🔰 Thursday, 27 August 2020 🔰 - Vocabulary


1. PERVERSE (ADJECTIVE): (विकृतिग्रस्त): awkward

Synonyms: contrary, difficult

Antonyms: accomodating

Example Sentence:

Kate's perverse decision not to cooperate held good.


2. AMORAL (ADJECTIVE): (नीतिहीन): unprincipled

Synonyms: unethical, unscrupulous

Antonyms: moral

Example Sentence:

He has an amoral attitude towards everything in life.


3. FACILITATE (VERB): (सुविधाजनक बनाना): ease

Synonyms: enable, assist

Antonyms: impede

Example Sentence:

Schools were located in the same campus to facilitate the sharing of resources.


4. PREVALENCE (NOUN): (प्रसार): currency

Synonyms: generality, pervasiveness

Antonyms: infrequency

Example Sentence:

The prevalence of obesity is there in adults.


5. CONTEMPT (NOUN): (निंदा): scorn

Synonyms: disdain, disrespect

Antonyms: respect

Example Sentence:

Pamela stared at the girl with total contempt.


6. TRIAL (NOUN): (परीक्षण): test

Synonyms: try-out, experiment

Antonyms: proven

Example Sentence:

Clinical trials must verify the truth.


7. ERADICATE (VERB): (जड़ से मिटाना): get rid of

Synonyms: eliminate, do away with

Antonyms: implant

Example Sentence:

This disease has been eradicated.


8. REPRESSIVE (ADJECTIVE): (दमनकारी): oppressive

Synonyms: authoritarian, despotic

Antonyms: democratic

Example Sentence:

A repressive regime was approved.


9. HUMILIATE (VERB): (शर्मिंदा करना): embarrass

Synonyms: mortify, humble

Antonyms: aggrandize

Example Sentence:

He got humiliate me in front of everyone.


10. ANIMOSITY (NOUN): (बैर): antipathy

Synonyms: hostility, friction

Antonyms: friendship

Example Sentence:

He no longer felt any animosity towards her.


11. Reformists (noun) सुधारक

Meaning:- a person who advocates gradual reform rather than abolition or revolution.

Synonyms:- enlightened, flexible, humanistic

Antonyms:- intolerant, limited, narrow

Example:- Such is the language of reform, and the spirit of a reformist!


12. Magnanimity (noun) उदारता

Meaning:- the fact or condition of being magnanimous; generosity.

Synonyms:- chivalry, philanthropy

Antonyms:- meanness, selfishness

Example:- They have claims on the magnanimity and, I may add, on the justice of this nation which we must all feel.


13. Paved the way ( idiom) मार्ग प्रशस्त

Meaning:- to make it easier for (something to happen or someone to do something)

Synonyms:- announce, offer, open

Antonyms:- conceal, deny, dissuade


14. Obduracy (noun) पक्का होना

Meaning:- the quality or state of being obdurate

Synonyms:- contumacy, doggedness, grimness

Example:- His obduracy, with which you are acquainted, has exceedingly increased.

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