Vocab Of The Day

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  1. MALADY (NOUN): Disease

Synonyms: affliction, ailment

Antonyms: good health, comfort

Example Sentence: Smoking causes severe malady.

  1. MAUL (VERB): Savage

Synonyms: drub, lacerate

Antonyms: protect, guard

Example Sentence: A human could maul another person with a dagger.

  1. IMPENDING (ADJECTIVE): approaching

Synonyms: forthcoming, imminent

Antonyms: gone, past

Example Sentence: The emergency alert instructed everyone to prepare for the impending Tsunami.

  1. PERSECUTE (VERB): Crucify

Synonyms: ill-treat, victimize

Antonyms: console, protect

Example Sentence: His followers were persecuted by the authorities.

  1. HEINOUS (ADJECTIVE): atrocious

Synonyms: horrifying, monstrous

Antonyms: friendly, delightful

Example Sentence: The sleazy lawyer will represent even the most heinous criminals.

  1. CAULK (VERB): secure

Synonyms: block, barricade

Antonyms: free, loosen

Example Sentence: The livestock was caulked from the dense fog.

  1. PERPETRATE (VERB): Be responsible for

Synonyms: carry out, commit

Antonyms: halt, stop

Example Sentence: The young man decided to perpetrate a crime to show his value to the gang leader.

  1. DROUGHT (NOUN): scarcity

Synonyms: dearth, lack

Antonyms: abundance, excess

Example sentence: There is a drought of food in this village hence leading to malnutrition.

  1. PESTILENT (ADJECTIVE): troublesome

Synonyms: contagious, deleterious

Antonyms: harmless, innocuous

Example Sentence: The politicians regarded journalists as a whole as a pestilent race.

  1. UPFRONT (ADJECTIVE): Genuine

Synonyms: instinctive, real

Antonyms: intricate, artificial

Example Sentence: Maneka is an upfront leader.