Meaning: (of a person or their manner) childishly sulky or bad-tempered
Synonym: short-tempered, peevish,
Antonym: affable, companionable, cordial, extroverted
Sentence: "he was moody and petulant"
Meaning:make (someone or something) look or feel better, younger, or more vital.
Synonym:revive, revitalize, renew, regenerate, restore,
Antonym: extinguish, kill, quench, suppress
Sentence: "a bid to rejuvenate the town centre"
Meaning:deep regret or guilt for a wrong committed.
Synonym:contrition, deep regret, repentance, penitence
Sentence: "they were filled with remorse and shame"
Meaning:contrary to reason or common sense; utterly absurd or ridiculous.
Synonym:absurd, ridiculous, foolish, stupid, ludicrous
Sentence: "a preposterous suggestion"
Meaning:a right or privilege exclusive to a particular individual or class.
Synonym::entitlement, right, privilege, advantage
Sentence: "in some countries, higher education is predominantly the prerogative of the rich"
Synonym: hesitation, doubt, indecision
Antonym: certainty, sure
Sentence: I vacillate between the red truck and the blue one
Meaning: Causing trouble,
Synonym: inflammatory, dangerous
Antonym: loyal, peace making
Sentence: His team continued to clear the building and toss flares into corners as they sought out any living insurgents or incendiary devices.
Meaning: childishly silly and immature.
Synonym: adolescent, babyish, immature, infantile, jejune, juvenile,
Antonym: experienced, knowing, smart, sophisticated, worldly, worldly-wise
Sentence: "a puerile argument"
Meaning: the use of deception or subterfuge to achieve one's purpose.
Synonym: trickery, deception, deceit,
Sentence: "storylines packed with political chicanery"
Meaning: a person falsely claiming to have a special knowledge or skill.
Synonym: quack, mountebank, sham, fraud, fake
Sentence: "a self-confessed con artist and charlatan"