🔰 Friday, 21 August 2020 🔰 - Vocabulary


1. DISCERNIBLE (ADJECTIVE): (नमूदार): visible

Synonyms: detectable, perceptible

Antonyms: imperceptible

Example Sentence:

The scandal had no discernible effect on his career.




2. PENURY (NOUN): (दरिद्रता): impoverishment

Synonyms: indigence, need

Antonyms: wealth

Example Sentence:

He could not face yet another year of penury.


3. JUDICIOUS (ADJECTIVE): (विवेकसम्मत): wise

Synonyms: sensible, prudent

Antonyms: injudicious

Example Sentence:

The judicious use of public investment should be ensured


4. PALLIATIVE (ADJECTIVE): (पीड़ा हटानेवाला): soothing

Synonyms: alleviating, sedative

Antonyms: intensifying

Example Sentence:

Many old medicines are only palliative.


5. RESILIENT (ADJECTIVE): (स्थिति-स्थापक): strong

Synonyms: tough, hardy

Antonyms: vulnerable

Example Sentence:

Babies are generally far more resilient than new parents realize.


6. STIMULATE (VERB): (उकसाना): encourage

Synonyms: prompt, prod

Antonyms: discourage

Example Sentence:

The reader could not fail to be stimulated by the ideas presented.


7. BOOST (VERB): (बढ़ाना): improve

Synonyms: raise, uplift

Antonyms: decrease

Example Sentence:

A range of measures boosted tourism.


8. CIRCUMSPECT (ADJECTIVE): (एहतियाती): cautious

Synonyms: wary, careful

Antonyms: ungaurded

Example Sentence:

The officials were very circumspect in their statements.


9. BREACH (NOUN): (उल्लंघन): contravention

Synonyms: violation, breaking

Antonyms: agreement

Example Sentence:

They had to go through a breach.


10. RENOWNED (ADJECTIVE): (प्रसिद्ध): famous

Synonyms: celebrated, famed

Antonyms: unknown

Example Sentence:

Britain is renowned for its love of animals.

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