Meaning: slow and clumsy because of great weight.
Synonym:clumsy, slow, heavy, awkward,
Antonym:light, graceful, elegant
Sentence: “a swarthy, ponderous giant of a man”
Meaning:evoking a keen sense of sadness or regret.
Synonym:touching, moving, sad, saddening, affecting,
Antonym:unaffecting, unemotional, unimpressive
Sentence: “a poignant reminder of the passing of time”
Meaning:the direct vote of all the members of an electorate on an important public question such as a change in the constitution.
Synonym:vote, referendum, ballot, poll
Sentence: “the administration will hold a plebiscite for the approval of constitutional reforms”
Meaning:(of an argument or statement) seeming reasonable or probable.
Synonym:credible, reasonable, believable,
Sentence: “a plausible explanation”
Meaning:be a sign or warning that (something, especially something momentous or calamitous) is likely to happen.
Synonym:presage, augur, foreshadow, foretell, prophesy
Sentence: “the eclipses portend some major events”
Meaning:occurring, awarded, or appearing after the death of the originator., (of a child) born after the death of its father.
Sentence: “he was awarded a posthumous Military Cross”
Meaning:safe to drink; drinkable.
Antonym:contaminated, dirty, foul, polluted;
Sentence: “there is no supply of potable water available”
Meaning:a mixture of dried petals and spices placed in a bowl to perfume a room.
a mixture or medley of things.
Synonym: mixture, assortment, collection, selection
Sentence: “he played a potpourri of tunes from Gilbert and Sullivan”
Meaning:dealing with things sensibly and realistically in a way that is based on practical rather than theoretical considerations.
Antonym: idealistic, impractical, unrealistic, utopian
Sentence: “a pragmatic approach to politics”
Meaning:a preference or special liking for something; a bias in favour of something.
Synonym:liking, fondness, preference, partiality,
Sentence: “your predilection for pretty girls”
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