Vocab Master Day – 59

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Meaning: (of a person or their manner) childishly sulky or badtempered

Synonym: short-tempered, peevish,

Antonym: affable, companionable, cordial, extroverted

Sentence: “he was moody and petulant”


Meaning: a person who takes part in a dialogue or conversation.

Synonym: minstrel show, middleman, minstrel

Sentence: The music at the party was so loud my interlocutor

couldn’t understand a word I said during our conversation.


Meaning: the intervening time., in or for the intervening period;


Synonym: meantime, meanwhile, interlude; interregnum

Antonym: permanent

Sentence: “an interim arrangement”


Meaning: an authoritative prohibition, in particular:

Synonym: prohibition, ban, bar, veto, proscription,

Antonym: :corroborate, support

Sentence: “army efforts to interdict enemy supply shipments”


Meaning: a person fighting against a government or invading

force; a rebel or revolutionary.

Synonym: rebel, revolutionary, revolutionist, mutineer, agitator,


guerrilla, anarchist

Antonym: loyal, government

Sentence: “an attack by armed insurgents”


Meaning: occurring, awarded, or appearing after the death of the

originator., (of a child) born after the death of its father.

Synonym: postmortem

Antonym: antemortem

Sentence: “he was awarded a posthumous Military Cross”


Meaning: safe to drink; drinkable.

Synonym: drinkable

Antonym: contaminated, dirty, foul, polluted;

Sentence: “there is no supply of potable water available”


Meaning: a mixture of dried petals and spices placed in a bowl to

perfume a room.

a mixture or medley of things.

Synonym: mixture, assortment, collection, selection

Sentence: “he played a potpourri of tunes from Gilbert and



Meaning: dealing with things sensibly and realistically in a way

that is based on practical rather than theoretical considerations.

Synonym: practical, realistic

Antonym: idealistic, impractical, unrealistic, utopian

Sentence: “a pragmatic approach to politics”


Meaning: a preference or special liking for something; a bias in

favour of something.

Synonym: liking, fondness, preference, partiality,

Sentence: “your predilection for pretty girls”

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