“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. CULPABLE (ADJECTIVE): blameworthy
Synonyms: wrong, guilty  
Antonyms: innocent, clean
Example Sentence: Their decision to do nothing makes them culpable.
Synonyms: conclusion, completion 
Antonyms: introduction, beginning
Example Sentence: This week’s events are the culmination of a long-running row between the two countries.
3. CULL (VERB): select 
Synonyms: collect, gather 
Antonyms: scatter, disperse 
Example Sentence: All this information had been culled from radio reports.
4. CRYPTIC (ADJECTIVE): obscure in meaning
Synonyms: secret, mysterious 
Antonyms: certain, clear
Example Sentence: I wondered just what he meant by that cryptic remark.
Synonyms: casual, slight 
Antonyms: careful, perfect
Example Sentence: There is no need to proofread the content but a cursory glance is required.
6. DAFT (ADJECTIVE): stupid 
Synonyms: absurd, asinine 
Antonyms: brainy, bright 
Example Sentence: He does any job as a daft boy.
7. DWINDLE (VERB): lessen 
Synonyms: fall, decline 
Antonyms: increase, grow
Example Sentence: The factory’s workforce has dwindled.
8. DURESS (NOUN): pressure
Synonyms: threat, constraint 
Antonyms: freedom, liberty
Example Sentence: Her confession had been made under duress.
9. DUMBFOUND (VERB): amaze
Synonyms: stun, confuse 
Antonyms: clarify, explain
Example Sentence: The question dumbfounded him.
10. DULCET (ADJECTIVE): pleasing 
Synonyms: musical, charming 
Antonyms: harsh, odious
Example Sentence: The dulcet voice of my Head of the department proves his simplicity.

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