New English Words Synonyms & Antonyms For Preparing Exam 28 Sept 2017
1. INVIGORATING (ADJECTIVE): stimulating
Synonyms: bracing, exhilarating
Antonyms: boring, dull
There is nothing like an invigorating shower after a long day at work.
2. EVADE (VERB): avoid
Synonyms: bypass, circumvent
Antonyms: confront, encounter
You can’t evade your duties.
3. CONGLOMERATE (ADJECTIVE): composite
Synonyms: amassed, assorted
Antonyms: similar, unvaried
The conglomerate views its collection of profitable shops.
4. CONSOLIDATION (NOUN): combination
Synonyms: merger, unification
Antonyms: dispersal, separation
The growth of railways has been accompanied by the consolidation of small independent ventures into large groups.
5. BUFFET (VERB): hit repeatedly
Synonyms: batter, clobber
Antonyms: pull, surrender
She was buffeted by her best friend.
6. VIE (VERB): compete
Synonyms: contend, strive
Antonyms: assist, support
The competitive twins often vie for the attention of their parents.
7. SUPERSEDE (VERB): annul
Synonyms: overrule, repudiate
Antonyms: keep, retain
The federal court decision will supersede the decision of the lower court.
8. IMBUED (VERB): inculcate
Synonyms: infuse, instill
Antonyms: drain, take out
By giving out loans, the bank hoped to imbue new homeowners with a sense of hope in the future.
9. LEEWAY (NOUN): room to move
Synonyms: extent, headway
Antonyms: constraint, restriction
The judge has a lot of leeway in deciding matters in court.
10. PUNITORY (NOUN): disciplinary
Synonyms: penal, punishing
Antonyms: beneficial, rewarding
I will have to take punitory actions against him now.