1. DISORIENT (VERB): Baffle
Synonyms: puzzle, bewilder
Antonyms: orient, balance
Luisa is disoriented about Leo’s question.
2. STIRRING (ADJECTIVE): Rousing
Synonyms: stimulating, inspiring Antonyms: boring, monotonous
His act was stirring.
3. NARCOTIZE (VERB): Anesthetize
Synonyms: deaden, desensitize Antonyms: enliven, revitalize
He prescribed a medicine that does not heal but merely narcotizes.
4. GENUFLECT (VERB): Kowtow
Synonyms: bow, kneel Antonyms: disrespect, disregard
I just genuflect before almighty.
5. GOOF (NOUN): Err
Synonyms: mistake, flub Antonyms: correct, fix
He admitted his goof .
6. GLOAT (VERB): Exclaim triumph
Synonyms: relish, crow Antonyms: be sad, commiserate
I gloated over my victory.
7. STICKLER (NOUN): Perfectionist
Synonyms: disciplinarian, pedant Antonyms: beginner, trainee
Aamir is a stickler .
8. STARTLE (VERB): Astonish
Synonyms: astound, surprise Antonyms: calm, compose
Marlene was startled over his performance.
9. STEELY (ADJECTIVE): Brutal
Synonyms: callous, barbarous Antonyms: compassionate, gentle
Nele gave her a steely look.
10. UNSWAYABLE (ADJECTIVE): Unyielding
Synonyms: insistent, intransigent Antonyms: flexible, irresolute
Alisa is an unswayable colleague.