Advanced Vocabulary Vocabulary for Exams

Advanced vocabulary English words with meaning, synonyms and antonyms with PDF(1)

COMPASSION
  1. COMPETENCE (NOUN): capability

Synonyms: ability, proficiency

Antonyms: bluntness, dullness

Sentence: I regard him as a man of integrity and high professional competence.

  1. COMPENDIUM (NOUN): summary

Synonyms: digest, compilation

Antonyms: extension, enlargement

Sentence: His book is a delightful compendium of important questions.

  1. COMPASSION (NOUN): pity

Synonyms: tenderness, gentleness

Antonyms: antipathy, ruthlessness

Sentence: There is no need to show compassion for him.

  1. LIBIDINOUS (ADJECTIVE): lustful

Synonyms: sensual, lascivious

Antonyms: moral, decent

Sentence: The child should be kept away from libidinous movie

  1. REVELRY (NOUN): merrymaking

Synonyms: festivity, celebration

Antonyms: mourning, sadness

Sentence: I called the police when my neighbours refused to settle down and end their revelry.

  1. RUSE (NOUN): trick, deception

Synonyms: gimmick, ploy

Antonyms: honesty, openness

Sentence: It was a ruse to bring him there.

  1. SIMPLETON (NOUN): fool

Synonyms: buffoon, jerk

Antonyms: brain, genius

Sentence: He is a simpleton boy and tries to make everybody around him laugh.

  1. CLANNISH (ADJECTIVE): exclusive

Synonyms: selected, reserved

Antonyms: welcoming, open

Sentence: Celebrities believe in wearing clannish dresses.

  1. SATANIC (ADJECTIVE): demonic

Synonyms: cruel, maniacal

Antonyms: angelic, good

Sentence: His father’s satanic remark stung deeply and brought the boy to tears.

  1. TITULAR (ADJECTIVE): having a title

Synonyms: nominal, so-called

Antonyms: actual, real

Sentence: He always refused any titular distinction; but he was credited by many.

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