surmise 9. infringe 10. aplomb 11. stringent
12. permeated 13. callow 14. bombastic 15. millennia 16. ameliorate
17. ingratiate 18. intrinsic 19. interlopers 20. exhort
1. interloper 2. permeated 3. bombastic 4. epitome 5. ingratiate 6.
inveigh 7. aplomb 8. drivel 9. stringent...
Thesaurus comes in handy to increase your vocabulary. You should try to replace the general words with the more specific ones. For instance, replace the word ‘important’ with the word ‘vital’ when you want to say something that is very important and necessary, and if not done correctly there...
efforts to intimidate and tyrannize Elizabeth.
Throughout her encounter with Elizabeth, Lady Catherine fully displays her bombastic and conceited nature. Utilizing abstract words such as “conscience” (255), Lady Catherine assumes her own rights as a superior in class to Elizabeth. In fact, when Lady...
SAT WORD LIST
uncertainty; having 'mixed' feelings
unable to decide
short account of something interesting; story
odd; not fitting the pattern
ghost; something that 'appears'
1.belie - Vt - 1.(of an appearance) Fail to give a true notion or impression of (something); disguise or contradict
2.Fail to fulfill or justify (a claim or expectation); betray.
2. bellicose - Adj - Demonstrating aggression...
columnist, a writer versed in and paid for expressing his opinion in an interesting, thought-provoking way. He is educated yet down to earth and not a bombastic or over-inflated or even lover of elevated lexicon or writing style. He is representative of the majority of educated US citizens.
and similar ones. It did not only criticize the latter's denial of the existence of an external world (anyway an unjust criticism), but also the bombastic, obscure style of Hegel's writings." Peter Jonkers, "Perspectives on twentieth century philosophy: A Reply to Tom Rockmore," 
18.^ Ludlow, Peter...
Words That is Not In Barrons
2.adduce.......present as evidence
4.afferent...carrying towards the center
7.amortization...act of reducing debt thro partial payments
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Essay writing is a skill you need to develop through patience and diligence. The word essay means attempt. So, the essay is an attempt at conveying your ideas on a given topic in simple prose which is clear and literary. There are several...
comprehensive intricacy provocative usurp
ambiguous felicitous introspective rhetorical vernacular
A commanding speaker, Douglass used his powerful voice to accentuate important points and to get his listeners'...
Killers, who clearly see themselves being in the music business for the long run. On their third album, the band returns with a different sound, less bombastic, less Springsteen influenced, and just as compelling.
10. Ponytail, Ice Cream Spiritual: Fun. That's what this album is. Fun. It's a pop pleasure...
novel, Paul notices how his parents had been superficial with language before he joint the army. Especially, schoolmasters and family had exploited words, violently sometimes, to convince him and his friends to join the army. After listening the arguments of a teacher who incited his pupils to join the...
method of manipulation to gain power. Hitler soon discovered his talent for speaking a powerful oratory, “His hoarse, grating voice, for all the bombastic, humourless, histrionic content of his speeches, dominated audiences by dint of his tone of impassioned conviction and gift for self-dramatization...
a Hawaiian. The Singaporean was making our order from the menu. He spoke in Mandarin. He asked for a dish called ‘Drunken Prawns’. When I heard this word ‘Drunken’, my immediately reaction to that was the dish would contain alcohol. I uttered in Mandarin, “有没有酒的？我不喝酒。” He looked at me inquiringly before...
SAT Vocabulary Building by Dr. Steve Baba
You do not need to learn every word in the dictionary to improve your SAT
score. Every bone in your body has a name, but the names of your bones
will not be on the SAT for two reasons. It would give an unfair advantage
Veracity - truthful
Paucity - lack of something
Maintain - assert
Contrite - feel remorse
Laconic - when he/she says very few words.
Pugnacious - a person who is pugnacious likes to aggressively argue about everything. Verbally combative is another good way to describe pugnacious...
rounds. Everyone would be spelling the words wrongly and only I'll be the only one to know how to spell each and every word that she asks perfectly.
Everything about English invites me in. Even if a boy talks English so well and fluently with all those bombastic words I'll completely, definitely, automatically...
audience’s attention and gives a clear picture of the topic that I was presenting. However, while preparing the script, I employed the use of several bombastic words that impeded my presentation in terms of expressing fluently. I feel very restricted to the script; I find myself having the obligation to follow...
Permai, was our group leader. Seri was a very pretty girl. I had a crush on her. I knew the other boys also admired Seri. We named our group Seri Bombastic. In the first activity, we created our group’s logo, motto and song. When we presented our song everybody liked it. Then there was a talk on how to...
to read this last week but then i juz read it today and it's really bombastic and nice =) This is how it goes..
One of the greatest things in life is to have a selfless, understanding, devoted and loving mother. These are the words that best summarise the qualities of my mother. It is not surprising...
a pleasure to listen to him when he teaches English whether it be prose or poetry and he would leave his mark on it. There, is nothing bombastic in his use of words, because he always uses very simple ones, so that even an average student could follow him. He has always been very methodical in his approach...
Word recognition is vital to the reading abilities of a child. Word recognition can be broken down into several ideas that will provide a full definition to the necessity of word recognition. One of the first parts of the definition is the skill of word recognition which is the ability of a reader to...
got their names. Many of the
alcohol-related words we use today have a much more interesting background than we think.
These alcoholic beverages names have originated in some rather fascinating ways. The
name whisky comes from the Gaelic word usiebeatha meaning "the water of life".This has...
Quinn’s motives from the harshness of Andreson’s criticisms, but even though the Father is standing up for his student he is still being arrogant and bombastic. Father Murray’s pride is evident in his speech to Andreson and the other men due to an almost need he has to embarrass the men, especially Andreson...
obvious that in order to learn a foreign language one needs to learn many many words. But how many? Educated English native speakers have a vocabulary of about 20,000-25,000 word families (A 'word family' refers to a group of words that share the same basic meaning e.g. create, creation, creating, created...
Choosing the Right Word
interaction between word order and which serial positions are given in word identification tasks. 20 trials for which 2 subjects solved words presented by a computer program were employed in the following conditions: forwards words with serial positions 1 and 5 given, forwards words with serial positions...
a syndicated column he wrote at the time, stating that Malcolm X did very little to back up his words and that he was not qualified to attack the accomplished Dr. Bunche. This started an ugly war of words with Malcolm X who denounced Robinson’s dream of an integrated and equal America as a sell out to...
to sell their products. However, this author flouts that bold tone by use of sarcastic and exaggerated word choice. For example, he mocks the scientific words typically used by using made up words. He creates terms like “pain nuclei,” “kilofrankels,” and “comfortrons.” By inserting this satirical diction...
for strong theatrical effects. Giacomo Puccini, who worked on developing the opera Madame Butterfly, and having the advantage of not understanding a word of English, was swept away by the. emotionalism of the production.
David Belasco was an undisputed master of stage sensationalism, and