7 Dec 2015

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Words Of The Day (THE HINDU)- 07/12/2015

VERACITY : The quality of being true;Truthfulness
example: The boss question the veracity of his employee's story.

RECEDE : Become faint or more distant.
example: As flood water recedes in the area the evacuation takes its pace.

ALLEVIATE : Provide physical relief,as from pain;RELIEVE;ASSUAGE.

EXACERBATE : Make worse;WORSEN;AGGRAVATE.

REIGN : A period during which something or somebody is dominant or powerful;have sovereign power.
example: The reign of terror.

REIN : One of a pair of long straps use to control a horse;Any means of control.
example: He took up the reins of government.

IMPROMPTU : Without advanced preparation;AD LIB;SPONTANEOUSLY (adj. EXTEMPORE)
example: We were shocked by his impromptu speech.

VORACITY : Greediness;excessive desire for wealth;GLUTTONY;VORACIOUSNESS.
example: He is a voracious reader.( this is a positive sentence.)

ADAMANT : INFLEXIBLE;Impervious to pleas,persuasion.
example: He is adamant in his refusal to change his mind.

PERSUADE : Win approval of somebody by giving logical reasons.
example: Ravi persuaded his friends to register their names for the race.

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