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  1. mundane
    worldly as opposed to spiritual
  2. munificent
    very generous
  3. mutability
    ability to change in form; fickleness
  4. muted
    silent; muffled; toned down
  5. naivete
    quality of being unsophisticated; simplicity; artlessness; gullibility
  6. nefarious
    very wicked
  7. negate
    cancel out; nullify; deny
  8. nonchalance
    indifference; lack of concern; composure
  9. nonentity
    person of no importance; nonexistence
  10. nostalgia
    homesickness; longing for the past
  11. notoriety
    disrepute; fill fame
  12. novelty
    something new; newness
  13. novice
  14. ruance
    shade of difference in meaning or color
  15. nullify
    to make invalid; void; abolish
  16. nurture
    nourish; educate; foster
  17. obdurate
  18. objective
    not influenced by emotions; fair
  19. objective
    goal; aim
  20. obliterate
    destroy completely
  21. oblivion
    obscurity; forgetfulness
  22. obscure
    adj) dark; vague; unclear

    v) darken; make unclear
  23. obsequious
    slavishly attentive; servile; fawning; sycophantic
  24. obsessive
    related to thinking about something constantly; preoccupying
  25. obstinate
    stubborn; hard to control or treat
  26. obtuse
    blunt; stupid
  27. officious
    meddlesome; excessively pushy in offering ones services
  28. ominous
  29. opaque
    dark; not transparent
  30. opportunist
    indiv who sacrifices principles for expediency by taking advantage of circumstances
  31. optimist
    person who looks on the good side
  32. optional
    not compulsory; left to one's choice
  33. opulece
    extreme wealth; luxuriousness; abundance
  34. orator
    public speaker
  35. ornate
    excessively or elaborately decorated
  36. ostentatious
    showy; pretentious; trying to attract attention
  37. pacifist
    one opposed to force; antimilitarist
  38. painstaking
    showing hard work; taking great care
  39. paltry
    insignificant; petty; trifling
  40. paradigm
    model; example; pattern
  41. paradox
    something apparently contradictory in nature; statement that looks false but is actually correct
  42. paragon
    model of perfection
  43. parochial
    narrow in outlook; provincial
  44. parody
    humorous imitation; spoof; takeoff; travesty
  45. parry
    ward off a blow; deflect
  46. parsimony
    stinginess; excessive frugality
  47. partial
    adj) incomplete

    adj) biased; having a liking for something
  48. partisan
    on sided; prejudiced; committed to a party

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2013-07-03 03:45:17

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