Monday, June 25, 2018

Ersatz

Ersatz [ ER-zahts, -sahts, er-ZAHTS, -SAHTS ]
 adjective ]
 MEANING :
 an artificial and usually inferior substitute or imitation
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 At the seminar they served us ersatz coffee made of chicory.

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Consternation

Consternation [ kon-ster-NEY-shuh’ n ]
 noun ]
 MEANING :
 bewilderment, dismay or amazement
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 She won the award much to their consternation.