Meaning: (of a person or their manner) childishly sulky or bad-tempered
Synonym: short-tempered, peevish,
Antonym: affable, companionable, cordial, extroverted
Sentence: "he was moody and petulant"
Meaning: a person who takes part in a dialogue or conversation.
Synonym: minstrel show, middleman, minstrel
Sentence: The music at the party was so loud my interlocutor couldn’t understand a word I said during our conversation.
Meaning: the intervening time., in or for the intervening period; provisional.
Synonym: meantime, meanwhile, interlude; interregnum
Sentence: "an interim arrangement"
Meaning: an authoritative prohibition, in particular:
Synonym: :prohibition, ban, bar, veto, proscription,
Antonym: :corroborate, support
Sentence: "army efforts to interdict enemy supply shipments"
Meaning: a person fighting against a government or invading force; a rebel or revolutionary.
Synonym: rebel, revolutionary, revolutionist, mutineer, agitator, subversive, guerrilla, anarchist
Antonym: loyal, government
Sentence: "an attack by armed insurgents"
Meaning:skilled at gaining an advantage, especially deceitfully.
Synonym:shrewd, clever, sharp, sharp-witted, astute, canny,
Sentence:"his wily opponents"
Meaning:(of work) not requiring much skill and lacking prestige.
Synonym: unskilled, lowly, humble, low-grade, low-status, routine, humdrum, boring, dull;
Sentence:"menial factory jobs"
Meaning:hard menial or dull work.
Synonym:hard work, menial work, donkey work, toil, toiling, labour
Meaning:(of a person) talking fluently, readily, or incessantly.
Synonym:talkative, loquacious, garrulous, verbose,
Sentence:"she was as voluble as her husband was silent"
Meaning:the faculty or power of using one's will.
Synonym: accord, choice, desire, determination
Sentence:"without conscious volition she backed into her office"