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Top-10 Vocabs of the day-8

1. WHOLESOME

  • 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

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2. PARAPET

  • 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

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3.  EVADE

  • 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

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4.  VORACIOUS

  • Voracious is an adjective used to describe a wolflike appetite.
  • devouring or craving food in great quantities.
  • Synonyms – edacious, esurient, rapacious, ravening, ravenous, wolfish
    gluttonous

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5. TEPID

  • epid means lukewarm or half-hearted.
  • moderately warm.
  • Synonyms –lukewarm, warm

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6.  CRAFTY

  • 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

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7. PERUSE

  • 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

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8. JABBER

  • 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

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9.  SHAM

  • sham is a fake.
  • something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be
  • Synonyms –fake, postiche, imitation

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10.  OBSEQUIOUS

  • obedient or attentive to an excessive or servile degree.
  • attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery
  • Synonyms –bootlicking, fawning, sycophantic, toadyish, insincere

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