Meaning:a story told about a past event remembered by the narrator.
Synonym: memories, recollections
Sentence: "his reminiscences of his early days in Parliament"
Meaning: filled with bitter criticism or malice.
Synonym: acrimonious, rancorous, bitter, caustic, mordant,
Sentence:"vitriolic attacks on the politicians"
Meaning: relating to deep inward feelings rather than to the intellect.
Synonym: ingrained, starinnate, intuitive
Sentence: "the voters' visceral fear of change"
Meaning: a person's face, with reference to the form or proportions of the features.
a person's facial expression
Synonym: cast, countenance, expression, face, look
Sentence: "an elegant, angular visage"
Meaning: a benefit which one enjoys or is entitled to on account of one's job or position.
Synonym: donation, gift, lagniappe, largesse
Sentence: "the wife of a president has all the perquisites of stardom"
6.persona non grata
Meaning: an unacceptable or unwelcome person.
Sentence: "Nabokov was persona non grata with the regime"
Meaning: having a ready insight into and understanding of things
Sentence: "it offers quite a few facts to the perspicacious reporter"
Meaning: make (someone) anxious or unsettled.
Synonym: worry, upset, unsettle, disturb, concern, trouble
Antonym: reassure, unperturbed, calm, composed
Sentence: "they were perturbed by her capricious behaviour"
Meaning:attempting to impress by affecting greater importance or merit than is actually possessed.
Sentence: "pretentious art films"
Meaning:the action of prophesying future events.
Synonym:prediction, forecast, prophecy, divination
Sentence:"an unprecedented amount of soul-searching and prognostication"