Meaning: having or showing excessive or offensive sexual desire.
Synonym: lustful, licentious, lascivious,
Antonym: chaste, pure
Sentence: "she ignored his lecherous gaze"
Meaning: generosity in bestowing money or gifts upon others, money or gifts given generously
Synonym: generosity, liberality, munificence
Sentence: "presumably public money is not dispensed with such largesse to anyone else"
Meaning: the process of releasing, and thereby providing relief from, strong or repressed emotions.
Synonym: purging, purgation, purification, cleansing,
Sentence: "music is a means of catharsis for them"
Meaning: incongruously varied in appearance or character; disparate
Synonym: miscellaneous, disparate, diverse
Antonym: homogeneous, uniform
Sentence:"a motley crew of discontents and zealots"
Meaning: a person or thing that is the centre of attention or admiration.
Synonym: central, core, center, epicenter, eye, focus
Sentence: "Kirk was the cynosure of all eyes.
Meaning: (of a loud noise) be repeated several times as an echo.
Synonym: resound, echo, re-echo, repeat, resonate, pulsate, vibrate,
Antonym: dampen, deaden, dull, quiet
Sentence: "her deep booming laugh reverberated around the room"
Meaning: a sense of disgust and loathing.
Synonym: disgust, repulsion, abhorrence,
Sentence:"news of the attack will be met with sorrow and revulsion"
Meaning: humorous or witty conversation
Sentence: "he developed a nice line in badinage with the Labour leader"
Meaning: the playful and friendly exchange of teasing remarks.
Synonym: wisecracks, crosstalk, wordplay; More
Sentence:"there was much good-natured banter"
Meaning: (in ancient times) a member of a people not belonging to one of the great civilizations (Greek, Roman, Christian).
Synonym: savage, uncivilized, barbaric, barbarous, primitive,
Sentence: "the city was besieged by the barbarians"