- CORRODE (VERB): waste
Synonyms: erode, deteriorate Antonyms: build, construct
Engineers found that the structure had been corroded by moisture.
- CORROSIVE (ADJECTIVE): acerbic
Synonyms: caustic, vitriolic Antonyms: gentle, nice
Sodium and Sulphur are highly corrosive elements.
- COUNTERMAND (VERB): cancel a command
Synonyms: reverse, override Antonyms: allow, approve
I can’t countermand her orders.
- CONVOLUTED(VERB): complicated
Synonyms: intricate, tangled Antonyms: direct, simple
It is hard to solve the question because a convoluted reasoning is applied in it.
- COWER(VERB): to draw back and crouch in fear
Synonyms: cringe, crouch Antonyms: face, meet
He was cowering away from the fierce dog.
- COY(ADJECTIVE): very modest
Synonyms: bashful, evasive Antonyms: immodest, unshy
She gave her brother’s friend a coy smile.
- CRAMP (NOUN):stiffness
Synonyms: pain, ache Antonyms: comfort, ease
She started getting stomach cramps this morning.
- CRASS (ADJECTIVE):not intelligent; irresponsible
Synonyms: stupid, gross Antonyms: sharp, smart
They have behaved with crass insensitivity.
- CREDENCE (NOUN):acceptance or belief
Synonyms: trust, assurance Antonyms: denial, disbelief
I cannot give credence to his account.
- CREED(NOUN): belief
Synonyms: principles, doctrine Antonyms: disbelief, doubt
The centre is open to all, no matter what race or creed.