Meaning: deceitful and untrustworthy.
Synonym: treacherous, duplicitous, deceitful, disloyal, faithless, unfaithful, traitorous
Antonym: faithful, loyal
Sentence: “a perfidious lover”
Meaning: a sense of disgust and loathing.
Synonym: disgust, repulsion, abhorrence,
Sentence:”news of the attack will be met with sorrow and revulsion”
Meaning: praise highly in speech or writing.
Synonym: acclaim, extol;
Sentence: “he was eulogized as a rock star”
Meaning: give or ascribe value or validity to.
Synonym: Price -fixing
Sentence: the culture valorizes the individual”
Meaning: the passionate expression of grief or sorrow; weeping.
Synonym: crying, sobbing, moaning
Sentence: “scenes of lamentation”
Meaning: the saying of the same thing twice over in different words, generally considered to be a fault of style
Synonym: repetition, repetitiveness
Sentence: When the lawyer spoke to the jury, he used tautology to make the jurors aware of his point without being repetitive.
Meaning: having many curves and turns.
Synonym: windy, serpentine, curving, twisting
Sentence: “the river follows a sinuous trail through the dale”
Meaning: a noisy argument or disagreement, especially in public.
Synonym: argument, quarrel, squabble, fight,
Sentence:”I had an altercation with the ticket collector”
Meaning: a soldier or guard whose job is to stand and keep watch.
Synonym: guard, keeper
Sentence: “soldiers stood sentinel with their muskets”
Meaning: a person who makes slow progress and falls behind others.
Synonym: straggler, loiterer, lingerer, dawdler
Sentence:”staff were under enormous pressure and there was no time for laggards”