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DAIS

raised platform for speakers or other important people

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Essential English Words with Meaning and Sentences #1

The meaning of the word dais is raised platform for speakers or other important people.

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accoutreequip; N. accoutrement
conformistperson who uncritically conforms to the customs of a group; OP. nonconformist: one who does not conform to accepted beliefs of norms
arbiterperson with power to decide a matter in dispute; judge who is in a position ot make influential judgments; Ex. supreme arbiter of fashion in beachware
expedientsuitable (for a particular purpose although not necessarily morally correct); practical; politic(prudent); N: something expedient
punditauthority on a subject; expert; learned person
obituarydeath notice (esp. in a newspaper); ADJ.
superimposeplace over something else
pertinaciousholding tenaciously to an action; stubborn; persistent
coagulatecongeal; thicken; clot; N. coagulant
foulvery bad or disagreeable; very dirty; Ex. foul smell/flavor/temper/language/air/deed/weather/means; N. act against the rules; V. make or become foul; commit a foul