Daily Word List - Set 8

Hello and welcome to ExamPundit. Here is the Daily Word List Set 8 prepared by our very own Wazza.

1. Aggrandize- Augment, Increase
"An action intended to aggrandize the Frankish dynasty"

2. Despicable- Contemptible, Disgraceful
"A despicable crime"

3. Fervent- Ardent, Passionate, Friendly or affectionate
"A fervent supporter of the revolution"

4. Mortify- Humiliate, Sacrifice
"She was mortified to see her wrinkles in the mirror"

5. Leeway- Scope, Range, Freedom, Liberty
"The government had greater leeway to introduce reforms"

6. Insipid- Lacking spirit or interest, Dull
"Mugs of insipid coffee"

7. Marauder- Outlaw, Pirate, Looter
"A band of English marauders were surprised and overcome"

8. Pinnate- Feathered, Winged

9. Alleviate- To lessen or reduce, To mitigate
"He couldn't prevent her pain, only alleviate it"

10. Obstinate- Unyielding, Adamant, Stubborn
"Her obstinate determination to pursue a career in radio"

11. Rancour- Animosity, Bitterness, Virulence
"He spoke without rancour"

12. Gourmand- A person who eats greedily

13. Concord- Harmony, Agreement
"A pact of peace and concord"

14. Umbrage- Offence, Suspicion of injury
"She took umbrage at his remarks"

15. Elucidate- To make clear, To illustrate 
"Work such as theirs will help to elucidate this matter"


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