Word of the day 01-08-2016

Words of the Day – 8th Jan, 2016

The list will be very useful to score high marks in English Section of upcoming Competitive Exams.

Learn these words regularly to improve your vocabulary.

report-spend-on-tv-advertising-took-a-tumble-this-yearTumble

Fall suddenly, clumsily, or headlong

Example:       “she pitched forward, tumbling down the remaining stairs”

Synonyms:    collapse, fall headlong, trip up, stumble

Antonyms:    rise, soar

185366288 (1)Arbitration

The use of an arbitrator to settle a dispute

Example:       “Tayside Regional Council called for arbitration to settle the dispute”

Synonyms:    adjudication, mediation, negotiation, intervention

Antonyms:    ignore

tutoring-for-childrenTutor

A private teacher, typically one who teaches a single pupil or a very small group

Example:       “a voluntary tutor in adult literacy”

Synonyms:    teacher, instructor, educator, educationalist, academic, guide, mentor

Antonyms:    pupil, student

elevated-highway-shanghai_21243_990x742Elevated

Situated or placed higher than the surrounding area

Example:       “this hotel has an elevated position above the village”

Synonyms:    raised

Antonyms:    lowly, base

670px-Get-Clients-to-Pay-Invoices-Promptly-Step-5Prompt

(Of an event or fact) cause or bring about (an action or feeling).

Example:       “the violence prompted a wave of refugees to flee the country”

Synonyms:    cause, occasion, produce, bring on, induce

Antonyms:    deter, restrain

Switzerland's FM Burkhalter and Iranian FM Javad Zarif meet in GenevaClinch

Confirm or settle (a contract or bargain)

Example:       “the Texan wanted to impress him to clinch a business deal”

Synonyms:   secure, settle, conclude, close

Antonyms:    lose

CT  XX biz-0305-work-advice-huppke MJWAssess

Evaluate or estimate the nature, ability, or quality of

Example:       “the committee must assess the relative importance of the issues”

Synonyms:    evaluate, judge, gauge, rate, estimate, appraise

Antonyms:    aid, assist, help, ignore, neglect

Jefferson-Community-Breakfast-and-Meeting-2014-151Delegation

A body of delegates or representatives; a deputation

Example:       “a delegation of teachers”

Synonyms:    deputation, delegacy, legation

Antonyms:    keeping

Pulmonary-1920 x 640Pulmonary

Relating to the lungs

Example:       “pulmonary blood flow”

hipster_fucksSubversive

Seeking or intended to subvert an established system or institution

Example:   “Subversive literature”

Synonyms:    disruptive, troublemaking, inflammatory, insurgent

Antonyms:    loyal, obedient

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