Neha
Neha
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22 Aug 2007

One word a day!

The thread is very common in almost every MBA forum..and doesn't need any introduction.
Just post in a word when u log in to CE!
Neha

Neha

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22 Aug 2007
Apocryphal
1.of doubtful authorship or authenticity.
2.false; spurious
22 Aug 2007
Neha
Apocryphal
1.of doubtful authorship or authenticity.
2.false; spurious
serrate:-
1. Make saw-toothed or jag the edge of
2. Notched like a saw with teeth pointing toward the apex

Ex. "serrate the edges of the teeth"
Neha

Neha

Branch Unspecified
23 Aug 2007
melee
1.a confused hand-to-hand fight or struggle among several people.
2. confusion; turmoil; jumble: the melee of Christmas shopping.
also mêlée.
Rocker

Rocker

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24 Aug 2007
Good job guys! I am sure this will be of help to many!
Neha

Neha

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25 Aug 2007
Word of the day..

Rocker
Good job guys! I am sure this will be of help to many!
Thanks!😀

Harbinger:
noun
1. something that precedes and indicates the approach of something or someone

verb
foreshadow or presage
Prasad Ajinkya

Prasad Ajinkya

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25 Aug 2007
Hi Neha, this is a very nice idea. Can we also add an example (or two) of the word of the day.

eg- Harbinger - He did not want to be the harbinger of ill news to them.
DEP

DEP

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25 Aug 2007
kidakaka
Hi Neha, this is a very nice idea. Can we also add an example (or two) of the word of the day.

eg- Harbinger - He did not want to be the harbinger of ill news to them.
rightly said kidakaka. Words dont help much unless one isnt very sure of its usage.

my word for the day is:-

DOCKET
meaning:A list of things to be done.
Usage: Since everyone wanted to discuss healthcare, we put it on the docket for the next town meeting.
Synonym: schedule
DEP

DEP

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25 Aug 2007
Neha
The thread is very common in almost every MBA forum..and doesn't need any introduction.
Just post in a word when u log in to CE!

good job neha !!😁
Neha

Neha

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26 Aug 2007
kidakaka
Can we also add an example (or two) of the word of the day.
Sure, its a joint effort...u can surly add ur own words n examples.

My word for the day:
Parole
  1. Law
    1. The release of a prisoner whose term has not expired on condition of sustained lawful behavior that is subject to regular monitoring by an officer of the law for a set period of time.
    2. The duration of such conditional release.
  2. A password used by an officer of the day, an officer on guard, or the personnel commanded by such an officer.
  3. Word of honor, especially that of a prisoner of war who is granted freedom only after promising not to engage in combat until formally exchanged.
  4. Linguistics The act of speaking; a particular utterance or word
djnachi

djnachi

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27 Aug 2007
Cool job Neha., 😛

But are we suppose to write any kind of word or just techie..??
Anyway for now I'll write this word which really fascinates me and the word for the day is...

Nirvana - perfect bliss attained by extinction of individuality.

"The world would turn into heaven when we all achieve nirvana"
Neha

Neha

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28 Aug 2007
djnachi
Cool job Neha., 😛
Thanks!

But are we suppose to write any kind of word or just techie..??
You can come up with any word u like...

My word of the day:

Fanzine
a magazine or other periodical produced inexpensively by and for fans of science fiction and fantasy writing, comic books, popular music, or other specialized popular interests.

Fanzine can be split as fan-magazine for ease of understanding.😀
Prasad Ajinkya

Prasad Ajinkya

Branch Unspecified
29 Aug 2007
Brouhaha
Pronunciation - bru + ha + ha
Noisy response generally produced by a gathering of people to some surprising piece of information.

Usage - We made no brouhaha over the president's decision to resign.

PS - I like the sound of this word 😀
Prasad Ajinkya

Prasad Ajinkya

Branch Unspecified
31 Aug 2007
snit
irritated state

Usage - I could not reason with them since both of them were in a snit.
Neha

Neha

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31 Aug 2007
Ivory Tower
1. a place or situation remote from worldly or practical affairs: the university as an ivory tower.

2. an attitude of aloofness from or disdain or disregard for worldly or practical affairs: his ivory tower of complacency.
djnachi

djnachi

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02 Sep 2007
Again one of my favourites :

Enigma - puzzling person; (his enigmatic charm) 😉

Heyy everybody am sorry but plz don't think that am promoting any band group ot something.. hehee!
Neha

Neha

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05 Sep 2007
avuncular:
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of an uncle: avuncular affection.


Neha

Neha

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06 Sep 2007
Posthumous
1. arising, occurring, or continuing after one's death: a posthumous award for bravery.
2. published after the death of the author: a posthumous novel.
3. born after the death of the father.
djnachi

djnachi

Branch Unspecified
06 Sep 2007
Enamour - Inspire with love; Makin fond of..
Neha

Neha

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06 Sep 2007
autarky
1. the condition of self-sufficiency, esp. economic, as applied to a nation.
2. a national policy of economic independence.
SuparnaDey

SuparnaDey

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07 Sep 2007
How can I share Aptitude problems through this site.I hav registered in this group,But do not find provision to discuss problems.Please guide me.
Elisa

Elisa

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08 Sep 2007
Its very easy. Click on following link
https://www.crazyengineers.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=49

You will find a New Thread button on the top of posts. Click on it and enter your question. After entering your question, click on Submit Thread button and your question will appear as a new thread. Let me know if you encounter any problem.
Neha

Neha

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08 Sep 2007
SuparnaDey
How can I share Aptitude problems through this site.I hav registered in this group,But do not find provision to discuss problems.Please guide me.
You can post ur queries in the following thread:
https://www.crazyengineers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=227&page=2
Prasad Ajinkya

Prasad Ajinkya

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08 Sep 2007
bamboozle - to decieve someone intentionally

The spinner's wrong ones left the opposing team bamboozled.
Neha

Neha

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08 Sep 2007
besmirch
1. To stain; sully: a reputation that was besmirched by slander.
2. To make dirty; soil.
SuparnaDey

SuparnaDey

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08 Sep 2007
Yes I have done.Thank U.
Neha

Neha

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28 Sep 2007
mendacious
1.telling lies, esp. habitually; dishonest; lying; untruthful: a mendacious person.
2.false or untrue: a mendacious report.
Tejashree Katdare

Tejashree Katdare

Aeronautical
22 Jun 2009
😁I am giving a new word:
Decrepit
meaning --- worn out, very old and not in good condition
Syn ---feeble,dilapidated,frail,senile
22 Jun 2009
MONA
😁I am giving a new word:
Decrepit
meaning --- worn out, very old and not in good condition
Syn ---feeble,dilapidated,frail,senile
Thread rule was modified in between and ... You are supposed to give the usage (sentence using this word) as well.

-CB
silverscorpion

silverscorpion

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22 Jun 2009
Oh no. I missed this one all along. Such a nice thread..

Anyways, here goes my word for the day:

Word: Abbot
Part of Speech: noun
Meaning: A man who devotes his life to the contemplation of god, A monk
(Specifically) A man who is the head or superior of the men in a monastery

Usage :

The Abbot summoned the monk to his office to discuss the monk's spiritual progress.
Tejashree Katdare

Tejashree Katdare

Aeronautical
23 Jun 2009
😁another word:
Edict (n)---meaning---decree, official command
Syn-------announcement, injunction, mandate
Use-------The citizens welcomed this new edict with joy.
silverscorpion

silverscorpion

Branch Unspecified
23 Jun 2009
Today's word:

copse (noun) : A thicket or grove of small trees.

Usage:
the car dipped over a ditch and passed through the copse
Tejashree Katdare

Tejashree Katdare

Aeronautical
24 Jun 2009
😛Word: Dote: excessively fond of
Syn:adore,cherish,idolize,treasure
Use:Grandparents dote on their grandchildren.
😁
silverscorpion

silverscorpion

Branch Unspecified
24 Jun 2009
palliate (verb tr.)

MEANING:
1. To ease the symptoms of a problem without fixing its cause.
2. To make an offense appear less severe by excuses or apologies; extenuate.

USAGE:
"When success came it palliated his sense of loss for a while."
Tejashree Katdare

Tejashree Katdare

Aeronautical
25 Jun 2009
Flatulent(adj): pompous,exaggerated

Syn : grandiose,bombastic

Use : The flatulent life style of the French royalty acted as a
catalyst for the revolution.😁
freak16

freak16

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04 Feb 2011
bizarreness : strange in appearance or effect; eccentric; grotesque.
graphite

graphite

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16 Jul 2012
Languid(adj): Lacking vitality or energy, showing little or no spirit
Example: Michael Holding was one of the fastest bowlers of the time, with a deceptively languid run up to the wicket.
graphite

graphite

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19 Jul 2012
Vanguard(noun):
1. The foremost position in an army advancing into a battle.
2. The foremost or leading position or persons in a trend or movement.
EXAMPLE :
The commandos or special forces are always at the vanguard of any battle in which the Indian army takes part in.
Kedar Malwadkar

Kedar Malwadkar

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19 Jul 2012
Nice job guys keep it up!

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