- IGNORAMUS (NOUN):stupid
Synonyms: imbecile, dimwit Antonyms: intellect, brainy
Mr Joshi is an ignoramus man.
- DIRTBALLS (NOUN):creep
Synonyms: deviant, sleazebag Antonyms: standard, usual
They were seen as a bunch of dirtballs and liars.
- NOUS (NOUN):common sense
Synonyms: practical intelligence, intellect Antonym: nonsense, stupid
He has a lot of nous.
- CEDE (VERB): surrender
Synonyms: capitulate, hand over Antonyms: hold, maintain
Extradited liquor baron had to cede before Indian government.
- GLIMPSE (VERB):glance
Synonyms: flash, sight Antonyms: stare, glare
Ramya glimpsed a figure standing in the shade.
- BLEND (NOUN):amalgam
Synonyms: fusion, combination Antonyms: division, separation
College fests are now a great blend of cultural representation and musical concerts.
- AVERSE (ADJECTIVE):opposing
Synonyms: hesitant, hostile Antonyms: kind, loving
They are quite averse to the suggestion of having year-round school.
- SENILITY (NOUN):dementia
Synonyms: decrepitude, dotage Antonyms: infancy, adolescence
He is suffering from senility.
- RIDICULE (NOUN): travesty
Synonyms: satire, mockery Antonyms: seriousness, solemnity
Ravi is held up as an object of ridicule.
- SUCCOUR (NOUN): assistance
Synonyms: help, aid Antonyms: hindrance, obstruction.
My younger sister is never hesitant to offer succour to anyone who needs it.