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English Vocab – Daily Digest , Day Fifteen

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English vocabulary

  1. Guile

noun – shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception
Synonym – craft, cunning, slyness

 

  1. Gourmet

noun – a person devoted to refined sensuous enjoyment (esp. for food & drink)
Synonym – Epicure, Gastronome, Bon Vivant

 

  1. Ambivalent

adjective – uncertain or unable to decide about what course to follow

 

  1. Pondering

verb – to reflect deeply on a subject
Synonym – chew over, contemplate

 

  1. Ardent

adjective – characterized by intense emotion
Synonym – fervent, fervid, zealous, passionate

 

  1. Reprimand

verb – to rebuke formally. Synonym – censure. Criminate

 

  1. Lament

noun – a cry of sorry or grief
Synonym – wail, coronach
verb – to express grief verbally
Synonym – deplorable, keen, bemoan, quetch                                                                                                      

Lamentable

adjective – bad; unfortunate

 

8. Conjuncture

noun – a critical combination of events or circumstances
Synonym – occasion

 

9. Conjunctivitis

noun – inflammation of the conjunctiva of the eye
Synonym – rubor, inflammation

 

10. Conjunctive

adjective – tending to bring about; being partly responsible for
Synonym – concerted, united
Antonym – disjunctive

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