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Friday, 27 November 2015


- A large or dense group of flying insects.
- An aggregation of persons or animals, especially when moving in mass.

Magical ever changing shapes of the swarming starlings.
Image Credits : Gail
- During the summer, tourists swarm the little beach-side town.
- The dead sheep was covered with swarms of flies.


Wednesday, 25 November 2015


- To place side by side for comparison.

- The premiere attempts to juxtapose the good and the bad of online daters.
- A display that juxtaposes modern art with classical art


Wednesday, 4 November 2015


- Impossible to capture or enter by force.
- Strong enough to resist or withstand attack.

The old intra-mural city of Manila is surrounded by a parapeted wall which, at the time it was built, was considered to be one of the most impregnable fortifications in the world.
Image Credits : John Tewell 
- Apple Inc Claims Its New iPhones Are Impregnable.
- Each clan added such wonderful innovations to the fort’s defences that Daulatabad was considered virtually impregnable.
- Cook’s fortitude and defence looked impregnable.

Friday, 30 October 2015


- A quick and cheerful readiness to do something.
- Speed or quickness

She accepted the invitation with an alacrity
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- She accepted the invitation with an alacrity that surprised me.
- He had an alacrity of spirit that helped minimize the weight he carries.

Thursday, 29 October 2015

Up The Ante

Up The Ante
- To raise the cost or risk of an activity
- Increase the stakes at risk, especially in conflict.

Ready to Up The Ante..??
Image Credits : Images Money
- Rival brands up the ante as Maggi relaunch nears in India.
- Halloween ups the ante on holiday spending.
- Obama ups the ante in Syria with TOW missiles.

Wednesday, 28 October 2015


- Manage to make a living with difficulty.
- To get with great difficulty

Image Credits :  Shahrokh Dabiri 
- The remains of yesterday's stew could be eked out to make another meal.
- Indices eke out a gain but stocks still groping for momentum.
- They managed to eke out a living by farming a small piece of land.

Thursday, 30 July 2015

Magnum Opus

Magnum Opus
- The greatest single work of an artist, writer, or composer.
- A great work, especially the chief work of a writer or artist

The Hound of Baskervilles is the magnum opus of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
- 'Bahubali' Rajamouli's magnum opus is a classic example of captivating storytelling.
- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s magnum opus has been radically redefined while still keeping to his roots and that in itself is amazing.