The Hindu Vocabulary Analysis (23 April, 2019)
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1. JETTISON (VERB):
- Meaning: (निकाल फ़ेकना) throw overboard, Throw or drop (something) from an aircraft or ship.
- Synonyms: dump, discard.
- Antonyms: hold, keep
- Example: I will keep the good experiences and jettison the bad ones, before I leave this city. I then jettisoned the weight belt and removed my tank.
2. FURNISH (VERB):
- Meaning:(देना) provide.
- Synonyms: dispense, issue.
- Antonyms: receive, deny.
- Example: I will keep the good experiences and jettison the bad ones, before I leave this city. The ATM furnished the money.
3. SLEW (NOUN):
- Meaning: (अधिक मात्रा) abundance, Turn or slide violently or uncontrollably.
- Synonyms: aggregation, bunch
- Antonyms: little, need
- Example: 1. There was a slew of currency notes in the bank. 2. Jack slammed on the brakes and slewed to a stop in a cloud of dust.
4. DIFFIDENT (ADJECTIVE):
- Meaning: (शर्मीला) bashful, Modest or shy because of a lack of self-confidence.
- Synonyms: meek, timid
- Antonyms: confident, extroverted
- Example: 1. Don’t be a diffident spectator if crime is taking place before your very eyes. 2. And his diffident manner should not be mistaken for a lack of energy.
5. ANNUL (VERB):
- Meaning: (अन्त करना) abolish, Declare invalid (an official agreement, decision, or result).
- Synonyms: abrogate, cancel
- Antonyms: allow, continue
- Example: 1.The practice of immolation had been annulled already. 2. the elections were annulled by the general amid renewed protests
6. TRAGIC (ADJECTIVE):
- Meaning: (भयंकर) appalling, Causing or characterized by extreme distress or sorrow.
- Synonyms: awful, deplorable
- Antonyms: pleasant, wonderful
- Example: 1. Merriam saw the tragic women of the wards. 2. the shooting was a tragic accident.
7. DEMURE (ADJECTIVE):
- Meaning: (संकोची) reserved, reserved, modest, and shy.
- Synonyms: shy, reticent,
- Antonyms: bold, brave
- Example: 1. Pankaj is a demure person. 2. I shared a compartment with a child and his demure governess.
8. INUNDATE (VERB):
- Meaning: (अभिभूत करना) have a strong emotional effect on. Overwhelm (someone) with things or people to be dealt with.
- Synonyms: touch, overwhelm
- Antonyms: underwhelm, unimpressed
- Example: 1. The criminal was overwhelmed with guilt. 2. we’ve been inundated with complaints from listeners.
9. INOFFENSIVE (ADJECTIVE):
- Meaning: (हानिहीन) harmless , Not objectionable or harmful..
- Synonyms: innocuous, pleasant
- Antonyms: damaging, malicious
- Example: 1. Shweta is an inoffensive, and sensitive girl. 2. A shy, inoffensive, and sensitive girl’
10. CONCEAL (VERB):
- Meaning: (छिपाना) hide, Not allow to be seen; hide.
- Synonyms: cover, lurk
- Antonyms: reveal, expose
- Example: 1. Why are you concealing your identity? 2. a line of sand dunes concealed the distant sea.
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1. Budge (Verb) :
- Meaning : Make or cause to make the slightest movement.
- Synonyms: Move, Shift, Stir, Dislodge, Re-position, Relocate.
- Antonyms: Remain, Stay, Still, Steady, Anchor.
- Example: He refuses to budge from his principles.
2. Accumulate (Verb) :
- Meaning : Gather together or acquire an increasing number or quantity of.
- Synonyms: Gather, Amass, Garner, Accrue, Hoard, Assemble.
- Antonyms: Disperse, Dissipate, Dwindle, Lessen, Scatter.
- Example: Dust and dirt soon accumulate if a house is not cleaned regularly.
3. Dismal (Adjective) :
- Meaning : Causing a mood of gloom or depression.
- Synonyms: Dreary, Sombre, Desperate, Melancholy.
- Antonyms: Cheerful, Merry, Jolly, Sunny, Exuberant.
- Example: Her scheme was a dismal failure.
4. Plunge (Verb) :
- Meaning : Fall suddenly and uncontrollably; Suffer a rapid decrease in value.
- Synonyms: Plummet, Tumble, Sink, Slump, Nosedive, Crash.
- Antonyms: Rise, Ascend, Climb, Improve.
- Example: We are expecting a plunge in profits this year.
5. Hubris (Noun) :
- Meaning : Haughtiness of manner; excessive pride or self-confidence.
- Synonyms: Superciliousness, Arrogance, Conceit, Snobbery, Aplomb, Hauteur.
- Antonyms: Humility, Modesty, Meekness, Shyness, Demureness.
- Example: His hubris caused him to feel superior to his coworkers.
6. Nuisance (Noun) :
- Meaning : A person, thing or circumstance causing inconvenience.
- Synonyms: Annoyance, Pest, Plague, Menace, Nyaff, Skelf, Nudnik.
- Antonyms: Help, Blessing, Convenience, Advantage.
- Example: The dogs next door are a real nuisance.
7. Bravado (Noun) :
- Meaning : A bold manner or a show of boldness intended to impress or intimidate.
- Synonyms: Boldness, Bragging, Bombast.
- Antonyms: Modesty, Humility, Shyness.
- Example: Take no notice of his threats they’re sheer bravado.
8. Redundant (Adjective) :
- Meaning : Not or no longer needed or useful; superfluous..
- Synonyms: Spare, Surplus, Extra, Unnecessary, Needless.
- Antonyms: Essential, Insufficient.
- Example: The company made hundreds of employees redundant.
9. Minuscule (Adjective) :
- Meaning : Extremely small; tiny.
- Synonyms: Eensy, Lilliputian, Teensy.
- Antonyms: Enormous, Gigantic, Titanic.
- Example: Compared to its adult size, a new born kangaroo is minuscule. ‘a minuscule fragment of DNA’.
10. Austerity (Adjective) :
- Meaning : Sternness or severity of manner or attitude.
- Synonyms: Asceticism, Severity, Strictness.
- Antonyms: Gentleness, Mildness, Amenity.
- Example: He was noted for his austerity and his authoritarianism’. ‘the room was decorated with a restraint bordering on austerity’
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