april wordlist

Daily Word List – 16th April 2018 Meaning, Pronunciation | Free PDF

1. errant [ ER-uh’ nt ]
[ adjective ]
MEANING :
1. given to travelling; roving, esp. in search of an adventure
2. straying from the proper course or accepted standards
3. moving about without an aim or direction
4. notorious; characterised by wrong behaviour
USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
The popular and endearing “Sindbad the sailor” fables are about an errant sailor from Baghdad who voyages on all the seven seas and amasses a fortune.

2. daunt [ dawnt, dahnt ]
[ transitive verb ]
MEANING :
1. to intimidate, horrify or frighten
2. to dishearten or discourage
USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
He was daunted by the enormity of the task before him.

3. agile [ AJ-uh’ l, AJ-ahyl ]
[ adjective ]
MEANING :
1. nimble or marked by swift, easy grace
2. acute, sharp or swift mentally
USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
He was well known for his agile mind and fast reflexes.

4. turquoise [ TUR-koiz, -kwoiz ]
[ noun ]
MEANING :
1. a mineral greenish-blue in colour and used as a gem
2. a greenish-blue colour
USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
He presented his girlfriend with a beautiful, turquoise necklace on her birthday.

5.exorcise [ EK-sawr-sahyz ]
[ transitive verb ]
MEANING :
1. to command or force to depart or to expel by incantation or prayer
2. to free a person who is possessed from an evil spirit
USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
He told the couple that their house was haunted and that he knew someone who would exorcise the demon for a small fee.