Daily Word List – 23 January, 2017 – Definition | Synonyms | Use in a Sentence

Hello and welcome to exampundit. So here are the Daily Word List of 23 January, 2017.

1. Binge (n.): a short period of excessive
consumption, especially of excessive alcohol consumption.
Synonyms: spree, argy,
affair, toot, debauch, bender, jag.
Use: Who doesn’t
love to binge watch Sherlock?
2. Sullen (adj.): bad-tempered and sulky.
Synonyms: surly, sulky, pouting, sour, morose.

Use: A sullen pout
3. Deplorable
(adj.): Deserving strong
condemnation; shockingly bad.
Synonyms: unfortunate,
shameful, dreadful, horrifying.
Use: He is a
deplorable boy, frequently being beaten by his parents.
4. Platitudinous
(adj.): Characterized by clichés
or platitudes.
Synonyms: trite, banal,
Use: The meeting
was brief and platitudinous, but in later accounts […] Malraux turned it into
a major summit of great minds.
5. Confounded
(adj.):  To fail to see the difference; to mix up; to
confuse right and wrong.
Synonyms: confused,
perplexed, befuddled.
Use: They
confound Law with Counsel, who think, that it is the duty of Monarchs not only
to give ear to their Counselors, but also to obey them, as though it were in vain
to take Counsel, unless it were also followed.
6. Blusterous (adj.): tending to bluster; blustering.
Synonyms: windy, airy,
gusty, bombastic.
Use: When confronted
by opposition his reaction was blusterous, which often cowed the meek.
7. Odium (n.): The quality that provokes hatred;
Synonyms: shame, dishonor,
blame, censure.
Use: She threw
the odium of the fact on me.
8. Vainglorious (adj.): With excessive vanity or
unwarranted pride.
Synonyms: boastful,
proud, arrogant, pompous.
Use: This
vainglorious boast of personal infallibility.
9. Snub (v): (to slight or ignore) give someone
the cold shoulder, turn the cold shoulder on someone cut someone cold, cut
someone dead.
Synonyms: boycott,
scorn, give someone the cold shoulder.
Use: For a long time
he lived in the toy cupboard or on the nursery floor, and no one thought very
much about him. He was naturally shy, and being only made of velveteen, some of
the more expensive toys quite snubbed him.
10. Assay (adj.): trial, attempt.
Synonyms: analysis,
assessment, evaluation.

Use: I am withal
persuaded that it may prove much easier in the assay than it now seems at


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