1. INSISTENCE (NOUN): demand
Synonyms: urging, emphasis
Antonyms: satisfaction, satiation
Our insistence for luxuries should not cause a misery to anyone.
2. NEGATE (VERB): contradict
Synonyms: annihilate, disallow Antonyms: allow, assist
The criminal will negate all charges if you failed to prove him guilty.
3. QUEER (ADJECTIVE): abnormal
Synonyms: erratic, weird Antonyms: sensible, sound
They are queer in behavior and extremely uncultured in their lifestyle.
4. STIMULATE (VERB): provoke
Synonyms: elate, arouse Antonyms: neglect, dishearten
The teacher has to stimulate the students in order to create a hunger in them.
5. BARB (NOUN): point
Synonyms: prickle, prong Antonyms: kindness, praise
Watch out for barbs as they can hurt you badly.
6. UNPRECEDENTED (ADJECTIVE): exceptional
Synonyms: bizarre, anomalous Antonyms: familiar, regular
We have come across unprecedented reactions that weren’t expected.
7. PIQUANT (ADJECTIVE): sparkling
Synonyms: peppery, spicy Antonyms: flavorless, tasteless
We need to eat piquant dishes in order to get the real taste of Royal Rajasthan.
8. RUSTICATE (VERB): expel
Synonyms: dispel, ostracize Antonyms: incorporate, inculcate
The principal will rusticate all the students who don’t deserve to be taught in a healthy environment
9. DRAPE (VERB): cover
Synonyms: wrap, envelop Antonyms: unwrap, uncover
The snow draped everything as the temperature kept deteriorating.
10. PROMOTION (NOUN): advancement
Synonyms: elevation, aggrandizement Antonyms: hindrance, debasement
They have got the promotion because they deserved it in one way or the other.