Vocabulary Made Easy series: Guide to improve your word power
Taking one step at a time, by active reading, listening and with consistent effort anyone can improve their word power
Improving your vocabulary is not a herculean task. Taking one step at a time, by active reading, listening and with consistent effort anyone can improve their word power.
Here are some words for the day to improve your vocabulary skills.
Meaning: not genuine or true
Example: Watch out for bogus callers
Meaning: high-sounding language with little meaning, used to impress people
Example: The early subtlety has given way to cheap bombast
Meaning: showing a casual and cheerful indifference considered to be callous or improper
Example: A blithe disregard for the rules of the road
Meaning: a flattering or pleasing statement or action used as a means of gently persuading someone to do something
Example: We succumbed to the blandishments of tropical living
Can you think of 5 antonyms for the word Bombast?
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(Definitions and examples are from Oxford Languages)