Vocabulary Daily- May Series – Learn a new word every day

Vocabulary Daily - Learn a new word every day - May series
Vocabulary Daily – Learn a new word every day – May series

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Vocabulary Every day: 31-05-2019

Panache

Noun

Meaning: Confidence or behavior that is flamboyant, impressive and elegant.

Usage: Although Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh wears weird outfits, he carries them with a great panache.

Word of the day Panache: Confidence or behavior that is flamboyant, impressive and elegant.
Word of the day Panache: Confidence or behavior that is flamboyant, impressive and elegant.

30-05-2019

Subservient

Adjective

Meaning: Someone who is willing to do what others want him/her to do; Some who considers his/her wishes less important than others; Obedient; Humble; Submissive.

Usage: Tim doesn’t listen to anybody. He is only subservient to his parents.

Word of the day Subservient: Someone who is willing to do what others want him/her to do; Obedient; Humble; Submissive.
Word of the day Subservient: Someone who is willing to do what others want him/her to do; Obedient; Humble; Submissive.

29-05-2019

Bonzer

Adjective

Meaning: Something this excellent and pleasant; Remarkable; First-class.

Usage: We had an amazing time in Australia last week. Words fall short to describe the beauty of Australia other than the word – bonzer!

Word of the day Bonzer: Something that is excellent and pleasant; Remarkable; First-class.
Word of the day
Bonzer: Something that is excellent and pleasant; Remarkable; First-class.

28-05-2019

Flamboyant

Adjective

Meaning: Personality or behavior of a person that is attractive and confident and hence is likely to be noticeable and impressive by others; Flashy, showy and loud in style

Usage: Singers like Madonna, Nicki Minaj, and Lady Gaga are known for their flamboyant red carpet walks.

Word of the day Flamboyant: Personality or behavior or person that is attractive and confident and hence is likely to be noticeable and impressive by others; Flashy, Showy and loud in style.
Word of the day Flamboyant: Personality or behavior or person that is attractive and confident and hence is likely to be noticeable and impressive by others; Flashy, Showy and loud in style.

27-05-2019

Cynosure

Noun

Meaning: A person or thing is so beautiful and good that it becomes a center of attraction or admiration.

Usage: Since the newly married couple were complementing each other beautifully, they have become the cynosure of everyone at the party.

 A person or thing is so beautiful and good that it becomes a center of attraction or admiration.

A person or thing is so beautiful and good that it becomes a center of attraction or admiration.

26-05-2019

Aphorism

Noun

Meaning: A short, humorous and clever saying that expresses a general truth; A proverb.

Usage: The Analects of Confucius is a beautiful collection of aphorisms that are popular all over the world.

Aphorism: A short, humorous and clever saying that expresses a general truth.
Aphorism: A short, humorous and clever saying that expresses a general truth.

25-05-2019

Charisma

Noun

Meaning: An attractive charm or aura that a few special people have to attract, inspire and influence others.

Usage: The Indian Prime Minister has a lot of charisma; he easily connects with the people of India.

Word of the day Charisma: An attractive charm or aura that a few special people have to attract, inspire and influence others.
Word of the day Charisma: An attractive charm or aura that a few special people have to attract, inspire and influence others.

16-05-2019

Clubbable

Adjective

Meaning: Someone who is friendly, sociable and capable enough to join social clubs.

Usage: Tim is so amiable and he is considered as clubbable chap among his circle.

Word of the day Clubbable: Someone who is friendly, sociable and capable enough to join social clubs.
Word of the day Clubbable: Someone who is friendly, sociable and capable enough to join social clubs.

15-05-2019

Vivacious

Adjective

Meaning: Attractive, Enthusiastic and lively especially a women or girl.

Usage: Jenny has a very vivacious personality. As soon as he started anchoring the sports event the crowd went crazy.

Word of the day Vivacious: Attractive, Enthusiastic and Lively especially a women or girl
Word of the day Vivacious: Attractive, Enthusiastic and Lively especially a women or girl

14-05-2019

Jocular

Adjective

Meaning: Humorous, Playful and intending to make someone happy through jokes and humor

Usage: Tim was very jocular with the kids at the party last night.

Word of the day Jocular: Humorous, Playful and intending to make someone happy through jokes and humor
Word of the day Jocular: Humorous, Playful and intending to make someone happy through jokes and humor

13-05-2019

Pontificate

Verb

Meaning: Expressing your opinion and views as if only you know everything about it and that the other’s opinions and views are wrong.

Usage: Politicians often pontificate about various issues concerning the Nation. But the fact is that they are often guided by experts and professionals.

Word of the day Pontificate:  Expressing your opinion and views as if only you know everything about it and that the other's opinions and views are wrong.
Word of the day Pontificate: Expressing your opinion and views as if only you know everything about it and that the other’s opinions and views are wrong.

12-05-2019

Altruism

Noun

Meaning: An attitude of selflessness and self-denial that is more concerned about the welfare of others. A philosophy that believes in the happiness and welfare of others.

Usage: Our English professor is so kind and he emphasizes the importance of altruism in most of his lectures.

Word of the day Altruism: An attitude of selflessness and self denial that is more concerned about the welfare of others; A philosophy that believes in the happiness and welfare of others.
Word of the day Altruism: An attitude of selflessness and self-denial that is more concerned about the welfare of others; A philosophy that believes in the happiness and welfare of others.

11-05-2019

Truepenny

Noun

Meaning: A person who is honest, trustworthy and reliable. Someone who can be believed and trusted.

Usage: Our manager calls Tim a truepenny. He believes everything whatever Tim says.

Word of the day Truepenny: A person who is trustworthy, honest and reliable. Someone who can be believed and trusted.
Word of the day Truepenny: A person who is trustworthy, honest and reliable. Someone who can be believed and trusted.

10-06-2019

Prink

Verb

Meaning: To spend time in front of the mirror looking at one’s appearance and by making adjustments to oneself.

Usage: When I went to Angelina’s room to take her out for dinner, she spent about half-an-hour just prinking about her appearance.

Word of the day Prink: To spend time in front of a mirror looking at one's appearance and by making adjustments to oneself.
Word of the day Prink: To spend time in front of a mirror looking at one’s appearance and by making adjustments to oneself.

09-06-2019

Affable

Adjective

Meaning: Someone who is friendly, easily approachable, kind and welcoming.

Usage: Most of the people dine at Nike’s Restaurant because the Waitresses there are always affable and it has a wide range of food and drinks menu.

Word of the day Affable: Someone who is friendly, easily approachable, kind and welcoming.
Word of the day Affable: Someone who is friendly, easily approachable, kind and welcoming.

08-06-2019

Euphoric

Meaning: Showing or Expressing the feelings of happiness, excitement or pleasure.

Usage: Looking at the euphoric mood of the Children, the entire audience was enthralled.

Word of the day Euphoric: Showing or Expressing the feelings of happiness, excitement or pleasure
Word of the day Euphoric: Showing or Expressing the feelings of happiness, excitement or pleasure

07-06-2019

Cognoscenti

Noun

Meaning: Experts or well-informed persons having superior knowledge and expertise in a particular field or subject.

Usage: Tahira has gained so much of popularity and international fame especially among the fashion cognoscenti.

Word of the day Cognoscenti: Experts or well informed persons having superior knowledge and expertise in a particular field or subject.
Word of the day Cognoscenti: Experts or well-informed persons having superior knowledge and expertise in a particular field or subject.

06-05-2019

Commendable

Meaning: Behavior or action worthy of praise; deserving; excellent.

Usage: The Speech tat she gave in front of the large audience was commendable.

Word of the day Commendable: Behavior or action worthy of praise; deserving; excellent.
Word of the day Commendable: Behavior or action worthy of praise; deserving; excellent.

05-05-2019

Perspicacious

Adjective

Meaning: Sharp and quick to notice and judge things accurately.

Synonyms: Sharp; Clever; Intelligent; Astute, Wise and Understanding

Usage: The Perspicacious doctor was able to quickly diagnose the problem and treat it accordingly.

Word of the day Perspicacious: Sharp and quick to notice and judge things correctly
Word of the day Perspicacious: Sharp and quick to notice and judge things correctly

04-05-2019

Shrewd

Adjective

Meaning: Ability to understand and judge things wisely; Sharp; Intelligent; Clever

Usage: Tim is a shrewd and optimistic businessman.

Word of the day Shrewd: Ability to understand and judge things wisely; Sharp; Intelligent; Clever
Word of the day Shrewd: Ability to understand and judge things wisely; Sharp; Intelligent; Clever

03-05-2019

Verbose

Adjective

Meaning: Excessive use of words that may cause annoyance; Expressing or containing more words than actually required.

Usage: Being Verbose will not impress your audience. All you need is to convey the message in the right sense and in the right manner.

Word of the day Verbose: Excessive use of words that may cause annoyance; Expressing or containing more words than actually required.
Word of the day Verbose: Excessive use of words that may cause annoyance; Expressing or containing more words than actually required.

02-05-2019

Garrulous

Adjective

Meaning: Someone who talks a lot especially on unimportant matters; Excessively talkative

Usage: Since Ted is garrulous, he could make a good choice to anchor tonight’s party.

Vocabulary everyday Garrulous: Someone who talks a lot especially on unimportant matters; Excessively talkative.
Vocabulary everyday
Garrulous: Someone who talks a lot especially on unimportant matters; Excessively talkative.

01-05-2019

Prodigious

Adjective

Meaning: Huge, Gigantic and enormously impressive; Extraordinary; Outstanding

Usage: The wrestling match was filled with prodigious wrestlers giving tough competition to each other.

Vocabulary every day  Huge, Gigantic and enormously impressive; Extraordinary; Outstanding
Vocabulary every day
Prodigious: Huge, Gigantic and enormously impressive; Extraordinary; Outstanding

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