Difficult Words :

Succinct and Subversive





Difficult Words : Succinct and Subversive

Subversive (sub VUR siv) adj: corrupting, overthrowing, undermining, insurgent

The political group planted bombs in the White House, destroyed the Pentagon's computer files, hijacked Air Force One and engaged in various other subversive activities.

Madeline’s efforts to teach her first-grade students to read were thwarted by that most subversive of inventions that is the television set.




Succinct (suk SINGKT) adj: brief and to the point, concise

Harry's succinct explanation of why the moon doesn't fall out of the sky and crash into the earth quickly satisfied even the dullest of the anxious investment bankers.

We were given so little room in which to write on the examination that we had no choice but to keep our essays succinct.



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