Word Meaning Day 2

Word Meaning  Page 2-

Word 1- rookie
noun [ C ] UK /ˈrʊk.i/ US /ˈrʊk.i/ mainly us informal

a person who is new to an organization or an activity:

These rookie cops don’t know anything yet.

Word 2-
mural
noun [ C ] UK /ˈmjʊə.rəl/ US /ˈmjʊr.əl/

a large picture that has been painted on the wall of a room or building

Word 3-
cacophony
noun [ S ] UK /kəˈkɒf.ə.ni/ US /kəˈkɑː.fə.ni/

an unpleasant mixture of loud sounds:

What a cacophony!
As we entered the farmyard we were met with a cacophony of animal sounds.

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arbiter
noun [ C ] UK /ˈɑː.bɪ.tər/ US /ˈɑːr.bə.t̬ɚ/

someone who makes a judgment, solves an argument, or decides what will be done:

the arbiters of fashion/taste
The government will be the final arbiter in the dispute.

Word 5
consummation noun [ U ] (COMPLETION)
the act of making something complete or perfect

Word 6-
Candid
adjective UK /ˈkæn.dɪd/ US /ˈkæn.dɪd/ approving

honest and telling the truth, especially about something difficult or painful:

The two presidents have had candid talks about the current crisis.
To be candid with you, I think you’re making a dreadful mistake.

Word 7

prognosis

a doctor’s judgment of the likely or expected development of a disease or of the chances of getting better:
The prognosis after the operation was for a full recovery.

a statement of what is judged likely to happen in the future, especially in connection with a particular situation:

I was reading a gloomy economic prognosis in the paper this morning.

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emancipate
verb [ T ] UK /iˈmæn.sɪ.peɪt/ US /iˈmæn.sə.peɪt/

to give people social or political freedom and rights

Liberating, relaxing and releasing

Word 9-

docile
adjective UK /ˈdəʊ.saɪl/ US /ˈdɑː.səl/

quiet and easy to influence, persuade, or control:

The once docile population has finally risen up against the ruthless regime.

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latent
adjective UK /ˈleɪ.tənt/ US /ˈleɪ.tənt/

present but needing particular conditions to become active, obvious, or completely developed:

Recent developments in the area have brought latent ethnic tension out into the open.