CHAPTER 2 on Word Groups

UBIQUITOUS (Adj.) Meaning: Seeming to be seen everywhere Uses: The ubiquitous spokesperson Dr. Sambhit Patra daily speaks on several different television programs from 5 p.m to 8 p.m. OMNIPRESENT (Adj.) Meaning: Present in all places at all times Use: On Christmas Eve, Santa Claus is omnipresent.   DIVERGENT (Adj.) Meaning: Diverging or different from each other Use: Since […]

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CHAPTER 8 on Vocabulary

ASCETIC (Adj.) Meaning- 1) The practice of self-denial or severe self-discipline for religious reasons. 2) A person who renounces material comforts and leads a life of austere self-discipline; especially, as an act of religious devotion. Mnemonic trick- The word ascetic contains word ‘scet’. ’scet’ sounds similar to saint. Saint lives abstemious lifestyle or lifestyle of […]

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CHAPTER 7 on Vocabulary

APPRISE (Verb) Meaning-  to give information to (someone). Synonym- INFORM, INSTRUCT Uses- Let me apprise you of the current situation. Police should apprise an arrested person of his or her right to remain silent and to be represented by a lawyer. After quiz competition, Perry’ s friend wanted to apprise his coach of the fact […]

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CHAPTER 6 on Vocabulary

SANGFROID (OR APLOMB OR EQUANIMITY) (Noun)   Meaning- the ability to stay calm and polite in a dangerous or stressful situation. Synonym- COMPOSURE, PLACIDITY, TRANQUILITY Uses- I was amazed at how he retained his sangfroid throughout the discussion. They committed the robbery with complete sangfroid. Despite the workload, I managed to maintain my sangfroid and to […]

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CHAPTER 5 on Vocabulary

ALCHEMY (Noun) Meaning- 1) A science that deals with the goal of changing ordinary metal into gold. 2) A power or process that changes or transforms everything into the mysterious or impressive way.   ALLEVIATE (Adj.) Meaning- 1) to reduce the pain or trouble of (something). 2) to make (something) less painful, difficult or severe. […]

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CHAPTER 4 on Vocabulary

ACROPHOBIA (Noun), AGORAPHOBIA (Noun), CLAUSTROPHOBIA (Noun) AND NYCTOPHOBIA (Noun) ACROPHOBIA (Noun)   Meaning- Fear of being at great heights; such as, elevators, climbing ladders, flying in airplanes etc.   AGORAPHOBIA (Noun) Meaning- Fear of being in open or public places. It is the fear of leaving the sheltering protection of homes, friends etc.   CLAUSTROPHOBIA […]

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CHAPTER 3 on Vocabulary

ABSCOND (Verb)                                     Meaning- leave hurriedly and secretly generally to escape from custody or avoid arrest. Mnemonic trick- The word abscond contains word ‘cond’.’cond’ contains word ‘KAND’. ‘KAND’ karne ke baad to bhaagna hi padega. Therefore, abscond means to leave hurriedly and secretly generally to escape from custody or avoid arrest.   Synonym- ESCAPE, FLEE, RUN […]

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CHAPTER 2 on Vocabulary

ABEYANCE (Noun)     Meaning- (1) Suspended actions. (2) Condition in which legal ownership of an estate has not been established. Uses of first meaning- The sentence was held in abeyance until more proof could be obtained. Mark was told that the building project would be held in abeyance until spring. Uses of second meaning- […]

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