English Word: Anticlimax
Part of Speech:
English Meaning: A gradual or sudden decrease in the importance or impressiveness of what is said.
Example Sentence: "The adventure story ended in an anticlimax."
Meaning: Move or fall downwards.
Sentence: We have to descend the hill to reach the valley.
Synonyms: cascade, collapse, crash, dip, disembark, dive, go down, penetrate, plummet, plunge, settle, sink, slide, slip, stumble, subside, swoop, trickle, tumble
Antonyms: ascend, go up, grow, increase, leave, rise, even, level, mount, pour, straighten
Meaning: to get yourself free
Sentence: The prisoner tried to escape from prison.
Synonyms: breakout, departure, desertion, disappearance, flight, freedom, liberation, outbreak, rescue, withdrawal
Antonyms: arrival, coming, entrance, stay, staying, directness, meeting, capture
Meaning: hurried, done too quickly
Sentence: Her hasty decisions did not always have the required effect.
Synonyms: abrupt, careless, expeditious, hurried, ill-advised, impulsive, quick, rapid, reckless, sudden, swift, urgent
Antonyms: careful, cautious, kind, leisurely, slow, sluggish, thoughtful, wise
Meaning: unusual or extraordinary
Sentence: He climbed over the wall with remarkable ease.
Synonyms: curious, exceptional, important, impressive, miraculous, momentous, notable, noteworthy, noticeable, odd, outstanding, phenomenal, rare, significant, singular, solid, strange, striking, surprising, uncommon, unique, wonderful
Antonyms: average, bad, common, commonplace, familiar, inconsequential, inconspicuous, inferior, insignificant, like, normal, ordinary, poor, regular, similar, standard, trivial, unexceptional, unimportant, unimpressive, unnoticeable, unremarkable, usual, worthless
Meaning: Very great in amount, scale, or intensity.
Sentence: A tremendous wave rocked the boat.
Synonyms: amazing, astounding, awesome, colossal, dreadful, enormous, excellent, exceptional, extraordinary, fabulous, fantastic, formidable, great, immense, incredible, marvelous, massive, monumental, prodigious, terrible, terrific, vast, wonderful
Antonyms: bad, believable, common, commonplace, conventional, customary, expected, familiar, inferior, insignificant, little, miniature, minute, nice, normal, ordinary, plain, pleasant, poor, powerless, small, teeny, tiny, trivial, unamazing, unimportant, unnoteworthy, usual, weak, wonderful