🔰 Monday, 31 August 2020 🔰 - Vocabulary

1. AFLOAT (ADJECTIVE): (तैरता हुआ): buoyant

Synonyms: floating, buoyed up

Antonyms: sunk

Example Sentence: Several of the lifeboats were still afloat a month after being cast adrift.

2. ALLEGE (VERB): (आरोपित करना): claim

Synonyms: assert, declare

Antonyms: deny

Example Sentence: He alleged that he had been assaulted by her.

3. REVEL (VERB): (आनंद लेना): celebrate

Synonyms: make merry, party

Antonyms: mourn

Example Sentence: They spent the evening revelling with their guests.

4. SUSPENSION (NOUN): (निलंबन): adjournment

Synonyms: interruption, postponement

Antonyms: continuation

Example Sentence: The suspension of military action needs to be done as soon as possible.

5. INDUCE (VERB): (कारण होना): cause

Synonyms: produce, effect

Antonyms: prevent

Example Sentence:

None of these measures induced a change of policy.

6. STIMULUS (NOUN): (प्रोत्साहन): spur

Synonyms: stimulant, encouragement

Antonyms: deterrent

Example Sentence: If the tax were abolished, it would act as a stimulus to exports.

7. MIGRANT (ADJECTIVE): (प्रवासी): travelling

Synonyms: wandering, moving

Antonyms: indigenous

Example Sentence: Migrant birds seldom gather here.

8. TRAVAIL (NOUN): (श्रमसाध्य प्रयास): ordeal

Synonyms: trial, tribulation

Antonyms: comfort

Example Sentence: Advice is for those who wish to save great sorrow and travail.

9. RELIANCE (NOUN): (भरोसा): dependence

Synonyms: dependency

Antonyms: unbelief

Example Sentence: The farmer's reliance is on pesticides.

10. SNOWBALL (VERB): (बढ़ाना): increase

Synonyms: escalate, intensify

Antonyms: decrease

Example Sentence: The campaign was finally snowballing.

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