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    Hello friends

    There is not much of the activity(in terms of the no of posts) done in this vocab sub forum.

    so can't we start learning words by sending the words that we know along with their meanings,synonyms,antonyms and their etymology(study of origin,history of words).

    what are your suggestions.

    The axiom or adage or proverb or an old saying That Supports My Post Is

    The best way to get ahead in life is to help others get ahead

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    So friends,let me take this initiative.the first word is

    aback -------- towards the back,backwards
    taken aback ------- taken by surprise,astonish,shock

    usage: he was taken aback by her rude remarks.


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    repercussion......... an indirect influence... reaction from an event


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    bandisdevi I really appreciate your effort.And now my vocab list has increased by one.

    Here comes word of the day

    abash: to strike with shame,to feel embarrassed,to feel uneasy,feel humiliated
    antonyms:to ease someone,to comfort someone

    usage:the teacher abashed the student when he gave the Wrong answer.

    So friends this my humble request that please keep on Posting new words everyday .

    we can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone.

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    aberrant:deviation from the normal,something different from the normal or usual

    synonyms:abnormal,odd,strange

    usage: tim was aberrant in his behaviour when he got drunk at the annual day of the office.


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    harmoniously......
    synonyms in a pleasing way to the ear
    in any acceptable way
    not having any sort of quarrels


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    Abstruse: Complex,Difficult To Understand,Mysterious

    Synonym: Esoteric,Arcane,Obscure,Puzzling,Unclear

    Antonym: Easy,Clear


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    barbaric
    synonyms:
    rude,savage,uncivilized,wild
    antonyms:civilized,refined


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    Abridge :To Shorten,Compress

    Synonyms :Condense,Reduce,Shorten,Cut Down,Decrease,Diminish,truncate

    Antonyms: Augment,Expand,Lengthen,Extend


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    accord
    synonyms:admit,agree,ascent,yield
    antonyms:discord,disagreement


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    ler vocab
    abase
    synonyms:lower the degree, honour,level


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    Abdicate:To Give Up a Power , Position Or Job.

    Synonyms: Renounce,Resign,Abjure,Give up,Step Down,Relinquish,Quit

    Antonyms:Retain,acquire, obtain, procure

    Usage: The king abdicated the throne in favour of his son.


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    impel:
    synonyms:
    drive,push,send,urge


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    Reticent:Uncommunicative,a person Who Does Not Talk too Much

    Synonyms:Taciturn,Reserved,Laconic,Aloof,Reluctant,Silent,Quiet, untalkative

    Antonyms:Verbose,Loquacious,frank,Open,Garrulous,Prolix


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    So After a Long gap I Am back Again.

    Here Comes Word of The Day

    Forte:Strong Point,Strength,a Field in which one excels,Skill

    Antonym:Failing,Defect,Shortcoming,imperfection,weak

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    culpable
    Definition: (adjective) Deserving of blame or censure as being wrong, evil, improper, or injurious.
    Synonyms: blamable, blameful, blameworthy, censurable


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    Question Re: Learning Vocab

    plz tell me how to talk in english fluently
    Quote Originally Posted by aman15490 View Post
    Hello friends

    There is not much of the activity(in terms of the no of posts) done in this vocab sub forum.

    so can't we start learning words by sending the words that we know along with their meanings,synonyms,antonyms and their etymology(study of origin,history of words).

    what are your suggestions.

    The axiom or adage or proverb or an old saying That Supports My Post Is

    The best way to get ahead in life is to help others get ahead



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    Hi Sunitha

    To talk in english fluntly is not a big deal , but you have to consistently do few things in day to day life

    1) Watch englis movies : : While watching movie listen thier words very carefully , the way they are pronouncing and all
    2) Listen English news : This will kep yourself updated with current affairs and will be helpful to mprove english as well
    3) Read English newspaper : Same as above
    4) While speaking first make sentence in your mind and then only speak

    Read Read & Read !!!!!

    Hope these all will help you :


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    Chillaxing Blend of 'chilling' and relaxing'.
    Taking a break from stressful activities to rest or relax.


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