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 Q



Qualm
A fit of nausea.
Quandary
Doubt, dilemma, plight
Quibble
An utterly trivial distinction or objection.
Quiescence
Being quiet, still, or at rest; inactive
Quirk
Twist, quibble, deviation
Quixotic
(Foolishly) Chivalrous, unrealistic, whimsical

Words Starting with R


Rabble
Throng (of the vulgar), crowd, proletariat
Rabid
Furious, mad, fanatical
Raconteur
A person skilled in telling stories.
Raillery
Jesting (language), banter, ridicule
Ramify
To divide or subdivide into branches or subdivisions.
Rampant
Rife, widespread
Ramshackle
Dilapidated, tumbledown, rickety
Rapacious
Sieze by force, avaricious
Raucous
Harsh.
Recalcitrant
Stubborn, refractory
Recluse
One who lives in retirement or seclusion.
Recondite
Incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding.
Recuperate
To recover.
Redoubtable
Formidable.
Redundant
Wordy, repetitious, superfluous, needless
Refractory
Not amenable to control.
Regale
To give unusual pleasure.
Regicide
The killing of a king or sovereign.
Reiterate
To say or do again and again.
Relapse
To suffer a return of a disease after partial recovery.
Relegate
Assign a lower position, banish, demote
Repast
A meal; figuratively, any refreshment.
Repine
To indulge in fretfulness and faultfinding.
Reprisal
(Injury in) Return, retaliation, revenge
Reprobate
One abandoned to depravity and sin.
Repudiate
Disavow, disclaim
Resilience
The power of springing back to a former position
Resonance
Able to reinforce sound by sympathetic vibrations.
Respite
Interval of rest.
Restive
Resisting control.
Revere
To regard with worshipful veneration.
Reverent
Humble.
Rotund
Round from fullness or plumpness.
Ruffian
A lawless or recklessly brutal fellow.
Ruminate
To chew over again, as food previously swallowed and regurgitated.


Words Starting with S


Sagacious
Wise, shrewd, astute
Salacious
Obscene, foul, indecent, lecherous
Salubrious
Healthful; promoting health.
Salutary
(Morally) Healthy, salubrious, beneficial
Sanguine
Ardent, confident, optimistic
Sardonic
Ironical, scornful, derisive
Satiate
Gratify (fully), surfeit, saturate
Satyr
A very lascivious person.
Savor
To perceive by taste or smell.
Schism
Disjunction, split
Scribble
Hasty, careless writing.
Sedition
Plotting (against government), incitement, insurgence
Sedulous
Persevering in effort or endeavor.
Severance
Separation.
Sinecure
Any position (having emoluments with few or no duties).
Sinuous
Curving in and out.
Sluggard
A person habitually lazy or idle.
Solace
Comfort in grief, trouble, or calamity.
Solvent
Having sufficient funds to pay all debts.
Somniferous
Tending to produce sleep.
Somnolent
Sleepy.
Soporific
Causing sleep; also, something that causes sleep.
Sordid
Filthy, morally degraded
Specious
Plausible.
Spurious
Not genuine.
Squalid
Having a dirty, mean, poverty-stricken appearance.
Stanch
To stop the flowing of; to check.
Stingy
Cheap, unwilling to spend money.
Stolid
Expressing no power of feeling or perceiving.
Submerge
To place or plunge under water.
Subterfuge
Evasion.
Succinct
Concise.
Sumptuous
Rich and costly.
Supercilious
Exhibiting haughty and careless contempt.
Superfluous
Being more than is needed.
Supernumerary
Superfluous.
Supersede
To displace.
Supine
Lying on the back.
Supplicate
To beg.
Suppress
To prevent from being disclosed or punished.
Surcharge
An additional amount charged.
Surfeit
To feed to fullness or to satiety.
Susceptibility
A specific capability of feeling or emotion.


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