🔰Friday, 04 September 2020🔰 - Vocabulary


1. DYNAMIC (ADJECTIVE): (ऊर्जस्वी): energetic

Synonyms: spirited, activee

Antonyms: half-hearted

Example Sentence:

He is only a dynamic young advertising executive.


2. INTERFERE (VERB): (दखल देना): impede

Synonyms: obstruct, stand in the way of

Antonyms: allow

Example Sentence:

A holiday job would interfere with his studies.


3. DECLINE (VERB): (पतन होना): reduce

Synonyms: decrease, lessen

Antonyms: increase

Example Sentence:

A serious decline in bird numbers is a worrisome situation.


4. POSE (NOUN): (दिखावा करना): pretence

Synonyms: act, affectation

Antonyms: reality

Example Sentence:

The man decided to drop his pose of unnecessary friendliness.


5. AMIABILITY (NOUN): (सुशीलता): friendliness

Synonyms: affability, warmth

Antonyms: unfriendliness

Example Sentence:

His good-natured amiability captures everyone’s attention.


6. OWE (VERB): (कर्ज़दार होना): be in debt

Synonyms: be indebted, be in arrears

Antonyms: settle up

Example Sentence:

They have denied they owe money to the company.


7. DISCHARGE (VERB): (मुक्त करना): pour

Synonyms: release, eject

Antonyms: absorb

Example Sentence:

Industrial plants discharge highly toxic materials into rivers.


8. STANDSTILL (NOUN): (ठहराव): halt

Synonyms: stop, stand

Antonyms: motion

Example Sentence:

The traffic came to a standstill.


9. FLAWED (ADJECTIVE): (त्रुटिपूर्ण): unsound

Synonyms: defective, faulty

Antonyms: sound

Example Sentence:

It was a fatally flawed strategy.


10. TERROR (NOUN): (भय): dread

Synonyms: horror fright

Antonyms: calmness

Example Sentence:

People fled in terror.


11. Reformists (noun) सुधारक

Meaning: -a person who advocates gradual reform rather than abolition or revolution.

Synonyms:- enlightened, flexible, humanistic

Antonyms:- intolerant, limited

Example:- Such is the language of reform, and the spirit of a reformist!


12. Hostility (noun) शत्रुता

Meaning:- hostile behavior; unfriendliness or opposition.

Synonyms:- aggression, animosity

Antonyms:- friendship, good will

Example:- There she always finishes her hostility by making some solid acquisition.


13. Coterie (noun) मंडली

Meaning:- a small group of people with shared interests or tastes, especially one that is exclusive of other people.

Synonyms:- cadre, circle

Example:- The event established Mary as the arbiter in her own coterie.


14. De facto (adverb) वास्तव में

Meaning:- in fact, whether by right or not.


15. Intent (noun) इरादा

Meaning:- intention or purpose.

Synonyms:- decided, hell-bent

Antonyms:- flexible, indefinite

Example:- She could see her father looking at her, intent, as if he wondered.


16. Erosion (noun) कटाव

Meaning:- the gradual destruction or diminution of something.

Synonyms:- corrosion, decrease

Antonyms:- building, construction

Example:- From top to bottom we have the unmistakable marks of erosion.


17. Dismantling (verb) निराकरण

Meaning:- take (a machine or structure) to pieces.

Synonyms:- break up, demolish

Antonyms:- build, construct

Example:- They made considerable progress in dismantling the house itself.


18. Consensus (noun) आम सहमति

Meaning: -a general agreement.

Synonyms:- accord, consent

Antonyms:- denial, disagreement

Example:- There was a consensus of opinion as to the importance of the news.


19. Crumbling (adjective) ढहती

Meaning:-breaking or falling apart into small fragments, especially as part of a process of deterioration.

Synonyms:- collapsing, decaying

Example:- Comfort was the apex of the pyramid which is now crumbling away.


20. Contentious (adjective) विवादास्पद

Meaning:- causing or likely to cause an argument; controversial.

Synonyms:- antagonistic, combative

Antonyms:- agreeable

Example:- There is nothing to indicate that he was contentious by nature.

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