QUANDARY (NOUN): dilemma Synonyms: in a fix, predicament Antonyms: advantage, good fortune Sentence: Yesterday I saw my student in a quandary.
RAMPART (NOUN): defensive wall Synonyms: barricade, fortification Antonyms: opening, ditch Sentence: They built rampart across the area.
AGILITY (NOUN): quickness Synonyms: swiftness, sprightliness Antonyms: dullness, sluggishness Sentence: I always find agility in my pet’s movements.
RECIDIVISM (NOUN): lapse Synonyms: backsliding, decadence Antonyms: ascent, increase Sentence: The mentor program hopes to reduce recidivism by keeping juvenile offenders off the crime
RANKLE (VERB): annoy Synonyms: bother, embitter Antonyms: comfort, aid Sentence: An article revealed the release of the killer from prison is surely to rankle the victim’s fame
QUIXOTIC (ADJECTIVE): generous Synonyms: idealistic, dreamy Antonyms: cautious, pragmatic Sentence: Shahrukh has not been successful in life because of his non quixotic ideas.
SPONGY (ADJECTIVE): cushioned Synonyms: soft, porous Antonyms: hard, inflexible Sentence: She baked a spongy cake.
INDIGNATION (NOUN): anger Synonyms: rage, displeasure Antonyms: delight, cheer Sentence: The boss came out in indignation from a meeting.
DILATORY (ADJECTIVE): procrastinating Synonyms: delaying, laggard Antonyms: diligent, eager Sentence: He had been dilatory but now he intended to get down to business.
CONCOCT (VERB): formulate, think up Synonyms: contrive, create Antonyms: demolish, destroy Sentence: He concocted an idea to start a new business.