Vocab diary – 28th Feb 2012, Tuesday

Consonance

Agreement; harmony; accord.

Example:The direction issued by the authority is in consonance with the Act.

Scepticism

Sceptical (Skeptical)

  • Not convinced that something is true; doubtful
  • tending to mistrust people, ideas, etc., in general
  • (Philosophy) of or relating to sceptics; sceptic

Example:There is enough scepticism over the latest technology.

Evasive

  • Inclined or intended to evade;
  • Intentionally vague or ambiguous;

Example:The replies of the authority were at best evasive

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