DAILY VOCABULARY 1

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DAILY VOCABULARY 1

 

A large no.of pious people mustered to bolster the neophyte. But the obstinate moron gave an obscene performance which mutilated his career and the show was panned by the pivotal critics.

 

PIOUS – deeply religious, devoted to a particular religion

(adjective)

Synonyms –  dedicated, devoted, loyal, good

Antonyms –  disloyal, faithless, false, fickle, inconstant

 

MUSTERED– to gather together (a group of people, soldiers, etc.)

(verb)          to work hard to find or get (courage, support, etc.), an act of assembling

Synonyms – gathering, assembly, meeting

 

BOLSTER – to support or strengthen, to hold up or serve as a foundation for

(verb)

        

Synonyms – support, uphold, brace

Antonyms – to weaken something 

 

NEOPHYTE – a person who has just started learning or doing something

(noun)       

   

Synonyms- proselyte, beginner

Antonyms –  expert, master, professional, veteran 

 

OBSTINATE –  refusing to change behaviour or ideas , stubborn

(adjective)  

   

Synonyms – adamant , bullheaded, hardheaded, immovable, obdurate

Antonyms – acquiescent, agreeable, amenable, compliant

 

MORON – a very stupid or foolish person

(noun)

 

 

OBSCENE –  very offensive in usually a shocking way

(adjective)   abhorrent to morality or virtue

Synonyms- bawdy, indecent, lewd, vulgar

Antonyms –  clean, decent, non obscene

 

MUTILATE– to cause severe damage to

(verb)

     

Synonyms – cripple, disable, incapacitate

Antonyms –  heal, rehabilitate  

 

PAN –  to criticize (a book, movie, play, etc.) severely

(verb)

 

PIVOTAL – central and most important

(adjective)

Synonyms –  critical, key, crucial, vital

Antonyms –  insignificant, minor, trivial, unimportant

 

 

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