Meaning::The state of being irritated
Antonym :delight, joy, pleasure
Sentence:The longer Jorge waited in line at the ticket counter, the more his exasperation grew.
Meaning:To forgive; to free from guilt
Antonym :charge, impeach, indict; convict
Sentence:Marta felt greatly relieved after her mother absolved her for breaking the vase.
Meaning:Brief statement honoring a dead person
Sentence:"Beloved by all," was the epitaph Edgar chose for his wife's tombstone.
Meaning:a person who does not like other people
Synonym:cynic, naysayer, pessimist
Antonym : idealist, sentimentalist, optimist,
Sentence:a former misanthrope who now professes a newly discovered love of mankind
Meaning:to make (something) no longer necessary : to prevent or avoid (something)
Synonym: avert, forestall,prevent, preclude,
Antonym :cultivate, encourage, forward, foster, further, nurture, promote
Sentence:The new medical treatment obviates the need for surgery.
Meaning:deserving blame : guilty of doing something wrong
Synonym:censurable, blameworthy, reprehensible,
Antonym :flawless, perfect, pure; guiltless, innocent
Sentence:They held her culpable for the accident.
Meaning: very angry
Synonym: angered, apoplectic
Sentence: Irate viewers called the television network to complain about the show.
Meaning: to make (someone) afraid
Sentence: He tries to intimidate his opponents.
Meaning: having an odd and amusing quality
Synonym: antic, chuckle some
Sentence: a book of droll stories
Meaning: to persuade (someone) to do something in a clever or deceptive way
Synonym: lure, entice
Sentence: She inveigled him to write the letter.