Usage: He took a passive role in the interview.
2. An unrealistic or improbable supposition.
Usage: A lot of people usually behave the way they do partly because they have so little understanding of the world and live in a fantasy wherein they have an elevated notion about themselves
2) arranged together in a pleasing way so that each part goes well with the others
3) very pleasant when played or sung together
Usage : The living room was decorated in harmonious colors.
Usage: A noted critic has written a short preface to her story to explain some of the historical background
2) suitable for or typical of a work of literature
3) liking literature very much; studying or writing literature
Usage: It was Chaucer who really turned English into a literary language
Usage: The investment logic is simple.
Usage: The crowd which had gathered to hear the political leader speak was bothered by a distinct foul smell emanating from a garbage bin near the venue.
2) following closely the traditional beliefs and practices of a religion
3) Orthodox belonging to or connected with the Orthodox Church
Usage : He is a very orthodox Muslim.
2) to control and use the force or strength of something to produce power or to achieve something
Usage: Scientists continue to work on the technology to harness solar energy more efficiently.
Usage: Any comparison that is not strictly factual runs the risk of being interpreted as subjective.
Usage: He was reluctant to ask for help.
2) something that is considered to be a sign or message from God
Usage: The book includes many shocking revelations about the mayor's personal life.
2) morally bad; completely unacceptable
Usage: A vile smell filled the valley after the farmer spread the manure on the field.
Usage: He held the typewriter in disdain having been accustomed to pen and paper.
Usage : He led a lazy torpid life at the weekends.