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    Vocabulary Words – 11.01.2017

    Vocabulary Words – 11.01.2017
    1.NASCENT (ADJECTIVE): Incipient

    Synonyms: beginning, germinal

    Antonyms: Dying, withering

    Example Sentence: The rapid growth of this commercial organization in its nascent stage is commendable.

    2. NOMADIC (ADJECTIVE): Wandering 

    Synonyms: meandering, roving Antonyms: settled, established

    Example Sentence: 

    Nomadic tribes of Rajasthan are found in every major Indian city.

    3. NEOPHYTE (NOUN): Beginner

    Synonyms: Novice, newcomer Antonyms: experienced, expert

    Example Sentence: 

    Rahul is neophyte in politics.

    4. NONPLUS (VERB): Confuse

    Synonyms: perplex, astonish Antonyms: bore, calm

    Example Sentence: 

    I was nonplussed when my best friend refused to stand by me in my financial crisis.

    5. NULLIFY (VERB): Cancel

    Synonyms: revoke, invalidate Antonyms: allow, approve

    Example Sentence:

    The agreement made by the previous government has been nullified by the new government.

    6. OVERT (ADJECTIVE): Obvious 

    Synonyms: apparent, unconcealed Antonyms: concealed, obscure

    Example Sentence: 

    The trampling of the national flag is an overt act of treason.

    7. OPULENCE (NOUN): Wealth 

    Synonyms: abundance, affluence Antonyms: dearth, deficiency

    Example Sentence: 

    The foreign travellers to America admire the opulence of that country.

    8. EXECRABLE (ADJECTIVE): Abhorrent

    Synonyms: hateful, horrible Antonyms: attractive, delightful

    Example Sentence: 

    Since I considered his betrayal to be an execrable offense that I could not forgive him.


    Synonyms: flamboyant, garish Antonyms: plain, reserve

    Example Sentence: 

    She is disliked for her ostentatious behaviour towards her friends and colleagues.

    10. PARASITE (ADJECTIVE): Living on another

    Synonyms: dependent, leech Antonyms: supportive, independent

    Example Sentence:

    Flatters are considered to be parasites because their existence depends on sycophancy.

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