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Select a single word which has nearly the same meaning as the given phrase.
A massive moving entity
juggernaut means a huge, powerful, and overwhelming force.
A happening that cannot be altered
Fait-accompli is a thing that has already happened or been done and cannot be altered or changed.
A person with good artistic taste
connoisseur is a person who knows a lot about art, good food, music, etc.
A flirting woman
Forcefully enlisting private property for military use
Commandeering means to take control or possession of something for military or police use.
A block of individual apartments
A flat is a set of rooms for living in, usually on one floor and part of a larger building.
A contraption used during French Revolution for beheading people
guillotine is a machine that was used in France in the past for cutting people’s heads off.
An imaginary but a perfect society
Utopia – a place or state that exists only in the imagination, where everything is perfect.
Genocide based on race or religion
pogrom – an act of organized cruel behaviour or killing that is done to a large group of people because of their race or religion.
Theft of someone else’s writings
A gentle breeze
Zephyr – a soft gentle wind.
Proximo – in the next month.
Fireworks display for amusement
Pyrotechnics is the science and craft of creating such things as fireworks, safety matches, oxygen candles, explosive bolts, etc.
Interesting narrator of stories
Raconteur is a person who is skilled at telling stories in a funny and interesting way.
Exact and methodical thinking
Ratiocination – the process of making judgments about something based on sensible thinking or logic.
A person who is indifferent to pains and pleasures of life.
The word ‘stoic‘ commonly refers to someone who is indifferent to pain, pleasure, grief, or joy.
A group of small ships
A flotilla is a group of small ships, usually military ships.
A person in the habit of pointing out others faults
Gadfly – someone who is always annoying or criticizing other people.
The study of handwriting as a guide to character
Graphology is the study of people’s handwriting in order to discover what sort of personality they have.
A long boring speech
Harangue is a long and intense verbal attack or a long and passionate speech.
Accidental solving of a crime
Serendipity is the luck some people have in finding or creating interesting or valuable things by chance.
A commonplace and unoriginal statement
Platitude is a statement that has been repeated so often that it is meaningless
Mutual loyalty among group members
Esprit de corps is a sense of unity and of Mutual interests and responsibilities, as developed among a group of persons closely associated in a task.
Poetry that is silly
Doggerel is poetry that is silly or badly written.
Inscription on a grave
An epitaph is an inscription on or at a tomb or a grave in memory of the one buried there.