Daily Vocabulary Day 13

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121). Persuade (verb)

Definition: induce (someone) to do something through reasoning or argument.

Meaning: prevail on, talk someone into, coax, convince, make, get, press someone into

Usage: He tried to persuade her to come with him.

 

122). Traverse (Verb)

Definition: travel across or through

Meaning: travel over/across, cross, journey over/across, make one‘s way across

Usage: He traversed the deserts of Persia and Baluchistan.

 

123). Indulge (Verb)

Definition: allow oneself to enjoy the pleasure of.

Meaning: wallow in, give oneself up to, give way to, yield to, abandon oneself to

Usage: We indulged in a cream tea.

 

124). Sway (verb)

Definition: move or cause to move slowly or rhythmically backwards and forwards or from side to side.

Meaning: swing, shake, oscillate, rock, undulate, move from side to side

Usage: The curtains were swaying in the breeze.

 

125). Deteriorated (Verb)

Definition: become progressively worse.

Meaning: worsen, get worse, decline, be in decline, degenerate, decay

Usage: His condition has deteriorated in the intensive care unit.

 

 

 

 

 

126). Ramification (Noun)

Definition: a complex or unwelcome consequence of an action or event.

Meaning: consequence, result, aftermath, outcome, effect, upshot, issue.

Usage: Any change is bound to have legal ramifications.

 

127). Heap (verb)

Definition: put (objects or a loose substance) in a heap.

Meaning: Pile up, pile, stack up, stack, make a pile of, make a stack of

Usage: She heaped logs on the fire.

 

128). Rebel (noun)

Definition: a person who rises in opposition or armed resistance against an established government or leader.

Meaning: revolutionary, insurgent, mutineer agitator

Usage: The rebels took control of the capital.

 

129). Substantial (adjective)

Definition: of considerable importance, size, or worth.

Meaning: considerable, real, material, weighty, soild, sizeable

Usage: Substantial progress had been made.

 

130). Utterly (adverb)

Definition: completely and without qualification; absolutely.

Meaning: completely, totally, absolutely, entirely, fully

Usage: He looked utterly ridiculous.

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