Daily Vocabulary from THE HINDU – Episode 220 – October 17th, 2017

1. Orchestrated

Class : Verb
Meaning : arrange or direct the elements of (a situation) to produce a desired effect, especially surreptitiously..

Synonyms: arranged, composed
Antonyms : random, scattered

Example Sentences

  • And they have a slightly alternative soundtrack to which they orchestrate their moves.
  • The developers were able to orchestrate a favorable media campaign

2. Anticipate

Class : Verb
Meaning : regard as probable; expect or predict.

Synonyms: expect, predict
Antonyms : unexpected, unforeseen

Example Sentences

  • And so we are prepared to anticipate those requests.
  • We anticipate his moves and prepare counter-moves to exploit them.

3. Revulsion

Class : Noun
Meaning : a sense of disgust and loathing.

Synonyms: abhorrence, mindset
Antonyms : desire, love

Example Sentences

  • It came as a shock to me that not all men share this revulsion at body fat.
  • I feel utter revulsion at the people that did this.

4. Semblance

Class : Noun
Meaning : the outward appearance or apparent form of something, especially when the reality is different.

Synonyms: image, appearance
Antonyms : difference, real

Example Sentences

  • she tried to force her thoughts back into some semblance of order
  • Maybe a nice shot of single malt medicine would bring them back to some semblance of reality.

5. Incense

Class : Adjective
Meaning : very angry; enraged.

Synonyms: infuriate, anger
Antonyms : please, calm

Example Sentences

  • Now, John was quite incensed about why rice has gone up.
  • Behind me there were about a dozen more cars incensed by my fast food version of civil disobedience.

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