Parsimonious – Vocabwagon



The word Parsimonious is an adjective.


  1. The Christmas season last year was lively enough to make even the parsimonious Samuel buy a new pair of shoes.

  2. When old uncle Klee died, chests buried underneath were opened amidst much anticipation because of his parsimonious nature. However, all that the chests contained were three pieces of nickel coins and a pair of old shoes.

Resplendent – Vocabwagon


The word resplendent is an adjective.


  1. The actor was resplendent in the flowing robes of the secret cult he was associated with. 

  2. Our uncle expects us to be resplendent for the marriage function.


Soigné – Vocabwagon

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The word Soigné is an adjective.


  1. The Soigné dressing sense of Mr. Thomas Brown, our physical director, always puts us in awe.

  2. His Soigné English guests were the admiration of all in the party.


Martinet – Vocabwagon


The word Martinet is a noun.


  1. Our warden is a martinet disliked and feared by all the hostel inmates.

  2. One of my brother’s teachers was a martinet because of whom my brother developed a hatred towards mathematics.


Amenable – Vocabwagon


The word Amenable can be used as a noun, an adjective and an adverb.

Noun – Amenability


  1. The amenability of the children in this orphanage helped his evil desires take root.

Adjective – Amenable


  1. Although directors are generally considered rude, this young director’s amenable gestures have brought in a fresh outlook.

Adverb – Amenably


  1. My brother chats so amenably with girls that his wife is ever on the alert.

Calumny – Vocabwagon


The word Calumny can be used as a noun, a verb and an adjective.

Noun – Calumny


  1. I would never ever commit the sin of calumny.

Verb – Calumnying, calumnied


  1. She has been calumnying her boss for such a long time that people have started  believing the false statements.

  2. He said that his anger stemmed from the fact that he was calumnied incessantly by his colleagues.

Adjective – Calumnious


  1. She has the ability to make calumnious statements sound harmless.

Extant – Vocabwagon




The word Extant is an adjective


  1. The extant buildings after the bombings were too scarred and broken down to be occupied.

  2. Of the remaining fish in the large pool, none is extant that is healthy.


Prevaricate – vocabwagon


The word ‘Prevaricate‘ can be used as a verb and a noun.

Verb – Prevaricate


  1. When the lawyer questioned the accused about the latter’s whereabouts the previous night, the accused seemed to prevaricate.

Noun – Prevarication/Prevaricator


  1. The people are sick of the prevarication of the politicians.

  2. Our ancestors were not afraid to speak out the truth; they would be saddened to see the prevaricators that we have become in the passing of time.

Restive – Vocabwagon




The word restive is an adjective.


  1. The delay of the train made the waiting passengers restive.

  2. The restive nature of the dog makes it unfit for being trained as a sniffer dog.

Maladroit – vocabwagon






The word maladroit can be used as a noun, an adjective and an adverb.


Noun – Maladroitness

  1. The minister’s maladroitness in his financial dealings led to his ruin.

Verb – Maladroitly

  1. The athlete’s maladroitly acquired technique resulted in the mediocre outcome of the competition.

Adjective – Maladroit

  1. The maladroit policies of the king earned the disrespect of the people.