🔰 Sunday, 30 August 2020 🔰 - Vocabulary


▪️Deleterious (adjective) हानिकारक

Meaning:- causing harm or damage.

Synonyms:-bad, destroying

Antonyms:- aiding, assisting

Example:- I hope the bill will pass without any deleterious amendments.


▪️Strident (adjective) कठोर

Meaning:- presenting a point of view, especially a controversial one, in an excessively forceful way.

Synonyms:-blatant, jarring

Antonyms:- quiet, silent

Example:- “Just a little friendly call,” Cassidy announced, in his strident voice.


▪️Flared up (noun) भड़कना

Meaning:- a sudden outburst of something, especially violence or hostility.

Synonyms:-begin, come

Antonyms:- end, leave, stop


▪️Condemns (verb) निंदा करना

Meaning:- prove or show to be guilty or unsatisfactory.

Synonyms:-castigate, censure

Antonyms:- approve, compliment

Example:- I am afraid you will condemn my warmth: But does not the occasion require it?


▪️Foment (verb) भड़काना

Meaning:- instigate or stir up (an undesirable or violent sentiment or course of action).

Synonyms:-abet, arouse, brew

Antonyms:- deter, discourage, calm

Example:- No, Princess; my part is to restore peace, not to foment strife.


▪️Drowning out (transitive verb)

Meaning:- to drive (a person or an animal) from home by flooding : force (as a mine) to shut down by inundation

Synonyms:-hush, muffle

Example:- How long would it take to fill the hole and drown out the woodchuck?


▪️Alienating (verb)अलगाव की भावना

Meaning:- make (someone) feel isolated or estranged.

Synonyms:- disaffect, divide, estrange

Antonyms:- combine, join

Example:- Every effort was made to alienate her from her French relations.


▪️Hues (noun) रंग

Meaning:- character or aspect.

Synonyms:-complexion, tinge

Antonyms:- white

Example:- The lamplight imparted the hue of yellow wax to their pale faces.


▪️Denouement (noun) नतीजा

Meaning:-the outcome of a situation, when something is decided or made clear.

Synonyms:-climax, culmination, finale

Antonyms:- beginning, opening

Example:- The only general feeling was that a denouement was approaching.


▪️Shredded (adjective) अलग-अलग

Meaning:- torn or cut into shreds.

Synonyms:-shave, sliver

Antonyms:- mend, sew

Example:- As far as the eye could see I beheld only flattened and shredded ruin.


▪️Moorings ( noun) टिकने का साधन

Meaning:- an established practice or stabilizing influence

Synonyms:-anchorage, berth

Example:- We climbed the dark and empty stairs, upward into the mooring mast.


▪️Dug his heels in (phrase)

Meaning:- to refuse to change your plans or ideas, especially when someone is trying to persuade you to do so


▪️Impeachment (noun) दोषारोपण

Meaning:- the act of making a formal statement that a public official might be guilty of a serious offence in connection with his or her job, especially in the US

Synonyms:-allegation, arraignment

Antonyms:- praise, absolution

Example:- The minister is currently under threat of impeachment.


▪️Conjured up (Idioms.) ताज़ा कर देना

Meaning:- to present to the mind; evoke or imagine

Synonyms:-call, contrive

Antonyms:- forget, ignore

Example:- he conjured up a picture of his childhood.


▪️Prevail (verb) प्रबल

Meaning:- prove more powerful or superior.

Synonyms:-abound, beat, overcome

Antonyms:- fail, forfeit

Example:- Lady Booby was going to call her back again, but could not prevail with herself.


▪️Premise (verb) आधार

Meaning:- base an argument, theory, or undertaking on.

Synonyms:- announce, assume

Antonyms:- calculate, complete

Example:- I fully agree with the premise, but not with the conclusion.


▪️Succumbed (verb) आगे घुटने टेक दिए

Meaning:- fail to resist pressure, temptation, or some other negative force.

Synonyms:-bow, break down

Antonyms:- continue, defend

Example:- I struggle in vain against them; but the more I struggle the more I feel I must succumb.

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