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1. CLIP (VERB): prune

Synonyms: mow, shave                          Antonyms: expand, extend

Example Sentence: 

He clipped the extra framework.


2. ETHNIC (ADJECTIVE): traditional

Synonyms: indigenous, native              Antonyms: alien, foreign

Example Sentence: 

I like the ethnic prints on the kurta.



3. SPIRAL (ADJECTIVE): twisted

Synonyms: circling, coiled                Antonym: unwinding, straight

Example Sentence: 

He lives in a spiral building.


4. GREET (VERB): welcome

Synonyms: accost, embrace              Antonyms: avoid, dodge

Example Sentence: 

My aunt warmly greeted my mother.


5. SEMBLANCE (NOUN): appearance

Synonyms: aspect, show                         Antonyms: unlikeness, change

Example Sentence: 

An hour into the thriller movie, a semblance of a complex plot finally emerged.


6. CONFRONTATION (NOUN): conflict

Synonyms: battle, crisis               Antonyms: agreement, peace

Example Sentence: 

He faced a great confrontation.


7. PURVIEW (NOUN): ken

Synonyms: acumen, awareness      Antonyms: misconception, ignorance

Example Sentence: 

The captain does not have purview over those who are not under his military command.


8. INTERVENE (VERB): interfere

Synonyms: meddle, intercede         Antonyms: disregard, ignore

Example Sentence: 

Don’t intervene in between!


9. REFRAIN (VERB): hold back

Synonyms: desist, withhold          Antonyms: allow, encourage

Example sentence: 

He was refrained from talking.


10. INSIDIOUS (ADJECTIVE): dangerous

Synonyms: sneaky, crooked        Antonyms: honest, fair

Example Sentence:

She has an insidious smile.



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