Words of The Day 07.02.2013

Thursday, February 7, 2013

1. Assimilate (Verb) u'si-mu,leyt

Meaning;  Take up mentally
E.g.; "he assimilated the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe" 

Meaning; Become similar to one's environment
E.g.; "Immigrants often want to assimilate quickly"

Meaning;  Make similar
E.g.;  "This country assimilates immigrants very quickly"

Meaning;   Take (gas, light or heat) into a solution

Meaning;  (phonetics) become similar in sound
E.g.;  "The nasal assimilates to the following consonant"

Derived:

Noun assimilation assimilator
Adjective assimilative assimilating assimilatory

Synonyms
Absorb
Imbibe
Ingest 

Antonyms
Dissimilate





2. Inevitable (Adjective) I’ne-vitu-bul

Meaning; Incapable of being avoided or prevented
E.g.; "the inevitable result"

Meaning; Invariably occurring or appearing
E.g.; "the inevitable changes of the seasons"

Inevitable (Noun) I’ne-vitu-bul

Meaning; An unavoidable event
E.g.; "don't argue with the inevitable"

Derived:
Noun inevitability inevitableness
Adjective evitable
Adverb inevitably

Antonyms
Evitable


3. Aloof (Adjective) u’loof

Meaning; Remote in manner
E.g.; "stood apart with aloof dignity"

Aloof (Adverb) u’loof
Meaning; In an aloof manner
E.g.; "the local gentry and professional classes had held aloof for the school had accepted their sons readily enough"



Derived:
Noun aloofness
Adverb aloofly

Synonyms
Distant
Upstage
 
 

1 comments:

Kamal G November 10, 2013 at 4:01 AM  

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