1. cavil at/about – verb,
Meaning: to find fault with someone or something
Example: Teenagers usually cavil at their parents for unsavoury food at home but at hotels they behave well.
3. galvanize /gælvənaɪz/ verb
Meaning: to get into action
Example: The country is peaceful as the President always galvanizes to mend any faltering right.
2. hammock – noun
Meaning: a type of simple bed made of cloth, canvass, etc., tied between poles or trees
Example: The poor child was lying in the hammock under the tree while its parents were working in the wheat field.
3. heresy – noun
Meaning: A belief that is against the established religious opinion.
Example: The belief that people from earth might migrate to other planets would be a doctrinal heresy.
4. mannequin /ˈmænɪkɪn/ – noun
Meaning: a human toy model used to display dress models at garment shops
Example: Mannequins in some shops are life-like that one may take them for real people at least for a minute.
5. neat freak – noun
Meaning: A person who is obsessed with keeping things neat and in order.
Example: A neat freak is likely to be environment friendly.
6. put one’s money where one’s mouth is – verb
Meaning: to show or prove it in action rather than in words
Example: It is easy to take New Year resolutions but very difficult to put one’s money where their mouth is.
7. shoestring /ˈʃuˌstrɪŋ/ – adjective
Meaning: small amount of money
Example: Sluggish computer sales in this city forced many to run their business on shoestring investment.
8. ubiquitous/juːˈbɪkwɪtəs/ – adjective
Meaning: seemingly present everywhere, omnipresent
Example: Ubiquitous fog hampers the visibility of sceneries in the hill station.