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    Vocabulary Words – 10.01.2017

    Vocabulary Words – 10.01.2017
    1. MENIAL (ADJECTIVE): Suitable for servant.

    Synonyms: servile, lowly 

    Antonyms: superior, noble

    Example Sentence:

    I do not mind doing menial kitchen work until I become a professional chef. 

    2. MAGNATE (NOUN): Person of prominence 

    Synonyms: aristocrat, tycoon Antonyms: nobody, nonentity

    Example Sentence: 

    Basant is a steel magnate of India.

    3. MOMENTUM (NOUN): Push

    Synonyms: Impetus, energy Antonyms: lethargy, weakness

    Example Sentence: 

    This campaign is really gaining momentum.

    4. MUNDANE (ADJECTIVE): Worldly

    Synonyms: earthly, ordinary Antonyms: abnormal, uncommon

    Example Sentence: 

    Worldly people are often concerned with mundane matters.

    5. MOOT (ADJECTIVE): Debatable

    Synonyms: doubtful, unsettled Antonyms: certain, definite

    Example Sentence:

    Whether reservation for women is justified or not is a moot point.

    6. MONOTONY (NOUN): Boredom 

    Synonyms: sameness, tedium Antonyms: break, difference

    Example Sentence: 

    Doing something different may help break the monotony of the week. 

    7. MEMENTO (NOUN): Token 

    Synonyms: reminder, keepsake Antonyms: ordinary, common

    Example Sentence: 

    I gave him a book as a memento on his birthday.

    8. MYRIAD (ADJECTIVE): Large number

    Synonyms: multiple, immeasurable Antonyms: bounded, calculable

    Example Sentence: 

    Myriad stars twinkle in the sky.

    9. NADIR (NOUN): Lowest point

    Synonyms: rock bottom, base Antonyms: zenith, acme

    Example Sentence: 

    He is at the nadir of his hope.

    10. NAIVE (ADJECTIVE): Childlike

    Synonyms: ingenuous, ignorant Antonyms: aware, experienced

    Example Sentence:

    Being naive she believes in all that her friends tell her.

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