Vocab Master Day – 64

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Meaning: a change of circumstances or fortune, typically one that

is unwelcome or unpleasant.

Synonym: mutation, modification, transition

Sentence: “her husband’s sharp vicissitudes of fortune”


Meaning: experienced in the imagination through the feelings or

actions of another person.

Synonym: indirect, second-hand, secondary, derivative,

Sentence: “this catalogue brings vicarious pleasure in luxury


3. Austere

Meaning: severe in manner

Synonym: exacting, formal, cold

Antonym: flexible, bland, calm

Sentence:Quickly the light died out of his face, leaving it stern

and austere.

4. Apostate

Meaning: Traitor

Synonym: Backslider, defector, deserter

Antonym: adherent, loyalist, faithful

Sentence:after fifty years as an apostate he returned to the faith


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.

6. 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


7. 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.

8. Reminiscent

Meaning: Suggestive of something in the past

Synonym: Evocative, redolent

Antonym: forgetful, oblivious

Sentence: Cannot forbears to close on this reminiscent literary


9. 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”