Daily Vocabulary Update
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111). Ambivalent (Adjective)
Meaning: having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas about something or someone.
Synonyms: equivocal, uncertain, unsure, doubtful indecisive, inconclusive, irresolute
Usage: Some loved her; some hated her, few we ambivalent about her.
112). Forsake (Verb)
Meaning: abandon or leave.
Synonyms: abandon, desert, leave, quit, depart from, leave behind
Usage: She forsook her child, giving him up for adoption.
113). Impudent (Adjective)
Meaning: not showing due respect for another person; impeitinent.
Synonyms: impeitinent, insolent, cheeky, audacious, brazen
Usage: He could have strangled this impudent upstart.
114). Inept (Adjective)
Meaning: having or showing no skill; clumsy.
Synonyms: incompetent, unskillful, unskilled, inexpert, amateurish
Usage: My attempts at baking were him but I fumbled on.
115). Novice (Verb)
Meaning: a person new to and inexperienced in a job or situation.
Synonyms: beginner, learner, inexperienced person
Usage: He was a complete novice in foreign affairs.
116). Salient (Adjective)
Meaning: most noticeable or important.
Synonyms: important, main, principal, major, chief, primary, notable
Usage: The salient points stuck out clearly in her mind.
117). Umbrage (Noun)
Meaning: offence or annoyance.
Synonyms: take offence, be offended, take exception, bridle, take something personally
Usage: She took umbrage at his remarks.
118). Serendipity (Noun)
Meaning: the occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneﬁcial way.
Synonyms: chance, happy chance, accident, happy accident, fluke.
Usage: Technical innovation may be the result of pure serendipity.
119). Quaint (Adjective)
Meaning: attractively unusual or old-fashioned.
Synonyms: picturesque, charming, sweet, attractive, pleasantly old-fashioned.
Usage: Narrow streets lead to a quaint bridge over the river
120). Truculent (Adjective)
Meaning: eager or quick to argue or ﬁght; aggressively deﬁant.
Synonyms: deﬁant, aggressive, antagonistic, belligerent, pugnacious, bellicose
Usage: The truculent attitude of farmers to cheaper imports.