april wordlist

Daily Word List – 12th April 2018 Meaning, Pronunciation | Free PDF

1.anosmia [ an-OZ-mee-uh’, -OS- ]
[ noun ]
MEANING :
loss or absence of the sense of smell
USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
Certain intranasal gels marketed as remedies for the common cold can also be a cause of anosmia.

2. appease [ uh’-PEEZ ]
[ transitive verb ]
MEANING :
1. to pacify, soothe or calm by giving in to one’s demands
2. to assuage, allay, satisfy or relieve
3. to concede in a conciliatory effort
USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
He appeased his boss by working on weekends.

3. supplicate [ SUHP-li-keyt ]
[ intransitive verb, transitive verb ]
MEANING :
1. (tr. v.) to pray for in a fervent manner
2. (intr. v.) to make a fervent prayer
USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
He claimed to be an atheist but when he was having bad luck he would supplicate for a change in fortune.

4. averse [ uh’-VURS ]
[ adjective ]
MEANING :
1. strongly opposed
2. disinclination
USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
Though he propagated that honesty was the best policy he was not averse to lying in order to save his skin.

5. bloated [ BLOH-tid ]
[ adjective ]
MEANING :
1. swollen or distended by fluid or gas
2. obese or much larger than required
3. conceited or vain
USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
He felt bloated after consuming several portions of watermelon.