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Moizza
05-22-2003, 11:29 PM
I would like to make it clear that in composing these lists I have supposed that every one would be able to figure out that which one of these words is the verb and which one is the noun. Also if any one finds out any mistake please rectify it.

Thanx

Omen
Augury
Bode
Foretell
Foreshadow
Foreboding
Foresight
Oracular
Portend
Presage
Prefigure
Prescience
Presentiment
Premonition/ Premonitory
Prognosticate
Prophetic


Defame
Aspersion
Besmirch
Calumny
Detraction
Discredit
Denigrate
Infamy
Libel
Malign
Obloquy
Opprobrium
Slander
Slur
Vilify


Rude/ Disrespect
Brazen
Boorish (also rude)
Curmudgeon
Churlish
Insolent
Impertinence
Impudence
Irreverence

Poor
Cadge
Destitute
Impecunious
Indigent
Insolvent
Mendicant (Beggar)
Pauper
Penury
Privation

Saying
Adage
Aphorism
Apothegm
Dictum
Epigram
Euphemism
Figurative (Using figure of speech)
Pithy


Pompous
Blowhard
Bombastic
Braggadocio
Braggart
Braggadocio
Consequential
Inflated
Magniloquent
Pontifical
Pompous
Stilted
Swagger
Strut
Tumid
Vaunted
Vainglorious




Generous
Altruistic
Beneficent
Benevolent
Bountiful
Largess
Magnanimity
Munificent

Mock
Debunk
Farce (v)
Flout
Gibe
Lampoon
Pillory
Scoff
Satire

auroville99
05-25-2003, 04:13 AM
WONDERFUL!!!!

kiru
05-26-2003, 12:13 PM
Hello Moizza
WOW! Thanx for words it is veryuseful.Iwas planning to do in the same way, BUt u did a realy great job.
when is ur exam?