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Top-10 Vocabs of the day-3

BRIGAND

  • A brigand is a bad guy, especially one who belongs to a band of armed robbers.
  • an armed thief who is (usually) a member of a band.
  • Synonyms- bandit, stealer, thief

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DRUNKARD

  • a person who is habitually drunk.
  • a chronic drinker
  • Synonyms- drunk, inebriate, rummy, sot, wino, alcoholic, alky, boozer, dipsomaniac, lush, soaker, souse

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DERELICT

  • If something has been abandoned, you can call it derelict.
  • a person without a home, job, or property
  • Synonyms-  dilapidated, ramshackle, run-down, tumbledown

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EXCURSION

  • An excursion is taken more for pleasure than for practical reasons.
  • a journey taken for pleasure
  • Synonyms- expedition, jaunt, junket, outing, pleasure trip, sashay

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HENPECKED

  • (of a woman) continually criticize and order about (her husband or other male partner).
  • harassed by persistent nagging
  • Synonyms-browbeaten, downtrodden, bullied, dominated

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HOWDAH

  • a (usually canopied) seat for riding on the back of a camel or elephant

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NOOSE

  • a loop with a running knot, tightening as the rope or wire is pulled and typically used to hang people or trap animals.
  • a loop formed in a cord or rope by means of a slipknot; it binds tighter as the cord or rope is pulled.
  • Synonyms- running noose, slip noose

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NOXIOUS

  • Something noxious is harmful and could be even fatal.
  • injurious to physical or mental health.
  • Synonyms- harmful, baneful, deadly, pernicious, pestilent

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PROCESSION

  • a number of people or vehicles moving forward in an orderly fashion, especially as part of a ceremony or festival.
  • A line or group of people moving together in a deliberate way is a procession.
  • Synonyms-march, parade, demonstration, manifestation

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AMAZON

  • An amazon is a big, strong, warrior-like woman.
  • a large, strong, and aggressive woman.
  • Synonyms- Heroine, Virago

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