🔰 Tuesday, 1 September 2020 🔰 - Vocabulary

1. CONGESTED (ADJECTIVE): (भीड़): crowded

Synonyms: overcrowded, full

Antonyms: clear

Example Sentence: The congested streets and lanes led to me being late for the concert.

2. COLLISION (NOUN): (टकराव): conflict

Synonyms: clash opposition

Antonyms: coalescence

Example Sentence: A collision of two diverse cultures and languages took place when they met.

3. MANDATE (NOUN): (आदेश): instruction

Synonyms: directive, direction

Antonyms: suggestion

Example Sentence: A mandate was needed to seek the release of political prisoners.

4. DEFY (VERB): (अवहेलना करना): disobey

Synonyms: go against, flout

Antonyms: obey

Example Sentence: A person who defies convention is always ignored.

5. SOLACE (NOUN): (सांत्वना): comfort

Synonyms: consolation, cheer

Antonyms: ache

Example Sentence:

She sought solace in her passion for art and drama.

6. SURPASS (VERB): (श्रेष्ठ होना): excel

Synonyms: exceed, outdo

Antonyms: fail

Example Sentence: The levels of production were surpassed.

7. BAR (VERB): (ताला लगाना): bolt

Synonyms: lock, fasten

Antonyms: unbar

Example Sentence: She bolted and barred the door.

8. DESPARATE (ADJECTIVE): (बेताब): despairing

Synonyms: hopeless, anguished

Antonyms: cheerful

Example Sentence: A desperate sadness sorrounded her.

9. STAGNANT (ADJECTIVE): (निष्क्रिय): inactive

Synonyms: sluggish, slow

Antonyms: active

Example Sentence: The Indian economy has become stagnant.

10. DWINDLE (VERB): (क्षीण होना): diminish

Synonyms: decrease, reduce

Antonyms: increase

Example Sentence: Traffic has dwindled to a trickle.

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