Vocab 21 December

REPINE (VERB):(शिकायत करना):complain

Synonyms: grumble, lament    

Antonyms: compliment, praise

Example Sentence:

He always repines about his peer.

2. INURE (VERB):(तपाकर पुख़्ता करना): harden

Synonyms: temper, toughen

Antonyms: lighten, soften

Example Sentence:

A continuation of the exclusion of these people from their lands should not inure to the benefit of the wrongdoers.


 3.  ONSLAUGHT (NOUN): (आक्रमण): attack

Synonyms: onrush, invasion 

Antonyms: retreat, defense  

Example Sentence:

The people suddenly made an onslaught on him.

4. PRIGGISH (ADJECTIVE):(परोपदेशक): smug 

Synonyms: pompous, stuffy

Antonyms: dissatisfied, discontented

Example Sentence:

I had to meet a priggish person in the train.

5. CABOODLE (NOUN):(ताम-झाम):collection of something

Synonyms: cluster, agglomeration   

Antonyms: individual, one

Example Sentence:

I have a caboodle of great books.

6. ATTICISM (NOUN):(शान): splendour

Synonyms: grandeur, elegance  

Antonyms: crudeness, inelegance

Example Sentence:

I see the majestic Atticism in her personality.

7. AUSTERITY (NOUN):(आत्मसंयम): formality

Synonyms: acerbity, asperity

Antonyms: informality, mildness  

Example Sentence:

The austerity of the politician was well renowned.

8. ARTIFICE (NOUN):(चालाकी): clever act

Synonyms: maneuver, gimmick  

Antonyms: candor, honesty    

Example Sentence:

These pictures are full of artifice.

9. VALOR (NOUN):(वीरता):courage

Synonyms: firmness, fortitude

Antonyms: cowardice, timidity  

Example Sentence:

His valor impressed everyone.

10. VIGILANT (ADJECTIVE):(जागरूक): attentive

Synonyms: observant, cautious  

Antonyms: heedless, impulsive   

Example Sentence:

I am very vigilant while writing a letter.

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