1.GAINSAY (VERB): oppose
Synonyms: contravene, contradict
Antonyms: agree, consent
Example Sentence: Nobody had the nerve to gainsay the captain’s decision.
- GAWK (VERB): to stare at
Synonyms: ogle, gape
Antonyms: ignore, overlook
Example Sentence: Everyone gawked at the celebrity when she entered the venue.
- GIST (NOUN): essence
Synonyms: core, intent
Antonym: exteriority, surface
Example Sentence: The introductory paragraph provides the gist of the verbose article.
- GLEAN (VERB): collect
Synonyms: gather, garner
Antonyms: distribute, scatter
Example Sentence: The police wasn’t able to glean much information about the robber.
- GLOAT (VERB): exclaim triumph
Synonyms: boast, vaunt
Antonyms: be modest, mourn
Example Sentence: The captain was humble enough not to gloat the victory before the opposite team.
- HEBETUDE (NOUN): lethargy
Synonym: dullness, impassivity
Antonym: liveliness, vitality
Example Sentence: Alcohol causes the consumer to be in a state of hebetude until it wears off completely.
- HOVEL (NOUN): tiny unkempt house
Synonyms: hut, cottage
Antonyms: mansion, castle
Example Sentence: The old man lived in a hovel near the community park
- HAVOC (NOUN): chaotic situation
Synonyms: cataclysm, mayhem
Antonyms: peace, harmony
Example Sentence: The earthquake inflicted havoc upon many parts of Nepal.
- HARROWING (ADJECTIVE): frightening
Synonyms: distressing, traumatic
Antonyms: pleasant, appeasing
Example sentence: The child’s harrowing experience with the giant wheel scarred his experience for a lifetime.
- HECTIC (ADJECTIVE): frantic
Synonyms: frenzied, turbulent
Antonyms: easeful, leisurely
Example Sentence: Despite his hectic schedule the businessman always had time for his family.