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Top-10 Vocabs of the day-5

FOMENT

  • Foment means stirring up something undesirable, such as trouble.
  • try to stir up public opinion
  • Synonyms – agitate, stir up, rumpus, provoke, stimulate

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 EFFICACIOUS

  • marked by qualities giving the power to produce an intended effect
  • Something that’s efficacious is full of accomplishment.
  • Synonyms – effective, effectual, effective

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 EMBARK

  • When you embark on something, you are starting it — and it’s exciting
  • go on board a ship, aircraft, or other vehicle
  • Synonyms – board ship, go on board, go aboard, hop on, jump on

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PECCADILLO

  • A peccadillo is a minor offense or sin.
  • a petty misdeed
  • Synonyms – indiscretion, misbehavior, misbehaviour, misdeed

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DEFIANT

  • Someone who is defiant is bold, even in the face of defeat.
  • boldly resisting authority or an opposing force
  • Synonyms – noncompliant, insubordinate, resistant, resistive

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 SWELTERING

  • Sweltering means uncomfortably hot. .
  • excessively hot and humid or marked by sweating and faintness
  • Synonyms – sweltry, hot

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  CESSATION

  • Cessation is an end to something, such as the stopping of a bad habit
  • a stopping
  • Synonyms – surcease, legal separation, separation

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SUSCEPTIBLE

  • likely to be influenced or affected by
  • likely or liable to be influenced or harmed by a particular thing.
  • Synonyms – unprotected, sensitive, allergic, sensitised

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RETRENCH

  • the reduction of expenditures in order to become financially stable
  • reduce costs or spending in response to economic difficulty.
  • Synonyms – curtailment, downsizing, economy, saving

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SEAMY

  • Things that are seamy have lost all morality.
  • morally degraded
  • Synonyms – seedy, sleazy, sordid, squalid, disreputable

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