WORDSCAPE – 91
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WORDSCAPE – 91

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1. Cache: A hiding place used for storing provisions or money; A concealed collection of valuable things

Eg. The troops are looking for the former dictator’s cache of gold bars.

  1. Cachet: The state of being respected or admired; A distinguishing mark or seal

Eg. No other shipping company has quite the cachet of Maersk.

  1. Syllogism: A form of reasoning in which a conclusion is drawn from two given or assumed propositions

Eg. All birds lay eggs, a swan is a bird and so a swan lays eggs is a good example of a syllogism.

  1. Apropos: Of an appropriate or pertinent nature

Eg. The prime minister had nothing to say apropos of the latest developments.

  1. Cachexia: Weakness and wasting of the body due to severe chronic illness

Eg. Malaria, if severe, may interrupt gestation through fever or cachexia.

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