Doldrums [ DOHL-druh'mz ][ noun ]MEANING :1. stagnation or a state where there is no activity 2. a slump or a period of depression 3. a region of the ocean near the equator, characterized by light winds or squalls.USAGE EXAMPLE 1 : The mortgage market has been in the doldrums for last three years now.
Dint [ dint ][ noun, transitive verb ]MEANING :1. (n.) force or strength 2. (n.) a dent 3. (tr. v.) to force in 4. (tr. v.) to put a dent inUSAGE EXAMPLE 1 :Their team won the match by dint of a strategic offense.
Burgeon [ BUR-juh’ n ][ noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb ]MEANING :1. (tr.v.) to grow or develop quickly; flourish 2. (intr.v.) to flourish or blossom 3. (n.) a budUSAGE EXAMPLE 1 :He has burgeoned into a confident young man.