Daily Vocabulary Update
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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.
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.
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?
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.
Meaning: ﬂeet, ﬂotilla, navy, squadron.
Deﬁnition: a ﬂeet of warships.
Usage: an armada of forty-ﬁve warships.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Meaning: respect, admire, prize, treasure, value.
Deﬁnition: feel deep respect or admiration for (something).
Usage: Cezanne‘s still lifes were revered by his contemporaries.