Meaning: Servile flattery; exaggerated and hypocritical praise
Synonym: applause, commendation, flattery
Antonym: abuse, criticism
Sentence:The nation, following the lead of the political leaders, joined in their adulation.
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.
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: Suggestive of something in the past
Synonym: Evocative, redolent
Antonym: forgetful, oblivious
Sentence:Cannot forbear to close on this reminiscent literary note.
Meaning: wrong ,deviant
Synonym: erratic, stray
Sentence:I saw an errant man shouting at his daughter for skipping office
Meaning: lacking restraint in spending money or using resources.
Synonym: spendthrift, profligate, unthrifty
Antonym: cheap, thrifty
Sentence: “it was rather extravagant to buy both”
Meaning: the condition of being considered more important than someone or something else; priority in importance, order, or rank.
Synonym: outweigh, supersede,
Sentence: “his desire for power soon took precedence over any other consideration”
Meaning: a system in which members of an organization or society are ranked according to relative status or authority
Synonym: pecking order, ranking, grading, ladder, social order, social stratum
Antonym: disordered, free-for-all
Sentence: “the initiative was with those lower down in the hierarchy”
Meaning: (of a view or picture) with a wide view surrounding the observer; sweeping.
Synonym: sweeping, wide, extensive, bird’s-eye, scenic
Antonym: restricted, narrow, limited
Sentence: “on a clear day there are panoramic views”
Meaning: relevant or applicable to a particular matter; apposite.
Synonym: relevant, to the point, apposite
Antonym: irrelevant, inappropriate
Sentence:”she asked me a lot of very pertinent questions”