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Re: Power your vocabulary
« Reply #30 on: January 31, 2011, 03:36:50 PM »
Great work goodboy!

A pop quiz on what we've learnt in those days:

Put appropriate word in the blanks:

1. You can't give me a D in chemistry. You'll _______ my chances of being admitted to MIT.
2. The _______ od building needed far more work than just a new coat of paint.
3. Many a charming tale has been written about the knights-______ who helped the weak and punished the guilty during the Age of Chivalry.
4. When she was ______ of the dangerous weather conditions, she decided to postpone her trip.
5. The crew tried to ____ the fears of the passengers by announcing that the fire had been controlled.

Good Luck for the quiz  :)
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Re: Power your vocabulary
« Reply #31 on: February 01, 2011, 05:29:07 PM »
No answer of the quiz  :(

Today's words:

1. intractable
2. intrinsic
3. inverse
4. insipid
5. inexorable

'inexorable' is the 50th words we learnt. Thanks to all who viewed,participated and learnt words with a great patience and enthusiasm.
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Re: Power your vocabulary
« Reply #32 on: February 01, 2011, 10:24:09 PM »
sorry madam 4 couldn't reply for it..but madam i am thanking u heartedly for such a wonderful step to teach us vocab...
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Re: Power your vocabulary
« Reply #33 on: February 01, 2011, 11:25:05 PM »
mam really sorry there was network problem yesterday so i couldn't attend the quiz ..............now the answer is given below from my perception................

1. You can't give me a D in chemistry. You'll _jeopardize_ my chances of being admitted to MIT.
2. The _ameliorate_ old building needed far more work than just a new coat of paint.
3. Many a charming tale has been written about the knights-______ who helped the weak and punished the guilty during the Age of Chivalry.
4. When she was _anguish_ of the dangerous weather conditions, she decided to postpone her trip.
5. The crew tried to _bolster_ the fears of the passengers by announcing that the fire had been controlled.

mam please reveal the answer if the answer is wrong........................


today's answer is given below..................

1. intractable : hard to deal with or difficult.
2. intrinsic : important,essential.
3. inverse :
4. insipid :dull or tasteless.
5. inexorable : relentless.

thank you mam today's words are so interesting and also helpful in our daily life.........
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Re: Power your vocabulary
« Reply #34 on: February 02, 2011, 04:34:25 PM »
 :) it's better late than never!

Aunoo...No 1 is absolutely correct! Good Job!

I won't give the answers today. Rather I'll give the meanings of yesterday's words:

1. intractable : hard to deal with or difficult/unruly/stubborn/unyielding
2. intrinsic : important/essential/inherent
3. inverse : opposite
4. insipid :dull or tasteless/lacking in flavor
5. inexorable : relentless/ unyielding

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Re: Power your vocabulary
« Reply #35 on: February 02, 2011, 05:07:48 PM »
Thanks psycho saint for giving me encouragement!

Today's words:

1. stolid
2. sublime
3. sophomoric
4. somber
5. stoic
 
Today's words' initial is 'S'. Can you say any word starts with 'S' ? The word must bear the feeling about learning new words....
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Re: Power your vocabulary
« Reply #36 on: February 03, 2011, 03:46:27 PM »
Answer of the quiz:

1. You can't give me a D in chemistry. You'll _jeopardize_ my chances of being admitted to MIT.
2. The _dilapidated_ old building needed far more work than just a new coat of paint.
3. Many a charming tale has been written about the knights-errant who helped the weak and punished the guilty during the Age of Chivalry.
4. When she was _apprised_ of the dangerous weather conditions, she decided to postpone her trip.
5. The crew tried to _assuage_ the fears of the passengers by announcing that the fire had been controlled.

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Re: Power your vocabulary
« Reply #37 on: February 03, 2011, 03:53:43 PM »
No one is found who has interests about the words initialized with 'S'  :(

Here are some new words for today:

1. ensue
2. appease
3. epoch
4. enumerate
5. enunciate

Tomorrow you'll get the word menings inshAllah!
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Re: Power your vocabulary
« Reply #38 on: February 03, 2011, 04:25:29 PM »
aspire:after knowledge
assuage:Sorry
apprise: inform 
arbitrate: between
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« Reply #39 on: February 04, 2011, 12:17:36 AM »
Ensue- happen afterwards
appease- make calm
epoch- the beginning of an era
enumerate- specify
enunciate- express the definite term
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Re: Power your vocabulary
« Reply #40 on: February 04, 2011, 02:13:28 AM »
 :) This is my today's findings>>>>>>>
Answers for previous words.......

Stolid : impassive, dull
sublime: inspiring, uplifting
sophomoric: collegiate, immature
somber: solemn, grave
stoic:blast

Answers for Today's words:

Ensue : result, follow
appease: mollify, placate
epoch: era, period
enumerate: itemize, detail, list
enunciate: pronounce, articulate
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Re: Power your vocabulary
« Reply #41 on: February 04, 2011, 11:49:24 AM »
1. Ensue = Come after
2. Appease = Pacify,Placate
3. Epoch = the beinning of an era
4. Enumerate = count
5. Enunciate = pronounce,Proclaim
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Re: Power your vocabulary
« Reply #42 on: February 05, 2011, 03:30:11 PM »
Good thinking,

keep it ahead................
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Re: Power your vocabulary
« Reply #43 on: February 05, 2011, 03:40:25 PM »
'superb' work done by Good Boy!

Welcome iqbal007!  :)

Thanks to bcd sir and psycho saint!

Let me explain 'stoic' that means: impassive or unmoved by joy or grief.

'appease' means: pacify/soothe/relieve

if u need further explanation, plz ask me.
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Re: Power your vocabulary
« Reply #44 on: February 05, 2011, 03:50:22 PM »
Today will be a D-Day! Tell me, what's the meaning of D-day?

we are going to learn new words initialized with 'D'.

1. decorum
2. default
3. defer
4. delineate
5. demise
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