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  1. REFURBISH (VERB): make clean

Synonyms: repair, renovate

Antonyms: ruin, destroy

Sentence: A person can refurbish his image by leading life dedicated to his vocation.

  1. RAZE (VERB): destroy completely

Synonyms: demolish, obliterate

Antonyms: build, construct

Sentence: Dozens of villages have been razed.

  1. RAPT (ADJECTIVE): fully attentive

Synonyms: elated, ecstatic

Antonyms: dejected, doleful

Sentence: He listened to the speaker with rapt attention.

  1. PERPETUATE (VERB): maintain

Synonyms: preserve, conserve

Antonyms: discontinue, cease

Sentence: In order to perpetuate the method of amending the constitution was made extremely rigid.


Synonyms: destructive, mortal

Antonyms: harmless, healthful

Sentence: He died of a malignant tumour.

  1. DENIGRATE (VERB): besmirch

Synonyms: defame, disparage

Antonyms: praise, laud

Sentence: We should not try to denigrate the character of anyone.


Synonyms: brave, gallant

Antonyms: timid, fearful

Sentence: Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto was a dauntless politician.

  1. DECORUM (NOUN): grace

Synonyms: propriety, dignity

Antonyms: Impropriety, Levity

Sentence: We all should maintain our decorum.

  1. DETRIMENT (NOUN): damage

Synonyms: harm, loss

Antonyms: profit, benefit

Sentence: Smoking is a detriment to good health.

  1. DREARY (ADJECTIVE): cheerless

Synonyms: comfortless, dark

Antonyms: inspiring, pleasant

Sentence: I will have to go to another dreary meeting tomorrow.

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