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25 Words

1.
Eager

Eager

Excited by desire in the pursuit of any


object

Keen
Enthusiastic
Ready
Impatient
Fervent

"the man was eager


to please"

2.
Placid

Placid

Not easily upset or excited.

Easy-going
Docile
Good-natured
calm
composed
She was a very placid child
who slept all night and hardly
ever cried.

3. Commemorate

Ver
Commemorate
b
To honor the memory of with a

ceremony

Honour
Remember
Celebrate
Observe
Venerate

Good Friday is the day that we COMMEMORATE


the death of Jesus Christ on the Cross

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4. Deify

Deify

To worship

Idolize
Worship
Exalt
Glorify
Adore

These young men DEIFY


financial success.

5. Amenities

Amenities

A thing that is welcome and makes life


a little easier or more pleasant

Facilities
Services
The secretary of state and the foreign
minister engaged in the usual
diplomatic AMENITIES before signing
the treaty

6.
Disparity

Disparity

Making someone unimportant


Difference
Inequality
Discrepancy
Disproportion
Gap
Inconsistency
Lack of correspondence
Parity (Ant)
There is still a DISPARITY in salaries
among people doing the same job.

7. Barbarian

Barbarian

Uncivilized person

Uncivilized Person
Uncultured Person
Aggressive Person

The Roman
Empire was
overrun by

8. Lethal

Lethal

certain to or intended to cause death

Deadly
Fatal
Mortal
Poisonous
Toxic
Life-giving (Ant)

They were a LETHAL


partnership, scoring 43 goals
between them.

9. Serene

Serene

An expanse of clear sky or calm sea.

Tranquil
Calm
Peaceful
Quiet
Still
Bustling (Atn)

The delightful talk, the SERENEgood


nature, the revelation of the artistic
nature-it's all wonderfully fine.

10.
Gruesome

Gruesome

involving or depicting death

Grisly
Ghastly
Horrible
Horrific
Dreadful
Shocking
Frightening
Pleasant (Atn)

the GRUESOME details of how she


was murdered

11
Secure

Secure

Safe
Protected
Locked
Safe and sound
Sheltered
Vulnerable (Atn)

Just when victory seemed


SECURE, we let it slip from our
grasp.

12
Tyranny

TYRANNY

Oppression

Dictatorship
Autocracy
Domination
Despotism
Totalitarianism
Cruelty

She finally escaped from the


TYRANNY of her father.

13 Obligatory

Obligatory

Compulsory
Mandatory
Required
Requisite
Essential
Necessary
Binding
Enforced
Voluntary (Atn)

It is OBLIGATORY for members


to be insured.

14 Connoisseur

Connoisseur

An expert judge in matters of taste


Expert
Authority
Specialist
Good judge
Buff
Aficionado
Enthusiast

Watching Rahul Dravid play was a


cricket CONNOISSER'S delight.

15
Impetuous

Impetuous
Impulsive

Rash

Hasty
Hot-headed
Sudden
Reckless
Spontaneous
Considered (Atn)

Kangna is IMPETUOUS outside,


but very sweet within!

16 Nebulous

Nebulous

Vague
Imprecise
Hazy
Unformulated
Tenuous
Ill-defined
Precise (Atn)

Obama's NEBULOUS
position on gay marriage

17 Wrath

Wrath

Anger
Rage
Fury

Mohanlal had to face the wrath of the


Indian Army, which is seeking the
withdrawal of the title of Honorary
Captain of the Territorial Army
bestowed earlier on the actor

18
Abandon

Abandon

Give up completely

Dump
Ditch
Discard
Dispose of
Throw out
Throw away
Keep (Atn)

India-New Zealand 2nd ODI


ABANDONED due to rain

19 Bashful

Bashful

Shy

Coy
Timid
Reserved
Retiring
Self-conscious
Blushing
Forward (Atn)

BASHFUL and cynical about glam-gatherings


Ajay Devgan has always shunned attending
parties and has never before thrown one.

20 Garner

Garner

Gather or collect

Gather
Acquire
Gain
Collect
Reap
Scatter (Atn)

It shows the BJP would GARNER 32 per


cent votes across the country and the
Congress only 20 per cent if the Lok
Sabha polls were to be fought
tomorrow.

21
Lethargy

Lethargy

A lack of energy; sleepiness.

Weariness
Lassitude
Stupor
Tiredness
Laziness
Sluggishness
Indolence
Get-up-and-go (Atn)

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LETHARGY.

22 Moribund

Moribund

Declining

On the way out


Waning
Past its best
Past it
Seen better days
Thriving (Atn)

She reignited MORIBUND US-India


ties with a visit to New Delhi in
1994 as the First Lady in the first
Clinton administration.

23 Rebate

Rebate

A partial refund

Refund
Repayment
Return
Discount
Reimbursement
The recent news is that Goa is
considering granting tax REBATE or
money back to films being shot
there.

24
Bemoan

Bemoan

Express discontent or sorrow

Lament
Bewail
Regret
Mourn
Moan about
Applaud (ANT)

Manmohan Singh BEMOANS


the disruptions in Parliament

25 Spite

Spite

A desire to hurt, annoy, or offend


someone

DELIBERATELY
HURT
ANNOY
OFFEND
"he'd think I was saying it
out of SPITE".

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