Just Vocabulary | ESL Podcast for learning SAT and GRE vocabulary

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consign (verb) Definition: 1. to give someone something for care and safekeeping; 2. to get rid of something; 3. to commit or assign to something, especially something unpleasant Example Sentences: – We consigned our ailing... The post JV786 (consign and encapsulate) appeared first on Just Vocabulary Podcast | ESL Podcast to Improve your English Vocabulary.
antipathy (noun) Definition: 1. strongly negative feeling toward something or somebody; 2. the object of negative feelings or hostility and something to be avoided Example Sentences: – The antipathy between celebrities and the paparazzi is... The post JV785 (antipathy and impregnable) appeared first on Just Vocabulary Podcast | ESL Podcast to Improve your English Vocabulary.
exert (verb) Definition:  1. to apply influence, power, or authority in order to effect situation; 2. to make a great physical or mental effort Example Sentences: – Foster parents are supposed to exert parental control... The post JV784 (exert and adulterate) appeared first on Just Vocabulary Podcast | ESL Podcast to Improve your English Vocabulary.
sojourn (noun, verb) Definition: (n.) a short or temporary visit; (v.) to stay for a short time Example Sentences: – We took a five-day sojourn to Mexico last spring. (vacation) noun – We will sojourn in... The post JV783 (sojourn and delusion) appeared first on Just Vocabulary Podcast | ESL Podcast to Improve your English Vocabulary.
gumption (noun) Definition: 1. good common sense and practical judgment; 2. the courage and determination to take action Example Sentences: – You have to give the young manager credit for gumption, as he was not... The post JV782 (gumption and savvy) appeared first on Just Vocabulary Podcast | ESL Podcast to Improve your English Vocabulary.
reciprocity (noun) Definition:  1. mutual exchange of favors; 2. a relationship characterized by mutual dependency or actions Example Sentences: – It was a matter of reciprocity; since he broke a promise, so would she. (mutuality,... The post JV781 (reciprocity and amplify) appeared first on Just Vocabulary Podcast | ESL Podcast to Improve your English Vocabulary.
disposition (noun) Definition: 1. personality or temperament, including a person’s typical mood and attitude; 2. a natural tendency; 3. arrangement, organization, or control; 4. a settlement or resolution Example Sentences: – Few things could upset... The post JV780 (disposition and amicable) appeared first on Just Vocabulary Podcast | ESL Podcast to Improve your English Vocabulary.
besmirch (verb) Definition: 1. to sully or damage someone’s name or reputation; 2. to soil, smear, or make something dirty Example Sentences: – Political candidates are known to stoop to low levels in order to... The post JV779 (besmirch and illusive) appeared first on Just Vocabulary Podcast | ESL Podcast to Improve your English Vocabulary.
contempt (noun) Definition: willful and open disrespect Example Sentences: – I have nothing but contempt for people who lie, cheat, and steal. (disgust, loathing) – He is very contemptuous of people who don’t work hard... The post JV778 (contempt and consequential) appeared first on Just Vocabulary Podcast | ESL Podcast to Improve your English Vocabulary.
disingenuous (adjective) Definition: 1. failing to reveal the full story or whole truth; 2. appearing sincere, but actually being false and insincere Example Sentences: – Her disingenuous retelling of the story made her out to... The post JV777 (disingenuous and decimate) appeared first on Just Vocabulary Podcast | ESL Podcast to Improve your English Vocabulary.
discreet (adjective) Definition: 1. capable of keeping secrets; 2. careful to avoid embarrassing or upsetting others Example Sentences: – I trust his judgment, so I will leave the decision to his discretion. (choice, freedom to... The post JV776 (discreet and debonair) appeared first on Just Vocabulary Podcast | ESL Podcast to Improve your English Vocabulary.
capitalize (verb) Definition: 1. to benefit from or take advantage of something; 2. to finance something; 3. to exchange debt for stock; 4. to write in capital letters Example Sentences: – I’m capitalizing on my... The post JV775 (capitalize and pretentious) appeared first on Just Vocabulary Podcast | ESL Podcast to Improve your English Vocabulary.
aghast (adjective) Definition: horrified or struck with amazement Example Sentences: – The Principal was aghast at the lack of discipline she witnessed in Mr. Jones’ classroom. (appalled, horrified) – I am completely aghast at such... The post JV774 (aghast and iridescent) appeared first on Just Vocabulary Podcast | ESL Podcast to Improve your English Vocabulary.
parsimonious (adjective) Definition: unwilling to spend money Example Sentences: – His mother’s parsimonious habit of reusing aluminum foil drove him crazy. (penny-pinching) – He is simply too parsimonious to buy a new pair of shoes... The post JV773 (parsimonious and disheartened) appeared first on Just Vocabulary Podcast | ESL Podcast to Improve your English Vocabulary.
autonomous (adjective) Definition: 1. existing as an independent entity (especially in government); 2. free from external constraint; 3. able to make free and independent decisions Example Sentences: – Some people have expressed the opinion that... The post JV772 (autonomous and innumerable) appeared first on Just Vocabulary Podcast | ESL Podcast to Improve your English Vocabulary.
ebullient (adjective) Definition: 1. full of cheerful excitement or enthusiasm; 2. moving in a rapid, agitated, and irregular fashion. Example Sentences: – The river rafters eyed with excitement the ebullient water ahead. (agitated, bubbling) –... The post JV771 (ebullient and percolate) appeared first on Just Vocabulary Podcast | ESL Podcast to Improve your English Vocabulary.
foreboding (noun) Definition: the feeling or sense that something bad is going to happen Example Sentences: – For some reason, stormy weather gives me a sense of foreboding. (apprehension, fear) – The ominous look on... The post JV770 (foreboding and nullify) appeared first on Just Vocabulary Podcast | ESL Podcast to Improve your English Vocabulary.
expedient (adjective, noun) Definition: (adj.) 1. convenient as a means to an end, sometimes not morally acceptable; 2. governed by self-interest; (n.) a means to an end, often not principled or ethical Example Sentences: –... The post JV769 (expedient and hermetic) appeared first on Just Vocabulary Podcast | ESL Podcast to Improve your English Vocabulary.
defy (verb) Definition: 1. to openly challenge authority or power; 2. to challenge someone to do something; 3. to fail to be explained by something Example Sentences: – Brian defied his parents’ orders and went... The post JV768 (defy and irreverence) appeared first on Just Vocabulary Podcast | ESL Podcast to Improve your English Vocabulary.
expatriate (verb, noun) Definition: (v.) 1. to banish or exile someone from a country; 2. to permanently leave one’s country; (n.) an expatriated person Example Sentences: – Hemingway was an American expatriate who wrote of... The post JV767 (expatriate and disperse) appeared first on Just Vocabulary Podcast | ESL Podcast to Improve your English Vocabulary.
inflammatory (adjective) Definition: 1. likely to cause a strong emotional response, especially anger; 2. characterized by inflammation Example Sentences: – His speech was so inflammatory it started a riot. (angering, incendiary) – According to the... The post JV766 (inflammatory and askance) appeared first on Just Vocabulary Podcast | ESL Podcast to Improve your English Vocabulary.
regal (adjective) Definition: 1. suitable for royalty; 2. of noteworthy excellence or magnificence Example Sentences: – The Academy Award ceremony is an occasion where celebrities outfit themselves in regal attire and walk the red carpet... The post JV765 (regal and deliberate) appeared first on Just Vocabulary Podcast | ESL Podcast to Improve your English Vocabulary.
didactic (adjective) Definition: 1. tending to give instruction or advice, even when it is neither welcome or necessary; 2. containing a political or moral message Example Sentences: – The movie was somewhat entertaining, but it... The post JV764 (didactic and predominate) appeared first on Just Vocabulary Podcast | ESL Podcast to Improve your English Vocabulary.
seminal (adjective) Definition: 1. original and influential, especially of ideas revolutionary for their time; 2. containing or contributing the seeds of later development Example Sentences: – It was a seminal movie that changed the way... The post JV763 (seminal and acrimony) appeared first on Just Vocabulary Podcast | ESL Podcast to Improve your English Vocabulary.
aesthetic (adjective, noun) Definition: (adj.) concerning or characterized by an appreciation of beauty or good taste; (n.) a theory as to what is beautiful Example Sentences: – It wasn’t the prettiest web site, but its... The post JV762 (aesthetic and indubitably) appeared first on Just Vocabulary Podcast | ESL Podcast to Improve your English Vocabulary.
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ESL Podcast for GRE SAT Vocabulary
Podcast Status
Hiatus/Finished
Started
Nov 1st, 2018
Latest Episode
Mar 16th, 2020
Release Period
Daily
Episodes
231
Avg. Episode Length
5 minutes
Explicit
No
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Language
English
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