1. ONSLAUGHT (NOUN): attack

Synonyms: onrush, invasion

Antonyms: retreat, defense

Example:

The party suddenly made an onslaught on him.

2. COCKSURE (ADJECTIVE): arrogant

Synonyms: bumptious, obnoxious

Antonyms: humble, modest

Example:

I don’t know why but most of the times I find him the most cocksure fellow.

3. CRAGGY (ADJECTIVE): jagged

Synonyms: rocky, rugged

Antonyms: whole, individual

Example:

It was a craggy surface.

4. HUNK (NOUN): lump

Synonyms: block, glob

Antonyms: accept, allow

Example:

The hunk of blood was there.

5. PRIGGISH (ADJECTIVE): complacent

Synonyms: smug, satisfied

Antonyms: discontended, dissatisfied

Example:

I got to meet a priggish person in the train.

6. LUGUBRIOUS (ADJECTIVE): mournful

Synonyms: sorrowful, pensive

Antonyms: cheerful, joyful

Example:

It was a lugubrious day for them due to their elimination from the show.

7. WACKY (ADJECTIVE): crazy

Synonyms: nutty, loony

Antonyms: sane, sensible

Example:

I found his idea bit wacky but still worth doing just for fun.

8. ENTOURAGE (NOUN): followers

Synonyms: cortege, companions

Antonyms: leader, torchbearer

Example:

She has many entourage.

9. CLUMSY (ADJECTIVE): gawkish

Synonyms: gauche, gawky

Antonyms: adroit, agile

Example:

I got such a clumsy crew.

10. ARID (ADJECTIVE): bone-dry

Synonyms: parched, waterless

Antonyms: humid, moist

Example:

Rajasthan has any arid fields.

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