Oct 28, 2017

TOEFL vocabulary: Zeal-Zenith (Part III) 9 of 9

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  • Conclusion

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    • 503. Zeal
      Z. E. A. L. — Enthusiasm. Passion. Eagerness.
      For example.
      The antonym for zeal is apathy.
      For example.
      ⇢      His zeal for education shows in his grades.

      • 504. Zealot
        Z. E. A. L. O. T. — Fanatic. Devotee. Advocate.
        The antonym for zealot is skeptic.
        The following sentence illustrates its usage.
        ⇢      The religious zealot yelled out to the people walking by but nobody paid attention to him.

        • 505. Zenith
          Z. E. N. I. T. H. — Peak. Summit. High point.
          The antonym for zenith is nadir.
          Listen to its usage in this sentence.
          ⇢      When the sun is at its zenith it is noon.

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