New English Words Synonyms & Antonyms For Preparing Exam 26 Sept 2017
1. FREAK (NOUN): aberration
Synonyms: anomaly, oddity
Antonyms: conformity, normality
The teacher says the accident was a total freak.
2. DISCOURSE (NOUN): communication
Synonyms: dialogue, conversation
Antonyms: quiet, silence
This is the language of political discourse.
3. GALLANT (ADJECTIVE): courageous
Synonyms: brave, fearless
Antonyms: afraid, fearful
She is a gallant lady.
4. GRACIOUS (ADJECTIVE): kind
Synonyms: congenial, cordial
Antonyms: surly, irritable
Harika is a gracious hostess.
5. GLIB (ADJECTIVE): artful
Synonyms: articulate, eloquent
Antonyms: awkward, silent
The glib phrases soon roll off the tongue.
6. GULLIBLE (ADJECTIVE): foolish
Synonyms: unsophisticated, artless
Antonyms: wise, perceptive
He had formulated a gullible idea.
7. GRATUITOUS (ADJECTIVE): free
Synonyms: charge-less, costless
Antonyms: costly, expensive
The homeless shelter provides food gratuitous for needy individuals.
8. HEARSAY (NOUN): blasphemy
Synonyms: fallacy, apostasy
Antonyms: agreement, belief
Court officials dismissed the witness’s testimony as hearsay.
9. GRAVE (ADJECTIVE): sober
Synonyms: sage, subdued
Antonyms: agitated, boisterous
He gave a grave look.
10. GUST (NOUN): blast
Synonyms: breeze, burst
Antonyms: calm, quiet
I was feeling rather stifling save for a lone gust of wind.