Daily Vocabulary Day 20

Daily Vocabulary Update

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191). Regiment

Meaning: Unit, outfit, force.

Definition: a permanent unit of an army typically commanded by a lieutenant colonel and divided into several. companies, squadrons, or batteries and often into two battalions.

Usage: the Royal Highland Regiment.

 

192). Infiltrate

Meaning: penetrate, invade, intrude on, permeate, enter.

Definition: enter or gain access to (an organization, place, etc.) surreptitiously and gradually, especially in order to acquire secret information.

Usage: the organization has been infiltrated by informers.

 

193). Interrogation

Meaning: questioning, cross-questioning, carechism, quizzing.

Definition: the action of interrogating or the process of being interrogated.

Usage: would he keep his mouth shut under interrogation?

 

194). Adjunct

Meaning: Supplement, addition, complement, extra.

Definition: a thing added to something else as a supplementary rather than an essential part.

Usage: computer technology is an adjunct to learning.

 

195). Armada

Meaning: fleet, flotilla, navy, squadron.

Definition: a fleet of warships.

Usage: an armada of forty-five warships.

 

196). Canon

Meaning: principle, rule, law, tenet, formula.

Definition: a general law, rule, principle, or criterion by which something is judged.

Usage: the appointment violated the canons of fair play and equal opportunity.

 

197). Vulnerable

Meaning: at risk, in peril, in danger, unsafe, unprotected.

Definition: exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally.

Usage: we were in a vulnerable position.

 

198). Thrall

Meaning: power, control, grip, grasp, yoke.

Definition: the state of being in someone‘s power, or of having great power over someone.

Usage: she was in M to her abusive husband.

 

199). Trammel

Meaning: restraint, curb, check, impediment, barrier.

Definition: restrictions or impediments to freedom of action.

Usage: we will forge our own future, free from the trammels of materialism.

 

200). Revere

Meaning: respect, admire, prize, treasure, value.

Definition: feel deep respect or admiration for (something).

Usage: Cezanne‘s still lifes were revered by his contemporaries.

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