Daily Vocabulary Day 16

Daily Vocabulary Update

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151). Inevitable

Definition: certain to happen; unavoidable.

Meaning: unavoidable, inescapable, bound to happen, sure to happen, unpreventable,

Usage: His resignation was inevitable.

 

152). Unassailable

Definition: unable to be attacked, questioned, or defeated.

Meaning: impregnable, invulnerable, impenetrable, inviolable

Usage: The world’s most unassailable fortress.

 

153). Queer

Definition: strange; odd.

Meaning: odd, strange, unusual, funny, peculiar, curious, bizarre

Usage: It seemed gig to see the windows all dark.

 

154). Preponderance

Definition: the quality or fact of being greater in number, quantity, or importance.

Meaning: prevalence, predominance, dominance

Usage: The preponderance of women among older people.

 

155). Redundant

Definition: not or no longer needed or useful; superfluous.

Meaning: unnecessary, not required, inessential, unessential

Usage: An appropriate use for a redundant church.

 

 

 

 

156). Consensus

Definition: a general agreement.

Meaning: agreement, harmony, concord, like mindedness, concurrence, consent

Usage: There is a growing consensus that the current regime has failed.

 

157). Debacle

Definition: a sudden and ignominious failure; a fiasco.

Meaning: failure, catastrophe, disaster, disintegration, mess, wreck, ruin; downfall,

Usage: The only man to reach double figures in the second-innings debacle.

 

158). Beleaguer

Definition: lay siege to.

Meaning: besieged, under siege, blockaded, surrounded, encircled, hemmed in, under attack

Usage: He led a relief force to the aid of the beleaguered city.

 

159). Lacklustre

Definition: lacking in vitality, force, or conviction; uninspired or uninspiring

Meaning: uninspired, uninspiring, unimaginative, dull, humdrum, colourless,

Usage: No excuses were made for the team’s lackluster performance.

 

160). Menace

 Definition: a person or thing that is likely to cause harm; a threat or danger.

Meaning: danger, peril, risk, hazard, threat; jeopardy

Usage: A new initiative aimed at beating the menace of drugs.

 

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