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  • Category: Improve Your English

    Let us learn and enhance our English Vocabulary through this thread

    This thread is created to learn new English words to enhance our English vocabulary. What we should do.

    Every member should have a new English word readily available in hand. On reading a thread response, the member should read the new word posted by the previous member and construct a good sentence using that word. Then indicate the new word choosen by you at the end of the response.

    A member can respond as many times as he/she can, with a new word to teach/learn.

    To start with:
    My word is - Amalgamate

    @ The responder should construct a sentence with the word 'Amalgamate'. And at the end , say My word is - xxxxxxxxx

    @@ Edited as directed.
  • #597409
    Now a days due to stiff competition in cell phone Industries, companies have no other options but to amalgamate and function as one entity.

    My word is : Ambiguity

    K Mohan
    'Idhuvum Kadandhu Pogum "
    Even this challenging situation would ease

  • #597410
    There is no sope of ambiguity in Mathematics unlike social sciences.

    My word: 'brazen'

    Caution: Explosive. Handle with care.

  • #597412
    He was brazen enough to accept his mistakes and move on.

    My word: demure

  • #597413
    North Korea has been exhibiting a brazen disregard for other Countries feelings.

    My word : 'arrant'

    Some times peace is better than being Right!!!

  • #597422
    Her demure behavior has floored him instantly and thus started liking more.

    My word : divulge

    K Mohan
    'Idhuvum Kadandhu Pogum "
    Even this challenging situation would ease

  • #597423
    Sentence with divulge: After sustained interrogation, the criminal divulged the names of his companions.

    My word: Rodent

    Caution: Explosive. Handle with care.

  • #597429
    Is a small rodent found in the south of India and also in parts of Northeastern state.

    Word: Macintosh

  • #597436
    She slipped into her macintosh and stormed out of the house, into the pouring rain.

    Word: Too

    "A love affair with knowledge will never end in heartbreak" - Michael Garrett Marino

  • #597437
    When I went to meet Mr. John Deo on his birth day, I presented him a lovely Macintosh, and he wore it and danced to the music of the birth day party.

    It is too much to share in this platform.

    It is arrant nonsense of the Tamilnadu public to support and call her Chinnamma.

    My word - FUTILE

    No life without Sun

  • #597444
    Don't make futile attempt to teach Partha-he is incorrigible.

    My word: Rhapsody

    Caution: Explosive. Handle with care.

  • #597445
    Mr. Sun: 'Too' is used in a negative sense. Example: It is too early to play.

    Another sentence with different meaning. I too support the proposal.

    Caution: Explosive. Handle with care.

  • #597455
    Raphsody of an ISC member can be seen in his responses to this thread.

    Partha: The too in your example sentence is not giving a negative sense. It is neither negative nor positive. Check it out.

    My word: GOURMET

    No life without Sun

  • #597458
    The song is very melodious and reflected the composer's rhapsody displayed in a creative manner.

    My word: Lest


  • #597461
    A good parent can criticize the behaviour but not the child, lest the children will develop negativity on them.

    My word is : exorbitant

    always confident

  • #597462
    I set alarm at 4 AM lest I may not have time to exercise.
    My word: Procrastinate.

    Carpe Diem

  • #597463
    He lost his friends and relations due to his exorbitant pride.
    Carpe Diem

  • #597480
    You should never procrastinate writing/posting, if you want to be seen as a great blogger.

    My word : Impeccable.

    Some times peace is better than being Right!!!

  • #597481
    My boss is an impeccable guy who manages our organisation to stand tall today and everyday.

    My Word: UXORIOUS

    No life without Sun

  • #597486
    He is an uxorious husband.

    My word: sublime

    always confident

  • #597488
    The batting of Gundappa Viswanath was compared to the sublime touch of MF Hussain.

    My word: Ravishing

    Caution: Explosive. Handle with care.

  • #597489
    Being one with nature is a sublime experience.

    My word: Sophomore

    Carpe Diem

  • #597491
    It was a ravishing idea to go on an adventure trip.
    Carpe Diem

  • #597494
    The girl was very popular during our sophomore year.

    Next word: baritone

    Caution: Explosive. Handle with care.

  • #597509
    I could really enjoy the baritone of the singer during the concert.

    My word : ARRAY

    No life without Sun

  • #597514
    Wah ! Members,
    What an array of arrows like words from your quivers. We could see the words Amalgamate, ambiguity, demure, brazen, arrant, rodent, divulge, macintosh, too, futile, raphsody, exhorbitant, lest, procrastinate, impeccable, uxorious, sublime, ravishing, sophomore and baritone hitting the ISCians. Hope it has penetrated deep into the heart of ISC members to remember forever.

    Let us continue our English learning to enhance our vocabulary.

    My word - GOURMET ( was left out by the members)

    No life without Sun

  • #597517
    All Gourmets are not good cooks but a good cook should be a Gourmet.

    My word : Etch.

    Carpe Diem

  • #597519
    My grandfather's final words are etched in my memory.

    My word; Trubadour

    Caution: Explosive. Handle with care.

  • #597528
    In movies made in one language and dubbed in another language ,the job of the lyricist in the dubbed version is that of a Trubadour (troubadour)- to write the lyrics according to the music already set by the music director; and also to suit the lip movement of the actors.

    My word : emaciated

    (Just my suggestion: if it is word not commonly used, the meaning also may be properly explained ) A Trubadour (pronounced like tru badou) is a person who writes poem or verses according to the music.

  • #597530
    He has not eaten food for 2 days , that's why looking emaciated.
    My word: Ambidextrous

  • #597531
    Arjuna was a great warrior who was ambidextrous in using his arrows, that's why he was also known as 'Savya Saachi'.

    My word: Haughty


  • #597534
    One can be very naughty in life but not haughty that makes the people to hate them.

    My word: DISSIPATE

    No life without Sun

  • #597540
    She was asked what is the she said,she is suffering from mukuciousness

  • #597541
    On looking at the innocent face of the little child smiling and gesticulating to her to come near it, Rema could not resist the surging motherly affection inside her, and found that all the anger she had against the child's mother dissipated as if it was not all there. (dissipate- dissolve, vanish, disappear)

    My word: raconteur

  • #597564
    Mr Shivakumar of Tamil cinema has turned as raconteur to tell stories from Mahabharatha, Ramayana and other puranas.

    My word: EFFICACY

    I would sincerely request our good ISCians to select more uncommon words which we use in our day to day communication. Tough and very tough words which are generally not used may be avoided. Even the highly educated person won't use tough words in their oral or written communication. Select words that are common but not known to all.

    No life without Sun

  • #597568
    The efficacy of the new system is doubtful.

    My word: Altar

    Caution: Explosive. Handle with care.

  • #597618
    Bread is kept on altar.
    My word: Tout

  • #597620
    The Government is trying to control the menace of touts in Agra city.

    My word: Drool

    Caution: Explosive. Handle with care.

  • #597621
    The merciless young girl was feeling bad as her 80 years old grandfather was drooling.

    My word: DISGRUNTLE

    No life without Sun

  • #597625
    The disgruntled political leader has left the party and joined the ruling party.

    My word: Notional

    Caution: Explosive. Handle with care.

  • #597643
    What will be the notional income and profit if I start this new business?

    My word: ASTONISH

    No life without Sun

  • #597645
    I was astonished to find my ranking pushed to backward from 2nd to 3rd in this site.

    My other word: Sublime

    K Mohan
    'Idhuvum Kadandhu Pogum "
    Even this challenging situation would ease

  • #597651
    The word sublime (meaning Excellent) has already been discussed in this thread. Kindly choose a different word.

    No life without Sun

  • #597653
    Sorry I for the double. Here is the word I have chosen now:

    My word: Devoid

    K Mohan
    'Idhuvum Kadandhu Pogum "
    Even this challenging situation would ease

  • #597661
    Partha is a middle-aged man but he is devoid of common sense.

    My word: ramification

    Caution: Explosive. Handle with care.

  • #597663
    Ramification is a consequential affect in a negative way as a result of a decision. Also it means that branching out from a main part.

    The decision to create smaller states without developing proper infrastructure is not at all good. The ramification would be huge economical crisis for the newly formed states and they have to depend on the Union government for every smallest thing.

    My word: Apathy


  • #597707
    The wide spread apathy among the Male students has given greater chance to girls students to strike great ranks in SSC results declared for Telangana.

    My word : Mundane

    K Mohan
    'Idhuvum Kadandhu Pogum "
    Even this challenging situation would ease

  • #597708
    At present I am busy in mundane duties in office.

    Next word: Evergreen

    Caution: Explosive. Handle with care.

  • #597711
    Actor Devanand was a evergreen hero of those days as his acting was natural and real.

    My word: Sleuth

    K Mohan
    'Idhuvum Kadandhu Pogum "
    Even this challenging situation would ease

  • #597714
    The sleuth revealed all the secret.

    My word: Meticulous
    Congratulations to Sun, well going on thread.

  • #597717
    The Chief Minister awarded the sleuths from the Police department, who did a wonderful job finding out the kidnapped child and apprehended the criminals who perpetrated the kidnapping, within 48 hours of receiving complaint.

    My word: circumambulation

    (I congratulate Sun for receiving such a good response for a non-official thread. Request to Me/Editors please keep it pined to allow it as far as it goes on a smooth course)

  • #597718
    1. In our life, meticulous planning of things will help us to achieve success.
    2. My elders said that circumambulation of the Shiva temple for 108 times would fulfill our demand put up to God.

    My word: MAGNANIMITY

    No life without Sun

  • #597726
    Magnanimity towards the enemy caused death of Prithviraj Chauhan.

    My worn: Ensemble

    Caution: Explosive. Handle with care.

  • #597728
    It was a fantastic and memorable dance performance by the ensemble of actresses in the city theatre.

    My word - Captalize

    Knowledge is power.

  • #597735
    The political parties in the name of Minorities welfare always capitalized their support with the eye on vote bank.

    My word: Decipher

    K Mohan
    'Idhuvum Kadandhu Pogum "
    Even this challenging situation would ease

  • #597745
    The historians had a great difficulty to decipher the Brahmi script.

    My word: Lullaby

    Caution: Explosive. Handle with care.

  • #597749
    When the mother sings the lullaby and swings the cradle , the baby enjoys it and goes to sleep.

    My word: ENLIGHTEN

    No life without Sun

  • #597751
    Members are requested to continue their participation in this thread.

    I am locking this thread now.

    'Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment'- Lao Tzu

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