Vocab 11 November

ODIUM (NOUN): (घिनौना) loathing

Synonyms: abhorrence, disgust

Antonyms: affection, liking

Example Sentence:

After getting out of prison, the child molester still had to deal with odium from his neighbors.

2. METTLE (NOUN): (दिलेरी) boldness

Synonyms: fortitude, spunk

Antonyms: timidity, cowardice

Example Sentence:

The team showed their true mettle in the second half.

3. PELT (VERB): (वेग से फ़ेकना) hurl

Synonyms: bombard, pound

Antonyms: block, catch

Example Sentence:

He pelted stones at the strangers.

4. SUPERVENE (VERB): (पीछे आना) Follow

Synonyms: pursue, supersede

Antonyms: retreat, precede

Example Sentence:

Team members supervene their leaders.

5. CONSTRICT (VERB): (जकड़ना/कसना) inhibit

Synonyms: circumscribe, astringe

Antonyms: loosen, liberate

Example Sentence:

They constricted our rights because we were doing what’s correct.

6. CIVIL (ADJECTIVE): (सभ्य) gentle

Synonyms: cordial, courteous

Antonyms: unmannerly, impolite

Example Sentence:

They were comparatively civil to their son.

7. INTROSPECTIVE (ADJECTIVE): (अंतदर्शनात्मक) thoughtful

Synonyms: reflective, insightful

Antonyms: unthoughtful, stupid

Example Sentence:

They have to select the most introspective methods to complete the task.

8. MOUSY (ADJECTIVE): (विनीत/संकोची) drab, quiet

Synonyms: bashful, dull

Antonyms: extroverted, fancy

Example Sentence:

Everything you need to know but have been too mousy to ask.

9. SHAMBLES (NOUN): (अव्यवस्था) a mess

Synonyms: disarray, chaos

Antonyms: harmony, order

Example Sentence:

Snow caused shambles in the region.

10. UBIQUITOUS (ADJECTIVE): (विश्वव्यापी) universal

Synonyms: pervasive, omnipresent

Antonyms: scarce, rare

Example Sentence:

If the ubiquitous red tape is annoying, other local customs are downright strange.

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Vocab 10 November

OPPRESSION (NOUN): (उत्पीड़न) misery

Synonyms: despotism, maltreatment

Antonyms: kindness, affection

Example Sentence:

Pakistan is nation that is known for its oppression.

2. DRACONIAN (ADJECTIVE): (कठोर) Harsh

Synonyms: cruel, oppressive

Antonyms: easy, gentle

Example Sentence:

Your master is a draconian man.

3. DAWDLE (VERB): (समय नष्ट करना) Waste time

Synonyms: loiter, procrastinate

Antonyms: hasten, hurry

Example Sentence:

The teacher warned the student that he will be punished if he dawdled again.

4. JADED (ADJECTIVE): (क्षीण/थका) exhausted

Synonyms: bored, tired

Antonyms: lively, energize

Example Sentence:

The participants were so jaded from the task that they didn’t even bother to wait for the results.

5. NOXIOUS (ADJECTIVE): (हानिकारक) Deadly, injurious

Synonyms: destructive, harmful

Antonyms: helpful, kind

Example Sentence:

This is a noxious chemical.

6. PERSPICACIOUS (ADJECTIVE): (तीक्ष्ण-बुद्धि) Observant, perceptive

Synonyms: alert, aware

Antonyms: ignorant, unobservant

Example Sentence:

The CDI officers are always perspicacious with their case.

7. FERVENT (ADJECTIVE): (उत्साही) Enthusiastic

Synonyms: zealous, ardent

Antonyms: apathetic, dull

Example Sentence:

He is a fervent child.

8. FITFUL (ADJECTIVE): (चंचल) Spasmodic

Synonyms: intermittent, fluctuating

Antonyms: continuous, perpetual

Example Sentence:

As long as his breathing is fitful, he will continue to need an oxygen machine.

9. FLOUT (VERB): (अवज्ञा करना) Show contempt for

Synonyms: defy, disregard

Antonyms: honour, praise

Example Sentence:

One should not flout the traffic rules.

10. FEASIBLE (ADJECTIVE): (व्यवहार्य) Practicable

Synonyms: possible, doable

Antonyms: impossible, implausible

Example Sentence:

This seems to be a feasible solution.

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Vocab 9 November

SNITCH (VERB): (प्रकट करना) reveal

Synonyms: divulge, evince

Antonyms: conceal, suppress

Example Sentence:

Today Akshima is going to snitch her secret.

2. HUSTLER (NOUN): (अपराधी व्यक्ति) criminal

Synonyms: desperado, felon

Antonyms: police, law

Example Sentence:

He is the denounced hustler of this locality.

3. ASTRAY (ADVERB): (गुमराह, भूला-भटका) afield

Synonyms: adrift, off target

Antonyms: stable, anchored

Example Sentence:

The gunman claimed that the shots had gone astray.

4. DESPOTISM (NOUN): (तानाशाही) absolute power

Synonyms: autocracy, dictatorship

Antonyms: democracy, equalitarianism

Example Sentence:

After their generations living under despotism, citizens were happy to see a kind emperor.

5. HOODWINK (VERB): (छलना) to deceive someone

Synonyms: mislead, swindle

Antonyms: support, safeguard

Example Sentence:

Insurance deals often hoodwink customers by making hollow promises.

6. DAINTY (ADJECTIVE): (सूक्ष्म) delicately small and pretty

Synonyms: petite, cute

Antonyms: ugly, repulsive

Example Sentence:

The puppy’s dainty nose looked very cute, convincing everybody’s to love it.

7. ABLUTION (NOUN): (स्नान, मज्जन) the act of washing

Synonyms: cleansing, decontamination

Antonyms: contamination, pollution

Example Sentence:

Mina performed the ablution of the wound and applied some disinfectant to avoid further infection.

8. AMBLE (VERB): (टहलना) to walk casually

Synonyms: stroll, wander

Antonyms: rush, dash

Example Sentence:

Rashmi rather ambled through the halls than attend the session.

9. COVET (VERB): (ललचाना) to greatly desire something you lack

Synonyms: crave, fancy to

Antonyms: abjure, hate

Example Sentence:

Vikram tends to covet quality time with his family.

10. RECONNOITER (VERB): (खोजना) to survey a place or situation for planning purposes

Synonyms: inspect, examine

Antonyms: ignore, overlook

Example Sentence:

One should constantly reconnoiter one’s enemy’s movements.

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Vocab 6 November

ILLUSTRIOUS (ADJECTIVE): (प्रसिद्ध) famous

Synonyms: esteemed, eminent

Antonyms: insignificant, unimportant

Example Sentence:

Number of illustrious players have lead this team.

2. YEARNING (NOUN): (इच्छा) desire

Synonyms: aspiration, craving

Antonyms: apathy, disinterest

Example Sentence:

His success satisfied his yearning.

3. INCUR (VERB): (अपने उपर लेना/उठाना) bring upon oneself

Synonyms: obtain, acquire

Antonyms: forfeit, lose

Example Sentence:

Suneet incurred the wrath of the gods.

4. GUSHING (ADJECTIVE): (फुहार छोड़ती हुई) flowing

Synonyms: spouting, pouring out

Antonyms: stagnant, frozen

Example Sentence:

The gushing river, flooded the fields.

5. BERATE (VERB): (धमकाना) admonish

Synonyms: castigate, reprimand

Antonyms: laud, applaud

Example Sentence:

We must berate such journalists who live in our nation and work for our enemies.

6. DEARTH (NOUN): (कमी) scarcity

Synonyms: paucity, meagerness

Antonyms: adequacy, abundance

Example Sentence: The dearth of resources forced the company to shut down.

7. EXTENSIVELY (ADVERB): (दूर तक) widely

Synonyms: broadly, greatly

Antonyms: minutely, marginally

Example Sentence:

The scheme extensively benefitted the masses.

8. COINCIDE (VERB): (सहमत होना) go along with

Synonyms: concur, harmonize

Antonyms: deviate, dissent

Example Sentence:

We can coincide with our competitors.

9. PSEUDONYM (NOUN): (उपनाम) false name

Synonyms: anonym, alias

Antonyms: real name, authentic name

Example Sentence:

He used a pseudonym for himself.

10. VANITY (NOUN): (घमंड) egotism

Synonyms: conceitedness, ostentation

Antonyms: humility, modesty

Example Sentence:

He displays vanity.

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Vocab 5 november

RECONNOITER (VERB): (खोजना) to survey a place or situation for planning purposes

Synonyms: inspect, examine

Antonyms: ignore, overlook

Example Sentence:

One should constantly reconnoiter one’s enemy’s movements.

2. RANKLE (VERB): (खिजाना/चिढ़ाना) to cause bitterness or irritation

Synonyms: annoy, embitter

Antonyms: comfort, pacify

Example Sentence:

Sarika was rankled by his assertion.

3. AKIN (ADJECTIVE): (समान) similar in nature

Synonyms: analogous, comparable

Antonyms: dissimilar, unlike

Example Sentence:

Something akin to gratitude overwhelmed her.

4. SNITCH (VERB): (प्रकट करना) reveal

Synonyms: divulge, evince

Antonyms: conceal, suppress

Example Sentence:

Today Akshima is going to snitch her secret.

5. CONCORD (NOUN): (समझौता) a state of accord or agreement

Synonyms: unanimity, harmony

Antonyms: disagreement, agitation

Example sentence:

The two countries signed a pact of peace and concord.

6. BRUSQUE (ADJECTIVE): (बेअदब) blunt in manner or harsh speech

Synonyms: gruff, discourteous

Antonyms: polite, kind

Example Sentence:

His child is brusque and impatient.

7. FRACAS (NOUN): (दंगा/कोलाहल) a noisy disagreement

Synonyms: commotion, disturbance

Antonyms: agreement, harmony

Example Sentence:

The students were suspended from the class when they started a fracas.

8. FIAT (NOUN): (आज्ञाप्ति) order

Synonyms: command, dictum

Antonyms: opposition, denial

Example Sentence:

The CM’s latest fiat prohibits the chewing of tobacco in office.

9. ENNUI (NOUN): (थकान) boredom

Synonyms: tedium, languor

Antonyms: excitement, liveliness

Example Sentence:

Eaten up by ennui at his workplace, he decided to go on a vacation.

10. EFFIGY (NOUN): (पुतला) dummy

Synonyms: statue, figure

Antonyms: entity, being

Example Sentence:

The fringe set fire to an effigy of the director.

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