Meaning: bitterness or ill feeling.
Synonym: ill feeling, ill will, bad blood, animosity, hostility, enmity,
Sentence:"the AGM dissolved into acrimony"
Meaning: a feeling of listlessness and dissatisfaction arising from a lack of occupation or excitement
Synonym: boredom, tedium, listlessness,
Antonym: animation, contentment
Sentence: "he succumbed to ennui and despair"
Meaning: a person or thing that is mysterious or difficult to understand.
Synonym: mystery, puzzle, riddle, conundrum, paradox
Sentence: "Madeleine was still an enigma to him"
Meaning: able to be discerned; perceptible.
Synonym: visible, detectable, noticeable
Sentence: "the scandal had no discernible effect on his career"
Meaning: conducive to success; favourable
Synonym: propitious, promising
Sentence: "it was not the most auspicious moment to hold an election"
Meaning: an attack on the reputation or integrity of someone or something.
Synonym: denigration, defamation
Antonym: adulation, approval, commendation
Sentence: "I don't think anyone is casting aspersions on you"
Meaning: shorten (a book, film, speech, etc.) without losing the sense
Synonym: curtail, truncate, lessen, trim
Antonym: pad out, lengthened, expanded
Sentence: "an abridged text of his speech"
Meaning: suggest or call attention to indirectly; hint at, mention without discussing at length.
Synonym: refer to, suggest, hint at, imply, mention,
Antonym: announce, declare, proclaim; elucidate, explain, spell out
Sentence: she had a way of alluding to Jean but never saying her name"
Meaning: superficially plausible, but actually wrong., misleading in appearance, especially misleadingly attractive
Synonym: misleading, deceptive, false, fallacious,
Antonym: candid, direct, foursquare,
Sentence: "a specious argument"
Meaning: ask for or try to obtain (something) from someone, accost someone and offer one's or someone else's services as a prostitute.
Synonym: request, apply for, put in for, seek, beg, plead for,
Antonym: forewarn, ward (off), warn; drive (away or off), repulse, turn away
Sentence: "he called a meeting to solicit their views"
"although prostitution was not itself an offence, soliciting was"