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Daily Word List – 18th June 2018 Meaning, Pronunciation | Free PDF

palindrome [ PAL-in-drohm ]
[noun]
MEANING:
a word, sentence, phrase, or verse that reads the same backward and forward

USAGE EXAMPLE 1:
Hannah is an example of a palindrome.
USAGE EXAMPLE 2:
Building a contraption like the LHC to find the Higgs is a bit like embarking on a career as a stand-up comic with the hope that at some point in your career you’ll happen to blurt out a joke that’s not only side-split tingly funny but also a palindrome.

 

agape [ uh’-GEYP, uh’-GAP ]
[noun,adjective,adverb]
MEANING:
1. (n.) love or love feast
2. (adj.) wide open
3. (adv.) in a surprised or open mouthed manner
4.(adj.) open mouthed, surprised

USAGE EXAMPLE 1:
His assumptions left her agape with wrath.
USAGE EXAMPLE 2:
Every child born is of God and worthy of dignity, respect and agape.

 

physiological [ fiz-ee-uh’-LOJ-i-kuh’l ]
[adjective]
MEANING:
1. pertaining to the scientific study of an organism’s vital functions
2. consistent with the normal functioning of an organism
3. pertaining to an additive primary colour

USAGE EXAMPLE 1:
Children generally develop a close relationship with the family pet because of the physiological nature of domestic animals.
USAGE EXAMPLE 2:
There are proven physiological benefits of interacting with dogs.

 

whit [ hwit, wit ]
[noun]
MEANING:
1. an iota
2. the least bit

USAGE EXAMPLE 1:
The new student was not a whit afraid of the class bully.
USAGE EXAMPLE 2:
It doesn’t matter a whit that Australia ‘dominated’.

 

amnesty [ AM-nuh’-stee ]
[noun]
MEANING:
1. a general pardon for political offenses
2. an act of forgiveness or of granting pardon for past offenses

USAGE EXAMPLE 1:
The governor granted amnesty to the errant politicians on condition that they tender their resignation with immediate effect.
USAGE EXAMPLE 2:
One of the main sticking points in the talks was the Archbishop’s demand for an amnesty for four terrorists facing the dearth penalty for political offences involving death and murder.

 

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