- 1. agree to a demand, request, or treaty
- eg. the supreme court authorities did not accede to the jallikattu supporters
- School Principal did not accede to parents for reducing fee
Emphasize, To stress, Make more noticeable or prominant
Accentuate the moral in your speech with the help of a quote or an anecdote
Learn to Accentuate, learn to inflate, listeners will definitely cogitate
Accentuated point instills (registers in mind) through conscious contemplation
To approach and speak to boldly or aggressively, as with a demand or request.
Angry beggar accosted me for money
Teenage children are accosting parents to fulfil their desires
Accosting anybody is prohibited in Cummins. You must be humble.
You cannot win one's love by Accosting
accumulate, collect, grow, increase.
The bonus accrued in your account will be carried forward
To decorate or add beauty to
Lot of flowers are used to adorn the idols during worship
Onset, beginning, commencement, start.
Advent of 20th century marked with great technological developments on electronic goods
to speak or write in favor of; support or urge by argument; recommend publicly
hint, intimate, suggest. To refer casually or indirectly
While explaining me the tasks of my new job, colleague alluded the risks involved
Manager must allude and elicit answers from reportee instead of directly answering or showing solution
- Clap hands or shout after performance in approval
- eg. The dance performance deserves a huge round of applauds
Arrest, catch, capture, seize
Understand, comprehend, realize, recognize
The thieves were quickly apprehended
He is sharp enough to apprehend even complex problem
- affect with wonder
- "Your ability to speak six languages amazes me!"
- syn : amaze
Become weaker in strength, value, or magnitude, reduced, lessened, decreased, diminished, impaired, enervated, reduce in thickness; make thin
Radiation from the sun is attenuated by the earth's atmosphere
Attenuated battery, bad weather mad the day laborious and strenuous
Assign, Give credit to, impute, ascribe
We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare
People impute great cleverness to cats
To utter a meaningless confusion of words or sounds, To talk foolishly or idly
chatter, Gabble, Jabber, Rapid and indistinct speech
Kids jabber while playing to suppress each other
Babies babble before they can talk
TMOD role helps to prevent jabbering and helps to develop sensible Talking
I have a habit of jabbering in anxiety
Baffled, befuddled, bemused, confounded, confused, lost, mazed, mixed-up, perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment
Parents are often bewildered by kid's questions
I was bewildered to see the protocols followed in Toastmasters meeting
She felt bewildered on the first day of school
- 1. To hesitate as if in fear or doubt
- 2. To shy away or be overcome with fright or astonishment
- eg. The mind now boggling at all the numbers on the table, both sides agreed to a recess of an hour
- 3. To act ineptly or inefficiently; bungle
introduce, propose, bring up, submit, advance
To surrender under specified conditions; come to terms, To give up all resistance; acquiesce
All flat owners capitulated the issue of car parking
- 1. To treat with affection and tenderness; hold dear:
- eg. cherish one's family; fine rugs that are cherished by their owners.
- 2. To keep fondly in mind; entertain:
- eg. cherish a memory.
- 1. To keep within bounds; restrict:
- eg. Please confine your remarks to the issues at hand
- 2. To shut or keep in, especially to imprison.
- 3. To restrict in movement:
- eg. The sick child was confined to bed.
- bring together into a single whole or system
- "The town and county schools are being consolidated"
- make sense of; assign a meaning to
- "What message do you see in this letter?"
- "How do you interpret his behavior?"
- syn : interpret
Admit or Acknowledge, often reluctantly, as being true
To grant (a privilege or right, for example)
Subordinate concedes to boss eventually
Guests will be conceded to deliver prepared Speeches after becoming toastmasters
- 1. To force, drive, or constrain:
- eg. Duty compelled the soldiers to volunteer for the mission.
- 2. To necessitate or pressure by force; exact:
- eg. An energy crisis compels fuel conservation. See Synonyms at force.
- 3. To exert a strong, irresistible force on; sway:
- eg. The land, in a certain, very real way, compels the minds of the people
- act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes
- "He complied with my instructions"
- "You must comply or else!"
- "Follow these simple rules"
- "abide by the rules"
- syn : follow, abide by
- 1. To travel some distance regularly between one's home and one's place of work
- 2. To substitute; exchange
To look at attentively and thoughtfully, Cogitate, ponder, meditate, To consider carefully and at length
Contemplated the problem from all sides
Every speech needs deep contemplation after the speech
- To cut short or reduce
- eg. I've had to curtail my visit.
To bring about the failure of; ruin. To condemn as harmful, illegal, or immoral
A cleric who damned gambling and strong drink.
Damn it, it caused failure
It is a Damn thing
Scare off, pall, frighten off, scare away, frighten away, scare, cause to lose courage, Discourage
Every daunting work brings an opportunity with it
DFSS became so daunting/intimidating that people are frustrated and are leaving the company because of the pressure.
From daunting to daring is the journey of a Toastmaster
- 1. To dim the vision of, especially to blind with intense light.
- 2. To amaze, overwhelm, or bewilder with spectacular display:
- eg. a figure skater who dazzled the audience with virtuosic jumps.
- eg. usage of high beam head lamps in vehicles inside city is not suggested. It dazzles the oncoming vehicle drivers and can cause accidents.
- 3. To become blinded.
- 4. To inspire admiration or wonder.
- 1. To exclude or shut out; bar.
- 2. To forbid, hinder, or prevent.
To cut off the head of; behead.
Interpret (ambiguous, obscure, or illegible matter), Convert from a code or cipher to plain text; decode.
You have to contemplate and decipher the important information out of patents and papers and make use of it in our projects.
Listening to prominant speakers, you must learn to decipher their tricks
- 1. To have as an opinion; judge:
- eg. I deemed it was time for a change.
- 2. To regard as; consider:
- eg. deemed the results unsatisfactory.
Postpone, Procrastinate, put off
We decided to defer our visit to J&K due to sensitive situation there
Our new house possession deferred for few more months owing to pending work
We have decided to defer club contest due to sufficient time availability for Area contest
Deferring speech opportunity is a substantial loss to the development of a Toastmaster
I decided to defer Yoga Teacher training course to next year
Oppose or resist with boldness, refuse to cooperate, to be unaffected by, challenge or dare (someone) to do something
If you are not convinced of something, there is nothing wrong in defying to do it.
Defied the blockade by sailing straight through it
Defied the court order by leaving the country
So the plague defied all medicines
She defied her accusers to prove their charges.
- 1. To make or keep safe from danger, attack, or harm.
- 2. To attempt to prevent the opposition
- 3. To support or maintain, as by argument or action; justify
Being in low spirits; depressed, downhearted
Lord Krishna said the one who is neither delighted nor dejected by worldly things is the one who attains immortality
Detecting due to failures is the sign of weak mind
Sometimes dejection does lead to new beginning through experience
Appearance, The way a person behaves towards others; conduct, bearing, or mien
Your success is determined by your demeanor
I maintain approachable demeanor
- a. To position (troops) in readiness for combat, as along a front or line.
- b. To bring (forces or material) into action.
- c. To base (a weapons system) in the field.
- 2. To distribute (persons or forces) systematically or strategically.
- 3. To put into use or action:
- eg. Samuel Beckett's friends suspected that he was a genius, yet no one knew . . . how his abilities would be deployed
Take away possessions from someone, Divest
Depriving yourself from Humour speech contest is a loss to your Toastmasters journey
SAA will deprive you from Barging in and out of room while somebody is speaking on stage
Many are deprived of basic needs in the aftermath of natural disaster
- 1. To appoint or authorize as an agent or a representative.
- 2. To assign (authority or duties) to another; delegate.
To throw away; reject.
to change the appearance or guise of so as to conceal identity or mislead, as by means of deceptive garb
- 1. To determine beforehand; preordain:
- eg. a foolish scheme destined to fail; a film destined to become a classic.
- 2. To assign for a specific end, use, or purpose:
- eg. money destined to pay for their child's education.
- 3. To direct toward a given destination:
- eg. a flight destined for Tokyo.
- 1. Something that deters:
- eg. a deterrent to theft.
- 2. A retaliatory means of discouraging enemy attack:
- eg. a nuclear deterrent.
- To prevent or discourage from acting, as by means of fear or doubt:
- eg. Does negotiated disarmament deter war?
- become worse or disintegrate
- "His mind deteriorated"
- 1. A state of indecisive agitation.
- 2. To be nervously irresolute in acting or doing.
- eg. Suddenly boss arried at my desk when I was in the middle of something other than work, I dithered to his questions.
- 1. To eat up greedily.
- 2. To destroy, consume, or waste:
- eg. Flames devoured the structure in minutes.
- 3. To take in eagerly:
- eg. devour a novel.
- 4. To prey upon voraciously:
- eg. Kumbhakarna devoured srirama's army before being decapitated by srirama
- 1. to anticipate with apprehension or terror
- 2. to fear greatly
- eg. I everyday dread the long drive home.
- 1. To become gradually less until little remains.
- 2. to grow or cause to grow less in size, intensity, or number; diminish or shrink gradually
- 1. To live as a resident; reside.
- 2. To exist in a given place or state:
- eg. dwell in joy.
- add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
- "She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation"
- syn : lucubrate, expatiate, exposit, enlarge, flesh out, expand, expound, dilate
- Raise, lift, get up, bring up, promote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs
- Give a promotion
- Assign to a higher position
- Raise from a lower to a higher position
"John was elevated when a replacement was hired"
"I got elevated to higher position after many years of hard work"
- to draw or bring out or forth; educe; evoke
- to elicit the truth; to elicit a response with a question.
She embarked upon a new career
Kids embarked upon learning skating
We embarked upon meditation everyday
I embarked upon improving my public speaking skills by joining toastmaster
To cause confusion and shame to; make uncomfortably self-conscious; disconcert; abash
Hug, clasp in the arms, Accept (a belief, theory, or change) willingly, enthusiastically, welcome, receive enthusiastically/wholeheartedly, adopt
Our club members embrace every individual who is weak in communication skills and is willing to improve
Cummins embraces diversity which enables innovation
Give support or one's approval to, second, back, indorse
I'll second that motion
I can't back this plan
Executive council unanimously endorsed change of club name
All family members endorsed to practice music daily
- make better or improve in quality
- "The experience enriched her understanding"
- "enriched foods"
- remove from a position or office
- "The chairman was ousted after he misappropriated funds"
- syn : oust, throw out, drum out, boot out, kick out, expel
- Use or manipulate to one's advantage
- "He exploited the new taxation system"
- "She knows how to exploit the system"
- "he works his parents for sympathy"
- syn : Make better use of
- release from entanglement of difficulty
- "I cannot extricate myself from this task"
- syn : untangle, disentangle, disencumber
- go or come after and bring or take back
- "Get me those books over there, please"
- "Could you bring the wine?"
- "The dog fetched the hat"
- syn : bring, get, convey
- 1. To command (someone) not to do something: I forbid you to go.
- 2. To command against the doing or use of (something); prohibit: forbid smoking on trains.
- 3. To have the effect of preventing; preclude: Discretion forbids a reply.
to protect or strengthen against attack; surround or provide with defensive military works.
- 1. To bring up; nurture: bear and foster offspring.
- 2. To promote the growth and development of; cultivate: detect and foster artistic talent.
- 3. To nurse; cherish: foster a secret hope.
- Meaning: Present or deal with something in a vague or inadequate way, especially so as to conceal the truth or mislead.
- 1. The politicians fudge lot of issues.
- 2. Kids are smart at fudge on several issues.
- 1. To be or get in the way of.
- 2. To obstruct or delay the progress of.
- 3. great respect, regard, esteem, etc., or an outward sign of this
- 4. high or noble rank
- 5. a privilege or pleasure it is an honour to serve youhonour
To retard or obstruct the progress of.
Actuate, Necessitate, press, push, drive forward through moral pressure; propel, urge
I was impelled by events to reach out to many at a time.
His motivating speech impelled many to join club
To involve by logical necessity; entail: Life implies growth and death, To express or indicate indirectly, suggest
His tone implied disapproval
- 1. To establish or apply as compulsory; levy: impose a tax.
- 2. To apply or make prevail by or as if by authority: impose a peace settlement.
- 3. To obtrude or force (oneself, for example) on another or others.
- 4. Printing To arrange (type or plates) on an imposing stone.
- 5. To offer or circulate fraudulently; pass off: imposed a fraud on consumers.
To become liable or subject to (something unwelcoming) as a result of one's actions; bring upon oneself: incur the anger of a friend.
We have to be cautious while investing in shares, else we incur significant losses
- 1. To lead or move, as to a course of action, by influence or persuasion.
- 2. To bring about or stimulate the occurrence of; cause: a drug used to induce labor.
To engage or take part, especially freely or avidly
I have indulged into many different activities
Indulging into Toastmasters for last 3 years, I have witnessed significant change in me through introspection
- 1. To conclude from evidence or premises.
- 2. To reason from circumstance; surmise: We can infer that his motive in publishing the diary was less than honorable.
- 3. To lead to as a consequence or conclusion: "Socrates argued that a statue inferred the existence of a sculptor"
To fill (something) with air or gas so as to make it swell.
Attenuated timelines and inflated demands create stress in individuals
- 1. To put into or introduce as if by pouring: infused new vigor into the movement.
- 2. To fill or cause to be filled with something: infused them with a love of the land.
- 3. To steep or soak without boiling in order to extract soluble elements or active principles.
- 4. To flavor or scent (a liquid) by steeping ingredients in it: "He would infuse . . . vegetable oil with the pungent taste of scallions"
- 5. To introduce (a solution) into the body through a vein for therapeutic purposes.
- 1. To force or drive (a fluid) into something: inject fuel into an engine cylinder; inject air into a liquid mixture.
- 2. To introduce into conversation or consideration: tried to inject a note of humor into the negotiations.
- 1. To urge on; goad.
- 2. To stir up; provoke, or incite to some action or course: to instigate people to revolt.
- eg. It is very easy to instigate narrow minded people
Understand, Decode, Construe, Comprehend
I seldom succeed in interpreting the remarks of some colleagues
Often we interpret smile as an agreement and open door as an invitation
- 1. To come, appear, or lie between two things: You can't see the lake from there because the house intervenes.
- 2. To come or occur between two periods or points of time: A year intervened between the two dynasties.
- 3. To occur as an extraneous or unplanned circumstance: He would have his degree by now if his laziness hadn't intervened.
To make timid; fill with fear, To coerce or inhibit by or as if by threats. Terrify
The acts of terrorists are so intimidating
Boss intimidated assistant to accept his proposal
Women intimated her colleague with false charges to gain advantage at office
- To intrude upon, infringe, encroach on, violate
- "This new colleague invades my territory"
- "The neighbors intrude on your privacy"
- syn : intrude on, obtrude upon, encroach upon
- 1. to call for with earnest desire; make supplication or pray for: to invoke God's mercy.
- 2. to call on (a deity, Muse, etc.), as in prayer or supplication.
- 3. to declare to be binding or in effect: to invoke the law.
Gabble, Babble, Rapid and indistinct speech
Kids jabber while playing to suppress each other
TMOD role helps to prevent jabbering and helps to develop sensible Talking
I have a habit of jabbering in anxiety
- pose a threat to; present a danger to
- "The pollution is endangering the crops"
- syn : endanger, menace, threaten, imperil, peril
A confused multitude of things, clutter, muddle, fuddle, mare's nest, welter, smother
supporting yourself on your knees
Speak unfavorably about, badmouth, traduce, drag through the mud, evil or harmful in nature or influence
She maligns her in laws everywhere
Prompted by malign motives, he indulged in office politics
- continually complaining or faultfinding
- "nagging parents"
Having or showing excessive or compulsive concern with something, haunted, preoccupied, taken up
Became more and more haunted by the stupid riddle
Was absolutely obsessed with the girl
He was taken up in worry for the old woman
I easily get obsessed by programming
Dismissal, Expulsion, Expel, Ejection, Removal especially wrongful
British ouster from India marked the glory of freedom fighters
Lack of integrity of results in ouster
Oustered due to his wrongdoings
Oustering is inevitable for under performers
To overcome completely in mind or feeling to load, heap, treat, or address with an overpowering or excessive amount of anything
I feel overwhelmed with lot of things to pay attention to in my role
Continuous overwhelming situation in work leads to fatigue
Plan your prepared speech well in advance rather than overwhelming yourself with preparation and practice at the end
Club witnessed overwhelming response to the call for nominations for humour speech club contest
To become aware of directly through any of the senses, especially sight or hearing. To achieve understanding of; apprehend
Each individual perceives a particular situation differently
Your perception is a picture of your maturity
Persist, refuse to stop, hang on, hold on
Success is the result of perseverance
- 1. To follow in an effort to overtake or capture; chase:
- eg. a fox that was pursued by hounds.
- 2. To strive to gain or accomplish:
- eg. pursue lofty political goals.
- 3. To proceed along the course of; follow:
- eg. a ship that pursued the southern course.
- 4. To carry further; advance:
- eg. Let's not pursue this argument.
- 5. To be engaged in (a vocation or hobby, for example).
- 6. To court: a lady who was pursued by many suitors.
- 7. To continue to torment or afflict; haunt:
- eg. was pursued by the demons of lust and greed.
Coax, convince, induce, coerce, influence, entice, tempt, lure, cajole, press someone into, win someone over, argue someone into, pressurize someone into
My brother persuaded me to take the tough mathematics course.
Keep from happening or arising, make impossible, especially before hand, prevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbid
My sense of tact forbids an honest answer
Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project
Procrastinating individual development plan is detrimental to one's own development
Procrastinating pending work only creates burden on future
Procrastinating your speech will deprive you from development
- having a tendency (to); often used in combination
- "a child prone to mischief"
Voice with fear or weakness
Quiet or sedate in demeanor marked by seriousness, gravity, solemnity, etc., as of demeanor, speech.
Some people are so sober while talking that we feel pleasant to listen to them
Be silent, mope, brood, pout, have a long face, be in a bad mood, be put out, be out of sorts, be out of humour, be grumpy, be despondent, be moody, be resentful, pine, harbour a grudge, eat one's heart out, moon about/around; morose, and bad-tempered out of annoyance or disappointment.
Sulking is the result of inability to let go
Kids never sulk, if they do they are no more kids
Sulking is equivalent to carrying garbage on head for long time
Give personal assurance, guarantee
I vouch for him that he will be able to fulfil all responsible
Agony, suffering, torture, pain, anguish, misery, distress, affliction, trauma, wretchedness,woe, Severe physical or mental suffering.
Torture, afflict, harrow, plague, distress, agonize, cause agony to, cause suffering to, cause pain to, inflict anguish on
Their deaths have left both families in torment
He was tormented by jealousy
Grief, sorrow, wail, wailing, lamentation, mourn, moan, moaning, groan, weeping, crying, sob, sobbing, keening, howl, complaint
His mother's night-long laments for his father
There were constant laments about the conditions of employment
He was lamenting the death of his infant daughter
Pressure, burdens, exertions, a severe or excessive demand on the strength, resources, or abilities of someone or something.
The accusations put a strain on relations between the two countries
Strain in relationships is the result of excessive, prolonged demands and expectations
Cause (a spirit or ghost) to appear by means of a magic ritual. implore (someone) to do something
They hoped to conjure up the spirit of their dead friend. She conjured him to return
escape from or avoid (a danger, enemy, or pursuer), typically in a skilful or cunning way.
"he tried to elude the security men by sneaking through a back door"
synonyms:evade, avoid, get away from, dodge, flee, escape (from), run (away) from; More
(of an achievement or something desired) fail to be attained by (someone).
"sleep still eluded her"
Treatment, cure, medicine, restorative, set right (an undesirable situation), put to right, rectify, retrieve, solve, fix, sort out, solve
It is leader's responsibility to remedy the situation
Remedy for any set back is an appropriate decision
Time is the best remedy for all interpersonal problems
think about (something) carefully, especially before making a decision or reaching a conclusion.
"I pondered the question of what clothes to wear for the occasion"
synonyms:think about, give thought to, consider, review, reflect on, mull over, contemplate, study, meditate on, muse on, deliberate about, cogitate on, dwell on, brood on/over, ruminate about/on, chew over, puzzle over, speculate about, weigh up, turn over in one's mind;More
absorb or assimilate, acquire, grasp, gain, pick up
I want my children to imbibe in them strong values
Spiritual wisdom is in imbibing spiritual knowledge in life experiences
If one does not imbibe the culture of appreciation, one cannot succeed
I want to imbibe habit of reading
Imbibing emotional intelligence is necessary to be successful leader
Think, contemplate, consider, give thought to, give consideration to, mull over, think deeply about something; meditate or reflect.
My kids struggling with math makes me cogitate to find a remedy or new technique
Writing speech needs sufficient cogitation
recover from illness or exertion.
"she has been recuperating from a knee injury"
synonyms:get better, recover, convalesce, get back to normal, get well, regain one's strength/health, get back on one's feet, get over something; More
recover or regain (something lost or taken).
"they will seek to recuperate the returns that go with investment"
synonyms:get back, regain, recover, win back, recoup, retrieve, reclaim, repossess, have something returned, be reunited with, find, redeem, rescue
"he won an appeal and recuperated the money"
expel large quantities of (something) rapidly and forcibly.
"buses were spewing out black clouds of exhaust"
synonyms:emit, discharge, eject, expel, belch out, pour out, spout, disgorge
"factories and chemical plants were spewing out clouds of yellow smoke"
feel or express sincere regret or remorse about one's wrongdoing or sin.
"the Padre urged his listeners to repent"
synonyms:feel remorse for, regret, be sorry for, rue, reproach oneself for, be ashamed of, feel contrite about, wish that one had not done something; More
view or think of (an action or omission) with deep regret or remorse.
"Marian came to repent her hasty judgement"
Free from disturbance; calm, peaceful, restful, reposeful, calm, quiet, still, serene, placid, relaxing, soothing, undisturbed, idyllic, halcyon, mild, pleasant
I want to create tranquil ambience in pooja room to be able to meditate
I prefer tranquility in surroundings
feel a strong desire for or to do something.
"he hankered after a lost golden age"
synonyms:yearn, long, have a longing, have a hankering, crave, desire, wish, want, hunger, thirst, lust, ache, be aching, itch, be itching, burn, be burning, pant, want badly, be eager, be desperate, be hungry, be greedy, be thirsty, be consumed with a/the desire, be eating one's heart out;More
Strengthen, support, reinforce, make stronger, boost, fortify
I must Bolster Nandu and Laki's creativity
Bolstering my wife's shopping skills helps in saving cost but also sometimes is detrimental to her effective use of time
Audience in Toastmasters meeting bolster speakers through applauds and encouraging feedbacks
- Enhanced meeting quality is starting to bolster confidence in speakers
Provide (a seat) with padded support.
Bolster the seats for a more comfortable ride
Assign the responsibility for doing something to (someone), endow, hand over
I've been entrusted with the task of getting him safely onboard
You persuade people to entrust their savings to you
Inculcate, implant, fix, ingrain, infuse, impress, imprint, introduce, gradually but firmly establish (an idea or attitude) in a person's mind, administer, introduce, add gradually, infuse, inject, put (a substance) into something in the form of liquid drops
The values her parents had instilled into her helped her make right decision
She was told how to instil eye drops
a small mark or flaw which spoils the appearance of something.
"the girl's hands were without a blemish"
synonyms:imperfection, fault, flaw, defect, deformity, discoloration, disfigurement; More
spoil the appearance or quality of (something).
"his reign as world champion has been blemished by controversy"
synonyms:mar, spoil, impair, disfigure, blight, deface, flaw, mark, spot, speckle, blotch, discolour, scar;More
(of an animal) not dangerous or frightened of people; domesticated.
"the fish are so tame you have to push them away"
synonyms: domesticated, domestic, not wild, docile, tamed, disciplined, broken, broken-in, trained, not fierce, gentle, mild, used to humans;
strengthen or support (an object or substance), especially with additional material.
"the helmet has been reinforced with a double layer of cork"
Enjoy greatly. Enjoy, delight in, love, like, adore, be pleased by, take pleasure in, rejoice in, appreciate, savour, revel in, luxuriate in, glory in, make pleasant to the taste, flavouring
He was relishing his moment of glory
- Walk with effort through water or another liquid or viscous substance
- intervene in (something) or attack (someone) vigorously or forcefully. assault, launch oneself at, weigh into, fly at, let fly at, turn on, round on, lash out at, hit out at, fall on, jump on/at, lunge at, charge, rush, storm
"he waded out to the boat"
"Seb waded into the melee and started to beat off the boys"
We must learn to wade through the ups and downs of life
The ship reached the island after wading through the waves
Ussain bolt won the 100m run after wading through the crowd of runners
Shake involuntarily, typically as a result of anxiety, excitement, or frailty. shake like a leaf, quiver, twitch, palpitate; quaver, waver; raretremor, be in a state of extreme apprehension, be afraid, be fearful, be filled with fear, be frightened, be apprehensive, worry, be anxious, shudder, judder, wobble, rock, vibrate, move, sway, totter, teeter
"Isobel was trembling with excitement"
"Joe's face was pale and his hands were trembling".
"I tremble to think that we could ever return to conditions like these"
"I trembled at the thought of what might be lurking near me unseen"
"the earth trembled beneath their feet"
"the entire building trembled"
I always trembled seeing my 7th std teacher
She trembled by her friends punishment she witnessed
- To perceive through sight or apprehension,
- See or observe (someone or something especially of remarkable or impressive nature)
- look-at, see, observe, view, watch, survey,
- gaze at, gaze upon, stare at, scan, witness,
- regard, contemplate, inspect, eye
Girls behold their handsome prince
I wish to behold lord Sri Ram every moment
They beheld a bright star shining in the sky
"The wrath of an angry woman is something to behold," Dean muttered.
Beholding the beautiful nature, I completely lost myself
On her birthday, she beheld the special gift of her father
Behold, here I am
It was pleasure to behold the beauty of sun set
- Attract or tempt by offering pleasure or advantage. Tempt, allure, lure, attract
- dangle a carrot in front of
"a show which should entice a new audience into the theatre"
There is nobody on this earth who will not be enticed by tasty food, chocolates
capturing and holding one's attention; fascinating.
"an enthralling best-seller"
Speak philosophy, Deliver spiritual message
Preach but also lead by example
Preach practical spiritual wisdom
make or become dry through intense heat.
"a piece of grassland parched by the sun"
synonyms:searing, scorching, blistering, flaming, blazing (hot), baking (hot), burning, fiery, torrid, withering; More
roast (corn, peas, etc.) lightly.
bring under domination or control, especially by conquest. conquer, gain control of, bring someone to their knees, overcome, overpower, enslave, tyrannize, oppress, repress, subdue, suppress
The invaders had soon subjugated most of the population
The new ruler firmly subjugated the Church to the state
Subjugating is also
make (someone) a priest or minister; confer holy orders on.
"he was ordained a minister before entering Parliament"
synonyms:confer holy orders on, appoint, induct, install, invest, anoint, consecrate;
"the Church of England voted to ordain women"
order (something) officially.
"equal punishment was ordained for the two crimes"
synonyms:decree, rule, order, command, enjoin, lay down, set down, establish, fix, enact, legislate, dictate, prescribe, pronounce
"it was ordained that anyone hunting in the forest without permission was to pay a fine"
in low spirits from loss of hope or courage.
"she grew more and more despondent"
synonyms:disheartened, discouraged, dispirited, downhearted, low-spirited, in low spirits, hopeless, downcast, cast down, crestfallen, down, low, disconsolate, in despair, despairing, wretched, oppressed
Burn the surface of (something) with flame or heat, burn, sear, singe, char, blacken, discolour
Surrounding houses were scorched by heat from the blast
The buildings around us were scorched by the fire
Move very fast (of a person or vehicle)
A sports car scorching along the expressway
the burning or charring of the surface of something.
completely baffled; very puzzled.
"she gave him a perplexed look"
Intrude, interfere, force one self, Enter a room hurriedly without permission
Barging in and out of Toastmasters meeting when somebody is on stage is prohibited
Stop Barging in like that, I don't like it
I must avoid Barging in discussions and must listen completely first
Very ordinary and thus not interesting, exciting
walk or move unsteadily, as if about to fall.
"he staggered to his feet, swaying a little"
synonyms:lurch, walk unsteadily, reel, sway, teeter, totter, stumble, wobble, move clumsily, weave, flounder, falter, pitch, roll
"Sonny took the blow on the temple and staggered sideways"
astonish or deeply shock.
"I was staggered to find it was six o'clock"
synonyms:astonish, amaze, nonplus, startle, astound, surprise, bewilder, stun, flabbergast, shock, shake, stop someone in their tracks, stupefy, leave open-mouthed, take someone's breath away, dumbfound, daze, benumb, confound, disconcert, shatter, take aback, jolt, shake up; More
a departure from what is normal, usual, or expected, typically an unwelcome one.
"they described the outbreak of violence in the area as an aberration"
Be a typical example of, typify, epitomize, serve as a typical example of, represent, symbolize, illustrate or clarify by giving an example.
The best dry sherry is exemplified by the fino of Jerez
An anecdote helps to exemplify the point
gather or collect (something, especially information or approval).
"the police struggled to garner sufficient evidence"
make (something) clear; explain.
work such as theirs will help to elucidate this matter
work extremely hard or incessantly, labour, work like a dog, work day and night
Deliberately destroy, damage, or obstruct (something), especially for political or military advantage.
A remark made in order make someone angry, provoke