1. MURKY (ADJECTIVE): obscure
Synonyms: cloudy, dark Antonyms: bright, apparent
The plane crashed due to murky weather.
2. PAROXYSM (NOUN): outburst
Synonyms: seizure, spasm Antonyms: peace, calm
She overcome a paroxysm of grief.
3. CHOLERIC (ADJECTIVE): irritable
Synonyms: peevish, irascible Antonyms: happy, pleasant
He was beaten by a choleric old schoolmaster.
4. MARSHAL (VERB): organize
Synonyms: assemble, mobilize Antonyms: disperse, disarrange
The government marshalled its economic resources.
5. OCCULT (NOUN): supernatural practices and techniques
Synonyms: magic, mystic Antonyms: open, clear
He has made a study of witches and the occult.
6. PREEMPT (VERB): To acquire or take
Synonyms: confiscate, annex Antonyms: relinquish, surrender
I've preempted the next compartment.
7. ASPERITY (NOUN): the quality of being hard
Synonyms: harshness, acerbity Antonyms: sweetness, courtesy
“I told you he had no idea” she remarked with some asperity.
8. BEATITUDE (NOUN): a state of supreme happiness
Synonyms: bliss, ecstasy Antonyms: sorrow, misery
After qualifying the IBPS PO examination, she was in a state of beatitude.
9. CAPRICIOUS (ADJECTIVE): changeable
Synonyms: erratic, fickle Antonyms: constant, predictable
She may change her mind, she's very capricious.
10. DENOUEMENT (NOUN): the outcome of a complex sequence of events
Synonyms: conclusion, result Antonyms: beginning, opening
The unexpected denouement of the affair was surprising for all.