🔰Monday, 28 September 2020🔰 - Vocabulary

1. ONSLAUGHT (NOUN): (हमला): attack

Synonyms: assault, onset

Antonyms: defense, repulsion

Example Sentence:

The onslaught was unleashed on the day that G8 world leaders met at Gleneagles.

2. PROXIMITY (NOUN): (निकटता): closeness

Synonyms: nearness, presence

Antonyms: distance

Example Sentence:

His close proximity sent her heart racing.

3. APATHY (NOUN): (उदासीनता): indifference

Synonyms: unconcern, passivity

Antonyms: enthusiasm, interest

Example Sentence:

Widespread apathy among students was hard to witness.

4. CONVALESCE (VERB): (अच्छा हो जाना): recover

Synonyms: recuperate, get well

Antonyms: deteriorate

Example Sentence:

He spent eight months convalescing after the stroke.

5. SPURT (NOUN): (उछाल): spray

Synonyms: squirt, spout

Antonyms: contain

Example Sentence:

A brief spurt of tears gushed into her eyes.

6. DECREE (NOUN): (हुक्मनामा): order

Synonyms: edict command

Antonyms: hint, suggestion

Example Sentence:

The decree guaranteed freedom of assembly.

7. EXTRANEOUS (ADJECTIVE): (अप्रासंगिक): immaterial

Synonyms: irrelevant, beside the point

Antonyms: material

Example Sentence:

One is obliged to wade through many pages of extraneous material.

8.UNCONSTITUTIONAL(ADJECTIVE): (असंवैधानिक): illegitimate

Synonyms: illegal, unauthorized

Antonyms: legal

Example Sentence:

We cannot tolerate unconstitutional action

9. VERNACULAR (NOUN): (मातृभाषा): colloquial speech

Synonyms: jargon, dialect

Antonyms: latin

Example Sentence:

He wrote in the vernacular to reach a larger audience.

10.DISHEARTENING(ADJECTIVE): (बेहद निराशाजनक): saddening

Synonyms: disheartening, dispiriting

Antonyms: encouraging, cheering

Example Sentence:

The team made a disappointing star

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