1.CONVOKE (VERB): To cause to assemble in a meeting
Synonyms: assemble, gather
Antonyms: disperse, scatter
Example Sentence: The Committee was assured that they intended to convoke the electors.
- AFFLUENT (ADJECTIVE): wealthy
Synonyms: prosperous, rich
Antonyms: destitute , poor
Example Sentence: The techno-gap between the affluent and the poor does nothing but widen.
- DEPORT (VERB): banish
Synonyms: dismiss, exile
Antonyms: permit, allow
Example Sentence: There was insufficient evidence to jail him, but enough to deport him.
- LACERATE (VERB): tear, cut; wound
Synonyms: hurt, injure
Antonyms: cure, fix
Example Sentence: These spurs do not lacerate the horse, as their points are blunt.
- SALLOW (ADJECTIVE): pale, unhealthy
Synonyms: dull, muddy
Antonyms: bright, clean
Example Sentence: Priya is not only pale, but sallow, and there are hollows in her cheeks. or His face was sallow and shiny with sweat.
- GRAVE (ADJECTIVE): serious; gloomy
Synonyms: dignified, dull
Antonyms: excited, lively
Example Sentence: A grave decision should be taken by the company in a time of crisis.
- PUNDIT (NOUN): one who gives his opinion as an expert in a specific field
Synonyms: philosopher, intellectual
Antonyms: ignoramus, amateur
Example Sentence: John is the pundit in our science class who usually knows all the test review answers.
- FOIBLE (NOUN): A minor weakness or eccentricity in someone’s character
Synonyms: peculiarity, eccentricity
Antonyms: normality, strength
Example Sentence: Because he only smokes when he is nervous, he asks us to consider his smoking habit to be a foible.
- BEDRAGGLED (ADJECTIVE): unkempt, untidy
Synonyms: disordered, drenched
Antonyms: fresh, neat
Example Sentence: I’m glad there’s nobody but this old man to see me in this bedraggled bonnet.
- OBLIGE (VERB): bind by an obligation
Synonyms: compel, constraint
Antonyms: delay, release
Example Sentence: When the power went out, we were obliged to fetch water with a bucket.