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Friday, December 04, 2015

Daily Word List - Set 21

Hello and welcome to ExamPundit. Here is the 21st Set of Daily Word Lists to Increase to you vocabulary.

1. Acme: the highest peak that is reachable.
Example: At her acme, the singer was making over thirty million dollars a year.

2. Clamour: to ask for loudly.
Example: As soon as the people learn about the little boy’s murder, they are going to clamor for justice.

3. Derision: being laughed at or ridiculed.
Example: You should praise me for my actions rather than laugh in derision.

4. Dogmatic: to strongly state unsupported opinions or beliefs as if they were absolute facts.
Example: I don’t mean to come across as dogmatic, but I am certain I am correct on this issue!

5. Genesis:  the point at which something comes into existence; the beginning.
Example: Genesis is the first chapter of the Bible’s Old Testament.

6. Abyss: an area that appears endless and immeasurable.
Example: If you’re an alcoholic, the temptation to drink may seem like a huge abyss.

7. Restive: feeling bored or impatient while waiting for something to happen or change
Example:  After just a week of summer vacation, the kids were bored and restive, demanding new things to do.

8. Sardonic: displaying disrespect in a scornful way.
Example: The criminal had a sardonic smile on his face when he shot at the police officer.

9. Tranquil: relaxed; peaceful.
Example: The yoga instructor will show us the best way to reach a tranquil state.

10. Feral: unruly or wild, often related to animals.
Example: The feral dog would not approach humans.



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