- ENTICE (VERB):allure
Synonyms: enchant, captivate
Antonyms: disenchant, repel
Example Sentence: Though she didn’t need a new dress, the offer was too enticing to pass up.
- DECRY (VERB):criticize
Synonyms: condemn, belittle
Antonyms: approve, flatter
Example Sentence: The people marched to decry the state police for their rude behaviour.
- AMITY (NOUN): friendship
Synonyms: amicableness, comity
Antonyms: hostility, hatred
Example Sentence: Because of the amity in the department, everyone looked out for each other.
- ARBITRARY (ADJECTIVE):dictatorial
Synonyms: autocratic, domineering
Antonyms: democratic, rational
Example Sentence: If the company is enforcing arbitrary penalties, you should look for a new place to work at.
- IMPASSE (NOUN):difficult situation
Synonyms: stalemate, predicament
Antonyms: solution, breakthrough
Example Sentence: Because of the impasse between the workers, factory have been dysfunctional for more than a month.
- GESTALT (NOUN): arrangement
Synonyms: composition, structure
Antonyms: disarray, chaos
Example Sentence: Our cricket team should work as a gestalt as it has to work as a collective unit.
- DISPARATE (ADJECTIVE): different
Synonyms: contrasting, distinct
Antonyms: alike, similar
Example Sentence: As there was disparate information on the topic it took longer than expected to compile.
- OSSIFY (VERB): become hard from aging.
Synonyms: fossilize, petrify
Antonyms: soften, liquefy
Example Sentence: Deficiency of vitamin D causes early ossification of bones in children.
- RECONDITE (ADJECTIVE):mysterious
Synonyms: obscure, abstruse
Antonyms: straight forward, apparent
Example Sentence: The patients waited for the doctor to explain the recondite diagnosis.
- INTREPID (ADJECTIVE):brave
Synonyms: courageous, nervy
Antonyms: cowardly, jittery
Example Sentence: To be successful in business, one needs to be intrepid and willing to take risks.