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“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers…

An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.
07/06/2023 4:42 AM

“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers……….
An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.

The Knowledge Library

UPDATE YOUR VOCABULARY – 112

  1. PLETHORA(NOUN): excess

Synonyms: deluge, plenty           Antonyms: scarcity, need

Example Sentence: 

He eagerly accepted the job because it came with a plethora of opportunities.

 

  1. SANGUINE (ADJECTIVE):happy

Synonyms: buoyant, cheerful        Antonyms: depressed, gloomy

Example Sentence:

He is a sanguine person in every adverse situation.

  1. DETERIOUS (ADJECTIVE):harmful

Synonyms: bad, destructive                Antonyms: helpful, assisting

Example Sentence:

Smoking induces deleterious effects to our body.

  1. OUST (VERB): expel

Synonyms: depose, dethrone               Antonyms: welcome, hold

Example Sentence: 

He was ousted from his own house to an old age home.

  1. CONCEDE (VERB):acknowledge

Synonyms: accept, admit      Antonyms: deny, refuse

Example Sentence: 

The police will have to concede to the kidnapper’s demands to free the hostages.

  1. SUERSEDE(VERB): overrule

Synonyms: annul, repudiate      Antonyms: keep, retain

Example Sentence:

The older models of ACs have now been superseded.

  1. ASSUAGE (VERB):pacify

Synonyms: mollify, mitigate             Antonyms: aggravate, intensify

Example Sentence: 

The victim was assuaged afterwards by the session judge.

  1. FEROCIOUS (ADJECTIVE): brutal

Synonyms: cruel, harsh        Antonyms: gentle, kind

Example Sentence:

It was a ferocious sight of doom.

  1. DEBASED (ADJECTIVE): despicable

Synonyms: unsavoury, contemptible        Antonyms: reputable, respectable

Example Sentence: 

He is such a debased man that he pounced on her being leader.

  1. OUTRIGHT (ADJECTIVE): whole

Synonyms: total, gross    Antonyms: partial, incomplete

Example Sentence: 

 

He was paid for an outright service.

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