Daily Vocabulary ( 31 oct 2017 ) : Words


1. FEND (VERB): defend
Synonyms: oppose,cover
Antonyms: disregard, face
Example Sentence: There were six of them, and after the death of her husband she had to fend for all.

2. DEFLECT (VERB): bounce off; turn aside
Synonyms: avert, bend Antonyms: stay, straighten
Example Sentence: His inductive electrical machine could deflect a magnet and decompose iodide of potash.

3. REPLEVIN (NOUN): case brought to court
Synonyms: accusation, dispute
Antonyms: exculpation, relaxation
Example Sentence: Another action is replevin which is used to recover specific goods.

4. TRITE (ADJECTIVE): silly, commonplace
Synonyms: banal, dull
Antonyms: desirable,impressive
Example Sentence: It is a trite remark that diamonds can be polished only by diamond dust.

5. QUALMISH (ADJECTIVE): not feeling well; not comfortable
Synonyms: uneasy, sickly
Antonyms: content, healthy
Example Sentence: He could not think, but only felt that he was extremely uncomfortable and qualmish.

 

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