quit the job, ostensibly because of being physically unfit.”View More03-Oct-2020
Remit[ ri-mit ] NOUN, VERB
Verb : Cancel or refrain from exacting or inflicting ; To refer or pass on to someone else
Noun : The task or area of activity officially assigned to an individual or organization
“The investigation case was remitted to the other organisation.”View More02-Oct-2020
Wherewithal[ hwair-with-awl ] NOUN, ADVERB
Noun : The money or other means needed for a particular purpose
Adverb : Wherewith. By means of which
“The movie with a star cast like this requires a lot of wherewithal.”View More
- September 2020
Discordant[ dis-kawr-dnt ] ADJECTIVE
Disagreeing or incongruous
Shrill or Harsh noise
“The baby’s usual cry is discordant for neighbours.”View More29-Sep-2020
Transgression[ trans-gresh-uh n ] NOUN
An act that goes against a law, rule, or code of conduct; an offence
“Only a judge has the right to decide the penalty for a criminal’s transgression.”View More28-Sep-2020
Incumbent[ in-kuhm-buhnt ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Adjective : Necessary for (someone) as a duty or responsibility; Holding an incumbent position
Noun : The holder of an office
“The incumbent minister has decided to resign from the office.”View More27-Sep-2020
Veneer[ vuh-neer ] NOUN, VERB
Verb : Cover or disguise (someone or something's true nature) with an attractive appearance.
Noun : A superficially valuable or pleasing appearance
“The king’s brutality is ignored by many because of his cultured veneer.View More26-Sep-2020
Saboteurs[ sab-uh-turs ] NOUN
A person who damages or destroys something deliberately.
A person who engages in sabotage
“Any person from a foreign nation without an identity card is treated with doubt and considered to be a probable saboteur.”View More25-Sep-2020
Spat[ spat ] NOUN, VERB
Noun : A quarrel about an unimportant matter
Verb : To express different opinions about something often angrily; To engage in a dispute
“My sister and I usually end up having a spat every time we discuss about clothes.”View More24-Sep-2020
Espionage[ es-pee-uh-nahzh ] NOUN
The practice of spying or of using spies, typically by governments to obtain political and military information
“France informed Germany that enemies are about to conduct espionage.”View More23-Sep-2020
Incipient[ in-sip-ee-uh nt ] ADJECTIVE
Beginning to happen or develop
“I share incipient distrust for people I am not familiar with.”View More22-Sep-2020
Sequester[ si-kwes-ter ] VERB, ADJECTIVE
Adjective : Isolate or hide away
Verb : To remove or withdraw into solitude or retirement
“The supreme court judge was sequestered until the victim had arrived.”View More21-Sep-2020
Telltale[ tel-teyl ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Adjective : Revealing, indicating, or betraying something
Noun : A person who habitually reveals personal or sensational facts about others
“Raghav is such a telltale, and I do not trust him with any of my secrets.”View More20-Sep-2020
Sorely[ sawr-lee ] ADVERB
To a very high degree or level of intensity
With feelings of bitterness or grief
“I wondered if they would sorely miss me.”View More19-Sep-2020
Indomitable[ in-dom-i-tuh-buhl ] ADJECTIVE
Impossible to subdue or defeat
“Super heroes are the ones with indomitable energy.”View More18-Sep-2020
Frosty[ fraw-stee ] ADJECTIVE
Cold and unfriendly in manner
Having a low or subnormal temperature
“Last weekend was a combination of sunny days and frosty nights.”View More17-Sep-2020
Endow[ en-dou ] VERB
Provide with a quality or ability
"Shakuntala Devi was a great mathematician and was endowed with unique skills."View More16-Sep-2020
Perversion[ per-vur-zhuhn ] NOUN
Distortion or corruption of the original course, meaning, or state of something
sexual behaviour that is considered abnormal and unacceptable.
“The writer was utterly disappointed with the perversion in art.”View More15-Sep-2020
Overhaul[ oh-ver-hawl ] NOUN, VERB
Verb : Analyse and improve ;To make necessary repairs on
Noun : A thorough examination of machinery or a system, with repairs or changes made if necessary
“The apex court has advised the lower courts to overhaul their judgement process.”View More14-Sep-2020
Feeler[ fee-ler ] NOUN
A tentative proposal intended to ascertain someone's attitude or opinion
A person or thing that feels
“The feeler put out by the management may disrupt the situation.”View More13-Sep-2020
Decouple[ dee-kuhp-uhl ] VERB
To cause to become separated.
Separate, disengage, or dissociate (something) from something else
“The police officials decoupled the gangster from his gang.”View More12-Sep-2020
Tread[ tred ] NOUN, VERB
Verb : to set down the foot or feet in walking; step; walk.
Noun : A person's manner of walking or the sound made as they walk
“After the unlock 4 guidelines released, shoppers soon will be seen treading the shopping malls.”View More11-Sep-2020
Dotted[ dot-id ] VERB, ADJECTIVE
Adjective : Marked with or in the form of dots
Verb : Be scattered over (an area) ; Mark with a small spot or spots
“The client asked the designer to give a dotted background to the stage.”View More10-Sep-2020
Demarcate[ dih-mahr-keyt ] VERB
Set the boundaries or limits of
To separate indistinctly
“Indian government has suggested to demarcate the border with Pakistan.”View More09-Sep-2020
Privy[ priv-ee ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Adjective : Hidden; secret
Noun : A toilet located in a small shed outside a house or other building
“We cannot have anything privy from our parents.”View More08-Sep-2020
Ramification[ ram-uh-fi-key-shuhn ] NOUN
The possible results of an action.
A complex or unwelcome consequence of an action or event
“The tenant was skeptical of signing the agreement after the unanticipated ramification.”View More07-Sep-2020
Staunch[ stawnch ] ADJECTIVE
Very loyal and committed in attitude.
Strong and Substantial.
“The newly hired engineer is a staunch supporter of the management.”View More06-Sep-2020
Tirade[ tahy-reyd ] NOUN
A long, angry speech of criticism or accusation
“The opposition’s candidate stood up and instigated people with his tirade.”View More05-Sep-2020
Breakaway[ breyk-uh-wey ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun : A divergence or radical change ; A person or thing that breaks away
Adjective : Departing from routine or tradition
“The breakaway of design occurs first of all at structural levels.View More04-Sep-2020
Veer[ veer ] VERB
Change direction suddenly
Slacken or let out (a rope or cable) in a controlled way
“The sailor immediately veered the ship on the indication received by the crew.”View More03-Sep-2020
Caveat[ kav-ee-aht ] NOUN
A warning or proviso of specific stipulations, conditions, or limitations.
A warning or caution.
“The government has released a caveat for the upcoming amendment in Article 324.”View More02-Sep-2020
Cogent[ koh-juh nt ] ADJECTIVE
Clear, logical, and convincing
“The ministry made cogent remarks about the Unlock 4 guidelines.”View More01-Sep-2020
Telluric[ te-loor-ik ] ADJECTIVE
Of or relating to Earth.
Of or relating to or containing the chemical element tellurium.
"He studied telluric absorption in the solar spectrum in Italy and Switzerland."View More
- August 2020
Portentous[ pawr-ten-tuhs ] ADJECTIVE
Being a grave or serious matter
Of or like a portent; of momentous significance
Done in a pompously or overly solemn manner so as to impress
“Taani’s language is mostly portentous and threatening.”View More30-Aug-2020
Rubric[ roo-brik ] NOUN
A heading on a document
A set of rules
“The IELTS examiner are supposed to follow a rubric to grade each writing.”View More29-Aug-2020
Travesty[ trav-uh-stee ] NOUN, VERB
Noun : A false, absurd, or distorted representation of something
Verb : Represent in a false, absurd, or distorted way
“The justification quoted by the lawyer was a travesty of justice.”View More28-Aug-2020
Thaw[ thaw ] NOUN, VERB
Noun : An increase in friendliness or cordiality
Verb : Become liquid or soft as a result of warming up
“Abhijeet sensed a thaw in me and therefore invited me to his party.”View More27-Aug-2020
Pantheon[ pan-thee-uhn ] NOUN
A group of particularly respected, famous, or important people
All the gods of a people or religion collectively
“Rubina has managed to make her place in the pantheon of popular guitarists.”View More26-Aug-2020
Didactic[ dahy-dak-tik ] ADJECTIVE
Intended to teach, particularly in having moral instruction as an ulterior motive.
Intended for instruction
“Kashish is an amazing teacher, he is very didactic.”View More25-Aug-2020
Enigma[ uh-nig-muh ] NOUN
A person or thing that is mysterious or difficult to understand
“The fact whether chick came first or the egg, is an enigma.”View More24-Aug-2020
Advent[ ad-vent ] NOUN
A coming into place ; The arrival of a notable person or thing
The first season of the Church year, leading up to Christmas and including the four preceding Sundays
“All the other vaccines were rejected before the advent of H1N1.”View More23-Aug-2020
Seraphic[ si-raf-ik ] ADJECTIVE
Characteristic of or resembling a seraph or seraphim; angelic
“Tarun needed nobody as he was at ease leading his seraphic life.”View More22-Aug-2020
Respite[ res-pit ] NOUN, VERB
Noun : A short period of rest or relief from something difficult or unpleasant
Verb : To Postpone (a sentence, obligation, etc.)
“A respite given to the team was with an intention to have some time for improvement.”View More21-Aug-2020
Idyllic[ ahy-dil-ik ] ADJECTIVE
Like an idyll; extremely happy, peaceful
“The reason we enjoy our office is that the environment is idyllic.”View More20-Aug-2020
Albeit[ awl-bee-it ] CONJUNCTION
Although; Even if
“As always we had to abide by my sister’s ideas, albeit reluctantly.”View More19-Aug-2020
Unctuous[ uhngk-choo-uh s ] ADJECTIVE
Having a greasy or oily feel.
“The video content was deep, unctuous and could move one’s soul.”View More18-Aug-2020
Status quo[ stat-uh s kwoh ] NOUN
The existing state of affairs
“The Chancellor announced that there was no desire to modify the current status quo.”View More17-Aug-2020
Obsequious[ uh b-see-kwee-uh s ] ADJECTIVE
Obedient or attentive to an excessive or servile degree
“I can proudly say that my brother has obsequious manners.”View More16-Aug-2020
Arcane[ ahr-keyn ] ADJECTIVE
Understood by few; mysterious or secret
“The newly appointed trainer had an arcane way of delivering the sessions.”View More15-Aug-2020
Haughty[ haw-tee ] ADJECTIVE
Arrogantly superior and disdainful
“The immigrants were described to be very distinct and haughty by the minister.”View More14-Aug-2020
Gratuitous[ gruh-too-i-tuhs ] ADVERB
Done without good reason
Given without charge or payment
“The mob lynched the black man with gratuitous harshness.”View More13-Aug-2020
Acquiesce[ ak-wee-es ] VERB
Accept something reluctantly but without protest
“Raghav will acquiesce easily as he is not a stubborn person.”View More12-Aug-2020
Expeditious[ ek-spi-dish-uh s ] ADJECTIVE
Done with speed and efficiency
“The investigator gave an expeditious answer to the query.”View More11-Aug-2020
Revelation[ rev-uh-ley-shuhn ] NOUN
A surprising and previously unknown fact that has been disclosed to others
“The autobiography of my favourite actor included many shocking revelations.”View More10-Aug-2020
Unequivocal[ uhn-i-kwiv-uh-kuhl ] ADJECTIVE
Leaving no doubt.
Clear, Having only one possible meaning.
“He got saved with the unequivocal proof that they had presented.”View More09-Aug-2020
Winsome[ win-suh m ] ADJECTIVE
Attractive or appealing in a fresh, innocent way
“Raj wore a winsome smile on the stage throughout the drama.”View More08-Aug-2020
Diaphanous[ dahy-af-uh-nuh s ] ADJECTIVE
Transparent, delicate, and translucent
“The diaphanous feathers of the bird made her look fluttery.”View More07-Aug-2020
Spurious[ spyoo r-ee-uh s ] ADJECTIVE
Not being what it purports to be; false or fake
“All the evidence presented were spurious and could not justify the accusations.”View More06-Aug-2020
Untoward[ uhn-tawrd, -tohrd ] ADJECTIVE
Unexpected and inappropriate or inconvenient.
“He was banished from the society for his untoward social behaviour.”View More05-Aug-2020
Remonstrate[ ri-mon-streyt ] VERB
Make a forcefully reproachful protest.
To say or plead in protest, objection, or disapproval.
“Ramesh instantly remonstrated about the fact that he was littering around.”View More04-Aug-2020
Quack[ kwak ] NOUN, VERB
Verb : (of a duck) the harsh throaty cry of a duck; (of a person) talk loudly and foolishly
Noun : A person who dishonestly claims to have special knowledge and skill in some field, a deceiver
“We thought Rachit was the best member of our group, but later, it was discovered that he was such a quack.”View More03-Aug-2020
Foreboding[ fawr-boh-ding ] NOUN, ADJECTIVE
Noun : A feeling that something bad will happen; fearful apprehension
Adjective : Implying that something bad is going to happen
“The theme selected for the theatre show was dark and foreboding.”View More02-Aug-2020
Aftermath[ af-ter-math ] NOUN
The consequences or after-effects of a significant unpleasant event
“This incident and the aftermath were covered under the policy.”View More
- July 2020
Exasperate[ ig-zas-puh-reyt ] VERB
To irritate intensely
“Shreya wanted desperately to share her feelings with her mother, but she knew that it’d just exasperate her and trouble her mental stability.”View More30-Jul-2020
Efficacy[ ef-i-kuh-see ] NOUN
The ability to produce a desired or intended result
“I am a firm believer in the efficacy of my brother’s business.”View More29-Jul-2020
Succour[ suhk-er ] NOUN, VERB
Noun : Assistance and support in times of hardship and distress
Verb : Give assistance or aid to
“I do not panic and call upon people to succour me.”View More28-Jul-2020
Lachrymose[ lak-ruh-mohs ] ADJECTIVE
Causing sadness or tears; sorrowful
“When her senior humiliated her she was lachrymose and pink-eyed.”View More27-Jul-2020
Bolster[ bohl-ster ] NOUN, VERB
Verb : To add support and strengthen
Noun : A long, thick pillow that is placed under other pillows for support
“My father’s presence bolsters my weak will.”View More