1. INDICT (VERB): accuse
Synonyms: charge, impeach Antonyms: absolve, acquit
He was later indicted on corruption charges.
2. SUCCINCT (ADJECTIVE): brief
Synonyms: terse, concise Antonyms: lengthy, wordy
She admitted that the ideal summary is succinct and to the point.
3. INTACT (ADJECTIVE): undamaged
Synonyms: flawless, unharmed Antonyms: flawed, harmed
The Council needs to remain intact.
4. ABATE (VERB): decrease
Synonyms: lessen, diminish Antonyms: extend, expand
As the storm abates you can leave.
5. RUMMAGE (VERB): ransack
Synonyms: forage, scour Antonyms: organize, systematize
Let Sagar rummage around inside it and find all those treasures himself.
6. ENTENTE (NOUN): agreement
Synonyms: accord, deal Antonyms: misunderstanding, disagreement
They favoured an Anglo-French entente.
7. EDACIOUS (ADJECTIVE): Voracious
Synonyms: devouring, esurient Antonyms: quenched, satisfied
Since I am a edacious reader, I often read two or three books a day.
8. CHAGRIN (NOUN): strong feeling of embarrassment
Synonyms: humiliation, mortification Antonyms: happiness, satisfaction
To her chagrin, the party ended just as she arrived.
9. CONSECRATE (VERB): hold in high religious regard
Synonyms: sanctify, ordain Antonyms: condemn, desecrate
The priests will consecrate the temple as a house of worship.
10. DASTARDLY (ADJECTIVE): contemptible
Synonyms: despicable, underhanded Antonyms: honourable, respectable
I describe the killing as a dastardly act.