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Word of the day July Series: July 31:
Meaning: To get someone to do something often through persuasion, insincere flattery or compliments.
Example Sentence: By speaking in favour of his manager, Anik tried to cajole his manager into choosing his name for the promotion.
With a kiss on the cheek, I can cajole my husband into taking me shopping.
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Meaning: A small group of close friends that share common interests and tastes.
Example Sentence: We saw a coterie of friends having a fun time in this place.
Meaning: A very minor difference in appearance, sound or meaning etc.
Example Sentence: Because the models looked exactly the same, I could not recognize the nuance between the two phones.
Meaning: Curious and excited to see or hear something.
Example Sentence: Children are agog about visiting Disney Park.
Meaning: Conclusion reached without having complete information.
Example Sentence: There are many conjectures about how many employees will be promoted this year.
Meaning: Entertaining, and funny that makes you laugh or smile.
Example Sentence: Everyone likes Emma because she is fun-loving and amusing.
Meaning: Add something to a person or thing to make it more attractive.
Example Sentence: George wants to adorn his new hotel with expensive antiques and paintings so that it looks luxurious.
Meaning: Something that is very captivating and interesting and arouses curiosity or interest in someone.
Example Sentence: Netflix is a popular streaming service that has a wide genre of Tv shows, documentaries and movies that has an intriguing storyline.
Meaning: Attempt or persuade someone to convert from one belief, opinion or religion into another one.
Example Sentence: Davis organized a seminar so that he can proselytize his ideas among his friends and followers.
Meaning: A foolish person who does silly things and makes people laugh.
Example Sentence: Anik needs to stop acting like a buffoon and begin to focus on his work.
Meaning: Able to adapt or be adapted to many different functions or activities.
Example Sentence: Christian Bale is considered as the most versatile actors.
Meaning: Educate or promote an idea, belief to people.
Example Sentence: Employers have to promulgate their policies on sexual harassment so employees will be aware of the process for handling complaints.
Meaning: A salary, pay or income from employment or office.
Example Sentence: Anik’s total emoluments amount to $200,000 per annum.
Meaning: Enthusiastic, cheerful, energetic, active and positive.
Example Sentence: After announcing the bonus, all the employees sounded ebullient and content.
Meaning: To make someone pleased or less angry by giving or saying something that they desire.
Example Sentence: The company finally gave what the customers asked so as to propitiate the customers.
Meaning: Inclined to be funny, playful and mischievous.
Example Sentence: Ben has an impish smile on his face.
Meaning: A person or thing that is the centre of attraction or admiration.
Example Sentence: Alisha became the cynosure of all eyes when she walked the ramp with confidence and poise.
Meaning: A person who is skilful, clever, inventive and creative.
Example Sentence: The organizers of the event are looking for an ingenious anchor who could engage with their audience.
Meaning: Something that is very old fashioned and belongs to a very ancient time.
Example Sentence: Typewriters are considered archaic and hence they are replaced with modern computers.
Meaning: Analyze or interpret a word or action in a particular sense.
Example Sentence: Sandra’s polite behaviour is construed as rude by the management committee.
Meaning: Accepting, agreeing, or approving to someone’s wishes or actions.
Example Sentence: Anik seemed to acquiesce with the decision of the management committee.
Meaning: A person’s skill, knowledge, authority, or interest in a particular area; the district in which a bailie or bailiff has jurisdiction.
Example Sentence: Alex didn’t speak on the matter because it was subject outside his bailiwick.
Meaning: A group of all the clients collectively for a business.
Example: Sandra had developed a loyal clientele for her boutique.
Meaning: A person who is a beginner and has no experience in a certain task, activity, or job.
Example Sentence: Anik didn’t give the task to Sandra because she was a novice.
Meaning: Beautiful, excellent, pleasant, or picturesque.
Example Sentence: Anik is looking for an attractive hotel in an idyllic setting for a vacation with his family.
Meaning: Behaviour that is innocent, honest, and childlike.
Example Sentence: Anik’s ingenuous behavior of telling the truth made him unpopular at the college.
Meaning: Bring something under control; to overcome something.
Example Sentence: At the announcement of her results, Amisha managed to subdue her emotions of elation.
Meaning: To laugh loudly especially to show satisfaction and pleasure.
Example Sentence: Anik chortled with glee when everyone in the class came to her rescue.
Meaning: Begin to grow rapidly or increase at a faster pace.
Example Sentence: As the government reduced taxes on automobiles, many automobile manufacturing companies are expecting sales to burgeon.
Meaning: Knowledge acquired through extensive study, reading, or research.
Example Sentence: After reading almost every genre, Atik has gained erudition in the field of literature.
Meaning: Ease or reduce the intensity of pain or suffering.
Example Sentence: The doctor prescribed medicines for a week to alleviate her pain.
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Some Tips to improve vocabulary:
Apart from learning a new word every day, here are some tips you need to consider if you are willing to improve or expand your vocabulary.
- First of all, learn new words every day because learning new words will expand your word power. And as a result, you will be more confident with words.
- Learning new words will not be sufficient, also try to include those words in your daily conversations.
- Besides learning new words, Keep discussing those words from time to time. Furthermore, Discuss them with someone who is interested in vocabulary.
- Carry a dictionary. Wait, that doesn’t mean that you carry a huge bulky dictionary, You have many apps available on both android and ios platforms. Download them.
- Understand the root words accordingly. This will make your job easier.
- Another key point is to use flashcards to memorize new words.
- It’s important to realize that reading is significantly important to expand vocabulary; So, therefore, Read frequently.
- Make a note of word that you don’t know accordingly and refer that in a dictionary.
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