1. Clamour – shout loudly and insistently.
Synonyms: scream, shriek, roar, clangour, tumult
Usage: As soon as the people learn about the little boy’s murder, they are going to clamor for justice.
2. Reassert – to state with assurance, confidence, or force; state strongly or positively
Synonyms: acknowledge, advocate, affirm, announce, argue, disclose, repeat
Antonyms: abandon, abdicate,
Usage: Golf has been struggling here and desperately needs to reassert itself as an important sport.
3. Pertinent – relevant or applicable to a particular matter; apposite.
Synonyms: admissible, applicable, appropriate, germane, opportune, related
Antonyms: irrelevant, inappropriate
Usage: She asked me a lot of very pertinent questions
4. Endure – suffer (something painful or difficult) patiently
Synonyms: encounter, experience, suffer, sustain, tolerate, abide, accustom
Antonyms: oppose, forfeit, cease
Usage: No matter how hard his opponent hit, the boxer was determined to endure the fight.
5. Posit – put forward as fact or as a basis for argument.
Synonyms: postulate, advance, propound, submit, predicate, hypothesize
Usage: The students were asked to posit their ideas about the dance through the school suggestion box.
6. Augur – to divine or predict
Synonyms: diviner, forecaster, harbinger, herald, oracle, prognosticator
Antonyms: hide, withhold
Usage: Diminishing gas prices augur a high amount of road travel on the upcoming holiday.
7. Cling – hold tightly
Synonyms: adhere, clasp, fasten, cherish, clutch, cohere, continue, embrace
Antonyms: detach, bounce, disband, dislodge
Usage: She will cling to her decision to not sell her home
8. Transient – lasting only for a short time; impermanent.
Synonyms: ephemeral, fleeting, transitory, fugitive, temporal, volatile
Antonyms: endless, ceaseless, immanent, perpetual
Usage: The snow is transient and will melt as soon as the sun appears.
9. Cobble – to put together roughly or clumsily.
Synonyms: assemble, complete, construct, create, fabricate, synthesize
Antonyms: destroy, ruin
Usage: The group had cobbled together a few decent songs.
10. Aloof – removed or distant either physically or emotionally
Synonyms: detached, distant, indifferent, unresponsive, unsympathetic
Antonyms: concerned, friendly, sociable, familiar
Usage: He is aloof and does not talk to anyone.