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Top-10 Vocabs of the day-4

1. SQUANDERED

  • not used to good advantage
  • waste (something, especially money or time) in a reckless and foolish manner.
  • Synonyms-waste, misspend, misuse, throw away, fritter away, spend recklessly, spend unwisely

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2. INSULAR

  • Insular means “having a narrow view of the world,”
  • ignorant of or uninterested in cultures, ideas, or peoples outside one’s own experience.
  • Synonyms-  narrow-minded, small-minded, inward-looking, parochial

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3. FORLORN

  • pitifully sad and abandoned or lonely.
  • marked by or showing hopelessness
  • Synonyms- Unhappy, sad, miserable, sorrowful, dejected, despondent, disconsolate, wretched

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4. QUIESCENT

  • The adjective quiescent means “being quiet and still,”
  • being quiet or still or inactive
  • Synonyms- inert, idle, dormant, at rest, inoperative, deactivated, quiet, still, motionless, immobile, passive

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 5. ALIGHT

  • come to rest; settle
  • The word alight has two distinct meanings: it can mean coming down or settling in a delicate manner
  • Synonyms- light, perch, land, set down

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6. LUNACY

  • Lunacy is acting silly or stupid.
  • foolish or senseless behavior
  • Synonyms- craziness, folly, foolery, indulgence, tomfoolery, meshugaas, mishegaas, mishegoss

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7. INDELIBLE

  • not able to be removed or erased
  • making marks that cannot be removed.
  • Synonyms- unerasable, ineradicable

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8. GRATING

  • unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound
  • sounding harsh and unpleasant.
  • Synonyms- scraping, scratching, grinding, rasping, jarring; harsh, raucous, strident, piercing, shrill

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9. LASSITUDE

  • If you are feeling lassitude, you’re weary and just can’t be bothered.
  • a feeling of lack of interest or energy
  • Synonyms- languor, listlessness, apathy

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10. JETTISON

  • Jettison means to push to the side or toss away
  • throw away, of something encumbering
  • Synonyms- cast aside, cast away, cast out, chuck out, discard, dispose, fling, put away, throw away, throw out, toss

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