Meaning: the act or process of releasing a strong emotion (such as pity or fear) especially by
expressing it in an art form
Synonym: purgation, purification, cleansing
Sentence: Acting is a means of catharsis for her.
Meaning:something that is unusual or unexpected : something anomalous
Synonym: aberration, abnormality, exception,
Antonym :norm, ordinary, usual
Sentence:We couldn't explain the anomalies in the test results.
Antonym :clamor, din, noise,
Sentence:the serenity of the glassy sea soothed the sailors after the big storm.
4. Raucous (adj)
Antonym : noiseless, peaceful, placid,
Sentence:Serena, who preferred quiet conversation, left the rancous party.
Meaning: a false show or pretence
Synonym: pretence, deception
Antonym: honesty,openness, reality
Sentence:"I doubt he could have kept up the masquerade for long"
Meaning:(of a fault or offence) slight and pardonable
Synonym: pardonable, forgivable, excusable, condonable
Antonym: unforgivable, unpardonable, mortal
Sentence:"we cannot prevent ourselves sometimes from dreaming of performing venial if not
Meaning:relating to physical, especially sexual, needs and activities
Synonym: sensual, erotic, lustful, lascivious
Meaning: well-known but probably not true
Synonym: fictitious, made-up, untrue, fabricated,
Antonym: authentic, true
Sentence:"an apocryphal story about a former president"
Meaning:rough and bad-mannered; coarse.
Synonym: rude, discourteous, impolite,
Usage: "boorish behaviour"
Meaning: not genuine or true (used in a disapproving manner when deception has been attempted).
Synonym: false, fraudulent, sham, deceptive,
Usage: "a bogus insurance claim"