Meaning: having or showing excessive or offensive sexual desire.
Synonym: lustful, licentious, lascivious,
Antonym: chaste, pure
Sentence: “she ignored his lecherous gaze”
Meaning: generosity in bestowing money or gifts upon others, money or gifts given generously
Synonym: generosity, liberality, munificence
Sentence: “presumably public money is not dispensed with such largesse to anyone else”
Meaning: the process of releasing, and thereby providing relief from, strong or repressed emotions.
Synonym: purging, purgation, purification, cleansing,
Sentence: “music is a means of catharsis for them”
Meaning: incongruously varied in appearance or character; disparate
Synonym: miscellaneous, disparate, diverse
Antonym: homogeneous, uniform
Sentence:”a motley crew of discontents and zealots”
Meaning: a person or thing that is the centre of attention or admiration.
Synonym: central, core, center, epicenter, eye, focus
Sentence: “Kirk was the cynosure of all eyes.
Meaning: an unintended consequence of an event or action, especially an unwelcome one.
Synonym: consequence, result, effect, outcome,
Sentence: “the move would have grave repercussions for the entire region”
Meaning: in its original condition; unspoilt.
Synonym: immaculate, in perfect condition
Antonym: dirty, sullied
Sentence: “pristine copies of an early magazine”
Meaning: extremely hungry.
Synonym: starved, famished;
Sentence: “I’d been out all day and was ravenous”
Synonym: Cordial, Harmonious
Antonym: impolite, uncivil
Sentence:The business coach for the small company owner served as an amicable executive mentor
Meaning: Assist or encourage, usually in some wrongdoing
Synonym: endorsement, succour, aid
Antonym: hindrance, obstruction, stoppage
Sentence:Did Herald aid and abet a crime?