“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers…

An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.

“The Knowledge Library”

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

The Knowledge Library


1. TAINT (VERB): disgrace
Synonyms: shame, dishonour 
Antonyms: respect, honour
Example Sentence:
The celebrities were tainted by the media.
2. TANTALIZE (VERB): torture
Synonyms: frustrate, tease Antonyms: please, encourage
Example Sentence:
When Ram had joined the college he was tantalized there.
3. TRADUCE (VERB): defame
Synonyms: denigrate, malign Antonyms: glorify, honor
Example Sentence:
We shouldn’t traduce anyone by saying something wrong.
4. GERMANE (ADJECTIVE): relevant
Synonyms: pertinent, apposite Antonyms: irrelevant, inappropriate
Example Sentence: 
Germane advertisements are not published in the local newspaper.
5. GLIB (ADJECTIVE): smooth-spoken
Synonyms: artful, eloquent Antonyms: inarticulate, stuttering
Example Sentence: 
The salesman was a very glib man.
6. GLUT (ADJECTIVE): surplus
Synonyms: excess, oversupply Antonyms: dearth, lack
Example Sentence:
There’s a glut of agricultural products in Western Europe.
Synonyms: content, delight Antonyms: discontent, dissatisfy
Example Sentence:
She was gratified by his response.
Synonyms: common, banal Antonyms: fresh, new
Example Sentence:
That’s the old hackneyed phrase, but it’s true.
9. HAPHAZARD (ADJECTIVE): without plan
Synonyms: aimless, casual Antonyms: planned, systematic
Example Sentence:
A haphazard arrangement makes him angry.
10. HAUGHTY (ADJECTIVE): arrogant
Synonyms: proud, pompous Antonyms: humble, modest
Example Sentence:
He spoke in a haughty tone.

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