Daily Vocabulary ( 25 Sep 2017 ) : 5 Words


1.SPLINTER (NOUN):flake
Synonyms: fragment, bit
Antonyms: entirety, lot
Example Sentence:  That splinter of intelligence is substance.

2.PORTENT (NOUN):omen
Synonyms: premonition, augury
Antonyms: doom, cataclysm
Example Sentence:  She was not happy when the psychic told her the black cat represented a portent of bad luck.

3.SLOVENLY (ADJECTIVE):bedraggled
Synonyms: botched, dingy
Antonyms: clean, organized
Example Sentence:  Once the slovenly stray was cleaned, he looked quite adorable.

4.SPASMODIC (ADJECTIVE):intermittent
Synonyms: fitful, irregular
Antonyms: resting, uninterrupted
Example Sentence: Days after the marathon, she had spasmodic muscle contractions that occurred without warning.

5. LITERAL (ADJECTIVE): actual
Synonyms: authentic, true
Antonyms: counterfeit, dishonest
Example Sentence:  She was making the literal translation.