Sunday, September 30, 2007


Pronunciation: AB-ruh-gayt
Transitive verb: Revoke formally; to put an end to it; to get rid of.

Friday, September 21, 2007


Pronunciation: PEN-chunt
Noun: Inclination; Predilection; A strong liking.

Antonyms: Hate, Hatred, Dislike, Indifference.

Usage: The world has a penchant for most Italian designs.

Thursday, September 20, 2007


Pronunciation: DAYN
Intransitive verb: To think worthy; to condescend followed by an infinitive; to condescend to give or bestow; to lower one self.

Antonym: be proud
Usage: The humble lord wouldn't deign to greet the servant who opened the door.


Pronunciation: PLAT-uh-tood; PLAT-uh-tyood.
Noun: Staleness of ideas or language; triteness; a trite or obvious remark; cliche

Antonym: Nuance

Many will call me an adventurer — and that I am, only one of a different sort: one of those who risks his skin to prove his platitudes — Che Guevara

Sunday, September 16, 2007


Pronunciation: SHOD-n-froy-duh
Noun: A malicious satisfaction obtained from the misfortune of others.
Origin: German


Pronunciation: kon-yuh-SHEN-tee; kog-nuh-SEN-tee
Noun: A person with good knowledge of a subject. A connoisseur. A person with a great taste.

Thursday, September 13, 2007


Pronunciation: puh-NASH; puh-NAHSH
Noun: Dash or flamboyance in manner or style; a plume or bunch of feathers worn on the helmet

Tuesday, September 4, 2007


Pronunciation: KAL-uhm-nee
noun: False accusation of a crime or offense, intended to injure someone's reputation.

Monday, August 27, 2007


Pronunciation: ar-KAYN

Adjective: Understood or known by only a few; difficult to explain or understand.

Saturday, August 25, 2007


Pronunciation: bih-DOB,

transitive verb: To smudge over; to besmear or soil with anything thick and dirty; to overdecorate.

Thursday, August 23, 2007


Pronunciation: uk-SOR-ee-us; ug-ZOR-ee-us
Adjective: Foolishly fond of or submissive to your wife; Excessively submissive or devoted to one's wife.

Usage: Paul McCartney was one of the famously uxorious man, who has documented to spend only one night away from his wife.


Pronunciation: VISH-ee-ayt
Transitive verb: (m) To make faulty or imperfect; to corrupt morally; to debase; to render ineffective.


Pronunciation: FEB-ruhl; FEE-bruhl/bryl.
Adjective: Of or relating to or characterized by fever; feverish; hyperpyrexia(medical terminology)

Usage: My niece was taken to the doctor, and the doctor remarked about she having febrile fits; Tom called in sick, saying he was febrile.

Sunday, August 19, 2007


Pronunciation: PUR-blynd
Adjective: Having greatly reduced vision; lacking in insight or discernment.


Pronunciation: yooh-fuh-miz-uhm

The act or an example of substituting a mild, indirect, or vague term for one considered harsh, blunt, or offensive: “Euphemisms such as ‘slumber room’ . . . abound in the funeral business” (Jessica Mitford).

Antonyms: dysphemism


Pronunciation: kwy-ES-uhnt
Adjective 1: Being in a state of repose; at rest; still; inactive.
2: Not ruffed by passion, unagitated, quiet, not excited.

Usage: Rahul has quiescent renal stones.
Severe cold could cause animals to enter quiescent state. (

Antonyms: active

Saturday, August 18, 2007


Pronunciation: FAK-shuhs
Adjective: Given to faction; addicted to form parties and raise dissensions; turbulent; pertaining to faction.

Usage: Tom made a factious(quarrelsome) comment about his sister, to her boyfriend.

Antonyms: agreeing, cooperating.

Sunday, August 12, 2007


Pronunciation: ab-STEE-mee-uhs
Adjective: Eating and Drinking in moderation; Abstinent; Sparingly used or consumed.

Usage: an abstemious meal (TheFreeDictionary); the monk led an abstemious life

Antonym: Gluttonous, Greedy

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