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1. PERNICIOUS (ADJECTIVE): destructive
Synonyms: injurious, unsafe
Antonyms: safe, harmless
Example Sentence: Her approach is self-pernicious, she needs to improve a lot.
2. LACONIC (ADJECTIVE): brief
Synonyms: concise, compact Antonyms: wordy, prolific
He described the incident in a laconic way.
3. SPREE (NOUN) - sustained period of unrestrained activity of a particular kind.
Synonyms- binge, splurge
Antonyms- plurge care, thriftiness
Example- Raghu went on three months’ crime spree
4. JUBILANT (ADJECTIVE): extremely joyful, happy
Synonyms: euphoric, exuberant Antonyms: depressed, sorrowful
The crowd was jubilant when P.V Sandhu won silver medal at Rio Olympics.
5. RIFT (NOUN): division
Synonyms: gap, difference Antonyms: bridge, joint
The opposition and the government seemed to be focused on removing the rift between them.
6. RAMBLE (VERB): wander about aimlessly
Synonyms: meander, roam Antonyms: stay, be direct
He loves to ramble around the city.
7. COMPENDIUM (NOUN): Collection
Synonyms: digest, compilation Antonyms: extension, separation
Example Sentence: Raza library is an invaluable compendium of manuscript .
8. BRAGGADOCIO (NOUN): show off
Synonyms: boaster, bragger Antonyms: decent, simple
I therefore told him, in so many words, that he was a braggadocio, and could not do what he said.
9. SPURIOUS (ADJECTIVE): fake
Synonyms: counterfeit, bogus Antonyms: authentic, genuine
He bought many spurious items.
10. QUAGGY (ADJECTIVE): soft
Synonyms: cushiony, spongy Antonyms: hard, rough
Among other things, he noticed the quaggy nature of the meat he purchased for dinner.