What are three sentences each for vociferous, ambivalent, cacophony, bemused, blase`, candor, capricious, and sycophant?

1 Answer
Sep 11, 2016

See below.


He was vociferous in his criticism of the pupil's behaviour.

To be vociferous is to express forcibly and at times loudly one's views and opinions.

Nigel Farage is vociferous in his support of Brexit.

Many young voters are ambivalent in their attitude to politics.

To be ambivalent means that you have no strong view one way or the other, and indeed have little interest in a given topic.

The negative nature of Presidential campaigning has meant that many US voters are ambivalent towards both Trump and Clinton.

There was a cacophony of noise when the monkeys were being fed at the zoo.

The cacophony in the playground at lunch was almost unbearable.

The cacophony at the political meeting stemmed from rival groups shouting abuse at each other.

I am totally bemused at the arguments for and against Brexit.

The mass interest in Reality TV programmes leaves me totally bemused.

I am bemused by the fact that anyone could fail to like The Rolling Stones.

Global media coverage leave many blase about scenes of violence from war and conflict.

Many become blase towards political issues due to saturation coverage.

Many in the West are blase towards the sufferings of the Third World.

Candour can be a dangerous virtue for a politician.

His candour in admitting his infidelity was much admired.

The candour in "coming out" for many celebrities leads to a sense of relief.

Her behaviour towards men was repeatedly capricious.

The capricious nature of music fans can lead to unexpected results in the music charts.

Many famous literary characters have had as a weakness a capricious nature.

Uriah Heep is a classic example of a number of sycophant in the novels of Dickens.

Do you really have to be a sycophant to get on in life?

The sycophant in me says agree with the boss, but my candour and honesty says disagree.