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Foreigners strangerXenophobia
ChildrenMaieusio phobia
deathochlo phobia
FreaksTera to phobia
W horsesHippophobia


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Obnoxious -: Ganguly says Dhoni's Test captaincy "obnoxious"extremely unpleasant. Synonyms beastly star disagreeable star Antonyms agreeable lovable
Inception the establishment or starting point of an institution or activity. Synonyms kick-off genesis Antonyms end finish
arroganthaughty, conceited, hubristic, self-important, opinionated, egotistic, full of oneself, superior; overbearing, pompous, high-handed, swaggering, boastful, bumptious, blustering, patronizing, condescending, disdainful, contemptuous, imperious; proud, vain, immodest; lofty, lordly, snobbish, snobby, overweening, supercilious, smug; pretentious, affected; scornful, mocking, sneering, scoffing; informalhoity-toity, high and mighty, uppity, snooty, stuck-up, toffee-nosed, fancy-pants, snotty, jumped up, too big for one's boots, big-headed
lucidityclarity of expression; intelligibility.
A Person With A Long Experience Of Any Occupation Veteran
Words Written On A Tomb Epitaph
Stealthily Done Surreptitious
Something No Longer In Use Obsolete
One Not Concerned With Right Or Wrong : Amoral
. A Person Who Opposes War Or Use Of Military Force Pacifist
Severely Abusive Writing In Journals Scurrilous
Call Upon God Or Any Another Power(Like Law)Etc. For Help Or Protection Invocation
Fear Of Being Enclosed In A Small Closed Space Claustrophobia


Question Answer Column 3
Modal Verb Expressing Example
must Strong obligation You must stop when the traffic lights turn red.
must logical conclusion / Certainty He must be very tired. He's been working all day long.
must not prohibition You must not smoke in the hospital.
can ability I can swim.
canpermission Can I use your phone please?
canpossibility Smoking can cause cancer.
could ability in the past When I was younger I could run fast.
couldpolite permission Excuse me, could I just say something?
couldpossibility It could rain tomorrow!
may permission May I use your phone please?
maypossibility, probability It may rain tomorrow!
might polite permission Might I suggest an idea?
mightpossibility, probability I might go on holiday to Australia next year.
need not lack of necessity/absence of obligation I need not buy tomatoes. There are plenty of tomatoes in the fridge.
should/ought to 50 % obligation I should / ought to see a doctor. I have a terrible headache.
should/ought to advice You should / ought to revise your lessons
should /ought tological conclusion He should / ought to be very tired. He's been working all day long.
had better advice You 'd better revise your lessons
wouldwish, request (more polite than will) Would you shut the door, please?
wouldhabits in the past Sometimes he would bring me some flowers.
mightpossibility (less possible than may) * It might rain today.
mighthesitant offer * Might I help you?


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Mortificationgreat embarrassment and shame.
troubleannoyance , nuisance ,vexation,bother, uneasiness, anxiety restlessness agitation stir
Chagrinannoyance at having failed or been humiliated.
Makeshifta temporary substitute or device.
skiveAvoid work or a duty by staying away or leaving early.
Idlespend time doing nothing.
Daftsilly; foolish
Inanelacking sense or meaning; silly.
Yearnan intense feeling of longing for something.
Pinemiss or long for.
Vitiateto lower in character, dignity or quality.
Profaneto debase by a wrong, unworthy or vulgar use.
Iniquitousgrossly unfair and morally wrong.
VileMorally bad; wicked.
Burly(of a person) large and strong; heavily built.
Stout(of a person) rather fat or of heavy build.
Freneticfast and energetic in a rather wild and uncontrolled way.
Manicshowing wild excitement and energy.
Inveigleto persuade (someone) to do something by means of deception or flattery.
Enticeattract or tempt by offering pleasure or advantage.
Nemesisa long-standing rival; an inescapable agent.
Adversaryone’s opponent in a contest, conflict or dispute.
Sneerto smile or laugh with facial contortions that express scorn or contempt.
SpurnReject with disdain or contempt.
Upshotthe final or eventual outcome or conclusion of a discussion, action or series of events.consequences
RevileCriticize in an abusive or angrily or insulting manner.
Contemptexpress complete disapproval of; censure.


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Ascribe(verb)“to attribute to”
Describe (verb)“to show what something is by drawing a picture with words.
Auger(noun)a tool resembling a large corkscrew, for boring holes in wood.
Augur (verb)(of an event or circumstance) portend a good or bad outcome
Bait(verb)to persecute or exasperate with unjust, malicious, or persistent attacks
Bate(verb)to reduce the force or intensity of..
Coddling (gerund form of verb Coddle)tenderly treating
Codling (noun)small, unripe apple
Complacence(noun)calm or secure satisfaction with oneself or one's lot
Complaisance(noun)willingness to please others by being polite and fitting in with their plans
Conform(verb)(of a person) behave according to socially acceptable conventions or standards.
Confirm(verb)establish the truth or correctness of
Innervate(verb)to supply with nerves or vitality.
Enervate(verb)to weaken or destroy the vitality of.
Emolument(noun)An emolument is a salary or other compensation for a job.
Emollient(adjective)having the quality of softening or soothing the skin.
Gallop(noun)the fastest pace of a horse or other quadruped, with all the feet off the ground together in each stride.
Galop(noun)a lively ballroom dance in duple time, popular in the late 18th cent
Perspicacious(adjective)having a ready insight into and understanding of things.
Perspicuous(adjective)clearly expressed and easily understood; lucid

Section 1

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originating from, composed of, associated with, belonging to men of the north; OFa cup of coffee; the hand of God; that friend of yours
in the name of; through the agency or action of a book by Mark Twain; BYby myself; played by the rules; killed by a bullet; one by one they left; by car, by bus
estimation of quantity on the subject of ready to do sth. ABOUT aabout ten people; about five minutes; about two miles a book about English the chorus is about to sing
for indicates the object, aim or purpose..FOR happy for you; for sale; eager for fame; for one thing, …; for heaven's sake
with in the presence or use of with a friend; ..WITHwith cheese; with confidence; with a lot of …; will be with you shortly; from Russia with love
Has not been heard from since
AT your disposal
It's not true I had nothingON,I had the radio on
BY all meansof course; certainly (granting a permission). "‘May I make a suggestion?’ ‘By all means.’" synonyms: certainly, indeed, of course, definitely, without (a) doubt, without question, unquestionably; affirmative
Once and for all now and for the last time; finally....conclusively, decisively, finally, positively, absolutely, determinedly, definitely, definitively, irrevocably "you must decide once and for all"

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days (of the week) & dates.......on Sunday; on May 1st; on Christmas Eve; on my mark; on the weekend (AmE.)on
months / seasons / year part of the day after a period of time........n summer / in July / in 2017 in the evening in an hour; in the futurein
a specific point of time exceptions (question: "When ...?") 11:15 p.m.; at half past six at noon; at night; learned English at 42; at the weekend (BrE.); at first glanceat
from a specific point in time until now (past till now).......since 1980; since yesterdaysince
up to a certain point in time.....until Monday; I’ll wait to call my manager until I hear from the clientuntill till
over a certain period of time.......for the first time in forever; for 3 yearsfor
from now to a specific point in the past (now till past).....a second ago; a decade ago; a while agoago
throughout the course or duration of summer; during the vacation; during the discussionduring
previous to in time; earlier than.......before winter; before dawn; before
Subsequent in time; at a later time than.....after midnight; after tomorrowafter
telling the time...ten to two (1:50) / ten past two (2:10)to (to past
a starting point / an end point...from the beginning; from now to eternityfrom/to
not later 12 o'clock; by next weekby

Section 2

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in / position or state inside sth. in London; in the book, in the mirror; in love
at/ in the area of ...; specific position an event (or a place related to it) at home; at the table; at my side at the party; at the cinema; at school
on/ position above in contact with a certain side (left, right) the state or process of means of conveyanceon the desk; on my shoulder on the wall; on the water on the left side; on the bright side on leave; on fire; on the way on the phone; on TV; on the menu on trains; on the bus; on a plane
off/ from a place or position/off the table; off the wall; went off to Canada; got off the bus; turned off the TV
by, /beside at the side of; close to, next to by the door; beside the car; stand by me
under /in a lower position; beneath the surface under the table; under water
over// in or at a position above more than put sth. over a shirt; walk over sth.; over my dead body over 100 years; over ten miles
below // in or to a lower place; beneath below the surface; below 20°; below the clouds
above// higher than sth. else; overhead above the door; the clouds above; the problems cited above
up //from a lower towards a higher point up the hill; up there is a …
down //a descending direction rolled down the hill; walking down the street

Section 3

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across the street; lines across the paperon, at, to or from the other side
through the tunnel; a tour through France....from one end or side to another
in a direction toward a person or thing toward a (given) state to bed; move on to; face to face; to the entrance back to health; all the way to; to die for
movement to the inside or interior of to the condition, state, or form of...into went into the kitchen; crashed into a tree breaking into pieces; go into banking
movement from the inside to the outside no longer in the condition, state, or form of drag myself out of bed; out of nowhere out of town; out of order; out of fashion
movement to the top jumped onto the table
movement in the direction of; or closer to towards the house; toward the future; toward peace
a starting point; movement away from ...from traveled from NY to LA a distinction walked home from the station;
a source, a cause;...froma note from the teacher; know right from wrong