Today’s word of the day is ‘Taper‘ Let us understand more about this word.
Taper [ tey-per ]
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is a verb, i.e., it demonstrates an action or an occurrence.
Does the word have a past tense? What is it?
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi – Ghatna
2. Spanish – Afilar
3. French – Cône
4. Mandarin – Zhuīdù
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. She blushed and declined, and, with the refusal on her very lips, fished it out with her taper fingers.
2. I suppose it to have been large, for, with the help of the feeble taper, I could scarcely distinguish the walls
3. One by one the delicate candle flames sprang from the taper and a soft light illumined the pale rich chamber.
4. After that time, it is my hope that things will taper off a bit.
5. Its knuckles were dimpled like a baby’s, the fingers taper and beautifully formed, and the nails perfect.
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
abate, dwindle, lessen, recede, subside, bate, close, diminish, drain, fade, narrow, reduce, rescind, thin, wane, weaken, etc.
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word are:
enlarge, extend, grow, increase, rise, expand, raise, strengthen, etc
I go to the gym every day. That tends to taper off when I’m at a tournament. During tournaments, I’m not trying to build fitness. I’m simply trying to keep away any kind of tension. I go for long walks to clear my head.
— NWS Fort Worth (@NWSFortWorth) June 1, 2021