New English Words Synonyms & Antonyms For Preparing Exam 10 Nov 2017
1. TITANIC (VERB): gigantic, very large
Synonyms: colossal, enormous, Antonyms: small, tiny
Example : The slugger launched a titanic home run that landed in the parking lot beyond the stadium’s center-field wall.
2. PSEUDONYM (NOUN): false name
Synonyms: alias, stage name, Antonyms: real name, original
Example : Instead of using his real name, Edward signed his letter to the editor with the pseudonym “Jack Cramer.
3. MULTIFARIOUS (ADJECTIVE): diverse
Synonyms: assorted, manifold, Antonyms: homogenous, similar
Example : John listed his multifarious interests and activities on his college application.
4. IMPUNITY (NOUN): freedom
Synonyms: exemption, liberty, Antonyms: prohibition, denial
Example : Penalties for breaking the law can be made harsher, but without extra funding for its enforcement, people will continue to violate it with impunity.
5. ESCULENT (ADJECTIVE): fit to be eaten
Synonyms: consumable, eatable, Antonyms: inedible, uneatable
Example : Morels are esculent mushrooms and are delicious, but be warned that there are also false morels, which are poisonous.
6. FULGENT (ADJECTIVE): dazzling
Synonyms: bright, luminous, Antonyms: dull, dark
Example : The area had recently received a rare dousing of rain, and Maureen and I looked down on a fulgent foreshore as green as ripe limes.
7. ADDUCE (VERB): affirm
Synonyms: illustrate, prove, Antonyms: hide, conceal
Example : At the trial, a number of factors were adduced to explain the situation.
8. DISJUNCTURE (NOUN): separation
Synonyms: detachment, division, Antonyms: connection, marriage
Example : For the President of America, gun rights could be the classic example of the disjuncture between campaigning and governing.
9. OLEAGINOUS (ADJECTIVE): unctuous
Synonyms: buttery, insincere, Antonyms: sincere, mature
Example : Jim seems to mistake his own oleaginous demeanor for charm.
10. ESURIENT (ADJECTIVE): desiring excessively
Synonyms: eager, impatient, Antonyms: generous, liberal
Example : No one was surprised that the esurient media planned to expand his empire into the social- media marketplace.