noisome /ˈnɔɪs(ə)m/ adjective


Meaning: having an extremely offensive smell Synonyms: unpleasant, nasty, distasteful, displeasing, revolting, nauseating Example: She had to drink a noisome concoction

noisome /ˈnɔɪs(ə)m/ adjective2019-09-03T10:26:44+01:00

precocious /prɪˈkəʊʃəs/ adjective


Meaning: (of a child) having developed certain abilities or inclinations at an earlier age than is usual or expected. Synonym: ahead, gifted, talented, advanced Example: The school knew of his precocious abilities from a young age

precocious /prɪˈkəʊʃəs/ adjective2019-08-21T11:13:17+01:00

fetid /ˈfɛtɪd,ˈfiːtɪd/ adjective


Meaning: smelling extremely unpleasant Synonym: stinking, smelly, foul-smelling, evil-smelling, malodorous Example: I refuse to use the fetid public bathroom

fetid /ˈfɛtɪd,ˈfiːtɪd/ adjective2019-08-06T16:23:34+01:00

whinge /wɪn(d)ʒ/ verb


Meaning: complain persistently and in a peevish or irritating way Synonyms: complain, grouse, grouch, grumble, whine, moan, carp, mutter, murmur Example: "stop whingeing and get on with it!"

whinge /wɪn(d)ʒ/ verb2019-07-24T16:37:19+01:00

Charisma /kəˈrɪzmə/ noun


Meaning: Charisma is compelling attractiveness or charm that can inspire devotion in others. Synonym: charm, presence, aura, personality, Example: His success is largely due to his charisma.

Charisma /kəˈrɪzmə/ noun2019-07-08T14:48:54+01:00

bombast /ˈbɒmbast/ noun


Meaning: high-sounding language with little meaning, used to impress people Synonyms: bluster, pomposity, rant, nonsense, empty talk, humbug, blather, claptrap Example: But his shout has not been mere bombast, nor has it been without back talk.

bombast /ˈbɒmbast/ noun2019-06-07T16:15:36+01:00

apposite /ˈapəzɪt/ adjective


Meaning: apt in the circumstances or in relation to something. Synonym: appropriate, suitable, fitting, apt, befitting Example: "an apposite quotation"

apposite /ˈapəzɪt/ adjective2019-05-24T11:05:55+01:00

Unscrupulous /ʌnˈskruːpjʊləs/ adjective


Meaning: Having or showing no moral principles; not honest or fair. Synonyms: unprincipled, unethical, immoral, conscienceless, untrustworthy, corrupt, corrupted, dishonest, fraudulent, cheating, dishonourable, deceitful, devious, cunning, furtive, sly, wrongdoing, Examples: Unscrupulous landlords might be tempted to harass existing tenants

Unscrupulous /ʌnˈskruːpjʊləs/ adjective2019-05-07T10:38:50+01:00