1. Propensity
• An inclination or natural tendency to behave in a particular way.
Usage: His propensity for violence.

2. Petard
• A small bomb made of a metal or wooden box filled with powder, used to blast down a door or to make a hole in a wall.
Usage: But, with any luck, he may soon be hoisted by his own petard

3. Charade
• An absurd pretence intended to create a pleasant or respectable appearance.
Usage: Talk of unity was nothing more than a charade.

4. Delirious
• In an acutely disturbed state of mind characterized by restlessness, illusions, and incoherence.
Usage: After the accident, he became delirious and couldn’t recognize people.

5. Opiate
• A drug derived from or related to opium.
Usage: The opiates are known to have natural counterparts called endorphins.
Synonyms: drug, narcotic, mind-altering drug, sedative, tranquillizer, depressant

6. Hanker
• Feel a strong desire for or to do something.
Usage: We all watch the same TV shows, gawp at the same handful of celebrities, hanker after the same soft furnishings and hardwood floors.
Synonyms: yearn, long, have a longing

7. Bathetic
• Producing an unintentional effect of anti-climax.
Usage: The movie manages to be poignant without becoming bathetic.
Synonyms: anticlimactic, disappointing, disillusioning.

8. Placebo effect
• A beneficial effect produced by a placebo drug or treatment, which cannot be attributed to the properties of the placebo itself, and must therefore be due to the patient’s belief in that treatment.
Usage: Most health care professionals view homeopathy as relying on the placebo effect to produce results

9. Matey
• Used as a familiar form of address to a man.
Usage: Don’t worry, matey, it’s all part of my plan.
• Familiar and friendly or sociable.
Usage: A matey grin over the issue.

10. Piccaninny
• A small black child.
• Piccaninny is a North American historical racial slur which refers to a dark-skinned child of African descent.

11. Flippancy
• Lack of respect or seriousness; frivolousness.
Usage: She was infuriated by the careless flippancy of her employees.
Synonyms: frivolousness, levity, superficiality, shallowness

12. Plenary session
• A plenary session is a session of a conference which all members of all parties are to attend. Such a session may include a broad range of content, from keynotes to panel discussions, and is not necessarily related to a specific style of presentation or deliberative process.

13. Conflation
• Conflation is the merging of two or more sets of information, texts, ideas, and opinions into one.
Usage: But today the implications of such a conflation of different levels of criticism and prejudice are dangerously censorious.

Get Posts Like This Sent to your Email
Updates for Free Live sessions and offers are sent on mail. Don't worry: we do not send too many emails..:)
Get Posts Like This Sent to your Email
Updates for Free Live sessions and offers are sent on mail. Don't worry: we do not send too many emails..:)
Join Our Newsletter
Get the latest updates from our side, including offers and free live updates, on email.
Join Our Newsletter
Leverage agile frameworks to provide a robust synopsis for high level overviews.
Join our Free TELEGRAM GROUP for exclusive content and updates
Join our Free TELEGRAM GROUP for exclusive content and updates

Pin It on Pinterest