Daily Word List - 4 January, 2017 - Definition | Synonyms | Use in a Sentence

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1. Garrulity (n): excessive talkativeness, especially on trivial matters.

Use: "the character's comic garrulity"

Synonyms: loquaciousness, talkative, bombastic, wordy.

2. Paraphernalia (n): miscellaneous articles, especially the equipment needed for a particular activity.

Use: "drills, saws, and other paraphernalia necessary for home improvements"

Synonyms: set of equipments, miscellaneous items, belongings

3. Ricochet (v):a shot or hit that rebounds off a surface.

Use: "she was hit by a ricochet in the leg"

Synonyms: rebound, recoil, defect

4. Bungling (adj): carry out (a task) clumsily or incompetently.

Use: "she had bungled every attempt to help"

Synonyms: clumsy, awkward, unskillful

5. Leery (adj): cautious or wary due to realistic suspicions.

Use: "a city leery of gang violence"

Synonyms: suspicious, dubious, unsure

6. Nocuous (adj):dangerous, damaging, deadly

7. Precocious (adj): (of behaviour or ability) having developed at an earlier age than is usual or expected.

Use: "a precocious talent for computing"

Synonyms: bright, cocky, exceptionally smart

8. Simpatico (adj): (of a person) likeable and easy to get on with.

Use: "the inspector was a charming man, so simpatico"

Synonyms: compatible temperament, agreeable, likable

9. Lynch (v): (of a group of people) kill (someone) for an alleged offence without a legal trial, especially by hanging.

Use: "her father had been lynched by whites"

Synonyms: kill by hanging, execute, murder

10. Imbroglio (n): an extremely confused, complicated, or embarrassing situation.

Use: "the abdication imbroglio of 1936"

Synonyms: an entanglement, a complicated situation



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