Top-10 Vocabs of the day-8
- Anything wholesome is good for you.
- conducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being.
- Synonyms – healthful, healthy, alimental, alimentary, nourishing, nutrient, nutritious, nutritive
- A parapet originally meant a defensive mini-wall made of earth or stone that was built to protect soldiers on the roof of a fort or a castle.
- fortification consisting of a low wall.
- Synonyms – breastwork, machicolation, fortification, munition
- When you evade something, you escape it.
- avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performin.
- Synonyms – circumvent, dodge, duck, elude, fudge, hedge, parry, put off, sidestep, skirt
- Voracious is an adjective used to describe a wolflike appetite.
- devouring or craving food in great quantities.
- Synonyms – edacious, esurient, rapacious, ravening, ravenous, wolfish
- epid means lukewarm or half-hearted.
- moderately warm.
- Synonyms –lukewarm, warm
- If people call you crafty, they probably mean you are sly and a little deceptive.
- marked by skill in deception.
- Synonyms –cunning, dodgy, foxy, guileful, knavish, slick, sly, tricksy, tricky, wily, artful
- Traditionally, peruse has meant to read or examine something carefully.
- examine or consider with attention and in detail.
- Synonyms –flick, flip, leaf, riff, riffle, thumb
- When someone starts to jabber, they start talking on and on about this or that, or that or this, in an excited, sometimes incoherent way.
- talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner
- Synonyms –mouth off, rabbit on, rant, rave, spout, mouth, speak, talk, utter, verbalise, verbalize
- A sham is a fake.
- something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be
- Synonyms –fake, postiche, imitation
- obedient or attentive to an excessive or servile degree.
- attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery
- Synonyms –bootlicking, fawning, sycophantic, toadyish, insincere