Salutary (adj.)

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Definitions:
Being of benefit, especially in regard to something unwanted or unpleasant.

Synonyms:
beneficial, advantageous, productive.

Antonyms:
unwelcome, irrelevant.

Examples:
His new diet is rigid but has had a salutary effect on John’s health.

Origins:
Latin-salus-health/remedy

Voluminous (adj)

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Refractory (adj)

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Definitions:
Stubborn , unmanageable, ( of a substance) resistant to heat.

Synonyms:
obstinate, headstrong.

Antonyms:
docile, passive.

Examples:
He dreaded taking his refractory dog to the park, it always ended badly for another dog.

Origins:
Latin – refractarius- stubborn.

Inalienable (adj.)

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Definitions:
Not sunject to being taken away from or given away by the possessor.

Synonyms:
absolute, inviolable.

Antonyms:
impermanent, transitory

Examples:
Freedom should be the inalienable right of every human being.

Tips:
collates with ‘right/s’ ‘quality’.

Origins:
Possibly French- inalienable ( 16C)

Integrity (noun)

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Definitions:
1. The quality of being honest and have a strong moral compass. 2. The state of being together, one, undivided.

Synonyms:
1.ethic, moral, honesty.2. unity, cohesion.

Antonyms:
dishonesty, amoral, dividision, fragility.

Examples:
1. Integrity is a very attractive quality in a person. 2. The integrity of the school is threatened by the boys’ actions.

Origins:
French-integer – intact.

Novelty (noun)

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Definitions:
Being new or original, a small inexpensive trinket or toy.

Synonyms:
newness, freshness, originality, knick-knack.

Antonyms:
conservatism, usual, common.

Examples:
It’s fun to buy little local novelties when you are on holiday. The novelty of caravan living soon wore off when winter set in.

Origins:
Old French- novel-new

Sublime (adj.)

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Definitions:
To a great degree of excellence or an extreme of a behaviour.

Synonyms:
exalted, awe-inspiring, supreme.

Antonyms:
exalted, awe-inspiring, supreme.

Examples:
He is a maestro, his music is truly sublime. He just blamed sublime ignorance for his actions.

Origins:
Latin-sub-up to, limen- threshhold.

Syllogism (noun)

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Definitions:
A specific form of deductive reasoning.

Origins:
Possibly derived from Greek, logizesthai – to reason.

Proscribe (verb)

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Definitions:
1.To forbid, often by law. 2.denounce or condemn.

Synonyms:
1.prohibit, ban, disallow.2. condemn, denounce.

Antonyms:
1.permit, allow. 2. promote, encourage.

Examples:
There are laws which proscribe any kind of discrimination.

Origins:
Latin-pro-in front of,scribere-write.

Tumult (noun)

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Definitions:
A loud noise caused by a large group of people, a state or confusion or disorder.

Synonyms:
racket, uproar, commotion.

Antonyms:
silence, quiet.

Examples:
After the earthquake the town was in a state of tumult.

Origins:
Old French-tumulte.