🔰 Thursday, 20 August 2020 🔰 - Vocabulary

1. EVACUATE (VERB): (ख़ाली करना): remove

Synonyms: clear, move out

Antonyms: hold

Example Sentence:

Several families were evacuated from their home.

2. DEFER (VERB): (योग्यता स्वीकार करना): yield

Synonyms: submit, give way

Antonyms: stand up to

Example Sentence:

He deferred to Teresa's superior knowledge.

3. CONUNDRUM (NOUN): (समस्या): problem

Synonyms: difficult, quandary

Antonyms: solution

Example Sentence:

One of the most difficult conundrums for the experts.

4. CONSUMMATE (ADJECTIVE): (उत्तम): perfect

Synonyms: exemplary, supreme

Antonyms: imperfect

Example Sentence:

She dressed with consummate elegance.

5. HURL (VERB): (वेग से फेंकना): throw

Synonyms: toss, fling

Antonyms: catch

Example Sentence:

Rioters hurled a brick through the windscreen.

6. MAVERICK (NOUN): (व्यक्तिवादी): individualist

Synonyms: nonconformist, free spirit

Antonyms: conformist

Example Sentence:

He's the maverick of the senate.

7. APPOSITE (ADJECTIVE): (उचित): inappropriate

Synonyms: pertinent, applicable

Antonyms: appropriate

Example Sentence:

He stated an apposite quotation.

8. REBUT (VERB): (खंडन करना): refute

Synonyms: deny, disprove

Antonyms: confirm

Example Sentence:

He had to rebut charges of acting for the convenience of his political friends.

9. CITE (NOUN): (उद्धरण देना): quote

Synonyms: reproduce, mention

Antonyms: conceal

Example Sentence:

Authors who are highly regarded by their peers tend to be cited.

10. FLAK (NOUN): (आलोचना): criticism

Synonyms: censure, disapproval

Antonyms: approval

Example Sentence:

You must be strong enough to take the flak if things go wrong.

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