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It is a combination of two or more words and their definitions to the new world. A portmanteau word combines the sounds and the meanings of its components. In simple terms, it means a combination of 2 or more words to form a new one. For example: smog = smoke + fog;  brunch = breakfast +lunch; Oxbridge = Oxford + Cambridge.

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We have constantly heard from many of our friends and polemic family that the best way to build one’s vocabulary is by learning a new word every day. I often wonder if it is possible to learn a new word everyday!!!! It is possible to learn a new word every day, however, it would be difficult to tell how often these words are used in one’s conversation.

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How often are you able to recall a word that you have learnt and use it effectively in your speech? How easy has it been for you to recall the SAT words that you have learnt? Well, the answer is pretty much ‘not easy’. Remembering the words you learn is not as easy as it sounds, although one can...

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Blandish – means to coax using flattery

This present word is derived from the French word ‘blandir’ which means to ‘soothe’ or ‘flatter’. You can use these words in many ways; some of them are given below.

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Glower means an angry stare. This word originates from the Scottish word ‘glowren’ meaning ‘to look intently’ or ‘to stare in amazement’.

This word has been used since the late Middle ages, with the meaning changing over to mean ‘staring with anger’ by the late 1700’s. Here’s how you can u...

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