Vocab Master Day – 36


Meaning: revive (someone) from unconsciousness or apparent death.

Synonym: revive, resurrect, restore, regenerate, revitalize

Antonym: extinguish, kill, quench, suppress

Sentence: “an ambulance crew tried to resuscitate him”


Meaning: Servile flattery; exaggerated and hypocritical praise

Synonym: applause, commendation, flattery

Antonym: abuse, criticism

Sentence:The nation, following the lead of the political leaders, joined in their adulation.

3. Prudent

Meaning: Careful and sensible; marked by sound judgment

Synonym: wise, sensible, reasonable

Antonym: careless, indiscreet, inattentive

Sentence:”That sacrifice may also be a prudent action,” observed Madeleine.

4. Epiphany

Meaning: A moment of sudden understanding or revelation 

Synonym: Flash, oracle

Antonym: Confusion, Secret

Sentence:In the first grade, I experienced an epiphany that girls were always treated differently than boys.

5. Reminiscent

Meaning: Suggestive of something in the past

Synonym: Evocative, redolent

Antonym: forgetful, oblivious

Sentence:Cannot forbear to close on this reminiscent literary note.

6. Allure

Meaning: the quality of being powerfully and mysteriously attractive or fascinating.

Synonym: attraction, lure, draw, pull, appeal, glamour

Sentence: people for whom gold holds no allure”


Meaning: involving immoral or dishonourable actions and motives; arousing moral distaste and contempt., dirty or squalid.

Synonym: sleazy, seedy, seamy, unsavoury,

Antonym: immaculate, high-minded, respectable

Sentence: “the story paints a sordid picture of bribes and scams”


Meaning:a violent windy storm.

Synonym:storm, gale, squall, superstorm,

Sentence:”a raging tempest”


Meaning: very weak or slight.

Synonym: slight, insubstantial, flimsy, negligible,

Antonym: convincing, substantial, strong

Sentence: “the tenuous link between interest rates and investment”


Meaning: on or relating to the earth.

Synonym: earthly, worldly, mundane, earthbound

Antonym: cosmic, heavenly

Sentence: “increased ultraviolet radiation may disrupt terrestrial ecosystems”