🔰Wednesday, 09 September 2020🔰 - Vocabulary

1. REVEL (VERB): (आनंद लेना): celebrate

Synonyms: make merry, party

Antonyms: mourn

Example Sentence:

They spent the evening revelling with their guests.

2. CONTRACTION (NOUN): (संकुचन): tightening

Synonyms: tensing, flexing

Antonyms: relaxation

Example Sentence:

Neurons control the contraction of muscles.

3. OMINOUS (ADJECTIVE): (अमंगल): threatening

Synonyms: menacing, baleful

Antonyms: auspicious

Example Sentence:

There were ominous dark clouds gathering overhead.

4. GENEROSITY (NOUN): (उदारता): liberality

Synonyms: magnanimity

Antonyms: meanness

Example Sentence:

I was overwhelmed by the generosity of friends and neighbours.

5. ENSUING (ADJECTIVE): (आगामी): subsequent

Synonyms: following, succeeding

Antonyms: previous

Example Sentence:

The theory was developed subsequent to the earthquake of 1906.

6. ASSAULT (NOUN): (हमला): attack

Synonyms: strike, onslaught

Antonyms: defense

Example Sentence:

Troops began an assault on the city.

7. SURGE (NOUN): (वृद्धि): rise

Synonyms: growth, upswing

Antonyms: deflate

Example Sentence:

The firm predicted a 20% surge in sales.

8. REVAMP (VERB): (सुधार करना): renovate

Synonyms: redecorate, refurbish

Antonyms: damage

Example Sentence:

An attempt was made to revamp the museum's image.

9. NEGLIGIBLE (ADJECTIVE): (नगण्य): trivial

Synonyms: trifling, insignificant

Antonyms: significant

Example Sentence:

He said that the risks were negligible.

10. PROSPECT (NOUN): (संभावना): view

Synonyms: vista, perspective

Antonyms: viewlessness

Example Sentence:

A viewpoint commanding a magnificent prospect of the estuary.

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