Poetry Words: Synonyms and Antonyms, Sentences
|Deferred|| S- delay, hold up|
Sentence: The young man was upset when his plane was DEFERRED for another hour, due to the severe thunderstorm outside.
|Writhe|| S- squirm, struggle|
A- be still
Sentence: The possessed girl was WRITHING while she was being held down for a exorcism.
|Pensive|| S- wistful, dreamy, thoughtful|
A- shallow, ignorant
Sentence: The PENSIVE girl was very dreamy and thoughtful.
|Demure|| S- modest, shy, timid|
A- shameless, outgoing, bold
Sentence: The DEMURE woman was very modest due to her religion and the way she was raised.
|Discerning|| S- determine, distinguish, judge|
A- overlook, neglect, disregard
Sentence: The DISCERNING man was a very good judge of character and accepted the woman's help.
|Beguile|| S- seduce, con, entice|
Sentence: In the movie "Black Swan", the black swan BEGUILES the prince to fall in love with her instead of the white swan.
|Depravity (Depraved)|| S- corrupt, wicked, immoral|
A- improve, moralize
Sentence: The DEPRAVED man turned corrupt and wicked after the loss of his wife and son.
|Respite|| S- postponement, reprieve|
Sentence: The judge gave everyone a RESPITE so that the jury could find the verdict of the convicted man.
|Azure|| S- pale blue, sky-blue, cerulean|
Sentence: The clear sky was the color of AZURE.
|Archaic|| S- ancient, antique|
A- modern, new, young
Sentence: The ARCHAIC pyramids in Egypt are very ancient.
|Palpitating|| S- flutter, quiver, shiver|
A- be still
Sentence: The girl's heart started to PALPITATE as she saw her boyfriend with roses in his hands. She pressed a hand to her chest, as if to stop her fluttering heart.
|Diverge|| S- scatter, branch, divide|
A- converge, join
Sentence: The one road DIVERGED into two roads.