Vocabulary Bites (Part - 66) : Learn New Words Quickly

Aggravate

Definition to make an illness or a bad or unpleasant situation worse | to annoy someone, especially deliberately |
Usage Her constant interruptions were very aggravating.


Vanity

Definition too much pride in your own appearance, abilities, or achievements | the quality of being unimportant, especially compared with other things that are important | behavior or attitudes that show people's vanity
Usage She would always wake up and look in the mirror because of her vanity

Foreboding

Definition a strong feeling that something unpleasant or dangerous is going to happen
Usage He has a strange foreboding that he will get into an accident.

Credulous

Definition too ready to believe things and therefore easy to trick
Usage Credulous consumers will often buy products of little or no real value.

Lackluster

Definition not interesting or exciting
Usage The actor gave a lackluster performance in his latest film

Amicable

Definition done or achieved in a polite or friendly way and without arguing
Usage The two towns came to an amicable agreement over water rights.


Encompass

Definition to include a large number or range of things | to surround or cover something completely
Usage Oceans encompass about three fourths of the surface of our planet

Vociferous

Definition expressing your opinions or feelings in a loud and confident way
Usage The council's decision was met by vociferous complaints from the assembled residents

Germane

Definition connected with something in an important or appropriate way
Usage The suppression of documents which were germane to the case

Abominate

Definition to feel hatred or disgust for something or someone
Usage The ruler abominated all acts of terror

Denounce

Definition to strongly criticize someone or something that you think is wrong, illegal, etc.
Usage The atrocities of the army were denounced by the newspaper.

Avidity

Definition very enthusiastic about something | wanting to get something very much
Usage The boss likes his avidity for the project.

Fervor

Definition very strong feelings about something
Usage When asked to say a few words about his mentor the man spoke with great fervor and respect
telling the audience what a great influence he had had on his life.

Decry

Definition to strongly criticize someone or something, especially publicly
Usage The activists decried the minister's thoughtless remarks

Torment

Definition extreme suffering, especially mental suffering
Usage His guilt began to torment him

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