- WAFT (VERB): carry
Synonyms: drift, convey
Antonyms: hold, keep
Example Sentence:They waft the information.
- ROCOCO (ADJECTIVE): florid
Synonyms: ornate, gilt
Antonyms: plain, undecorated
Example Sentence:It was a rococo flower-vase.
- CHIMERA (NOUN): bogy
Synonyms: delusion, monstrosity
Antonyms: certainty, reality
Example Sentence:The economic sovereignty you claim to defend is a chimera.
- PORTENT (NOUN): miracle
Synonyms: marvel, prodigy
Antonyms: expectation, doom
Example Sentence:It was a portent that she won.
- PERVERION (NOUN): spoof
Synonyms: burlesque, distortion
Antonyms: seriousness, solemnity
Example Sentence:The absurdly lenient sentence is a perversion of justice.
- BURGESS (NOUN): civilian
Synonyms: inhabitant, resident
Antonyms: alien, foreigner
Example Sentence: He is a nice burgess.
- ARRAIGN (VERB): accuse
Synonyms: incriminate, indict
Antonyms: exculpate, exonerate
Example Sentence:She was arraigned on charges of attempted murder.
- APPOSITE (ADJECTIVE): pertinent
Synonyms: germane, relevant
Antonyms: inappropriate, improper
Example Sentence:There was an apposite quotation written in the side of the wall.
- 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.