- OMINOUS (ADJECTIVE):menacing, foreboding
Synonyms: dark , gloomy ————> Antonyms: bright , cheerful
Example Sentence: Our attention was immediately drawn to the ominous warning signs of land mines.
- SKIRT (VERB):border; be on the edge.
Synonyms: bound, surround ————> Antonyms: let go, center
Example Sentence: The dust skirted near the window panes.
- WAIVE (VERB):stop
Synonyms: let go, give up ————> Antonyms: carry out, continue
Example Sentence: Government is thinking of waiving of import duty on life saving drugs.
- QUIP (NOUN):A clever remark
Synonyms: banter, gag ————> Antonyms: praise, flattery
Example Sentence: She is quite intelligent and is in the habit of making quips.
- SETBACK (NOUN):Delay
Synonyms: hindrance, impediment ————> Antonyms: assistance, aid
Example Sentence: I can’t handle more setback in production.
- AGILE (ADJECTIVE):nimble
Synonyms: cleverness, dexterity ————> Antonyms: slow, sluggish
Example Sentence: The police acted with agility and apprehended the robbers.
- JUXTAPOSITION (NOUN):the act of placing two things next to each other for implicit comparison.
Synonyms: nearness, proximity ————> Antonyms: distance, remoteness
Example Sentence: The interior designer admired my juxtaposition of the yellow couch and green table
- JEJUNE (ADJECTIVE):dull
Synonyms: boring, banal ————> Antonyms: interesting, active
Example Sentence: He left for Mumbai because he got tired of jejune life in his home town.
- RAMIFY (VERB):branch
Synonyms: bifurcate, divulge ————> Antonyms: abridge, combine
Example Sentence: These plants ramify early and get to be very large.
- BEGUILE (VERB):cheat
Synonyms: delude, deceit ————> Antonyms: loyal, be honest
Example Sentence: Don’t be beguiled by the pleasant manners of hypocrites.