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Word list 17 ( more difficult words)
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(Some people encumber themselves with too much luggage when they take short trips.)
(en<in +com-< dam weir, bring together+bear)
Synonyms: block, charge, clog, cramp, discommode, embarrass, hamper, handicap, hang up, hinder, hog-tie, hold up, impede, incommode, inconvenience, lade, load, make difficult, obstruct, oppress, overburden, overload, retard, saddle, saddle with, slow down, tax, trammel, weigh down, weight
Antonyms: aid, assist, help)
(He was endued with a lion's courage.)
(V.) provide with some quality; endow.
(विभक्त करके देना,देना,प्रदान करना)
Synonyms: award, dower, endow, furnish, grant, indue, invest, provide)
(John was so engrossed in his studies that he did not hear his mother call)
(en<in+ gross<thick, partly)
(V.) occupy fully. .
(hold one's attention
Synonyms: absorb, apply, arrest, assimilate, attract, be hung, become lost, bewitch, busy, captivate, consume, corner, engage, engulf, enrapture, enthrall, fascinate, fill, grip, hog, immerse, involve, monopolize, occupy, preoccupy, sew up, soak, take up, up on
Antonyms: forget, ignore, reject, repulse, turn off)
(Hint<entour<to surround; equiv to en<in+tour<circuit; tour+age<quantity)
( Surrounded by the members of his entourage, the mayor hurried into city hall, shouting a brusque "No comment!" to the reporters lining the steps.)
(N). group of attendants; retinue.
Synonyms: associates, attendants, companions, company, cortege, court, courtiers, escort, following, groupies, hangers-on, retainers, retinue, staff, suite, sycophants, toadies, train
( The mayfly is an ephemeral creature: its adult life lasts little more than a day.)
(ADJ). short-lived; fleeting.
( momentary, passing
Synonyms: brief, episodic, evanescent, fleeting, flitting, fugacious, fugitive, impermanent, short, short-lived, temporary, transient, transitory, unenduring, volatile
Antonyms: enduring, eternal, everlasting, interminable, lasting, long, permanent, perpetual)
(The audience was so disappointed in the play that many did not remain to hear the epilogue.)
(Hint: epi+ logos<word)
(N.) short speech at conclusion of dramatic work.
Synonyms: coda, concluding speech, conclusion, ending, finale, follow-up, peroration, postlude, postscript, sequel, summation, swan song
Antonyms: foreword, introduction, preface)
( Mark Harris's Wake Up, Stupid! is a modern epistolary novel that uses letters, telegrams, and newspaper clippings to tell the hero's story. The movie You've Got Mail tells a story using e-mail; does that make it an e-pistolary movie? epistle, N.)
(Hint: epistle <letter)
(ADJ.) consisting of letters.
(These paths in the park are reserved for equestrians and their steeds. also ADJ.)
(N.) rider on horseback.
(His long, bony face had an equine look to it.)
(ADJ). resembling a horse.
( In Shakespeare's The Tempest, the spirit Ariel is an ethereal creature, too airy and unearthly for our mortal world.)
(Hint: ether< the upper air, pure air, to glow , burn , heat, + al < pertaining to )
(ADJ). light; heavenly; unusually refined.
(insubstantial, intangible, celestial, exquisite, spiritual, unearthy, empyrean),
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