april wordlist

Daily Word List – 13th April 2018 Meaning, Pronunciation | Free PDF

  1. florid [ FLAWR-id, FLOR- ]
    [ adjective ]
    MEANING :
    1. ornate; flowery
    2. ruddy; having a rosy blush
    3. (archaic) healthy
    3. (obsolete) covered with or abounding in flowers
    USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
    His stout physique, florid complexion and benign disposition bespoke of an inner contentment rarely seen these days.2. contumacious [ kon-too’-MEY-shuh’ s, -tyoo’- ]
    [ adjective ]
    MEANING :
    rebellious, obstinate, insubordinate or disobedient
    USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
    The contumacious student was punished.

    3. finicky [ FIN-i-kee ]
    [ adjective ]
    MEANING :
    1. fussy, meticulous, particular or fastidious
    2. requiring precision
    USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
    He was a finicky eater.

    4. ambush [ AM-boo’sh ]
    [ noun, transitive verb ]
    MEANING :
    1. (n.) the act of waiting in hiding to attack by surprise
    2.(n.) an unexpected attack made from a concealed place
    3. (n.) a concealed trap
    4. (tr. v.) to attack from a concealed place
    USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
    Insurgents laid an ambush at the canyon to intercept the armoured vehicles carrying munitions for the government forces.

    5. slag [ slag ]
    [ noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb ]
    MEANING :
    1. (n.) cinder or the fused and vitrified matter separated during the process of smelting or obtaining metal from its ore
    2. (n.) leftover waste after the re-sorting of coal
    3. (tr. v.) to convert into dross or cinder
    4. (tr. v.) to remove the dross or cinder formed during the metal making process
    5. (intr. v.) to form dross or cinder
    USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
    Slag from the smelter was sent to the cement factory to be used as raw material in the making of cement.