Vocab Master Day – 65

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Meaning: having or showing an ability to accurately assess

situations or people and turn this to one’s advantage

Synonym: shrewd, sharp, sharp-witted

Antonym: stupid

Sentence: ‘an astute businessman”


Meaning: a mixture or blend.

Synonym: combination, union, merger, blend, mixture, mingling

Antonym: division, separation

Sentence: “a curious amalgam of the traditional and the modern


Meaning: inborn; natural

Synonym: congenital, inherent, intrinsic

Antonym: acquired

Sentence: “her innate capacity for organization”


Meaning: a petty lie., pretentious nonsense.

Synonym: fable, fabrication, falsehood,


Sentence: “no sane person would make up such a taradiddle”

5. Monologue

Meaning: a long speech by one actor in a play or film, or as part

of a theatrical or broadcast programme.

Synonym: soliloquy, speech, address, lecture, oration, sermon,

Sentence: “he was reciting some of the great monologues of



Meaning:lasting or existing for a long or apparently infinite time;

enduring or continually recurring

Synonym:everlasting, perpetual, eternal,

Antonym: ceasing, ending, halting, infrequent, intermittent,

interrupted, occasional, temporary

Sentence:”his perennial distrust of the media”

7. Allude

Meaning: suggest or call attention to indirectly; hint at, mention

without discussing at length.

Synonym: refer to, suggest, hint at, imply, mention,

Antonym: announce, declare, proclaim; elucidate, explain, spell out

Sentence: she had a way of alluding to Jean but never saying her


8. Specious

Meaning: superficially plausible, but actually wrong., misleading

in appearance, especially misleadingly attractive

Synonym: misleading, deceptive, false, fallacious,

Antonym: candid, direct, foursquare,

Sentence: “a specious argument”

9. Alliteration

Meaning: the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the

beginning of adjacent or closely connected words.

Sentence: “the alliteration of ‘sweet birds sang’”


Meaning: make (suffering, deficiency, or a problem) less severe.

Synonym: reduce, ease, relieve

Antonym: aggravate

Sentence: “he couldn’t prevent her pain, only alleviate it”