- AGILITY (NOUN): quickness
Synonyms: swiftness, sprightliness
Antonyms: dullness, sluggishness
Example Sentence: When he concentrates on his work, his agility is marvellous.
- RAMPART (NOUN) : defensive wall
Synonyms: barricade, fortification
Antonyms: depression, ditch
Example Sentence: The Prime Minister declared from the ramparts of the Red Fort that sovereignty of India is enviable.
- QUANDARY (NOUN): dilemma
Synonyms: in a fix, predicament
Antonyms: advantage, good fortune
Example Sentence: Most of the students are in a quandary about their future plans after they have completed their education.
- QUIP (NOUN): A clever remark
Synonyms: banter, gag
Antonyms: praise, flattery
Example Sentence: She is quite intelligent and is in the habit of making quips.
- PERNICIOUS (ADJECTIVE): destructive
Synonyms: injurious, unsafe
Antonyms: safe, harmless
Example Sentence: Her approach is self-pernicious, she needs to improve a lot.
- QUINTESSENCE (NOUN): perfect example
Synonyms: paragon, ideal
Antonyms: artificial, copy
Example Sentence: Everybody admires her because she is quintessence of benevolence.
- QUALMS (NOUN): feeling of doubt
Synonyms: anxiety, apprehension
Antonyms: certainty, calm
Example Sentence: The hardened criminals are the last to feel qualms while committing cruel deeds.
- QUIXOTIC (ADJECTIVE): generous
Synonyms: idealistic, dreamy
Antonyms: cautious, pragmatic
Example Sentence: He has not been successful in life because of his non quixotic ideas.
- NOXIOUS (ADJECTIVE): harmful
Synonyms: offensive, putrid
Antonyms: helpful, healthy
Example Sentence: Emission of noxious gases causes air pollution.
- NARCISSISM (NOUN): self-love and devotion
Synonyms: egotism, selfishness
Antonyms: humility, modesty
Example Sentence: Narcissism leads to selfishness in character.