1. SUPERVENE (VERB): follow
Synonyms: pursue, supersede
Antonyms: retreat, precede
When you see your leader like that, you supervene his notions.
2. GARISH (ADJECTIVE): flashy
Synonyms: ostentatious, gaudy Antonyms: plain, modest
His shirt was very garish.
3. PRIMP (VERB): beautify and dress nicely
Synonyms: groom, spruce Antonyms: mess up, uglify
Girls take too much time to primp themselves.
4. PERSPICACIOUS (ADJECTIVE): observant, perceptive
Synonyms: alert, aware Antonyms: ignorant, unobservant
Detectives work with a perspicacious mind to solve the cases.
5. DRACONIAN (ADJECTIVE): harsh
Synonyms: cruel, oppressive Antonyms: easy, gentle
Aurangzeb is known as a draconian leader.
6. PILLAGE (VERB): plunder
Synonyms: ravage, destroy Antonyms: protect, construct
Nadeem pillaged my idea of surprising her .
7. CONFLATE (VERB): combine into one
Synonyms: unite, join Antonyms: divide, separate
I think it is simply wrong to conflate the cultural arguments for marriage rights with the political ones.
8. WRACK (VERB): damage
Synonyms: decimate, wreck Antonyms: support, comfort
He wracked the car up on the river road.
9. DIDACTIC (ADJECTIVE): educational
Synonyms: advisory, academic Antonyms: confusing, uninformative
He adopts a lofty, didactic tone when addressing women.
10. SLIGHTING (ADJECTIVE): abusive
Synonyms: disparaging, maligning Antonyms: praising, nice
He made rather a slighting remark about her parents.