Daily Vocabulary ( 09 oct 2017 ) : Words


1. CATHARTIC (VERB): purging
Synonyms: cleaning, purgative
Antonyms: dirtying, soiling
Example Sentence: The strength of the movie had a cathartic effect on her.

2. CIRCUITOUS(ADJECTIVE):going around, indirect
Synonyms: devious, circular
Antonyms: direct, straightforward
Example Sentence: He took a circuitous route to avoid traffic.

3. VENALITY(NOUN):corruptness
Synonyms: dishonesty, sordidness
Antonyms: morality, probity
Example Sentence: The venality of a judge led innocent to the prison.

4. ANALOGOUS(ADJECTIVE): agreeing, similar
Synonyms: related, akin
Antonyms: unrelated, unlike
Example Sentence: The brain and the Acme 1000 supercomputer are analogous to each other.

5. PERVICACIOUS(ADJECTIVE): extremely willful
Synonyms: stubborn, obstinate
Antonyms: flexible, compliant
Example Sentence: He became quite pervicacious in his old age.