Daily Word List - 6 January, 2017 - Definition | Synonyms | Use in a Sentence

Hello and welcome to exampundit. So here are the Daily Word List of 6 January, 2017.

1. Prandial(adj): having meal(specially at night)

Use: "a prandial conversation with his dad after 5 years."

Synonyms: supper, dinner

2. Autopsy(n): A dissection performed on a cadaver to find possible cause(s) of death.

Use: “a Home Office pathologist carried out the autopsy"

Synonyms: critical dissection, postmortem

3. Bumptious(adj):  the one who gives himself more priority than anyone else and takes pride on his own.
Use: "I was still annoyed at his bumptious style of conversation; I thought it best to change the topic."
Synonyms: self important, conceited, self assertive.

4. Cenotaph(n):  A monument erected to honour the dead whose bodies lie elsewhere; especially members of the armed forces who died in battle.

Use:  “his remains were removed and a cenotaph placed on the original grave.”

Synonyms:  Memorial, Shrine

5. Obeisance(n): Demonstration of an obedient attitude, especially by bowing deeply; a deep bow which demonstrates such an attitude.

Use:  “he is the least obeisance here.”

Synonyms:  obedient, hearsome, dutiful.

6. Obfuscation(n):  To deliberately make more confusing in order to conceal the truth.

Use: “Before leaving the scene, the murderer set a fire to obfuscate any evidence of his or her identity.”

Synonyms:  confuse, muddle, obscure. Use:

7. Emasculate(v): To deprive of virile or procreative power.

Use: “Luxury had not emasculated their minds.”

Synonyms:  weak, effeminate, being deprived.

8. Thuggish(adj): The violent, criminal acts that are associated with thugs, and/or the fashion, manner of speaking, and demeanor associated with them.

Use: “Their thuggish manner made continuing negotiations very difficult.”

Synonyms:  thuggery.

9. Euphemism(n):  use of a word or phrase to replace another word with one considered less offensive.

Use: "the jargon has given us ‘downsizing’ as a euphemism for cuts"

Synonyms:  dysphemism, expletive

10. Bin(n) :  A container for rubbish or waste.

Use: “one of the key to succeed in Swatchh Bharat is to put bins in streets.”

Synonyms:  garbage, storage container.



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