1. DECIMATE (VERB): destroy

Synonyms: annihilate, exterminate

Antonyms: build, create

Example:

She was trying to decimate my evening plans.

2. INVINCIBLE (ADJECTIVE): indestructible

Synonyms: bulletproof, impassable

Antonyms: destructible, beatable

Example:

Her ideology is invincible.

3. INNOCUOUS (ADJECTIVE): banal

Synonyms: bland, inoffensive

Antonyms: harmful, injurious

Example:

I found those practices more innocuous.

4. REASSURE (VERB): assure

Synonyms: comfort, console

Antonyms: annoy, discourage

Example:

They reassured his parents.

5. PANACEA (NOUN): cure-all

Synonyms: elixir, remedy

Antonyms: disease, injury

Example:

She made the panacea for all.

6. DETEST (VERB): abhor

Synonyms: despise, loathe

Antonyms: like, admire

Example:

He detests everybody.

7. PIOUS (ADJECTIVE): dedicated

Synonyms: devout, righteous

Antonyms: sinful, impious

Example:

I have a pious feeling in my mind.

8. STUPOR (NOUN): slumber

Synonyms: trance, apathy

Antonyms: consciousness, wakefulness

Example:

She was in a stupor.

9. INERTIA (NOUN): laziness

Synonyms: paralysis, passivity

Antonyms: activity, liveliness

Example:

She did not wake up out of inertia.

10. ENIGMA (NOUN): conundrum

Synonyms: puzzle, mystery

Antonyms: clarity, discernment

Example:

Sadly, the little girl’s disappearance continues to be an enigma.

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