- OVERT (ADJECTIVE): Obvious
Synonyms: apparent, definite
Antonyms: obscure, uncertain
Sentence: The new guest smiled in return but gave no overt sign of knowing the man.
- MEDDLESOME (ADJECTIVE): Interfering
Synonyms: intrusive, meddling
Antonyms: avoiding, dodging
Sentence: She made a meddlesome remark.
- MINCING (ADJECTIVE): Affected
Synonyms: artificial, dainty
Antonyms: extroverted, unaffected
Sentence: Naira can’t put up with his mincing voice for rest of her life.
- LAVISH (ADJECTIVE): wasteful
Synonyms: extravagant, profligate
Antonyms: economical, mean
Sentence: She came to a grief because of his lavish spending habits.
- LACONIC (ADJECTIVE): brief
Synonyms: short, terse
Antonyms: verbose, wordy
Sentence: Though his speech was laconic, yet it was lucid.
- MAMMOTH (ADJECTIVE): huge
Synonyms: enormous, gargantuan
Antonyms: little, miniature
Sentence: A mammoth project will be completed very soon.
- MENACE (NOUN): danger
Synonyms: threat, peril
Antonyms: safety, surety
Sentence: Terrorism is a potential menace to the integrity of the country.
- MANIFEST (ADJECTIVE): clear
Synonyms: understandable, palpable
Antonyms: unclear, obscure
Sentence: His evil intentions were manifest when he mentioned the question of dowry.
- MODICUM (NOUN): small amount
Synonyms: ounce, shred
Antonyms: lot, whole
Sentence: There is no modicum of truth in her statement.
- OBLIVION (NOUN): mental blankness
Synonyms: forgetfulness, unconsciousness
Antonyms: awareness, concern
Sentence: He drank himself into oblivion.