- CEDE (VERB): acknowledge
Synonyms: accept, admit
Antonyms: deny, refuse
Example Sentence: The police will have to concede to the kidnapper’s demands to free the hostages.
- DOWNRIGHT (ADJECTIVE): whole
Synonyms: utter, absolute
Antonyms: partial, incomplete
Example Sentence: He was paid for the downright service.
- FRILL (NOUN): convenience
Synonyms: service, facility
Antonyms: discomfort, inconvenience
Example Sentence: He presses the bell for the wi-fi frill.
- BACKING (NOUN): assistance
Synonyms: ministration, help
Antonyms: obstruction, hindrance
Example Sentence: I need your backing this time.
- INANITY (NOUN): truism
Synonyms: banality, cliché
Antonyms: coinage, original saying
Example Sentence: Your inanity is meaningless and does nothing for Ayush’s anger.
- BOWDLERIZE (VERB): censor
Synonyms: sterilize, decontaminate
Antonyms: make dirty, contaminate
Example Sentence: The book was so upsetting it would take the author months to bowdlerize it and make it fit for sensitive eyes.
- MORBID (ADJECTIVE): lurid
Synonyms: ghoulish, ghastly
Antonyms: jaunty, chirpy
Example Sentence: Police have made a morbid discovery.
- BRUISE (VERB): distort
Synonyms: contort, deform
Antonyms: beautify, repair
Example Sentence: The body of the victim was bruised beyond recognition.
- EXTOL (VERB): glorify
Synonyms: applaud, celebrate
Antonyms: castigate, criticize
Example Sentence: He extolled the virtues of the Russians.
- BARMY (ADJECTIVE): foolish
Synonyms: waggish, superficial
Antonyms: intelligent, sensible
Example Sentence: He is such a barmy man.