1. CLANNISH (ADJECTIVE): unfriendly
Synonyms: reserved, unreceptive Antonyms: welcoming, friendly
2. PATOIS (NOUN): jargon
Synonyms: argot, dialect Antonyms: standard, normal
Most words were understood by teenager, but the gentleman looked confused at some of the words due to the teenager’s patois.
3. COHESIVE (ADJECTIVE): closely united
Synonyms: tenacious, connected Antonym: separated, detached
The cohesive particles in the atoms were seen by the microscope.
4. PRECEPT (NOUN): law
Synonyms: doctrine, axiom Antonyms: lawlessness, disbelief
Change is the precept of the nature.
5. FLAIL (VERB): beat
Synonyms: smack, smash Antonyms: compliment, praise
They flailed Rahul badly and robbed thereafter.
6. HOVEL (NOUN): tiny unkempt house
Synonyms: hut, cottage Antonyms: mansion, castle
There was a hovel across the road.
7. HARROWING (ADJECTIVE): frightening
Synonyms: distressing, traumatic Antonyms: pleasant, appeasing
And that was a harrowing sight.
8. LACKEY (NOUN): servant
Synonyms: attendant, butler Antonyms: boss, master
Why do you always treat him as a lackey?
9. INORDINATE (ADJECTIVE): exceeding reasonable limits
Synonyms: excessive, unreasonable Antonyms: moderate, limited
The inordinate prices of the living is unaffordable to most of the people.
10. PUTATIVE (ADJECTIVE): commonly believed
Synonyms: presumed, presumptive Antonym: true, real
After the scientists conduct their lab experiment, they will know if their putative theory is correct.