🔰Sunday, 27 September 2020🔰 - Vocabulary



1. VAUNT (VERB): (डींग हांकना): boast

Synonyms: show off

Antonyms: criticized, unsung

Example Sentence:

They have utterly eclipsed their vaunted American rivals.


2. HEFT (VERB): (वज़न करना): lift

Synonyms: raise, raise up

Antonyms: put down

Example Sentence:

He lifted crates and hefted boxes.


3. FIAT (NOUN): (व्यवस्थापत्र): edict

Synonyms: order, command

Antonyms: denial, disapproval

Example Sentence:

The reforms left most prices fixed by government fiat.


4.CONTEMPORARY(ADJECTIVE): (समकालीन): present

Synonyms: modern, present-day

Antonyms: old-fashioned, out of date

Example Sentence:

The event was recorded by a contemporary historian.


5. PROPONENT (NOUN): (समर्थक): supporter

Synonyms: upholder, exponent

Antonyms: opponent

Example Sentence:

He is a strong proponent of the free market and liberal trade policies.


6. ELUDE (VERB): (बचना): evade

Synonyms: avoid, dodge

Antonyms: be caught by

Example Sentence:

He tried to elude the security men by sneaking through a back door.


7. OUTLAY (NOUN): (व्यय): expenditure

Synonyms: expenses, spending

Antonyms: income

Example Sentence:

A modest outlay on local advertising was spent.


8. PINNACLE (NOUN): (शिखर): peak

Synonyms: height, summit

Antonyms: nadir, trough

Example Sentence:

He had reached the pinnacle of his career.


9. DELINEATE (VERB): (चित्रित करना): set out

Synonyms: describe, set forth

Antonyms: confuse, twist

Example Sentence:

The law should delineate and prohibit behaviour which is socially abhorrent.


10. COERCIVE (ADJECTIVE): (बलपूर्वक): persistent

Synonyms: insistent, pressing

Antonyms: powerless

Example Sentence:

The governor has a hereditary army for coercive purposes.

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