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1) brooked (verb) –
Meaning: to consider or give serious or careful thought to ; To have tolerated
Synonyms: entertained, considered, contemplated, tolerated, approved, beared
Antonyms: abhorred, disfavored, disapproved
Usage: Coming from an ordinary person, how can such a challenge ever be brooked?
2) Unwittingly (verb) –
Meaning: In an accidental manner ; having no knowledge of a situation or fact ; lacking worldly experience, wisdom, or judgment
Synonyms: innocently, naively, ingenuously, ignorantly, unconsciously, inadvertently, accidentally
Antonyms: advisedly, knowingly, intentionally
Usage: He unwittingly made the mistake of questioning the command of the loca .tyrant.
3) Gobbledygook (Noun) –
Meaning: language that is Meaningless or is made unintelligible by excessive use of technical terms.
Synonyms: bafflegab, double-talk, gibberish
Antonyms: sense, truth, possessions
Usage: “reams of financial gobbledygook”
4) Yanked (Verb) —
Meaning: pull with a jerk.
Synonyms: jerk, pull, tug
Antonyms: fixed, pushed, put in
Usage: “her hair was yanked, and she screamed”
5) Riposte (Noun) —
Meaning: a quick, clever reply to an insult or criticism.
Synonyms: retort, counter, rejoinder
Antonyms: question, request
Usage: “‘You’ve got a strange sense of honour,’ Grant riposted”
6) Gush (noun) –
Meaning: a rapid and plentiful stream or burst of something ; A sudden surge of strong feeling ; A sudden departure of a large number of people; An act of talking or writing in an unrestrained or heartfelt way
Synonyms: outburst, burst, eruption effusion, talk, address
Antonyms: exodus, flight, retreat, break, pause
Usage: Curiously, the one show he won’t gush enthusiastically about is his own funeral.
07) Immolate (Verb) —
Meaning: kill or offer as a sacrifice, especially by burning.
Synonyms: sacrifice, offer up, offer as a sacrifice
Antonyms: aid, assist, disallow, fight
Usage: “Chinese kings would immolate vast
numbers of animals”
08) Complicit (Adjective) —
Meaning: involved with others in an activity that is unlawful or morally wrong.
Synonyms: conniving, deceitful, duplicitous
Antonyms: clear, forthright, honest
Usage: “the careers of those complicit in the cover-up were blighted”
09) Tenets (Noun) –
Meaning: a principle or belief, especially one of the main principles of a religion or philosophy.
Synonyms: principle, belief, doctrine, precept
Antonyms: disbelief, doubt, reality
Usage: “the tenets of classical liberalism”
10) Succour (Adj) –
Meaning: Give assistance or aid to; Feel or express sympathy
Synonyms: relieve, alleviate, aid, help, assist
Antonyms: agitation, annoyance, antagonism, hindrance, obstruction
Usage: It is true that all NGOs, except those exclusively concerned with succour and relief, are about change.
Conditions deteriorated and the milch cow of the state could no longer succour the system.