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JustVocabulary is a program about English Vocabulary. In every episode (4-5 minutes) the host introduces 2 TOEFL, GRE or SAT words from the English Vocabulary. Example sentences are given, including synonyms, antonyms and tips on how to use the word.

JustVocabulary is a program about English Vocabulary. In every episode (4-5 minutes) the host introduces 2 TOEFL, GRE or SAT words from the English Vocabulary. Example sentences are given, including synonyms, antonyms and tips on how to use the word.

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Cape Town, South Africa

Description:

JustVocabulary is a program about English Vocabulary. In every episode (4-5 minutes) the host introduces 2 TOEFL, GRE or SAT words from the English Vocabulary. Example sentences are given, including synonyms, antonyms and tips on how to use the word.

Language:

English

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+1 (347) 284.6338


Episodes

JV786 (consign and encapsulate)

3/16/2020
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.

Duration:00:05:07

JV785 (antipathy and impregnable)

3/13/2020
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.

Duration:00:05:22

JV784 (exert and adulterate)

3/12/2020
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.

Duration:00:04:55

JV783 (sojourn and delusion)

3/11/2020
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.

Duration:00:05:16

JV782 (gumption and savvy)

3/10/2020
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.

Duration:00:05:59

JV781 (reciprocity and amplify)

3/9/2020
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.

Duration:00:06:21

JV780 (disposition and amicable)

3/6/2020
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.

Duration:00:06:09

JV779 (besmirch and illusive)

3/5/2020
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.

Duration:00:05:48

JV778 (contempt and consequential)

3/4/2020
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.

Duration:00:06:43

JV777 (disingenuous and decimate)

3/3/2020
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.

Duration:00:05:43

JV776 (discreet and debonair)

3/2/2020
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.

Duration:00:06:18

JV775 (capitalize and pretentious)

2/28/2020
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.

Duration:00:05:56

JV774 (aghast and iridescent)

2/27/2020
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.

Duration:00:04:44

JV773 (parsimonious and disheartened)

2/26/2020
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.

Duration:00:05:09

JV772 (autonomous and innumerable)

2/25/2020
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.

Duration:00:05:28

JV771 (ebullient and percolate)

2/24/2020
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.

Duration:00:05:33

JV770 (foreboding and nullify)

2/21/2020
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.

Duration:00:05:29

JV769 (expedient and hermetic)

2/20/2020
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.

Duration:00:05:50

JV768 (defy and irreverence)

2/19/2020
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.

Duration:00:06:03

JV767 (expatriate and disperse)

2/18/2020
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.

Duration:00:06:18