7 February 2018

Daily Important Vocabulary For Teaching Exam

Important Vocabulary For Teaching Exam

1.Vicarious
Meaning: experienced in the imagination through the feelings or actions of another person.
Synonym: indirect, second-hand, secondary, derivative,
Sentence: "this catalogue brings vicarious pleasure in luxury living"
2.Egregious
Meaning: outstandingly bad; shocking, remarkably good.
Synonym: atrocious, deplorable
Antonym: concealed , good
3.Paraphernalia
Meaning: miscellaneous articles, especially the equipment needed for a particular activity.
Synonym: equipment, stuff, things, apparatus,
Sentence: "drills, saws, and other paraphernalia necessary for home improvements"
4. Agnostic
Meaning: a person who believes that nothing is known or can be known of the existence or nature of God
Sentence: After my husband became agnostic, he stopped going to church because of his doubt about god's existence
5.Punctilious
Meaning: showing great attention to detail or correct behaviour.
Antonym: careless, easy-going, slapdash
Sentence: "he was punctilious in providing every amenity for his guests"
6.Tautology
Synonym: repetition, repetitiveness
Sentence: When the lawyer spoke to the jury, he used tautology to make the jurors aware of his point without being repetitive.
7.Sinuous
Synonym: windy, serpentine, curving, twisting
Antonym: straight
Sentence: "the river follows a sinuous trail through the dale"
Meaning: a noisy argument or disagreement, especially in public.
Synonym: argument, quarrel, squabble, fight,
Sentence:"I had an altercation with the ticket collector"
Meaning: a soldier or guard whose job is to stand and keep watch.
Synonym: guard, keeper
Sentence: "soldiers stood sentinel with their muskets"
Synonym: straggler, loiterer, lingerer, dawdler
Sentence:"staff were under enormous pressure and there was no time for laggards"

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