Meaning: a state of overwhelming usually pleasurable emotion

Synonym: cloud-nine, elatedness

Sentence: “listening to Mozart always left him in a rhapsody that lingered for the remainder of the evening”


Meaning: intended to cause hurt feelings

Synonym: acridness, acuteness

Sentence: “the customer made his displeasure known with more acerbity than was necessary”


Meaning: having a border in common

Synonym: adjoining, conterminous, flanking

Sentence: “the juxtaposed photographs of the country’s richest and poorest areas are a telling commentary on inequality”


Meaning: a temporary stay., stay somewhere temporarily.

Synonym: stay, visit, stop, stopover, residence;

Sentence: “her sojourn in Rome”


Meaning: insisting on immediate attention or obedience,

especially in a brusquely imperious way.

Synonym: high-handed, brisk, abrupt, summary,

commanding, authoritative,

Antonym: humble, meek, modest, unassuming

Sentence: “‘Just do it!’ came the peremptory reply”


Meaning: musical instruments played by striking with the hand or with a stick or beater, or by shaking, including

drums, cymbals, xylophones, gongs, bells, and rattles.

Synonym: crash, bang, smash, clash, bump

Sentence: “percussion instruments”


Meaning: the state or practice of refraining from extramarital

Synonyms: pure, clean

Sentence: The vows of chastity


Meaning: to leave the position of being a king or queen

Synonyms: resign, retire

Sentence: “in 1918 Kaiser Wilhelm abdicated as German emperor”

9.Wriggle out

Meaning: to wiggle and squeeze out of something or some place

Synonyms: Manage to avoid from doing it.

Sentence: Don’t try to wriggle out of this. I won’t let you wriggle out this time.


Meaning: adopt or support (a cause, belief, or way of life).

Synonyms: embrace, welcome

Sentence: Edward had espoused the lady Grey