1.Despondent(adj): depressed, gloomy
Use-she was becoming increasingly despondent about the way things were going.
2.Demure(adj): sober, modest
Synonyms- basful, affected
Use-No teacher can tolerate impertinent behaviour.
4.Haughtiness(N): arrogance and pride
Use-There was a certain haughtiness in her manner that raised the hackles of her classmates.
5.Invidious(adj): hateful, resentment
Use-I remonstrated, rather annoyed at the invidious position she was forcing on me.
6.Jingoism(n): chauvinistic advocacy of an aggressive, warlike foreign policy.
Use-The jingonism of the Nazis proved to be the undoing of Germany.
7.Exonerate(v): free from guilt, accusation
Synonyms- vindicate, absolve
Use-This is clear from the pains you took to exonerate your conscience, in your generosity to the orphans.
8.Ambiguous(adj): having two or more possible meaning
Synonyms- enigmatic, equivocal
Use-Her account was deliberately ambiguous.
Synonyms- amiable, benevolent
Use-You would never have guessed his intentions from the benign gestures he makes.
10.Chide(v): to criticize
Synonyms- reprimand, censure
Use-She chided herself for being so impatient with the children.