1. QUANDARY (NOUN): Delicate situation
Synonyms: difficulty, dilemma
Antonyms: advantage, boon
I found myself in a quandary.
2. QUIETUDE (NOUN): Calm
Synonyms: dispassion, peace Antonyms: agitation, clamor
Raghu lived here in quietude.
3. PROCLIVITY (NOUN): Inclination
Synonyms: penchant, predilection Antonyms: antipathy, dislike
The new book concludes in a way that hardly matches my own social proclivity.
4. QUISLING (NOUN): Traitor
Synonyms: betrayer, collaborator Antonyms: loyalist, patriot
He was proved to be a quisling.
5. PLEBIAN (ADJECTIVE): Native
Synonyms: local, indigenous Antonyms: uncommon, different
He is a plebian author.
6. OPULENCE (NOUN): Wealth
Synonyms: abundance, affluence Antonyms: dearth, deficiency
Her opulence made her have many friends.
7. OBVIATE (VERB): Counteract
Synonyms: preclude, forestall Antonyms: assist, support
Climatic conditions obviate the necessity of rain.
8. OVERT (ADJECTIVE): Obvious
Synonyms: apparent, definite Antonyms: obscure, uncertain
The new guest smiled in return but gave no overt sign of knowing the man.
9. MEDDLESOME (ADJECTIVE): Interfering
Synonyms: intrusive, meddling Antonyms: avoiding, dodging
She made a meddlesome remark.
10. MINCING (ADJECTIVE): Affected
Synonyms: artificial, dainty Antonyms: extroverted, unaffected
Naira can’t put up with his mincing voice for rest of her life.