🔰Friday, 11 September 2020🔰 - Vocabulary

1. UNFORTUNATE (ADJECTIVE): (खेदजनक): unlucky

Synonyms: hapless, down on one's luck

Antonyms: fortunate

Example Sentence:

There had been an unfortunate accident that took place recently.

2. SENTIMENTAL (ADJECTIVE): (भावुक): nostalgic

Synonyms: tender, emotional

Antonyms: dispassionate

Example Sentence:

She felt a sentimental attachment to the place creep over her.

3. CATASTROPHE (NOUN): (आपदा): disaster

Synonyms: calamity, cataclysm

Antonyms: salvation

Example Sentence:

The world is facing an environmental catastrophe.

4. RELIABLE (ADJECTIVE): (विश्वसनीय): dependable

Synonyms: good, well founded

Antonyms: unreliable

Example Sentence:

There is no reliable source of information these days.

5. INITIALLY (ADVERB): (शुरू में): at first

Synonyms: to begin with, to start with

Antonyms: finally

Example Sentence:

Initially, he thought the new concept was nonsense.

6. EFFICACIOUS (ADJECTIVE): (प्रभावोत्पादक): effective

Synonyms: successful, effectual

Antonyms: inefficacious

Example Sentence:

The treatment was quite efficacious.

7. DEMOLISH (VERB): (धूल में मिलाना): destroy

Synonyms: ruin, wreck

Antonyms: confirm

Example Sentence:

I looked forward keenly to demolishing my opponent.

8. CONTINUANCE (NOUN): (निरंतरता): continuation

Synonyms: carrying on, prolongation

Antonyms: discontinuance

Example Sentence:

His interests encouraged him to favour the continuance of war.

9. IMPAIR (VERB): (बिगाड़ना): damage

Synonyms: harm, diminish

Antonyms: improve

Example Sentence:

A noisy job could impair my hearing.

10. VARIATION (NOUN): (विविधता): difference

Synonyms: dissimilarity, disparity

Antonyms: similarity

Example Sentence:

There are regional variations in house prices.

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