Pair of Words from CSS Year 2005

Pair of Words from CSS Year 2005

Meaning: to give advice, especially on social or personal problems
Sentence: The police have provided experts to counsel local people affected by the tragedy.

Council: Meaning: a group of people elected or chosen to make decisions or give advice on a particular subject, to represent a particular group of people, or to run a particular organization Sentence: This play is supported by a grant from the local arts council.

Meaning: clearly noticeable; that certainly exists
Sentence: There's a distinct smell of cigarettes in here.

Meaning: Something that is distinctive is easy to recognize because it is different from other things
Sentence: She's got a very distinctive voice.

Meaning: suitable and right for the occasion
Sentence: It is, however, apposite to note that this process will continue in the year ahead.

Opposite: Meaning: completely different Sentence: You'd never know they're sisters - they're completely opposite to each other in every way.

Meaning: to not approve of something
Sentence: We deprecate this use of company funds for political purposes.

Meaning: to (cause something to) lose value, especially over time
Sentence: Our car depreciated by $1500 in the first year we owned it.

Meaning: arriving, doing something or happening at the expected, correct time
Sentence: He's fairly punctual.

Meaning: very careful to behave correctly or to give attention to details
Sentence: He was always punctilious in his manners.

Meaning: involving a court of law
Sentence: The defense team will seek a judicial review of the sentence.

Meaning: having or showing reason and good judgment in making decisions
Sentence: We should make judicious use of the resources available to us.

Meaning: causing improvement of behavior or character Sentence: It is however salutary to remember the genuine need for originality in the creation of a copyright protectable database.

Meaning: describes a place that is pleasant, clean, and healthy to live in
Sentence: He doesn't live in a very salubrious part of town.

Meaning: a piece of cloth used by artists for painting on, usually with oil paints, or the painting itself
Sentence: These two canvases by Hockney would sell for £500 000.


Meaning: to try to get political support or votes, especially by visiting all the houses in an area Sentence: I've been out canvassing for the Labor Party every evening this week. 

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