Meaning: existing at or from the beginning of time; primaeval.
Synonym: first, prehistoric, antediluvian, antique,
Sentence: "the primordial oceans"
Meaning: the chief female singer in an opera or opera company.
Synonym: leading soprano, leading lady, diva
Sentence: "this solo was added to give the prima donna another aria"
Meaning: a tendency to choose or do something regularly; an inclination or predisposition towards a particular thing.
Synonym: liking, inclination, tendency, leaning, disposition, propensity,
Sentence: "a proclivity for hard work"
Meaning: on or relating to the earth.
Synonym: earthly, worldly, mundane, earthbound
Antonym: cosmic, heavenly
Sentence: "increased ultraviolet radiation may disrupt terrestrial ecosystems"
Meaning: revive (someone) from unconsciousness or apparent death.
Synonym: revive, resurrect, restore, regenerate, revitalise
Antonym: extinguish, kill, quench, suppress
Sentence: "an ambulance crew tried to resuscitate him"
Meaning: not being what it purports to be; false or fake.
Synonym: specious, false, fictitious, counterfeit, fraudulent
Antonym: authentic, genuine, real
Meaning: humorous or witty conversation
Sentence: "he developed a nice line in badinage with the Labour leader"
Meaning: eager or quick to argue, quarrel, or fight.
Synonym: combative, aggressive, antagonistic,
Antonym: peaceable, friendly
Sentence: "the increasingly pugnacious demeanour of right-wing politicians"
Meaning: Very Drunk
Synonym: Buzzed, drunk
Antonym: Sober, straight
Sentence:I had travelling money and got besotted in the bar downstairs
Meaning:expressing contempt or disapproval.
Synonym:disparaging, derogatory, denigratory, deprecatory,
Sentence:"permissiveness is used almost universally as a pejorative term"