1) Deportation (Noun) —
Meaning: the action of deporting a foreigner from a country.
Synonyms: expulsion, expelling, banishment, banishing, exile
Usage: “asylum seekers facing deportation”
2) Heft (Verb) —
Meaning: lift or carry (something heavy).
Synonyms: lift, lift up, raise
Antonyms: put down
Usage: “he lifted crates and hefted boxes”
3) Gobbledygook (Noun) –
Meaning: language that is Meaningless or is made unintelligible by excessive use of technical terms.
Synonyms: bafflegab, double-talk, gibberish
Antonyms: sense, truth, possessions
Usage: “reams of financial gobbledygook”
4) Yanked (Verb) —
Meaning: pull with a jerk.
Synonyms: jerk, pull, tug
Antonyms: fixed, pushed, put in
Usage: “her hair was yanked, and she screamed”
5) Riposte (Noun) —
Meaning: a quick, clever reply to an insult or criticism.
Synonyms: retort, counter, rejoinder
Antonyms: question, request
Usage: “‘You’ve got a strange sense of honour,’ Grant riposted” He stepped, lunged, parried, riposted, all the movements flowing into the next, a dance of incredible intricacy. (lunged – to make, or cause to make, a sudden forward movement. He lunged forward, but the heavy chains around his ankles brought him crashing back down to the ground.
Parried – to avoid, deflect, or ward off (an attack, a blow, an argument, etc). His attack was parried, and then counterattacked with a diagonal swipe to the head.)
6) Recuse (Verb) —
Meaning: excuse oneself from a case because of a potential conflict of interest or lack of impartiality.
Synonyms: disqualify oneself, excuse oneself
Antonyms: include oneself, insert oneself
Usage: “it was the right of counsel to ask a judge to recuse himself from continuing to hear a case because of bias”
7) Roster (Noun) —
Meaning: a list or plan showing turns of duty or leave for individuals or groups in an organization.
Synonyms: list, listing, register
Antonyms: mishmash, mess, jumble
Usage: “next week’s duty roster”
8) Conscription (Noun) –
Meaning: compulsory enlistment for state service, typically into the armed forces.
Synonyms: call-up, draught
Usage: “conscription was extended to married men”
9) Fodder (Noun) –
Meaning: food, especially dried hay or straw, for cattle and other livestock.
Synonyms: feed, food, rations
Antonyms: deprivation, starvation
Usage: “young people ending up as factory fodder”
10) Souvenirs (Noun) –
Meaning: a thing that is kept as a reminder of a person, place, or event.
Synonyms: memento, keepsake, reminder
Usage: “the recording provides a souvenir of a great production”
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