1. WAFT (VERB): carry

Synonyms: drift, convey

Antonyms: hold, keep

Example Sentence:They waft the information.


  1. ROCOCO (ADJECTIVE): florid

Synonyms: ornate, gilt

Antonyms: plain, undecorated

Example Sentence:It was a rococo flower-vase.


  1. CHIMERA (NOUN): bogy

Synonyms: delusion, monstrosity

Antonyms: certainty, reality

Example Sentence:The economic sovereignty you claim to defend is a chimera.


  1. PORTENT (NOUN): miracle

Synonyms: marvel, prodigy

Antonyms: expectation, doom

Example Sentence:It was a portent that she won.


  1. PERVERION (NOUN): spoof

Synonyms: burlesque, distortion

Antonyms: seriousness, solemnity

Example Sentence:The absurdly lenient sentence is a perversion of justice.


  1. BURGESS (NOUN): civilian

Synonyms: inhabitant, resident

Antonyms: alien, foreigner

Example Sentence: He is a nice burgess.


  1. ARRAIGN (VERB): accuse

Synonyms: incriminate, indict

Antonyms: exculpate, exonerate

Example Sentence:She was arraigned on charges of attempted murder.


  1. APPOSITE (ADJECTIVE): pertinent

Synonyms: germane, relevant

Antonyms: inappropriate, improper

Example Sentence:There was an apposite quotation written in the side of the wall.


  1. ARROGATE (VERB): claim without justification

Synonyms: confiscate, expropriate

Antonyms: reject, refuse

Example Sentence:They arrogate to themselves the ability to divine the nation’s true interests.