Accolade in Visual Thesaurus from 601 Words You Need to Know

Definition of Accolade in visual dictionary and thesaurus with synonyms, antonyms and illustrations and text-to-speech technology to listen to the text for GRE candidates and advanced learners of English /ˈæk.ə.leɪd/ (noun) Definition an award or honor received as an approval or praise, kudos, panegyric, sign of praise, encomium, compliment, commendation, tribute Example The United States … Read more

Panegyric GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

Panegyric GRE Vocabulary Flashcard /ˌpæn.əˈdʒɪr.ɪk/ (noun) Definition a piece of writing or speech intended to exalt someone or give them compliments, encomium, accolade, eulogy, homage, tribute, speech of praise Example To appreciate the special significance of the term “panegyric” in Dryden’s day, it is helpful to distinguish this term from its common twentieth-century synonym, “encomium.” … Read more

Commend 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 29

Commend 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 29 /kəˈmend/ (verb) to praise someone or something formally, extol, speak well of, honor, applaud, compliment, salute, laud, pat on the back, acclaim – give, consign, entrust, convey, hand over for safekeeping Complimentary words are those that we use in a conversation to commend someone and make them feel … Read more

English Question on Impressing Friends for IELTS

English Question on Impressing Friends for IELTS with a set of questions, a podcast and illustrated flashcards to improve your vocabulary and practice speaking and free discussion Do you think your friends would agree with one another about the kind of person you are? How much energy do you spend doing things to favorably impress … Read more

Largess 1100 Words You Need Week 43 Day 3

Largess 1100 Words You Need Week 43 Day 3 Largess 1100 Words You Need Week 43 Day 3 /lɑːˈʒes/ (noun) willingness to give money or charity to the poor, baksheesh, donation, largesse, generosity, money or gifts offered generously, munificence, liberality, bounty, benevolence, handout, gifts, assistance Internationally, two government-run pilot programs have concluded, both ending earlier … Read more

Laudable 1100 Words You Need Week 6 Day 3

Laudable 1100 Words You Need /ˈlɔː.də.bļ/ (adj) (of actions and behavior) deserving praise, even if there is little or no success, praiseworthy, admirable, creditable, worthy, commendable, impressive, meritorious, a laudable aim/ambition The recycling program is laudable, but does it save much money? Antonym: despicable, blameworthy, reprehensible Verb: laud: to praise, commend, glorify, pay tribute to, … Read more

Small Talk | A Listening Practice Course

Small Talk | A Listening Practice Course Small Talk | A Listening Practice Course Listen to this audio file. Questions about the Listening Track Do we need conversation starters for intrapersonal or interpersonal interactions? What is the most common conversation starter? What is the most effective conversation starter, and why? What questions increase the likelihood … Read more