Meaning: deserving or causing public disgrace or shame.
Synonym: humiliating, undignified, embarrassing,
Antonym: glorious, admirable
Sentence: "no other party risked ignominious defeat
Meaning:characterized by pretentious or showy display; designed to impress.
Synonym: showy, pretentious, conspicuous, obtrusive,
Antonym: plain, unobtrusive, restrained, modest
Sentence:"a simple design that is glamorous without being ostentatious"
Meaning: the offence of willfully telling an untruth or making a misrepresentation under oath.
Synonym: violation of an oath, giving false evidence/testimony, bearing false
witness/testimony, forswearing oneself, making false statements, wilful falsehood
Sentence: "he claimed two witnesses at his trial had committed perjury"
Meaning: inflicting or intended as punishment.
Synonym: penal, disciplinary, corrective,
Antonym: exonerating, condoning, pardoning
Sentence: "he called for punitive measures against the Eastern bloc"
Meaning: lacking enthusiasm and determination; carelessly lazy.
Synonym: lax, unenthusiastic, half-hearted, uninterested, lukewarm, indifferent,
Antonym: enthusiastic, excited
Sentence: "a lackadaisical defence left Spurs adrift in the second half"
Meaning: something that is one's duty or responsibility.
Synonym: burden, responsibility, liability,
Antonym: exculpation, exoneration, irresponsibility
Sentence: "the onus is on you to show that you have suffered loss"
Meaning: boastful or arrogant.
Synonym: grandiloquence, magniloquence
Sentence: "it sounds braggadocious, but I don't think I ever dropped a pass in a game"
Meaning: extremely hungry.
Synonym: starved, famished;
Sentence: "I'd been out all day and was ravenous"
Meaning: a harsh discordant mixture of sounds.
Synonym: din, racket, noise,
Sentence: "a cacophony of deafening alarm bells
Meaning: the quality of having strong moral principles; honesty and decency.
Synonym: integrity, honesty, uprightness, decency, morality
Sentence: "financial probity