Meaning: bitterness or ill feeling.
Synonym: ill feeling, ill will, bad blood, animosity, hostility, enmity,
Sentence:"the AGM dissolved into acrimony"
Meaning: a feeling of listlessness and dissatisfaction arising from a lack of occupation or excitement
Synonym: boredom, tedium, listlessness,
Antonym: animation, contentment
Sentence: "he succumbed to ennui and despair"
Meaning: a person or thing that is mysterious or difficult to understand.
Synonym: mystery, puzzle, riddle, conundrum, paradox
Sentence: "Madeleine was still an enigma to him"
Meaning: able to be discerned; perceptible.
Synonym: visible, detectable, noticeable
Sentence: "the scandal had no discernible effect on his career"
Meaning: a temporary stay., stay somewhere temporarily.
Synonym: stay, visit, stop, stopover, residence;
Sentence: "her sojourn in Rome"
Meaning: following or conforming to the traditional or generally accepted rules or beliefs of a religion, philosophy, or practice.
Synonym: conservative, traditional, observant, conformist
Antonym: unconventional, unorthodox, nonconformist
Sentence: "Burke's views were orthodox in his time"
Meaning: having a harmful effect, especially in a gradual or subtle way.
Synonym: harmful, damaging, destructive, injurious
Antonym: beneficial, benign, favourable
Sentence: "the pernicious influences of the mass media"
Meaning: insisting on immediate attention or obedience, especially in a brusquely imperious way.
Synonym: high-handed, brisk, abrupt, summary, commanding, authoritative,
Antonym: humble, meek, modest, unassuming
Sentence: "‘Just do it!’ came the peremptory reply"
Meaning: the state of being very poor; extreme poverty.
Synonym: pennilessness, impecuniousness, impoverishment, indigence,
Antonym: wealth, affluence
Sentence: "he couldn't face another year of penury"
Meaning: a person who makes slow progress and falls behind others.
Synonym: straggler, loiterer, lingerer,
Sentence: "staff were under enormous pressure and there was no time for laggards"