||Having a ready insight into and understanding of things.
||Many perspicacious investors sold their tech stocks long before the market crashed.
||A work of art, music, or literature that is regarded as the most important or best work that an artist, composer, or writer has produced. Origin : Latin
||This film is going to be the magnum opus of the director.
||The fact or condition of being involved with others in an activity that is unlawful or morally wrong.
||They were accused of complicity in an attempt to overthrow the government.
||Situation that seems irresolvable.
||The CEO of the company has a power to break any logjam in financial issues.
||Eager or quick to argue or fight; aggressively defiant.
||The truculent attitude of students during strike was justifiable.
||Harsh criticism or censure.
||The alleged complicity of the actor in betting brought opprobrium from his fans.
||Showing a casual lack of concern.
||Because Bill is insouciant and not concerned about his retirement, he does not worry about saving money.
||Make or cause to make the slightest movement
||The opposition is refusing to budge on its stand against the ruling party.
||A collection of documents about a particular person, event, or subject.
||The government will soon release dossiers containing the evidence of a planned protest against the government by the opposition.
||A book, especially a large, heavy, scholarly one.
||I prefer reading novels to tomes.
||(of a man) make (another man) a cuckold by having a sexual relationship with his wife.
||In the novel, the protagonist cuckolds his employer.
||A dominant or recurring idea in an artistic work.A decorative image or design, especially a repeated one forming a pattern.
||Unrequited love is a frequent motif in the playwright’s works.
||Threats, violence, constraints, or other action used to coerce someone into doing something against their will or better judgement.
||The judge overturned the case because the defendant’s attorney proved that his client’s confession had been given under duress.
||Characterized by reflection or deep thought
||She was looking over the sea with sad, musing gaze. She missed him.
||Put in a very difficult situation
||The board is supporting the beleaguered director.
||A downfall caused by an inescapable agent. The enemy which constantly causes problems
||The whole world witnessed the nemesis of the country whose sole nemesis was poor governance
||Go back on a promise, undertaking, or contract.
||The government had reneged on its election promises.
||Denoting or relating to a world view that promotes heterosexuality as the normal or preferred sexual orientation.
||We used to live in a heteronormative culture but things are changing now.
||Deliberately rude behavior
||Although she is a beautiful and talented actress, she has a reputation for being churlish and difficult to get along with.
||Irritable and quarrelsome.
||They fight like fractious children.
||Expose the falseness or hollowness of (an idea or belief) to reveal the inaccuracies associated with a belief
||The scientist hoped to debunk the genetic theory by completing his own research.
||Extreme patriotism for one’s country that often shows itself through aggression towards other nations
||The dictator’s jingoism caused him to constantly rant about his nation’s superiority while threatening his rivals with war.
||Torment or tease (someone) with the sight or promise of something that is unobtainable. Excites one’s senses or desires.
||Since I am on a diet, I must ignore the tantalizing smells coming from the bakery.
||A desperate or reckless person, especially a criminal.
||No one could believe that the decently dressed man was a desperado.
||After sitting in the airport for nine hours, I was livid when I learned my flight would be delayed another six hours.
||The action or process of disputing or arguing
||There is a global contestation over the distribution of natural resources.
||Declared invalid ( an official agreement, decision or result )
||The elections were annulled by the general amid renewed protests.
||Recklessly extravagant or wasteful in the use of resources. Licentious and dissolute
||During the mayor’s campaign, he swore to put an end to profligate government spending.
||Make, distribute, or sell (alcoholic drink or a recording) illegally.
||Government has to enforce measures to curtail bootlegging.
||Alcoholic drink, especially inferior or illicit whisky.
||Prohibition of liquor in a state will lead to larger number of deaths due to hooch tragedies.
||A person who believes that war and violence are unjustifiable.
||She was a committed pacifist all her life.