What are the new English words you have learned today?

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Ragtag: A group of people perceived as disreputable or undesirable.

Lynch: (of a mob) kill (someone), especially by hanging, for an alleged offence with or without a legal trial.

Gimcrack: A cheap and showy ornament; a knickknack or flimsy or poorly made but deceptively attractive.

Vogie: Conceited, proud, cheerful

Carte Blanche: Unconditional authority; full discretionary power.

Tummler: Any lively, prankish, or mischievous man.

Hoity-Toity: Assuming airs; pretentious; haughty.

Magisterial: Authoritative, weighty; of importance or consequence; of, relating to, or befitting a master: a magisterial pronouncement by the director of the board.

Coeval: Of the same age, date, or duration; equally old: Analysis has proved that this manuscript is coeval with that one.

Makebate: A person who causes contention or discord.

This one I think you guys already know, but mentioned just for the reminder. HAHAHAHA

Coveted: Reputed.

Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24