Definition: showing or feeling opposition
2. TarnishDefinition: To spoil the good opinion people have of someone or something | To become or cause (metal) to become dull and not shiny
Usage: The affair could tarnish the reputation of the prime minister
3. BurgeonDefinition: To begin to grow or develop rapidly
Usage: The plants that burgeon in his garden are a reflection of his gardening skills
4. ObsoleteDefinition: No longer used because something new has been invented
Usage: Many words in the English language have become obsolete
5. RecipientDefinition: A person who receives something
Usage: Mary was the recipient of $10000 when she won the lottery.
6. AdverseDefinition: Going counter to one's benefit
Usage: It has been proved that some pain killers that are sold over the counter have adverse effects and doctors advise people not to buy them.
7. BeguileDefinition: To trick someone into doing something, especially by being nice to them | to attract or interest someone.
Usage: She tried to beguile everyone into doing what she wanted.
8. AcquittalDefinition: Deliverance from charges
Usage: She threw a big party for her brother on his acquittal from the false charges of assault that had been booked on him.
9. VitalDefinition: necessary or essential in order for something to succeed or exist
Usage: Exercise keeps a person young and vital.
10. ThwartDefinition: Prevent the occurrence, realization or attainment ofUsage: The quick wit of the British police has thwarted a major plot to blow up ten planes in midair.
11. DeterDefinition: To discourage or restrain from acting or proceeding. To prevent;check;arrest
Usage: He said the fencing was being put up to deter trespassers.
12. ObstructDefinition: To block a road, an entrance, a passage, etc. so that someone or something cannot get through, see past, etc.| to prevent someone or something from doing something or making progress,especially when this is done deliberately|
Usage: Large rocks obstruct the path
13. ConformityDefinition: Behavior or actions that follow the accepted rules of society
Usage: Conformity causes us to suffocate our ideas and holds us back from making strides.
14. ScathingDefinition: Criticizing someone or something very severely
Usage: A scathing review of the play
Usage: Everyone knows that she has been a vocal critic of that institution for long.
15. CriticDefinition: A person who expresses disapproval of someone or something and talks about their bad qualities, especially publicly.