Below are some of the words that Nikhil and I talked about in our last session 😀
adj. appropriate;pertinent nature [opp.malapropos]: An apropos comment/remark
adv.- timely; seasonably: Your letter arrived apropos.
– by the way; incidentally: Apropos, where were you yesterday?
prep. with regard to; about: Apropos our conference on Thursday, I couldn’t make it.↑
n. devoutness to God; fidelity to parents: To serve one’s filial piety
adj. arduous, zealous: Our band does strenuous marching practices for the ANZAC Day march
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adj. make guilt or an offense seem less serious or more forgivable; To extenuate the seriousness of the crime
n. false, absurd, distorted representation of sth; parody; ridicule: To make travesty of someone.
adj. indescribable; extremely great: The sceneries of New Zealand countryside were ineffable.
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adj. immorally wasteful and extravagant: the young heir was profligate with his fortune, spending millions on gambling.
v. to feign illness in order to avoid work or duties: it’s not uncommon for some students to malinger on exam days.
adj. airtight; enclosed from external influence: the poisonous substance was sealed hermetically
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adj. lasting a very short time: the ephemeral joys of childhood.
n. remaining; leftover; trace: remnants of former greatness