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Word power Made Easy - Session 24 to 26


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tacit
expressed or understood without being said directly
tight lipped
close mouthed
taciturn
Habitually reserved and uncommunicative
secretive
Inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information
laconic
Brief and to the point
laconia
An ancient region of southern Greece, dominated by Sparta
loquacious
Full of trivial conversation
laconicism
A neatly short and concise expressive style of expression
eloquent
Speaking readily, clearly, and effectively
magniloquence
High-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation
inarticulate
Without or deprived of the use of speech or words
garrulous
Full of trivial conversation
banal
Repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse
verbose
Using or containing too many words
voluble
Marked by a ready flow of speech
cogent
Powerfully persuasive
vociferous
Conspicuously and offensively loud
uncommunicative
Not inclined to talk or give information or express opinions
reticent
Temperamentally disinclined to talk
reserved
Marked by self-restraint and reticence
soliloquy
Speech you make to yourself
ventriloquy
The art of projecting your voice so that it seems to come from another source
colloquial
Characteristic of informal spoken language or conversation
circumlocutory
Roundabout and unnecessarily wordy
offspring
The immediate descendants of a person
progeny
The immediate descendants of a person
magnanimous
generous in forgiving an insult or injury
magnet
A characteristic that provides pleasure and attracts
magnificent
Extraordinarily good or great
magnitude
The property of relative size or extent (whether large or small)
magnum
A large wine bottle for liquor or wine
magnum opus
A great work of art or literature
verbatim
Using exactly the same words
verbiage
The manner in which something is expressed in words
volva
Cuplike structure around the base of the stalk of certain fungi
revolve
Turn on or around an axis or a centre
revolution
A drastic and far-reaching change in ways of thinking and behaving
contrary
Very opposed in nature, character or purpose
disciplinary
Relating to discipline in behaviour
stationary
Standing still
imaginary
Not based on fact; unreal
commentary
A written explanation or criticism or illustration that is added to a book or other textual material
involve
Engage as a participant
evolve
Undergo development or evolution