English Vocabulary with Synonyms and Antonyms – 19 February

By | February 20, 2018

Daily Vocabulary (19 Feb 2018) 5 Words

1. CARESS (VERB): Embrace
Synonyms: hug, fondle
Antonyms: release, let go
Example Sentence: The mother caressed her daughter.

2. CAPTIVITY (NOUN): Imprisonment
Synonyms: confinement, restrain
Antonyms: freedom, liberty
Example Sentence: Fearing the possibility of captivity, the criminal looked for a way to escape capture.

Synonyms: obdurate, indifferent
Antonyms: kind, sympathetic
Example Sentence: The killer was a callous man who murdered without feeling guilty.

4. CALUMNY (NOUN): Accusation
Synonyms: defamation, aspersion
Antonyms: praise, goodwill
Example Sentence: The best to avoid calumny is by ignoring the false statements of others.

5. DERIDE (VERB): Taunt
Synonyms: mock, jeer
Antonyms: inspire, encourage
Example Sentence: It is not good to deride homeless people.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *