Daily Word List – 6 January, 2017 – Definition | Synonyms | Use in a Sentence

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1. Prandial(adj):
having meal(specially at night)
Use: “a prandial conversation with his dad
after 5 years.”
Synonyms: supper,
2. Autopsy(n):
A dissection performed on a cadaver to find possible cause(s) of death.
Use: “a Home
Office pathologist carried out the autopsy
Synonyms: critical
dissection, postmortem
3. Bumptious(adj):
 the one who gives himself more priority
than anyone else and takes pride on his own.
Use: “I was
still annoyed at his bumptious style
of conversation; I thought it best to change the topic.”
Synonyms: self
important, conceited, self assertive.
4. Cenotaph(n):
 A monument erected to honour the dead whose
bodies lie elsewhere; especially members of the armed forces who died in
Use:  “his remains were removed and a cenotaph placed on the original grave.”
Synonyms:  Memorial, Shrine
5. Obeisance(n):
Demonstration of an obedient attitude, especially by bowing deeply; a deep bow
which demonstrates such an attitude.
Use:  “he is the least obeisance here.”
Synonyms:  obedient, hearsome, dutiful.

6. Obfuscation(n):
 To deliberately make more confusing in
order to conceal the truth.
Use: “Before
leaving the scene, the murderer set a fire to obfuscate any evidence of his or her identity.”
Synonyms:  confuse, muddle, obscure. Use:
7. Emasculate(v):
To deprive of virile or procreative power.
Use: “Luxury had
not emasculated their minds.”
Synonyms:  weak, effeminate, being deprived.

8. Thuggish(adj):
The violent, criminal acts that are associated with thugs, and/or the fashion,
manner of speaking, and demeanor associated with them.
Use: “Their thuggish manner made continuing
negotiations very difficult.”
Synonyms:  thuggery.

9. Euphemism(n):
 use of a word or phrase to replace
another word with one considered less offensive.
Use: “the
jargon has given us ‘downsizing’ as a euphemism for cuts”
Synonyms:  dysphemism, expletive

10. Bin(n)
:  A container for rubbish or waste.
Use: “one of the
key to succeed in Swatchh Bharat is to put bins
in streets.”

Synonyms:  garbage, storage container.


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