1. Allure – to attract or tempt by something flattering or desirable.
Synonyms: attraction, charisma, charm, enticement, glamor
Sentence Usage: Allure of monthly returns
2. Wrangling – to argue or dispute, especially in a noisy or angry manner.
Synonyms: bicker, disagree, quarrel, quibble, squabble, tangle, altercate
Antonyms: agree, concur, give in, make peace
Sentence Usage: the order saw a lot of legal and bureaucratic wrangling.
3. Abscond – to depart in a sudden and secret manner, especially to avoid capture and legal prosecution
Synonyms: bolt, break, decamp, disappear, escape, fade, flee, get, hightail
Antonyms: appear, arrive, come, continue, face
Sentence Usage: The greedy accountant was caught at the airport before he could abscond with the company’s profits.
4. Hoary – gray or white with age
Synonyms: age-old, antiquated, timeworn, aged, antique, elderly
Sentence Usage: political funding of parties is a hoary issue
5. Sly – stealthy, insidious, or secret , cunning or wily
Synonyms: canny, impish, ingenious, intriguing, mischievous, roguish, shrewd, smart, subtle
Antonyms: behaved, foolish, inept, stupid
Sentence Usage: The young suspect was very sly during the investigation.
6. Obsequious – characterized by or showing servile complaisance or deference; fawning
Synonyms: abject, beggarly, brownnosing, complacent, compliable, compliant, cringing, crouching, deferential
Antonyms: arrogant, assertive, brazen, confident
Sentence Usage: The princess had obsequious servants who showered her with attention.
7. Syncretism – the attempted reconciliation or union of different or opposing principles, practices, or parties, as in philosophy or religion.
Synonyms: amalgamation, alliance
Sentence usage: syncretism by the sea side
8. Ubiquitous – existing or being everywhere, especially at the same time; omnipresent
Synonyms: everywhere, omnipresent, pervasive, universal
Antonyms: rare, scarce
Sentence Usage: ubiquitous Chinese threat alongside an insurgency refuses to be quelled.
9. Penchant – a strong inclination, taste, or liking for something
Synonyms: affection, affinity, predilection, proclivity, propensity, taste
Antonyms: antipathy, disinclination, dislike, hate, hatred
Sentence Usage: He has a reputation for his penchant for concepts.
10. Eccentric – deviating from the recognized or customary character, practice, etc.; irregular; erratic; peculiar; odd, not situated in the center.
Synonyms: bizarre, curious, erratic, funny, idiosyncratic, kooky, nutty, odd, offbeat, outlandish, peculiar
Antonyms: common, conventional, familiar, normal, ordinary
Sentence Usage: Most geniuses come across as eccentric because they are very unique people.