- SWERVE (VERB): deflect
Synonyms: skid, stray
Antonyms: abide, persist
Example Sentence: A lorry swerved across her path.
- RACY (ADJECTIVE): zestful
Synonyms: saucy, energetic
Antonyms: sluggish, lackadaisical
Example Sentence: The novel was considered rather racy at the time.
- PLOD (VERB): lumber
Synonyms: slog, tramp
Antonyms: creeping, sneaking
Example Sentence: We plodded back up the hill.
4 PREPONDERANCE (NOUN):. predominance
Synonyms: prevalence, dominance
Antonyms: disadvantage, inferiority
Example Sentence: The preponderance of women among older people is increasing.
- PIETY (NOUN): devotion
Synonyms: fervor, reverence
Antonyms: agnosticism, disloyalty
Example Sentence: He believes in the acts of piety and charity.
- PITH (NOUN): center
Synonyms: crux, gist
Antonyms: exteriority, insignificance
Example Sentence: He made us understand the pith and core of socialism.
- PROFLIGATE (ADJECTIVE): immoral
Synonyms: promiscuous, libertine
Antonyms: ethical, righteous
Example Sentence: Edward succumbed to drink and a profligate lifestyle.
- PRY (VERB): poke
Synonyms: gaze, gape
Antonyms: ignore, evade
Example Sentence: Not wanting to pry, I didn’t ask why my neighbor was moving so suddenly.
- RANT (NOUN): yelling
Synonyms: raving, diatribe
Antonyms: serene, tranquil
Example Sentence: Even though she made a fool out of herself during her rant, it still had a positive outcome.
- MYRAID (ADJECTIVE): innumerable
Synonyms: countless, endless
Antonyms: countable, bounded
Example Sentence: Because Jacob is recovering from a stroke, he has myriad prescriptions to take.