1.VULNERABLE (ADJECTIVE): can easily be hurt
Synonyms: sensitive, unsafe ————> Antonyms: guarded, safe
Example Sentence: The new changes are for protection of children and vulnerable road users.
- IMPERATIVE(ADJECTIVE): of vital importance
Synonyms: compulsory, crucial ————> Antonyms: optional, unrestrained
Example Sentence: It is imperative to have an institutionalized and sustainable data system.
- LACUNA(NOUN): deficiency
Synonyms: hiatus, depression ————> Antonyms: closure, continuity
Example Sentence: This lacuna has been addressed for the first time.
- INSTANCE (NOUN):an example of something
Synonyms: precedent, proof ————> Antonyms: hypothesis, theory
Example Sentence: For instance, we have some cases to show you.
- STIMULUS (NOUN):encouragement
Synonyms: fillip, incentive ————> Antonyms: deterrent, discouragement
Example Sentence: Countries will need to move beyond monetary stimulus to boost their economies.
- SPOOK (VERB):frighten
Synonyms: alarm, panic ————> Antonyms: calm, delight
Example Sentence: The central banks have been carefully spooking markets since last year.
- RECKONING (NOUN):calculation
Synonyms: estimation, arithmetic ————> Antonyms: conjecture, guess
Example Sentence: It seems the day of reckoning may not be too far as consumer price inflation begins to push central banks to rethink their dovish stance.
- GARNER(VERB): reap
Synonyms: assemble, cumulate ————> Antonyms: disperse, separate
Example Sentence: The campaign had garnered a lot of support from within the Indian community.
- ROOT(VERB):establish deeply and firmly
Synonyms: ingrain, poke ————> Antonyms: cover, dislodge
Example Sentence: Turkey launched operation Olive Branch aimed at rooting out the Kurdish People’s rights.
- TERSE(ADJECTIVE): abrupt
Synonyms: brusque, curt ————> Antonyms: gentle, polite
Example Sentence: The terse White House statement came after the Taliban claimed responsibility for a major attack.