|Saturday, July 27, 2002||
Synonyms: winding, roundabout
Antonyms: direct, straight
— We took a circuitous route to avoid the heavy traffic.
Sordid (sawd i’d): dirty and unpleasant conditions
Synonyms: squalid, filthy
Antonyms: clean, fresh.
— They have no choice but to live in those sordid slums.
Outlandish (out’ landish): looking or sounding strange.
Synonyms: alien, bizarre, queer
Antonyms - banal, mundane, ordinary.
— I think the
outlandish clothes that he likes to wear make him look quite foolish.
Synonyms: reject, rebut, deny
Antonyms: accept, acknowledge, admit
— He repudiated the charges against him.
Repugnant (re’pug’nant): causing a feeling of intense dislike
Synonyms: repulsive, repellent, abhorrent
Antonyms: attractive, pleasant, agreeable.
— The very thought of eating beef is repugnant to me.
Surly (surli): bad-tempered
Synonyms - sullen, ungracious, churlish
Antonyms - genial, pleasant, cheerful
— I cannot teach such surly children
From the jumbled words, find some types of cupboards and cabinets:
A new lease of life. A lease is the time for which one rents property. When the time is over, it may be renewed and, possibly, under improved conditions, Hence, figuratively the phrase began to be applied to an exhausted person who starts a fresh stage of activity.
The soul without imagination is what an observatory would be without a telescope.
— H.W. Beecher
Dresser, cellaret, chiffonier, tallboy, buffet, bureau.
— Illa Vij