Vocabulary Bites (Part - 43) : Learn New Words Quickly


Definition to cause (someone) to have a strong feeling of dislike for something especially because it has a very unpleasant appearance, taste, smell, etc.
Usage She's a vegetarian because the idea of eating meat totally disgusts her.


Definition a quality that makes one person or thing different from another
Usage Creativity is a human trait.


Definition a person who was born in, or is a citizen of, the same country as someone else
Usage There was sympathy for Hitler himself who was continually being let down by his old compatriots


Definition 1) a group of people who are gathered together in a church or synagogue to worship God, not including the priest or rabbi or the choir
2) the group of people who belong to a particular church and go there regularly to worship
Usage The congregation stood to sing the hymn.


Definition a person that someone is opposed to and competing with in an argument or a battle
Usage My old political adversary has returned to haunt me.


Definition badly made and not strong enough for the purpose for which it is used thin and easily torn
Usage Paier's jacket was too flimsy. It wasnt enough to keep him warm.


Definition the way you notice things, especially with the senses the ability to understand the true nature of something | an idea, a belief, or an image you have as a result of how you see or understand
Usage The player exhibited great perception is assessing the situation.


Definition a violent storm with very strong winds, especially in the western Atlantic Ocean:
Usage Hurricane Betty is now approaching the coast of Florida


Definition not talking much about your own abilities or possessions not very large, expensive, important, etc. shy about showing much of the body
Usage Amelia was modest and did not brag about her many accomplishments.


Definition a state of rest, sleep, or feeling calm
Usage After an exciting day of play the children would repose on the sofa.


Directions : 1) a person who has been a soldier, sailor, etc. in a war
2) a person who has a lot of experience in a particular area or activity
Usage Graf was already a tennis veteran at the age of 21.


Definition 1) to go under the surface of water or liquid; to put something or make something go under the surface of water or liquid
2) to hide ideas, feelings, opinions, etc. completely
Usage She's a marvelous actress who submerges herself totally in her roles.


Definition 1) a sudden increase of a strong feeling
2) a sudden increase in the amount or number of something; a large amount of something
3) a sudden, strong forward or upward movement
4) a sudden increase in the flow of electrical power through a system
Usage The bridge was destroyed in a tidal surge during a storm.


Definition behaving in a dishonest way by telling lies and making people believe things that are not true
Usage The ambassador called the report deceitful and misleading.


Definition based on general ideas and not on any particular real person, thing, or situation existing in thought or as an idea but not having a physical reality| not representing people or things in a
realistic way, but expressing the artist's ideas about them
Usage Engineers are logical but some artist and writers use abstract paintings or words
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