Vocabulary Bites (Part - 52) : Learn New Words Quickly


Definition very angry
Usage Never underestimate the power of the irate customer.


Definition an extremely small amount | the 9th letter of the Greek alphabet (I, ?)
Usage After the car accident when the suspects were taken to be questioned neither had an iota of an idea of what happened


Definition the careful examination of your own thoughts, feelings, and reasons for behaving in a particular way
Usage The church retreat was a good opportunity for meditation and peaceful introspection.


Definition that cannot be stopped or changed
Usage Despite his pleas for forgiveness Bob's inexorable father still grounded him for a week


Definition not likely to be true or to happen | seeming strange because it is not what you would expect
Usage His cause of death being foul play is improbable


Definition difficult to understand
Usage The professor's lectures were so abstruse that students tended to avoid them


Definition done by one person alone, without anyone helping them
Usage It was a solo effort from the warrior.


Definition To use or spend a lot of time, money, energy, etc.
Usage She expended all her efforts on the care of her home and children


Definition to promise to pay someone an amount of money if they suffer any damage or loss | to pay someone an amount of money because of the damage or loss that they have suffered
Usage The contract indemnifies them against loss of earnings


Definition money that is paid by a country that has lost a war, for the damage, injuries, etc. that it has caused | the act of giving something to someone or doing something for them in order to show that you are sorry for suffering that you have caused
Usage The country paid millions in reparations.


Definition the fact of being willing to do what someone wants and to accept their opinions, even if you are not sure that they are right
Usage Good manners demanded our cheerful acquiescence to our host's plans for dinner


Definition a priest or minister in the Christian Church
Usage Being an ecclesiastical person the judge let the preacher win the case.


Definition to feel and express strong disapproval of something or someone, often yourself
Usage Do not deprecate their actions until you know the whole story.


Definition A person in a condition or process of mental or moral decay.
Usage It is a sign of the decadent state of education that so many students attempt to meet scholastic requirements by dishonest means.


Definition worry or fear that something unpleasant may happen the act of capturing or arresting someone, usually by the police
Usage Fearing apprehension by the police the criminal went into hiding.
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