Vocab Master Day – 53

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Meaning: a sense of disgust and loathing.

Synonym: disgust, repulsion, abhorrence,

Sentence:”news of the attack will be met with sorrow and



Meaning: praise highly in speech or writing.

Synonym: acclaim, extol;

Antonym: criticize

Sentence: “he was eulogized as a rock star”


Meaning: wrong ,deviant

Synonym: erratic, stray

Antonym: normal,

Sentence: I saw an errant man shouting at his daughter for

skipping office


Meaning: A wearing down to weaken or destroy

Synonym: erosion, grinding

Antonym: building, happiness

Sentence: The difficulty was to overcome its susceptibility to



Meaning: sacrilegious against God or sacred things; profane.

Synonym: irreligious, irreverent, impious, ungodly,

Antonym: reverent

Sentence: “blasphemous and heretical talk”


Meaning: surround (a place) with armed forces in order to capture

it or force its surrender.

Synonym: beleaguer, blockade, surround

Antonym: release, relieve, reprieve; comfort, console,

Sentence: “she spent the whole day besieged by newsmen”

7. Slander

Meaning: the action or crime of making a false spoken statement

damaging to a

person’s reputation.

Synonym: besmirch, tarnish, taint, misrepresent

Sentence: “he is suing the TV company for slander”

8. Ameliorate

Meaning: make (something bad or unsatisfactory) better.

Synonym: improve, amend, better, enhance, enrich

Antonym: damage, endamage, harm, hurt, impair, injure, spoil,

tarnish, vitiate

Sentence: “the reform did much to ameliorate living standards


Meaning: (of a person, speech, or style of writing) using very few


Synonym: brief, concise, terse, succinct, short, economical,

Antonym: verbose, long-winded, loquacious

Sentence: “his laconic reply suggested a lack of interest in the topic”


Meaning: inflicting or intended as punishment.

Synonym: penal, disciplinary, corrective,

Antonym: exonerating, condoning, pardoning

Sentence: “he called for punitive measures against the Eastern