Daily Vocabulary Day 6

Daily Vocabulary Update

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51). Pique (noun)

Meaning: A feeling of irritation or resentment resulting from a slight, especially to one‘s pride.

Synonyms: irritation, annoyance, resentment, anger, displeasure.

Usage: He left in a fit pique.


52). Turgid (adjective)

Meaning: Swollen and distended or congested.

Synonyms: swollen, congested; in spate, in flood.

Usage: A turgid and fast-moving river.


53). Multifarious (adjective)

Meaning: Having many varied parts or aspects.

Synonyms: diverse, many, numerous, various, varied.

Usage: The multifarious local and ethnic traditions that are found in the USA.


54). Torpor (noun)

Meaning: A state of physical or mental inactivity; lethargy.

Synonyms: lethargy, torpidity, sluggishness, inertia, inertness, inactivity.

Usage: He spent most of the journey in a state of toggor.


55). Audacious (adjective)

Meaning: Showing a willingness to take surprisingly bold risks.

Synonyms: bold, daring, fearless, intrepid, brave, unafraid.

Usage: The audience was left gasping at his audacious exploits.



56). Tenacity (noun)

Meaning: The quality or fact of being able to grip something finnly; grip.

Synonyms: persistence, pertinacity, determination, perseverance, doggedness.

Usage: The tenacity with which he stuck to his story.


57). Apostate (noun)

Meaning: A person who renounces a religious or political belief or principle.

Synonyms: dissenter, heretic, nonconformist; defector, deserter.

Usage: After 50 years as an apostate, he returned to the faith.


58). Discomfit (verb)

Meaning: Make (someone) feel uneasy or embarrassed.

Synonyms: embarrass, make uncomfortable, make uneasy, abash.

Usage: He was not noticeably discomfited by her tone.


59). Laconic (adjective)

Meaning: (of a person, speech, or style of writing) using very few words.

Synonyms: brief, concise, terse, succinct, short, economical, elliptical.

Usage: His laconic reply suggested a lack of interest in the topic.


60). Ossify (verb)

Meaning: Turn into bone or bony tissue.

Synonyms: turn into bone, become bony, harden, solidify, stiffen.

Usage: These cartilages may ossify.

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