New English Words Synonyms & Antonyms For Preparing Exam 23 Sept 2017
1. TAME (ADJECTIVE): domesticated
Synonyms: docile, gentle
Antonyms: harsh, rough
The fish are so tame you have to push them away.
2. CRAM (VERB): overcrowd
Synonyms: stuff, pack
Antonyms: release, let out
The ashtray by the bed was crammed with cigarette butts.
3. REBUT (VERB): deny
Synonyms: quash, disapprove
Antonyms: allow, approve
He had to rebut charges of acting.
4. OUTLANDISH (ADJECTIVE): eccentric
Synonyms: extravagant, bizarre
Antonyms: common, familiar
He is an outlandish king.
5. SUAVITY (NOUN): sophistication
Synonyms: charm, courtesy
Antonyms: misbehaviour, rudeness
I need lessons in suavity.
6. THRONG (NOUN): bunch
Synonyms: flock, mass
Antonyms: individual, one
He pushed his way through the throng.
7. INCERTITUDE (NOUN): uncertainty
Synonyms: doubt, insecurity
Antonyms: certainty, certitude
Some schools broke down under the stresses of policy incertitude.
8. UNRUFFLED (ADJECTIVE): calm
Synonyms: composed, unflappable
Antonyms: upset, worried
She was looking unruffled.
9. ANNEX (NOUN): addendum
Synonyms: appendix, adjunct
Antonyms: base, lessening
To eliminate overcrowding, the county is going to add an annex to the high school.
10. UNREFUTED (ADJECTIVE): accurate
Synonyms: authentic, definite
Antonyms: incorrect, indefinite
She has completed an unrefuted task.