1. Keen
    Very Eager
  2. Keep eyes peeled on
    To remain vigilant or carefully watchful (for something or someone)

    Waiting on platform, kids kept their ***** ****** on tracks
  3. Keynote
    The principal theme in a speech or literary work
  4. Kin
    • One's family and relations
    • Clan

    Any elderly people have no ***** to turn to for assistance
  5. Kink
    • A sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight
    • Twist
  6. Kiosk
    • Small area set off by walls for special use
    • Booth
    • Cubicle
    • Stall
  7. Kneel
    Supporting yourself on your knees Surrender

    Learn to ******* down in front of that great one when you can't see any way out
  8. Laborious
    Very demanding, requiring physical effort
  9. Lad
    A boy or young man (often as a form of address)

    Come in, lad, and shut the door
  10. Lament
    • Grief
    • Lamentation
    • Mourn


    His mother's night-long ****** for his father

    There were constant ******* about the conditions of employment

    He was ******* the death of his infant daughter
  11. Languish
    • (of a person or other living thing) lose or lack vitality
    • Grow weak or feeble
    • Fail to make progress or be successful

    Plants may appear to be ******* simply because they are dormant

    Foreign stocks are still ******

    She still ****** after Richard
  12. Legitimate
    Being in compliance with the law

    Lawful ********* business
  13. Let off the steam
    Express anger or grudge that held inside since long time
  14. Lethal
    • Sufficient to cause death
    • Very harmful Destructive

    A ******* cocktail of drink and pills

    Enduring heart attack can be ***** and can cause extremely uncomfortable physical pain
  15. Like the moth to a flame
    Attracted to someone or something
  16. Limps
    Walk with difficulty typically because of a damaged leg or foot

    the thought to restrain ourselves ****** a long later
  17. Linger
    Stay in a place longer than necessary because of a reluctance to leave.

    She ******** in the yard, enjoying the warm sunshine

    Negative thoughts ***** in mind for long time
  18. Long-winded dirge
    Long talk, lamenting for the dead

    They engage their friends in a ***** ****** of depression and pessimism
  19. Looking down to someone
    Blaming somebody
  20. Looking up to someone
    Holding somebody high in mind
  21. Lucrative
    Producing a great deal of profit

    A ******* opportunity is always welcome
  22. Maladies
    A disease or ailment

    Otherwise dost feeling will cause physical *******
  23. Malign
    • Speak unfavorably about
    • Badmouth
    • Traduce
    • Drag through the mud

    Antonym: Benign

    She ********** her in laws everywhere

    Prompted by ******* motives, he indulged in office politics
  24. Meagre
    (of something provided or available) lacking in quantity or quality

    They were forced to supplement their ******** earnings
  25. Mediocre
    • Not great
    • Average

    What separates great people from ******* ones is their zest for life
  26. Menial
    (of work) not requiring much skill and lacking prestige

    Don't focus on ******** things in life
  27. Mere
    Used to emphasize how small or insignificant someone or something is

    She was hired As a manager rather than a ******* clerk
  28. Mess it up
    • A dirty or untidy state of things or of a place
    • Disorder
    • Clutter
    • Chaos

    This is very important step, please do not ****** it up
  29. Metacognition
    • Thinking about thinking
    • Awareness and understanding of one's own thought processes

    Emotional intelligence and positive thinking enhances your ********
  30. Metaphor
    A figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable

    When we speak of gene maps and gene mapping, we use a cartographic *******
  31. Misnomer
    • A wrong or inaccurate name or designation.
    • A wrong or inaccurate use of a name or term

    • Morning sickness is a ****** for many women, since the nausea can occur any time during the day
    • To call this ‘neighbourhood policing’ would be a ******
  32. Momentary
    • Lasting for a very short time
    • Brief

    Joy interest contentment pride and love broaden people's ******* thought action repertoires
  33. Mull
    Think about (a fact, proposal, or request) deeply and at length

    She began to ******* over the various possibilities
  34. Mumble
    • Murmur
    • Say something indistinctly and quietly, making it difficult for others to hear

    He ****** something she didn't catch
  35. Mummified
    Especially in ancient Egypt) preserve (a body) by embalming and wrapping it in cloth

    The ******** bodies entombed in the pyramids
  36. Mundane
    Very ordinary and thus not interesting, exciting

    Listeners expect interesting, exciting and Knowledgeable speech. They get bored with ******* preaching
  37. Nagging
    Continually complaining or fault finding

    Teenage kids find their parents ******* them about future
  38. Niche
    A shallow recess, especially one in a wall to display a statue or other ornament.

    Each ****** holding a shepherdess in Dresden china
  39. Nostalgic
    Feeling, evoking, or characterized by nostalgia.

    He remained ******** about the good old days
  40. Notoriously
    Used to emphasize that a quality or fact, typically a bad one, is well known

    Irrational beliefs are ****** self defeating
  41. Nuances
    A subtle difference in or shade of meaning, expression, or sound

    He was familiar with the ******* of the local dialect
  42. Nurture
    Care for and protect (someone or something) while they are growing

    For Sriram, these ‘squirrels’ who take responsibility are talents to be *****.

    Jarrett was ****** by his parents in a close-knit family
  43. Oblige
    Make (someone) legally or morally bound to do something

    The squirrel is under no ****** to help Ram, but he does, proactively, responsibly, expecting nothing in return

    Doctors are ******* by law to keep patients alive while there is a chance of recovery
  44. Obnoxious
    Extremely unpleasant

    ****** odours kept us away from the place
  45. Obscure
    • Not discovered or known about
    • Uncertain

    His origins and parentage are *******
  46. Obsessed
    • Having or showing excessive or compulsive concern with something
    • Haunted
    • Preoccupied
    • Taken up
    • Became more and more haunted by the stupid riddle

    Was absolutely ******** with the girl

    He was ******** in worry for the old woman

    I easily get ******* by programming
  47. Onus

    The ******* is on you to show that you have suffered loss
  48. Opulence
    Great wealth or luxuriousness

    Rooms of spectacular ****** in the palace museum pulled people like moth to a flame
  49. Ordain
    • Make (someone) a priest or minister Confer holy orders on
    • Induct

    He was ********* a minister before entering Parliament

    The Church of England voted to ****** women
  50. Ouster
    • Dismissal
    • Expulsion
    • Expel
    • Ejection
    • Removal especially wrongful

    British ******** from India marked the glory of freedom fighters

    Lack of integrity of results in ********

    ******** due to his wrongdoings

    *********** is inevitable for under performers
  51. Outlive
    • (of a person) live longer than (another person)
    • Survive or last beyond (a specified period or expected lifespan).

    He wants his legacy to ****** him

    Women generally ***** men

    The organization had largely ****** its usefulness
  52. Outset
    The start or beginning of something
  53. Overwhelm
    To overcome completely in mind or feeling

    I feel ******** with lot of things to pay attention to in my role

    Continuous ********** situation in work leads to fatigue

    Plan your prepared speech well in advance rather than ********* yourself with preparation and practice at the end

    Club witnessed ********* response to the call for nominations for humour speech club contest
  54. Obstinate
    Stubbornly refusing to change one's opinion or chosen course of action, despite attempts to persuade one to do so

    Her ******* determination to pursue a career in radio
  55. Ought
    Positive emotions ****** to function as efficient antidotes for the lingering effects of negative emotions
  56. Muster
    She realized that she would have to ****** up the courage to discuss the issue
  57. Novices
    There are five obstacles that face ******* who start engaging in the practice
  58. Magnificent
    For it is only us – the humans who populate the earth – who can make the mundane so *******
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