Meaning: an area over which activity, capacity, or influence extends
Synonym: range, amplitude
Sentence: many feel that church leaders stray outside of their proper ambit when they make specific political endorsements
Meaning: causing a lot of disagreement between people and causing them to separate into different groups
Sentence: a divisive issue
3.Trivial: of little value or importance.
Usage:huge fines were imposed for trivial offences"
4.Crescendo:a gradual increase in loudness in a piece of music.
Usage:"each time the key changes, there is a gradual crescendo"
Meaning: existing from the time a person or animal is born,existing as part of the basic nature of something
Synonym:inborn, natural, inbred, congenital
Sentence:her innate capacity for organization"
Meaning: an object, typically an inscribed ring or stone, that is thought to have magic powers and to bring good luck.
Synonym: lucky charm, charm, fetish, amulet, mascot
Sentence "those rings, so fresh and gleaming, were their talismans":
Meaning: (of a person) reserved or uncommunicative in speech; saying little.
Synonym: untalkative, uncommunicative, reticent, unforthcoming
Antonym: talkative, loquacious
Sentence: "after such gatherings, she would be taciturn and morose"
Meaning: equivalent in seriousness to; virtually the same as.
Synonym: equivalent to, synonymous with
Antonym: different, opposite
Sentence: "the resignations were tantamount to an admission of guilt"
Meaning: instill (an idea, attitude, or habit) by persistent instruction.
Synonym: infuse, impress, imprint, introduce
Antonym: eliminate, remove, take away
Sentence: "I tried to inculcate in my pupils an attitude of inquiry"
Meaning-not very good
Synonym-common, fair, indifferent, medium,
Antonym - excellent, exceptional, exquisite, fabulous, fantastic,
Sentence-The dinner was delicious, but the dessert was mediocre.