Vocab Master Day – 71

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Meaning: a person or thing that is the centre of attention or


Synonym: central, core, centre, epicentre, eye, focus

Sentence: “Kirk was the cynosure of all eyes


Meaning: making a show of being morally superior to other


Synonym: self-righteous,

Antonym: forthright, honest

Sentence: “what happened to all the sanctimonious talk about

putting his family first?”


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 organisation”


Meaning: relating to, used for, or prescribing the punishment of

offenders under the legal system.

Synonym: disciplinary, punitive, corrective,

Antonym: compensatory; acquitting,

Sentence: “the campaign for penal reform”

6. Moribund

Meaning: (of a thing) in terminal decline; lacking vitality or


Synonym: waning, dying, stagnating, stagnant, decaying,

Antonym: thriving, recovering, flourishing

Sentence: “the moribund commercial property market”


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”


Meaning:(in Christian theology) a state of eternal punishment and

damnation into which a sinful and unrepentant person passes

after death

Synonym:damnation, eternal punishment;

Sentence:”she used her last banknote to buy herself a square meal

before perdition”


Meaning:a piece of jewellery that hangs from a chain worn around

the neck.,

Synonym:locket, medallion, drop, stone;

Sentence:”a jade-green pendant on a gold chain”


Meaning:punishment inflicted on oneself as an outward

expression of repentance for wrongdoing

Synonym:atonement, expiation, self-punishment

Sentence:”he had done public penance for those hasty words”


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