Daily Vocabulary: 1st December 2019

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DESPAIR(Noun)
Meaning:a state in which all hope is lost or absent
Synonyms:misery, pain
Antonyms:joy, peace
Example:To her teacher’s despair, Nicole never does the work that she’s told to do.

ALLEGE(Verb)
Meaning:to say that someone has done something illegal or wrong without giving proof
Synonyms:charge, declare
Antonyms:withdraw, object
Example:She is alleged to have been at the center of an international drug ring.

ECHELON (noun) 
Meaning: a level or rank in an organization, a profession, or society.
Synonyms: status, rank, grade, stratum.
Antonyms: slope, unemployment, unsettle.
Usage: The prominent college ranks among the top echelon of schools in the nation.

TACIT (adjective) 
Meaning: understood or implied without being stated.
Synonyms: implicit, inferred, insinuated, unspoken.
Antonyms: blatant, evident, manifest, explicit.
Usage: In my business, all that is needed for a tacit understanding is a handshake between men.

PROBE(Noun)
Meaning: a thorough investigation into a crime or other matter.
Synonyms: investigation, inquiry, examination, scrutiny
Example: An independent investigator will probe the allegations of racial bias in police hiring.

INTRANSIGENT (adjective) 
Meaning: unwilling or refusing to change one’s views or to agree about something.
Synonyms: uncompromising, resolute, inexorable, inveterate.
Antonyms: submissive, tractable, acquiescent, subservient.
Usage: John remained intransigent in restricting his gift to the rescue children.

RIPARIAN (adjective) 
Meaning: relating to or situated on the banks of a river.
Synonyms: riverine, coastal, continental, seaside.
Antonyms: intercontinental, inland.
Usage: This serious defect of solid weirs, where the riparian lands are liable to be injured by inundations, can be slightly mitigated by keeping down the crest of the weir somewhat below the required level.

MALAISE(Noun)
Meaning: a general feeling of discomfort, illness, or unease whose exact cause is difficult to identify.
Synonyms: unhappiness, restlessness, uneasiness, unease
Antonyms: comfort, well-being
Example: It is a malaise that affects both intellectuals and the masses.

PEEVISH(Adjective)
Meaning: having or showing an irritable disposition.
Synonyms: irritable, irascible, fractious, fretful, cross, petulant
Antonyms: affable, easy-going
Example: The whole team was peevish after losing the game.

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