LEGAL TERMS AT 17:00 PM
EXCEPT SUNDAYS 😊
27 September, 2018
Meaning: an action or event serving as an introduction to something more important.
Synonym: preliminary, overture, opening, preparation
Antonym: conclusion, postscript
Sentence: “a ceasefire had been agreed as a prelude to full peace negotiations”
Meaning: a strong feeling that something is about to happen, especially something unpleasant.
Synonym: foreboding, presage, presentiment, prognostication
Sentence: “he had a premonition of imminent disaster”
Meaning: the quality or fact of being greater in number, quantity, or importance.
Synonym: prevalence, predominance, dominance
Sentence: “the preponderance of women among older people”
Meaning: contrary to reason or common sense; utterly absurd or ridiculous.
Synonym: absurd, ridiculous, foolish, stupid, ludicrous
Antonym: reasonable, sensible
Sentence: “a preposterous suggestion”
Meaning: a right or privilege exclusive to a particular individual or class.
Synonym: entitlement, right, privilege, advantage
Sentence: “in some countries, higher education is predominantly the prerogative of the rich”
1. battery: the intentional or reckless application of physical force to another person
2. benami: nameless
3. beneficiary: one who benefits from a will