Vocab 4 november

1. ARCHAIC (ADJECTIVE): (प्राचीन) old and no longer useful

Synonyms: primitive, old-fashioned

Antonyms: modern, up-to-date

Example Sentence:

In comparison to portable laptop typewriters are archaic.

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. SWAMP (NOUN): (कीचड़) quagmire

Synonyms: marshland, lowland

Antonyms: clean land, clear

Example Sentence:

This area is full of swamp so it smells fouls all the time.

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