Meaning:make (someone or something) look or feel better, younger, or more vital.
Synonym:revive, revitalize, renew, regenerate, restore,
Antonym: extinguish, kill, quench, suppress
Sentence: "a bid to rejuvenate the town centre"
Meaning:deep regret or guilt for a wrong committed.
Synonym:contrition, deep regret, repentance, penitence
Sentence: "they were filled with remorse and shame"
Meaning:contrary to reason or common sense; utterly absurd or ridiculous.
Synonym:absurd, ridiculous, foolish, stupid, ludicrous
Sentence: "a preposterous suggestion"
Meaning:a right or privilege exclusive to a particular individual or class.
Synonym::entitlement, right, privilege, advantage
Sentence: "in some countries, higher education is predominantly the prerogative of the rich"
Meaning: to utter taunting words
Synonyms: jibes, sneer
Sentence: “teammates gibing each other when one fouls up an important play”
Meaning: supersede and replace.
Synonyms: supersede, override
Sentence: "domestic production has been supplanted by imports and jobs have been lost"
Meaning: a person's will, especially the part relating to personal property.
Synonyms: attestation, corroboration
Sentence: "father's will and testament"
Meaning: angry or dissatisfied.
Synonyms: aggrieved, resentful
Sentence: "judges receive letters from disgruntled members of the public"
Meaning: the existing state
Sentence: seeks to preserve the status quo
Meaning: a clever often underhanded means to achieve an end
Synonyms: artifice, gimmickSentence: asking me to take her shopping turned out to be a ploy to get me to the surprise party