Word List for Daily Pronunciation

The following is a list of words together with their meanings and how they may be used. The associated video will also show clearly how each word is to be pronounced.

 

 

Abridged (video & pronunciation)
This is an adjective which means shortened or reduced.
For example, you can say, “The abridged version of the novel was much easier to read than the full 949 page original.”

Achieve (video & pronunciation)
This is a verb which means to attain, accomplish, or obtain something successfully by effort.
For example, you can say, “Michael finally achieved his goal of becoming a doctor.”

Acquiesce (video & pronunciation)
This is a verb which means to comply reluctantly with someone’s request.
For example, you can say, “The millionaire refused to acquiesce to the demand of his former driver, blackmailing him with photos of his extramarital affairs.”

Advantage (video & pronunciation)
This is a noun which means benefit or profit.
For example, you can say, “It is to your advantage to learn to speak English very well.”

 

 

Aesthetic (video & pronunciation)
This is both a noun and an adjective. As an adjective, it means relating to a sense of beauty.
For example, you can say, “Aesthetic salons are my mother’s favorite place to be; she loves getting facial treatments and massages in beautiful salons.”

Agile (video & pronunciation)
This is an adjective which means active or well-coordinated.
For example, you can say, “Joel is very agile as he jumps the hurdles.”

Alumni (video & pronunciation)
This is a noun and the plural form of “alumnus” which means a graduate of a specific school.
For example, you can say, “The alumni of the school gathered at the reunion ceremony.”

Amicable (video & pronunciation)
This is an adjective which means friendly or peaceful.
For example, you can say, “Fortunately, my client and I have reached an amicable agreement after our big argument.”

 

 

Antidote (video & pronunciation)
This is both a noun and a verb. As a noun, it means a medicine to counteract a poison.
For example, you can say, “The doctor had the antidote to cure her cold.”

Appreciate (video & pronunciation)
This is a verb which means to be thankful for.
For example, you can say, “I really appreciate your washing my car.”

Archaic (video & pronunciation)
This is an adjective which means marked by characteristics of an earlier period.
For example, you can say, “The décor of the house was very archaic; it needed remodeling.”

Artifice (video & pronunciation)
This is a noun which means a clever trick.
For example, you can say, “His magic show was all artifice.”

 

 

Audacious (video & pronunciation)
This is an adjective which means extremely bold or fearless.
For example, you can say, “Her audacious attitude helped her win the contest.”

Auspicious (video & pronunciation)
This is an adjective which means promising success.
For example, you can say, “It was no surprise she got the job, due to her auspicious work ethic.”

Authenticate (video & pronunciation)
This is a verb which means to establish as genuine.
For example, you can say, “To authenticate her story, we need to see some proof.”

 

 

 

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