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Activity Discussion Grammar & Vocabulary 20 words with meaning and sentence

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  • Aashutosh

    June 1, 2021 at 12:16 am
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    1. Zenith: The highest point of something.

    The zenith of the Himalayas is Mount Everest.

    2. Yearn: Desire strongly or persistently.

    Orphan often yearn for the love and affection they never had in their life.

    3. Xenophobia: A fear of strangers.

    People should spread awareness of Xenophobia.

    4. Empathy: Understanding another’s feelings

    The characters shown in this novel aren’t subjected to empathy at all.

    5. Disguise: Altering one’s appearance to conceal one’s identity.

    Portia disguised as a lawyer to save his husband’s best friend.

    6. Cynical: Believing in the worst of human nature.

    Having that Cynical outlook, nobody trusts him.

    7. Bypass: Avoid Something.

    The bypass surgery of the heart is a must to save the patient.

    8. Forlorn: Pitifully sad.

    Raman aimlessly took his step towards a forlorn path.

    9. Irony: Incongruity between what might be expected and what occurs.

    Some people don’t understand the irony in their actions and yet argue about it.

    10. Bonafide: Genuine.

    Rahul is a bonafide candidate for the curator post that is available in Bharat Kala Bhavan.

    11. Lethargic: Deficient in alertness.

    Hema felt too miserable and lethargic to get dressed as a prince.

    12. Nostalgic: An account that tells the particulars of an act or event.

    I feel nostalgic whenever I visit my home town.

    13. Melancholy: Condition of being gloomy and depressed.

    Those melancholy days were bitter yet remarkable to remember.

    14. Lucid: Transparently clear; easily understandable.

    It was a lucid dream; half awake, half asleep, beyond explanation.

    15. Gallivant: Wander aimlessly in search of pleasure.

    They’ve been gallivanting all over town.

    16. Dubious: Fraught with uncertainty and doubt.

    I remain dubious about her motives.

    17. Rhetorical: Relating to using language effectively.

    Raman’s work was overloaded with rhetorical enhancement, which he was the first to introduce into Indian history.

    18. Serene: Not agitated.

    His features were more refined and had a calm, soft, and serene expression.

    19. Tenacious: Stubbornly unyielding.

    The baby took my finger in its tenacious little fist and bit my finger.

    20. Quell: Suppress or crush completely.

    His words were oil in the fire and did nothing to quell the anger boiling within her.

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