Meaning: a solution or remedy for all difficulties or diseases.
Synonym: universal cure, cure-all, cure for all ills, universal remedy
Sentence: “the panacea for all corporate ills”
Meaning: wild and noisy disorder or confusion; uproar.
Synonym: cacophony, clamor
Antonym: calm, hush, peace,
Sentence: “there was complete pandemonium—everyone just panicked”
Meaning: simultaneous performance or utterance of action or speech.
Synonym: (all) at once, at the same moment, (all) together, as one, in concert, in chorus
Sentence: “‘Yes, sir,’ said the girls in unison”
Meaning: a person falsely claiming to have a special knowledge or skill.
Synonym: quack, mountebank, sham, fraud, fake
Sentence: “a self-confessed con artist and charlatan”
Meaning: a future event or circumstance which is possible but cannot be predicted with certainty.
Synonym: incident, happening, occurrence, juncture, possibility,
Sentence: “a detailed contract which attempts to provide for all possible contingencies”
Meaning: (of a person) having an unemotional and stolidly calm disposition., not easily upset, excited, or angered
Synonym: composed; imperturbable,
Antonym: histrionic, hot-blooded, impassioned,
Sentence: “the phlegmatic British character”
a strangely phlegmatic response to what should have been happy news
Meaning:(of an argument or statement) seeming reasonable or probable.
Synonym:credible, reasonable, believable,
Sentence: “a plausible explanation”
Meaning:a mixture of dried petals and spices placed in a bowl to perfume a room.
a mixture or medley of things.
Synonym: mixture, assortment, collection, selection
Sentence: “he played a potpourri of tunes from Gilbert and Sullivan”
Meaning:dealing with things sensibly and realistically in a way that is based on practical rather than theoretical considerations.
Antonym: idealistic, impractical, unrealistic, Utopian
Sentence: “a pragmatic approach to politics”
Meaning: put (someone or something) into a situation in which there is a danger of loss, harm, or failure
Synonym: threaten, endanger, imperil, menace
Sentence: “a devaluation of the dollar would jeopardize New York’s position as a financial centre”