Daily Vocabulary Day 19

181). Assent

Meaning: Agree to, accept, approve, consent to.

Definition: express approval or agreement.

Usage: the Prime Minister assented to the change.


182). Accord

Meaning: Give, grant, tender, present, award, hand, yield.

Definition: give or grant someone (power, status, or recognition).

Usage: the powers accorded to the head of state.


183). Porch

Meaning: vestibule, foyer, hall, entry, lobby, portal.

Definition: a covered shelter projecting in front of the entrance of a building.

Usage: the north porch of Hereford Cathedral.


184). Fiesta

Meaning: Festival, carnival, holiday, party.

Definition: an event marked by festivities or celebration.

Usage: the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta.


185). Fusion

Meaning: Blend, combination, amalgamation, joining, bonding.

Definition: the process or result of joining two or more things together to form a single entity.

Usage: the election results produced pressure for fusion of the parties.


186). Traverse

Meaning: cross, negotiate, travel over/across.

Definition: travel across or through.

Usage: he traversed the forest.


187). Genesis

Meaning: origin, source, root, beginning, start, outset.

Definition: the origin or mode of formation of something.

Usage: this tale had its genesis in fireside stories.


188). Civic

Meaning: Municipal, city, town, urban, metropolitan.

Definition: relating to a city or town, especially its administration; municipal.

Usage: a meeting of civic and business leaders.


189). Cooper

Meaning: Make, repair, barrel.

Definition: a maker or repairer of casks and barrels.

Usage: my father coopered casks and barrels for the ships.


190). Rover

Meaning: wanderer, traveler, drifter, brid of passage.

Definition: a person who spends their time wandering.

Usage: they became rovers who departed further and further from civilization.


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