Today’s word of the day is ‘Ulterior‘ Let us understand more about this word.
Ulterior [uhl-teer-ee-er ]
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is an adjective, i.e., it adds more information about the noun or sentence.
Does the word have a past tense? What is it?
No, the word is an adjective. Therefore, it does not have a past form.
2 Pertaining to a hidden goal
3. Intentionally kept concealed
4. Under wraps
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi – Gupt
2. Spanish – Ulterior
3. French – Ultérieur(masculine); Ultérieure(feminine)
4. Mandarin – Wūlā’ěr
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. It is not improbable, indeed, that there were ulterior designs even against Havre.
2. There remained for me, then, an ulterior series of observations in order to prevent these unfavourable results.
3. As soon as he said this, the poison of that ulterior purpose which his wife had forbidden him, began to work in Pinney’s soul.
4. I shall bring some happiness back to you, let me think that I do it from gratitude only, from no ulterior motive.
5. Yet she strove desperately to keep up the pretence that their spoken words had no ulterior significance.
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
ambiguous, buried, concealed, covert, cryptic, dark, enigmatic, equivocal, guarded, hidden, implied, obscure, obscured, personal, privy, remote, secondary, selfish, shrouded, under cover, under wraps, undisclosed, undivulged, unexpressed, unsaid etc.
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word are:
expressed, known, overt, public etc.
I am only interested in painting the actual person, in doing a painting of them, not in using them to some ulterior end of art. For me, to use someone doing something not native to them would be wrong.