Meaning: brilliantly and excitingly clever or skillful.
Synonym: brilliant, dazzling, exciting, exhilarating
Antonym: boring, dull, pedestrian
Sentence: “the audience loved his scintillating wit”
Meaning:(of work) not requiring much skill and lacking prestige.
Synonym: unskilled, lowly, humble, low-grade, low-status, routine, humdrum, boring, dull;
Sentence:”menial factory jobs”
Meaning:hard menial or dull work.
Synonym:hard work, menial work, donkey work, toil, toiling, labour
Meaning:(of a person) talking fluently, readily, or incessantly.
Synonym:talkative, loquacious, garrulous, verbose,
Sentence:”she was as voluble as her husband was silent”
Meaning: (especially of a woman) attractively lively and animated.
Synonym: lively, animated, full of life, spirited, high-spirited, effervescent
Sentence: “her vivacious and elegant mother”
Meaning: blame or insult (someone) in strong or violent language.
Synonym: revile, rail against, inveigh against, fulminate against, attack, upbraid,
Sentence: every week the minister would ascend the culprit and vituperate the parishioners for a litany of vices
Meaning: filled with bitter criticism or malice.
Synonym: acrimonious, rancorous, bitter, caustic, mordant,
Sentence:”vitriolic attacks on the politicians”
Meaning: relating to tailoring, clothes, or style of dress.
Sentence: They accused him of having poor sartorial taste.
The wedding party arrived in sartorial splendor.
Meaning: a wrong or inaccurate name or designation.
Sentence: “‘King crab’ is a misnomer—these creatures are not crustaceans at all”
Meaning: a small quantity of a particular thing, especially something desirable or valuable.
Synonym: morsel, particle, degree, fragment, scrap,
Sentence: “his statement had a modicum of truth”