1. REDUNDANT (ADJECTIVE): excessive, repetitious
Synonyms: superfluous, unnecessary
Antonyms: necessary, essential
The programmer deleted the redundant line of code that added no value to the software program.
2. SUPPLE (ADJECTIVE): flexible
Synonyms: pliant, stretchable Antonyms: stiff, rigid
Paul was incredibly supple and strong.
3. SURREPTITIOUS (ADJECTIVE): secret
Synonyms: underhand, private Antonyms: open, clear
They had several surreptitious conversations.
4. SYCOPHANT (NOUN): flatterer
Synonyms: polisher, leech Antonyms: master, dictator
Whatever Ramesh says about his boss, can’t be believed because he is a sycophant.
5. INEBRIATED (ADJECTIVE): drunk
Synonyms: intoxicated, boozy Antonyms: sober, straight
The inebriated partygoers were very loud.
6. SUMPTUOUS (ADJECTIVE): magnificent
Synonyms: splendid, deluxe Antonyms: plain, cheap
They live in sumptuous surroundings.
7. SUPERCILIOUS (ADJECTIVE): arrogant
Synonyms: haughty, egotistic Antonyms: humble, meek
Sohail is a supercilious boy.
8. STRENUOUS (ADJECTIVE): arduous
Synonyms: laborious, burdensome Antonyms: effortless, half-hearted
This is a better advice for you that you should avoid strenuous exercise in the evening.
9. INCARCERATE (VERB): imprison
Synonyms: jail, captive Antonyms: free, give liberty
It can cost Rs.50,000 to incarcerate a prisoner for a year.
10. INCIPIENT (ADJECTIVE): starting
Synonyms: beginning, inceptive Antonyms: final, mature
There were signs of incipient panic.