Vocabulary of the day

1. MAMMOTH (ADJECTIVE): huge
Synonyms: enormous, gargantuan
Antonyms: little, miniature
Example Sentence: A mammoth project will be completed very soon.

2. MENACE (NOUN): danger
Synonyms: threat, peril
Antonyms: safety, surety
Example Sentence: Terrorism is a potential menace to the integrity of the country.

3. MANIFEST (ADJECTIVE): clear
Synonyms: understandable, palpable
Antonyms: unclear, obscure
Example Sentence: His evil intentions were manifest when he mentioned the question of dowry.

4. MODICUM (NOUN): small amount
Synonyms: ounce, shred
Antonyms: lot, whole
Example Sentence: There is no modicum of truth in her statement.

5. OBLIVION (NOUN): mental blankness
Synonyms: forgetfulness, unconsciousness
Antonyms: awareness, concern
Example Sentence: He drank himself into oblivion.

6. IMPENDING (ADJECTIVE): approaching
Synonyms: forthcoming, imminent
Antonyms: gone, past
Example Sentence: Impending task will be completed by next week.

7. HEINOUS (ADJECTIVE): atrocious
Synonyms: horrifying, monstrous
Antonyms: friendly, delightful
Example Sentence: The heinous crime by him was against every norm of civilization.

8. HEARSAY (NOUN): unsubstantiated information
Synonyms: rumour, grapevine
Antonyms: reality, truth
Example Sentence: One should not believe in hearsay.

9. HARANGUE (NOUN): loud and scolding talk
Synonyms: diatribe, tirade
Antonyms: eulogy, panegyric
Example Sentence: Nowadays a political harangue has been increased.

10. INDIGENT (ADJECTIVE): poor
Synonyms: destitute, impoverished
Antonyms: affluent, wealthy
Example Sentence: Abhishek could not continue his study because his parents were indigent.

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