Given below is a list of words placed in alphabetical order. Each word is followed by a few of its synonyms. Note these words whenever you come across them. You should be familiar with most of the words for which synonyms are given if you have done all the exercises till this point thoroughly. So, this list will be giving you synonyms for the words which you know. Thus learning will be easier.





Words Starting with J, K and L


Jaded
Tired, weary
Jargon
cant, technical language, gibberish
Jocose
Jocular, humorous
Jocular
Inclined to joke.
Jovial
Merry.
Judicious
Prudent.
Juxtaposition
Closeness, nearness
Kiosk
Stand (open on one side), booth
Knead
Work up (into dough), press, squeeze
Lacerate
Tear (tissue toughly), mangle
Lachrymose
Given to shedding tears.
Lackadaisical
Listless.
Laconic
(Briskly) Short, concise, pithy
Languid
Listless, spiritless
Languish
Die (with hunger or desire), weaken, droop
Lascivious
Lustful.
Lassitude
Weariness, tiredness
Latent
Hidden, concealed
Laudable
Praiseworthy.
Legacy
A bequest.
Legitimate
Genuine, lawful
Levity
Frivolity.
Libel
Defamation.
Licentious
Wanton.
Lithe
Supple.
Loquacious
Talkative.
Lustrous
Shining.

Words Starting with M and N

Malaise
A condition of uneasiness or ill-being.
Malevolence
Ill will.
Malleable
Pliant.
Mawkish
Sickening or insipid.
Mellifluous
Sweetly or smoothly flowing.
Mendacious
Untrue.
Mendicant
A beggar.
Mesmerize
To hypnotize.
Meticulous
Over-cautious.
Mettle
Courage.
Mien
The external appearance or manner of a person.
Moderation
Temperance.
Modicum
A small or token amount.
Mollify
To soothe.
Mordant
Biting.
Moribund
On the point of dying.
Morose
Gloomy.
Multifarious
Having great diversity or variety.
Mundane
Worldly, as opposed to spiritual or celestial.
Munificent
Extraordinarily generous.
Myriad
A vast indefinite number.
Nadir
The lowest point.
Nefarious
Wicked in the extreme.
Negligent
Apt to omit what ought to be done.
Neophyte
Having the character of a beginner.
Noxious
Hurtful.
Nugatory
Having no power or force.

Words Starting with O

Obdurate
Impassive to feelings of humanity or pity.
Obfuscate
To darken; to obscure.
Oblique
Slanting; said of lines.
Obstreperous
Boisterous.
Odious
Hateful.
Odium
A feeling of extreme repugnance, or of dislike and disgust.
Ominous
Portentous.
Onerous
Burdensome or oppressive.
Onus
A burden or responsibility.

Words Starting with P

Palate
The roof of the mouth.
Palatial
Magnificent.
Palliate
To cause to appear less guilty.
Palpable
Perceptible by feeling or touch.
Panoply
A full set of armor.
Paragon
A model of excellence.
Pariah
A member of a degraded class; a social outcast.
Paroxysm
A sudden outburst (of any kind of activity).
Paucity
Fewness.
Pellucid
Translucent.
Penchant
A bias in favor of something.
Penurious
Excessively sparing in the use of money.
Penury
Indigence.
Peremptory
Precluding question or appeal.
Perfidy
Treachery.
Perfunctory
Half-hearted.
Peripatetic
Walking about.
Perjury
A solemn assertion of a falsity.
Permeate
To pervade.
Pernicious
Tending to kill or hurt.
Persiflage
Banter.
Perspicacity
Acuteness or discernment.
Perturbation
Mental excitement or confusion.
Petulant
Displaying impatience.
Phlegmatic
Not easily roused to feeling or action.
Pique
To excite a slight degree of anger in.
Plea
An argument (to obtain some desired action).
Plenary
Entire.
Plethora
Excess; superabundance.
Poignant
Severely painful or acute to the spirit.
Polyglot
Speaking several tongues.
Ponderous
Unusually weighty or forcible.
Portent
Anything that indicates what is to happen.
Pragmatic
Practical(values), empirical
Precarious
Critical, dangerous
Preclude
To prevent.
Precocious
Advanced (in development), overforward, premature
Predilection
Preference, partiality, inclination
Predominate
To be chief in importance, quantity, or degree.
Preposterous
(Very) Absurd, ridiculous
Prerogative
(Special) Right, privilege
Presage
To foretell.
Prescience
Knowledge of events before they take place.
Preternatural
Extraordinary.
Prim
Stiffly proper.
Pristine
Primitive.
Probity
Virtue or integrity tested and confirmed.
Proclivity
A natural inclination.
Procrastination
Delay.
Prodigious
Large, immense
Profligate
Immoral, wanton, reckless, dissolute, licentious
Profuse
Produced or displayed in overabundance.
Prolix
Verbose.
Promiscuous
Indiscriminate, impure, casual
Propinquity
Nearness, proximity
Propitious
Kindly disposed.
Prosaic
Unimaginative.
Protagonist
Leading character), hero(ine)
Providential
Fortunate, lucky
Prudence
Caution.
Puerile
Childish.
Pugnacious
Quarrelsome.
Puissant
Powerful, influential, mighty
Punctilious
Exact (in formalities), ceremonious, conscientious
Pungency
The quality of affecting the sense of smell.
Pusillanimous
Without spirit or bravery.
Putrefy
Decay, rot, decompose
Pyre
A heap of combustibles arranged for burning a dead body.


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