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Re: Power your vocabulary
« Reply #195 on: June 01, 2011, 11:07:42 PM »
Answer for the Quiz:

Q1. Ignominious
Q2. Quaint
Q3. Ignominious
Q4. Sedate
Q5. Antagonism

In the Q's 1 & 3, there is Article "An" before the gap!!!!

So I think that, "Ignominious" should be the ans. for both.

If not, please mam ans. me with explanation. Thanks mam.
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Re: Power your vocabulary
« Reply #196 on: June 02, 2011, 01:22:34 PM »
yes..goodboy..u r right! The answer will be same for A & C.

Thank u for the answers.
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Re: Power your vocabulary
« Reply #197 on: June 02, 2011, 01:35:24 PM »
Today's words:

1. Opulence
2. Zealot
3. Cogent
4. Diminutive
5. Dilate
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Re: Power your vocabulary
« Reply #198 on: June 04, 2011, 01:54:43 PM »
Word meanings:

1. Opulence: Wealth, Affluence
2. Zealot: Fanatic, Bigot
3. Cogent :Convincing, Compelling
4. Diminutive: Small, Tiny
5. Dilate: Expand, Widen
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Re: Power your vocabulary
« Reply #199 on: June 04, 2011, 02:45:51 PM »
The following sentences are taken from 'The Star', weekly publication of 'The Daily Star':

1. Optimism is good for you. Look positive to life and you are going to live longer.

2. Eat chocolate. But please do not over indulge, which trait is injurious in any aspect of life.

3. Our boys laid down their lives in unknown, inhospitable terrains in Asia.

4. Africa is brimming with potentials, both economic and diplomatic, and it is time we use our goodwill to cash in on these opportunities.

5. Shonajuri blossoms hung with their burst of flamboyant yellow.

Guess the meanings of the underlined words.
 
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Re: Power your vocabulary
« Reply #200 on: June 04, 2011, 11:50:28 PM »
orange tarek is back..and he is sorry for his irregularity  :(





01.
optimism

Definition: state of having positive beliefs 

02.indulge

Definition: treat oneself or another to,luxuriate  in   

03. trait

Definition: characteristic
 affection, attribute
04.terrain

Definition: landscape ,area
05.brimming

Definition: overflowing; up to the top
06.flamboyant

Definition: extravagant, theatrical


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Re: Power your vocabulary
« Reply #201 on: June 06, 2011, 02:13:37 PM »
Good to see u again orange :)

Thanks a lot for answering me.

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Re: Power your vocabulary
« Reply #202 on: June 06, 2011, 02:20:53 PM »
Today's words:

1. impasse
2. impecunious
3. immaculate
4. impenetrable
5. impinge
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Re: Power your vocabulary
« Reply #203 on: June 08, 2011, 03:36:28 PM »
Answers:

1. impasse : predicament from which there is no escape
2. impecunious : without money
3. immaculate: pure, spotless
4. impenetrable : not able to be pierced or entered, beyond understanding
5. impinge: infringe, collide with, touch
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Re: Power your vocabulary
« Reply #204 on: June 08, 2011, 03:38:07 PM »
Can anyone make sentences with the word list given in the previous post?
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Re: Power your vocabulary
« Reply #205 on: June 08, 2011, 03:40:54 PM »
New Words:

1. consort
2. console
3. construe
4. contagion
5. context
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Re: Power your vocabulary
« Reply #206 on: June 09, 2011, 11:46:58 PM »
1. consort-associate, partner
2. console-relieve, comfort
3. construe-deduce; explain ,analyze, decipher, define
4. contagion-infection,contamination, corruption
5. context-framework, circumstances


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Re: Power your vocabulary
« Reply #207 on: June 10, 2011, 03:39:36 AM »
Thank you Orange tarek for replying me. 
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Re: Power your vocabulary
« Reply #208 on: June 10, 2011, 11:21:21 PM »
you are welcome mam.. :)
but expecting new words...


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Re: Power your vocabulary
« Reply #209 on: June 11, 2011, 05:54:51 PM »
Here are some words:

1. Frolicsome
2. frugality
3. fulsome
4. fulcrum
5. furtive
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