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Snide (adjective)

Definition:

Insulting or critical in a sarcastic or indirect way.
You may have heard the phrase “snide remark.” This usually refers to indirect, and often sarcastic, criticism. If someone is snide, he or she is prone to making sarcastic and indirect remarks, intended to insult or criticize.

Example Sentences:

– I was about to make a snide comment, but bit my tongue, knowing it would only have furthered the argument.
– Pay attention to how you think and speak, and if it turns out that you’re sounding snide or crappy or doubtful, make the conscious decision to change.
– Three hours before his arrest on Wednesday, he posted a snide message on Twitter about the president sharing a lawyer with Harvey Weinstein.

Synonyms:

rude, sarcastic, derisive

Antonyms:

pleasant, nice, open, direct

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Jeopardy (noun)

Definition:

Danger, possibly leading to misfortune. To be in jeopardy is to be in danger. Eating three plates of nachos a day may improve your chances of winning your office’s nacho-eating contest; unfortunately, it could also put your health in jeopardy.

Example Sentences:

– Judging from the main portions of the history of the world, so far, justice is always in jeopardy.
– I think what makes ‘Jeopardy!’ special is that, among all the quiz and game shows out there, ours tends to encourage learning.
– If you run a business, if you are responsible for a lot of people, you come to grips with the reality that you have to have discipline. You have to protect the enterprise in order to take care of the employees. So, therefore, you can’t be wasteful. You can’t squander things, or you jeopardize other people.

Synonyms:

danger, exposure, hazard, peril,

Antonyms:

protection, guard, security

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