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Meaning of obsolete, nostalgic, adroit, parochial, tedious, repugnant, wan, anonymous, ephemeral, meticulous

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Meaning of obsolete (adjective)
out of date; outdated; archaic; extinct; antiquated

Example
Computers have made many formerly manual tasks obsolete.
Although much of today's communication and correspondence takes place online, the Post Office is not quite obsolete.

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Meaning of nostalgic (adjective)
longing for the past; filled with bittersweet memories

Example
She loved her new life, but became nostalgic when she met with her old friends.

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Meaning of adroit (adjective)
expert; skillful

Example
The repair was not difficult for the adroit craftsman.
The driver's adroit driving avoided a serious accident.

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Meaning of parochial (adjective)
religious; narrow-minded; provincial

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Devout Christians, the Chesterfields enrolled their children in a parochial school.
Governor Kean urged Republicans to rise above parochial interests and be the party of inclusion.

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Meaning of tedious (adjective)
wearisome; tiresome; dreary

Example
Cleaning the house is a tedious chore for some people.
With so many new safety precautions instituted, flying has become a tedious affair.

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Meaning of repugnant (adjective)
inconsistent; resistant; contradictory; opposed; averse

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The repugnant actions of the man made others lose trust in him.
Despite their efforts to convince her, she remained repugnant.

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Meaning of wan (adjective)
lacking color; sickly pale; exhausted

Example
Her face became wan at the sight of blood.

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Meaning of anonymous (adjective)
nameless; unidentified

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Not wishing to be identified by the police, he remained anonymous by returning the money he had stolen by sending it through the mail.

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Meaning of ephemeral (adjective)
very short-lived; lasting only a short time; transitory

Example
Living alone gave him an ephemeral happiness, soon to be replaced with utter loneliness.

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Meaning of meticulous (adjective)
exacting; precise; pedantic; cautious concerning minute details

Example
The lab technicians must be meticulous in their measurements to obtain exact results.

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