Timorous /ˈtɪm(ə)rəs/ adjective

Meaning: Showing or suffering from nervousness or a lack of confidence. Synonyms: Fearful, apprehensive, faint-hearted, trembling, quaking, cowering. Examples: He spoke with a timorous voice.

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Plenary /ˈpliːnəri/ adjective

Meaning: A meeting at which all the members of a group or an organization are present. Synonyms: Full, fully constituted, general, complete, entire. Example: A plenary session of the Nigerian Senate.

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Quixotic /kwɪkˈsɒtɪk/ adjective

Meaning: Having or showing ideas that are different and unusual but not practical or likely to succeed. Synonyms:idealistic, unrealistic, unworldly, impracticable. Example: This is a vast and perhaps quixotic project.

By |2020-03-30T10:53:31+01:00March 30th, 2020|

Gibe/jibe /dʒʌɪb/ noun

A remark that is intended to make someone feel stupid Synonyms: Taunt, sneer, jeer, insult, barb Example:  I knew Clara was not my friend when she made a gibe about my weight.

By |2020-03-27T12:34:35+01:00March 27th, 2020|

Shoddy /ˈʃɒdi/ adjective

Meaning: Badly made or done. Synonyms: Poor-quality, inferior, second-rate, third-rate, low-grade. Example: We're not paying good money for shoddy goods.

By |2020-03-25T09:45:03+01:00March 25th, 2020|