Difficult Words :

Tantamount and Tangible





Difficult Words : Tantamount and Tangible

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Tangible (TAN juh bul) adj: touchable, palpable

A mountain of cigarette butts was the only tangible evidence that Luther had been in our house.

There was no tangible reason I could point to, but I did have a sneaking suspicion that Ernest was an axe murderer.




Tantamount (TAN tuh MOUNT) adj: equivalent to

Waving a banner for the visiting team at that football game would be tantamount to committing suicide. The home-team fans would tear you apart in a minute.

Yvonne's method of soliciting donations from her employees was tantamount to extortion. She clearly implied that she would fire them if they didn't pitch in.



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