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Thread: [CAT 2011] The Word Usage Thread

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    Set 19 : Gibe/Jibe

    gibe : taunt ; jeer
    He always adds the little gibe about the fact that i own a tobacconist's in swansea.

    jibe : to shift a fore-and-aft sail from one side of a vessel to the other while sailing before the wind so as to sail on the opposite tack ; to agree
    The report does not quite jibe with the commissioner's observations.
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    Default Set 20 brooch/Broach

    brooch:a pin or a clasp
    She wore a brooch.

    Broach: introduce a new topic
    broach a subject.
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    Set 21 : Flak/Flack

    flak : criticism
    She is drawing a lot of flak for the character she portrayed in the film.

    flack : publicity agent
    He has been appointed a flack for the new rock group.
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    Smile Set 22 :complacent /complaisant

    complacent : self-satisfied
    The voters are too complacent to change the government.

    complaisant : willing to please
    He is the most complaisant child I've ever met.

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    1) Making severe demands; rigorous, (an exacting instructor)
    2) Requiring great care, effort, or attention (an exacting task)

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    Efforts at forging a consensus government have failed.

    Forge:
    (v): To advance gradually but steadily: forged ahead through throngs of shoppers.
    (v): To advance with an abrupt increase of speed: forged into first place with seconds to go
    (v): To give form or shape to, especially by means of careful effort: forge a treaty; forge a close relationship.
    (v): To fashion or reproduce for fraudulent purposes; counterfeit: forge a signature.
    (v): To work at a forge or smithy.

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    Rifle :1. to ransack
    2. piece of weaponry/gun

    Riffle: to go through something hastily


    clinch:1.to settle

    clench :1.to hold

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    unreasonable-not acceptable;not fair eg. unreasonable price
    unreasoning- beyond reason

    plz gv me synonym for "that can't be described in words"

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    Hi...
    can any one tell me where i can download the vocabulary(A-Z words) audio mp3 format??

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    good information

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