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skimpy
very small and not covering much of your body
a skimpy dress
slake
satisfy,quench
to satisfy a desire
belabour
to repeat an idea, argument, etc. many times to emphasize it, especially when it has already been mentioned or understood
heterodox
not following the usual or accepted beliefs and opinions, heretical
expedite
speed up the process of, hasten, facilitate, process faster
piquant
having a pleasantly strong or spicy taste
the chicken was served with a piquant sauce
allay
lessen intensity, calm, satisfy
deluge
inundate, flood
Fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid
lug
difficult to carry
to carry or drag something heavy with a lot of effort
I had to lug my bags up to the fourth floor.
plaudits
enthusiastic approval
fervid
extremely hot
Characterized by intense emotion
discommode
cause discomfort or inconnivance
stint
meagre, skimp,
expatiate
expand, elaborate
mendacious
lying
candor
candidness
foment
agitate, stir up
diluvia
deluge, antediluvian
scrutinize
to look at critically, minutally.
abridgement
capsule
We learnt only the abriged versions of engg texts.
abasement
degradation
dabbler
amatuer, dilettante
phenomenal
extraodinary
estrange
arouse hostility
"years of boarding school estranged the child from her home"
nonchalance
apathy, calm
nimble
agile
precipitous
over hasty, steepy
forsake
leave someone
The husband foresaked his family for a new woman
sultry
hot, sweltering, sexually
stolid
impassive
What target symptoms are most likely to respond to Typical Antipsychotics?
Positive Symptoms
Agitation
Hallucinations
Delusions
Combativeness & Belligerance
Sleep Disturbance
Tension
Paranoid Behavior
Disorganized thinking
POSITIVE SYMPTOMS
reticent
reluctant to draw attention towards to oneself, speak less.
adulated
flatter obsequiously, blandishment
factious
dissenting, cabal, junta, faction
disagreeing
divulge
expose
hedonist
driven by pleasure
meek
little spirit, courage
diaphanous
transparent
leavened
Made light by aerating, as with yeast or baking powder; often used as a combining form
aloof
distant manner
imperious
Having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
ransack
search thoroughly, steal
pan
criticize harshly
delude
dishonest
timorous
fearful
Knotty
intricate, difficult, tangled
indomitable
Impossible to subdue
never say die.
invective
abusive, vituperative
bravado
swagger, assumed air of defiance
The bravado of the young criminal disappeared when he was confronted by victims of his brutal
unpretentious
unostentatious
contrite
repent
Renege
The mistake of not following suit when able to do so
Misconstrue
Interpret in the wrong way
unflappable
cannot be pertubed
Squabble
spat,quibble
Disapprobation
An expression of strong disapproval; pronouncing as wrong or morally culpable
Profligate
reckless wasteful, prodigal
lofty
elevated
a noble and lofty concept, loft mountains
parse
break down the text
barb
cutting remark
glacier
slow moving mass of ice
rebut
Prove to be false or incorrect
hortatory
encouraging
vilify
ill-fame
gibe
barb
opulence
Wealth as evidenced by sumptuous living
bliss
A state of extreme happiness
mortified
humiliate, punish the flesh
Copious
abundant supply
Veracity
truthful
Deplore
The attack on indian embassy in pak was deplored by pak govt,
recant
Formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure
not keeping word.
inimical
not friendly
scurvy
Of the most contemptible kind
Gaudy
tasteless showy
Fretful
Habitually complaining
resplendent
Having great beauty and splendour
vile
Causing or able to cause nausea, despicable
succulent
Full of juice
allegiance
The loyalty that citizens owe to their country (or subjects to their sovereign)
torpid
in a condition of biological rest or suspended animation
excoriate
Express strong disapproval of
laud
glorify
seditious
Arousing to action or rebellion
resolute
unhesistant
Prescient
Perceiving the significance of events before they occur
wholesome
Conducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being
Baleful
Deadly or sinister
Rectitude
Righteousness as a consequence of being honourable and honest
lode
A deposit of valuable ore occurring within definite boundaries separating it from surrounding rocks
Rambunctious
Noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline
Cassette
A container that holds a magnetic tape used for recording or playing sound or video
tantamount
Being essentially equal to something
clairvoyance
extra sensory precption
Epithet
A defamatory or abusive word or phrase
like laskmi the fat one, the tiny one etc..
onomatopoeia
Using words that imitate the sound they denote