Friday, 24 February 2017


1). Troupe
Meaning: group, company, band, ensemble, set, cast
Definition: a group of dancers, actors, or other
entertainers who tour to different venues.
Usage: A dance troupe.
2). Avaricious
Meaning: grasping, acquisitive, covetous,
greedy, rapacious, mercenary
Definition: having or showing an extreme greed for
wealth or material gain.
Usage: An avaricious, manipulative woman

3). Disconcert
Meaning: unsettle, nonplus, discomfit, confuse,
perplex, ruffle, shake, worry.
Definition: disturb the composure of; unsettle.
Usage: The abrupt change of subject disconcerted her.
4). Harangue
Meaning: tirade, lecture, diatribe, homily, polemic,
rant, fulmination, broadside, invective
Definition: a lengthy and aggressive speech
Usage: They were subjected to a ten-minute harangue
by two border guards
5). Unscrupulous
Meaning: unprincipled, immoral, amoral, dishonest,
cunning, furtive, sly, bad, evil, wicked
Definition: having or showing no moral principles; not
honest or fair.
Usage: Unscrupulous landlords might be tempted to
harass existing tenants.
6). Preachy
Meaning: moralistic, didactic, dogmatic
Definition: having or showing a tendency to give
moral advice in a tedious or self-righteous way.
Usage: His patriotic pictures had a preachy tone
7). Unabashed
Meaning: unashamed, shameless, brazen, confident,
immodest, unshrinking, fearless
Definition: not embarrassed, disconcerted, or ashamed
Usage: He was unabashed by the furore his words
8). Melodramatic
Meaning: histrionic, extravagant, overdone, overripe,
overemotional, sentimental
Definition: characteristic of melodrama, especially in
being exaggerated or overemotional.
Usage: He flung the door open with a melodramatic
9). Mimic
Meaning: imitate, copy, mock, parody, lampoon,
Definition: imitate (someone or their actions or words),
especially in order to entertain or ridicule
Usage: He mimicked Super Star Rajini voice.
10). Protagonist
Meaning: supporter, adherent, backer, proponent,
advocate, promoter, exponent, prime mover
Definition: an advocate or champion of a particular
cause or idea.
Usage: He's a strenuous protagonist of the new
agricultural policy.