- OPPRESS (VERB): subdue
Synonyms: torment, trample
Antonyms: delight, gladden
Example Sentence: The ruler oppressed his people.
- PENNY-PINCHING (ADJECTIVE): economical
Synonyms: frugal, prudent
Antonyms: spendthrift, extravagant
Example Sentence: I never saw such a penny-pinching person.
- MALODOROUS (ADJECTIVE): foul-smelling
Synonyms: decomposed, noxious
Antonyms: aromatic, savoury
Example Sentence: I hate malodorous outskirts of that city.
- CANNY (ADJECTIVE): clever
Synonyms: dexterous, discreet
Antonyms: imbecile, moronic
Example Sentence: It is a canny cat.
- SEDENTARY (ADJECTIVE): motionless
Synonyms: desk-bound, seated
Antonyms: mobile, active
Example Sentence: Some children become sedentary in front of a television and refuse to go outside.
- SALIENT (ADJECTIVE): important
Synonyms: notable, remarkable
Antonyms: unimportant, insignificant
Example Sentence: The salient feature of this book has been mentioned there.
- UPTIGHT (ADJECTIVE): nervous
Synonyms: nervy, edgy
Antonyms: unworried, composed
Example Sentence: She noticed my uptight behaviour.
- DRIP (VERB): drop
Synonyms: dribble, drizzle
Antonyms: collect, pour
Example Sentence: It mixed with the rain to drip pink puddles on the ceramic floor.
- PERVADE (VERB): spread through
Synonyms: infuse, permeate
Antonyms: block, hinder
Example Sentence: We need to seal off the chemical container before the fumes begin to pervade the entire building.
- SCRUPULOUS (ADJEECTIVE): fastidious
Synonyms: fussy, conscientious
Antonyms: careless, inaccurate
Example Sentence: The baker paid scrupulous attention to making the roses perfect on the wedding cake.