Vocabulary Bites (Part - 47) : Learn New Words Quickly


Definition having or showing both good and bad feelings about someone or something
Usage She was ambivalent between his offer of a job on one hand and marriage on the other.


Definition An act capable of bringing about good results.
Usage One of the beneficial acts of Sher Shah was the planting of shady trees along the pathways in his kingdom.


Definition One who acts motivated by good or noble intentions
Usage The woman regarded her boss as her benefactor as his advice led to her reaching the height of success.


Definition Motivated by consideration of welfare of another or others
Usage Benevolent dictators had the good of the people at heart even while ruling them strictly.


Definition Extremely generous, kind to a high degree
Usage Nature's munificence is manifested in the immense riches of vegetation foliage and minerals she showers the earth with.


Definition giving help; showing kindness
Usage A social activity should be beneficent to society.


Definition extremely attractive and impressive; deserving praise
Usage To one in tune with nature the Niagara Falls and the vast ocean are both equally magnificent


Definition Quality of being extremely liberal and generous of spirit
Usage His generous nature made for his magnanimity.


Definition with a meaning that is hidden or not easily understood
Usage A cryptic message was written on the rock by the cave entrance.


Definition 1) To discover the facts about something; to calculate something exactly
2) To make something happen in a particular way or be of a particular type
3) To officially decide and/or arrange something
Usage The new policy will be determined by a special committee.


Definition to copy someone or something
Usage She can imitate the calls of many different birds


Definition 1) To choose not to use a vote, either in favor of or against something
2) To decide not to do or have something, especially something you like or enjoy, because it is bad for your health or considered morally wrong
Usage Henry decided to abstain from eating chocolate donuts.


Definition present everywhere
Usage God is omnipresent


Definition to be or go beyond the usual limits of something
Usage She was able to transcend her own suffering and help others.


Definition 1) important or well known
2) sticking out in a way that is easily seen or noticed
Usage The rare diamond was displayed prominently in the museum. Synonyms flamboyant, conspicuous, noticeable Antonyms inconspicuous, unobtrusive, unremarkable transcend POS

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