Category: Learning English

Word: Iconoclast

Iconoclast [Noun] Sentence: The film deals quickly with “The Americans”—in which, Jack Kerouac wrote, “Robert Frank…sucked a sad poem right out of America”—and how it established the photographer’s reputation as an outsider and […]

Word: Pecuniary

Pecuniary [Adjective] Sentence: The Coordination Committee of All District Courts’ Bar Associations has claimed that litigants will benefit massively if the pecuniary jurisdiction of the lower courts here is enhanced from Rs.20 lakh […]

Word: Abrade

Abrade [Verb] Sentence: Majuli, the world’s largest river island, is being abraded by the mighty river Brahmaputra itself. Meaning: Erode, Wear away, Abrase How to Remember?  The “rad” in “Abrade” should remind you […]

Word: Abdicate

Abdicate [Verb] Sentence: Prince Siddhartha abdicated the throne and went on to become Lord Buddha – founder of Buddhism. | The Municipal Corporation of Silchar abdicated its responsibility to maintain the roads and […]

Word: Abject

Abject [Adjective] Sentence: Millions in Sub-Saharan Africa live in abject poverty. Meaning: Wretched, Miserable, Pitiable Photo Credit: http://supportchildpovertyinzimbabwe.weebly.com How To Remember? Abject should remind you of the word “reject”. And who are rejected […]