Sub Rosa Meaning & Synonyms from 601 Words You Need

Sub rosa meaning and synonyms from the book 601 Words You Need to Know to Pass Your Exam together with synonyms and antonyms + illustrations. This Latin phrase in English is recommended to GRE candidates and advanced learners of English. /sʌb ˈrəʊzə/ (adj & adv) Sub rosa meaning happening or done secretly or confidentially, in … Read more

Definition of Arcane in Visual Dictionary with Real Examples

Definition of Arcane in Visual dictionary with synonyms, antonyms and illustrations used in authentic context and examples for advanced learners of English /ɑːˈkeɪn/ US /ɑːr-/ (adj) Definition not known by many people, mysterious, difficult to understand, esoteric, clandestine, impenetrable, secret, obscure, covert, opaque, unfathomable, inscribable, recondite, abstruse Example In 1912, Polish-born antiquarian bookseller Wilfrid Michael … Read more

The Dog and the Shadow – English Fairy Tale

The Dog and the Shadow The Dog and the Shadow – learn English with fairy tales from Aesop’s fables with a podcast, list of useful words and phrases, illustrated flashcards and text-to-speech, ideal for young learners and beginners. A DOG, crossing a bridge over a stream with a piece of flesh in his mouth, saw … Read more

Recondite 1100 Words You Need Week 22 Day 3

Recondite 1100 Words You Need Recondite 1100 Words You Need /ˈrek.ən.daɪt/ (adj) not know by many people and difficult to understand, unfamiliar, unknown, mysterious, subtle, understood only by experts, obscure, abstruse, complex, little known, esoteric, hidden, concealed, covert, cryptic This group of narratives has been accorded special attention by Borges scholars, whose expert exegeses are … Read more

Covert 1100 Words You Need Week 22 Day 1

Covert 1100 Words You Need Covert 1100 Words You Need /ˈkəʊ.vɜːt/ (adj & noun) Adjective: secret, surreptitious, underground, clandestine, stealthy, hidden, concealed, furtive, veiled, undercover, hush-hush Noun: undergrowth providing cover, shelter or hiding place Born out of the ashes of World War II, the covert action arm of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) was created … Read more

Latent 1100 Words You Need Week 18 Day 3

Latent 1100 Words You Need Latent 1100 Words You Need /ˈleɪ.tənt/ (adj) existing and present but hidden and not obvious, dormant, inactive, buried, concealed, embryonic, covert, undeveloped, suppressed, stagnant: The word “herpes” conjures negative stereotypes, but most people are infected with some form of the virus. After a flare-up, the virus usually remains latent until … Read more

Flagrant 1100 Words You Need Week 5 Day 2

Flagrant 1100 Words You Need Flagrant 1100 Words You Need /ˈfleɪ.grənt/ (adj) (of a bad action, situation, person, etc.) shocking because of being so obvious, blatant, barefaced, scandalous, obvious, deliberate, open, unashamed, overt, patent, manifest, relentless, bald-faced, shameless, immodest, glaring: a flagrant misuse of funds/privilege a flagrant breach of trust a flagrant disregard for the … Read more

Clandestine 1100 Words You Need Week 5 Day 1

Clandestine 1100 Words You Need Clandestine 1100 Words You Need /klænˈdes.tɪn/ (adj) planned or done in secret, especially describing something that is not officially allowed, furtive, surreptitious, hidden, stealthy, covert, secret, underground, concealed, undercover, illegal: The group held weekly clandestine meetings in a church. He has been having a clandestine affair with his secretary for … Read more