- SWERVE (VERB):turn aside
Synonyms: deflect, skid Antonyms: straighten, go direct
The bus driver swerved the bus in order to avoid the collision.
- SOOT (NOUN):grime
Synonyms: grit, dirt Antonyms: cleanliness, sanitation
The pillow on the bed was covered with soot.
- DROOL (ADJECTIVE):amusing
Synonyms: humorous, entertaining Antonyms: boring, dull
He is a drool person.
- TOLERANCE (NOUN):fortitude
Synonyms: patience, resilience Antonyms: intolerance, avarice
I don’t have tolerance about calling names to anyone.
- CONCEITED (ADJECTIVE):egotistical
Synonyms: arrogant, big talking Antonyms: diffident, humble
I hate that conceited businessman.
- IMPUGN (VERB):criticize
Synonyms: assail, tar Antonyms: aid, approve
He was impugned for not having returned his magazine.
- ALLEVIATE (VERB):mitigate
Synonyms: allay, assuage Antonyms: increase, intensify
She gave me an ointment to alleviate my pain.
- CONTEMPORANEOUS (ADJECTIVE): happening during the same period of time
Synonyms: simultaneous, contemporary Antonyms: different, separate
His accident and his brother’s oath taking ceremonies were contemporaneous.
- LUGUBRIOUS (ADJECTIVE):mournful
Synonyms: sorrowful, gloomy Antonyms: cheerful, joyful
He consoled the martyr’s lugubrious family.
- OVERWEENING(ADJECTIVE): arrogant
Synonyms: cavalier, haughty Antonyms: modest, shy
Overweening doctor lost his job.