Superlative

Superlative: extremely good; the best

Synonyms: surpassing, excellent, magnificent, preeminent.

Antonyms: atrocious, awful, execrable, lousy, pathetic, poor, rotten, terrible, vile, wretched

Example sentences using Superlative:

  • Jal band is the best, it gives superlative concerts all around the world.
  • Saching Tendulkar is a superlative cricket player.
  • Shakespeare was a superlative poet and writer who was widely regarded as the greatest writer in English
  • The New England town meeting is a superlative example of grassroots democracy.
  • The woman ran out of superlatives describing how good her child was.

Recuperate

Recuperate: get better after illness

Synonyms: come back, gain, heal, mend, pull round [chiefly British], rally, recoup, recover, convalesce, snap back

Example sentences using Recuperate:

  • According to the reports, minogue will need 12 months to fully recuperate.
  • He was unable to recuperate from his illness, he slipped into a coma.
  • The doctors decided that Mr. Monroe will take 4 weeks to recuperate from his left leg fracture.
  • He was unable to recuperate from coma, so he was taken off the life support.
  • Half the students were absent today, they were recuperating from flu.

 

Phenomenon

Phenomenon: an event or happening (plural: phenomena)

Synonyms: caution, flash, marvel, miracle, wonder, portent, prodigy, sensation, splendor

Example sentences using phenomenon:

  • The high tide is a natural phenomenon that keeps the fishermen from fishing.
  • Natural phenomenon like lightning is hard to understand.
  • The glacier formation is a unique natural phenomenon.
  • Soccer is the most popular sport in the world and has literally become a mass phenomenon.

Blasphemy

Blasphemy:  speech  which offends religious sentiments

Synonyms: abhorrence, abomination, anathema, blasphemy, condemnation, contempt, curse, cursing, hatred, loathing, profanity, swearing

Antonyms: liking, loving

Example sentences using blasphemy :

  • The politician had committed blasphemy by making fun of the uniqueness of god’s presence.
  • Sharon was imprisoned for uttering blasphemy against the church.
  • Some countries have severe laws against blasphemy.
  • Blasphemy is the opposite of belief just like dark is opposite to light.
  • The man was beaten up for blasphemy and excommunicated for sinning.

 

Abrogate

Abrogate: cancel, deny, to repeal

Synonyms: void, vacate, scrub, retract, reject, abate, abolish, annul, cancel, dissolve, do in, end, finish off, invalidate, knock out, negate, nix, nullify, quash, renege, repeal, retract, revoke, torpedo, undo, vitiate

Antonyms: approve, establish, fix, institute, legalize, ratify, sanction, support

Example sentences using abrogate:

  • When Ray’s services were not required he abrogated his contract with the company.
  • Iran abrogated its commitment not to renew Uranium enrichment program.
  • The Supreme Court can abrogate a law if they decide that the law is unconstitutional.
  • The Professor will abrogate our right to choose our projects if we keep bunking the classes.
  • His poor academic performance forced me to abrogate all the luxuries that he had been enjoying since childhood.