Meaning: A moment of sudden understanding or revelation
Synonym: Flash, oracle
Antonym: Confusion, Secret
Sentence:In the first grade, I experienced an epiphany that girls were always treated differently than boys.
Meaning: Well- educated
Synonym: literate, scholarly
Antonym: uneducated, ignorant
Sentence:As to what India derived from Greece there has been a good deal of erudite debate.
Meaning: Pull back or move away or backwards
Synonym: subside, ebb, taper
Antonym: forge, ascend, prolong
Sentence: The unhappy memories of her childhood receded as she grew older
Meaning: a small quantity of a particular thing, especially something desirable or valuable
Synonym: particle, degree, fragment, scrap,
Sentence: “his statement had a modicum of truth”
Meaning: sacrilegious against God or sacred things; profane.
Synonym: irreligious, irreverent, impious, ungodly,
Sentence: “blasphemous and heretical talk”
Meaning: outstandingly bad; shocking, remarkably good.
Synonym: atrocious, deplorable
Antonym: concealed , good
Sentence: “egregious abuses of copyright”
Meaning: bitterness or ill feeling.
Synonym: ill feeling, ill will, bad blood, animosity, hostility, enmity,
Sentence:”the AGM dissolved into acrimony”
Meaning: absorb or assimilate (ideas or knowledge).
Synonym: assimilate, absorb, soak up, take in, digest
Antonym: abstain, fast
Sentence:”if one does not imbibe the culture one cannot succeed”
Meaning: a proverb or short statement expressing a general truth.
Synonym: saying, maxim, axiom, proverb,
Sentence: “the old adage ‘out of sight out of mind’”
Meaning: Careful and sensible; marked by sound judgment
Synonym: wise, sensible, reasonable
Antonym: careless, indiscreet, inattentive
Sentence:”That sacrifice may also be a prudent action,” observed Madeleine.