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Daily Word List – 25th June 2018 Meaning, Pronunciation | Free PDF

nonpareil [ non-puh’-REL ]
[noun,adjective]
MEANING:
1. (adj.) not having any equal
2. (n.) someone or something that has no equal

USAGE EXAMPLE 1:
Harold Robbins is widely regarded as a nonpareil among best selling novelists.
USAGE EXAMPLE 2:
That’s what you get when two colossal clubs unfurl the talents of Trezeguet, Del Piero, Rui Costa, Shevchenko, Filippo Inzaghi and Paolo Maldini, that dark-eyed nonpareil of a defender.

 

variegated [ VAIR-ee-i-gey-tid, VAIR-i-gey- ]
[adjective]
MEANING:
1. multicolored or having streaks or patches of various colors
2. varied or diverse

USAGE EXAMPLE 1:
His variegated T-shirt was eye-catching.
USAGE EXAMPLE 2:
Our small populations of Kurdish Americans have nothing to fear from the variegated Americans around them.

 

credo [ KREE-doh, KREY- ]
[noun]
MEANING:
any system or formulae of principles and beliefs; any creed

USAGE EXAMPLE 1:
The credo has yet to be proven in order to be accepted by society.
USAGE EXAMPLE 2:
Neville Isdell told the BBC the firm supported the “credo of the Olympic movement”, and agreed deals well before it knew where each Games would be held.

 

elegy [ EL-i-jee ]
[noun]
MEANING:
1. a poem in elegiac couplets
2. a lament or funeral song
3. a melancholic or pensive musical composition

USAGE EXAMPLE 1:
His elegy was well-known.
USAGE EXAMPLE 2:
After exposing Washington audiences to 10 days of contemporary music, the Kennedy Center’s CrossCurrents Festival concluded on Sunday afternoon at the Terrace Theater with yet another elegy.

 

plenary [ PLEE-nuh’-ree ]
[noun,adjective]
MEANING:
1. (adj.) complete or absolute
2. (adj.) attended by all qualified members or fully constituted
3. a meeting at which all members are present

USAGE EXAMPLE 1:
Many members objected as the vote was not taken at a plenary meeting.
USAGE EXAMPLE 2:
In the course of the day, we had both plenary meetings and bilateral discussions allowing for detailed exchanges on all issues,” Solana said.

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