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Saturday, June 24, 2017


 Ponderous (Adj):- having great mass and weight and unwieldiness, dull ,boring

Synonyms: heavy, lumber
 Uses:- Her face took on a ponderous look again. - Because I like creative articles, I find reading a newspaper to be a ponderous task.


Expunge (V):- to eliminate completely; remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line.

Synonyms: excise, scratch, strike

Uses:- -I would like to expunge my ex-husband from my memory.
-The president has the power to expunge any person’s criminal history in order to give that individual a fresh start in life

When I received the diamond ring from my husband, I felt the need to expunge any anger I previously felt towards him.    


 Penurious (Adj):-  lacking money; excessively unwilling to spend, not having enough money to pay for necessities.

Synonyms: parsimonious, hard up, impecunious, in straitened circumstances, penniless, pinched

Uses:- Government assistance is available for penurious families who cannot afford to purchase food.

-Because jonny is in penurious circumstances, he has been obtaining his meals from a soup kitchen.

-when reena lost her job, she found herself in the penurious situation of not being able to pay her rent.