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*The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams | 31-03-2022*

  1. FUNDAMENTAL (ADJECTIVE): (मूलभूत): basic
    Synonyms: foundational, rudimentary
    Antonyms: secondary
    Example Sentence:
    He worked hard for the protection of fundamental human rights.

2.PALTRY (ADJECTIVE): (बेकार): worthless
Synonyms: petty, trivial
Antonyms: important
Example Sentence:
Naval glory struck him as paltry.

3.SUSTAIN (VERB): (आराम पहुंचाना): comfort
Synonyms: help, assist
Antonyms: torment
Example Sentence:
A particular thought had sustained him throughout the years.

4.DISASTROUS (ADJECTIVE): (प्रलयंकर): catastrophic
Synonyms: calamitous, cataclysmic
Antonyms: fortunate
Example Sentence:
A disastrous fire swept through the museum.

  1. BOLSTER (VERB): (मजबूत बनाना): strengthen
    Synonyms: support, reinforce
    Antonyms: undermine
    Example Sentence:
    The fall in interest rates is starting to bolster confidence.

6.COMPASSIONATE (ADJECTIVE): (करुणामय): pitying
Synonyms: sympathetic, empathetic
Antonyms: indifferent
Example Sentence:
I allowed him to go home on compassionate grounds.

7.DETER (VERB): (रोकना): prevent
Synonyms: stop, put a stop to
Antonyms: encourage
Example Sentence:
Strategists think not only about how to deter war, but about how war might occur.

8.STERN (ADJECTIVE): (गंभीर): serious
Synonyms: unsmiling, frowning
Antonyms: genial
Example Sentence:
A smile transformed his stern face.

9.SHUN (VERB): (बचना): avoid
Synonyms: evade, eschew
Antonyms: accept
Example Sentence:
She shunned fashionable society.

10.HOSTILE (ADJECTIVE): (विपक्षी): opposed
Synonyms: averse, antagonistic
Antonyms: in favour of
Example Sentence:
People are very hostile to the idea.**

*The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams | 30-03-2022*

1.UNDERSCORE (VERB): (बल देना): highlight
Synonyms: underline, emphasize
Antonyms: understate
Example Sentence:
The company underscored the progress made with fuel cells.

2.TRANSIENT (ADJECTIVE): (क्षणिक): transitory
Synonyms: temporary, short-lived
Antonyms: permanent
Example Sentence:
There is a transient population of thousands of visitors during the year.

3.UNLEASH (VERB): (मुक्त करना): release
Synonyms: free, loose
Antonyms: restrain
Example Sentence:
They dig up badger setts and unleash terriers into them.

4.ILLICIT (ADJECTIVE): (अवैध): illegal
Synonyms: unlawful, illegitimate
Antonyms: licit
Example Sentence:
The junkie had a liking for the more illicit things in life.

5.PREDILECTION (NOUN): (अनुराग): liking
Synonyms: fondness, preference
Antonyms: dislike
Example Sentence:
My predilection for Asian food is very strong.

6.SEVER (VERB): (क्रम तोड़ना): break off
Synonyms: discontinue, suspend
Antonyms: maintain
Example Sentence:
The notice itself may be sufficient to sever the joint tenancy.

7.INCUMBENT (ADJECTIVE): (अनिवार्य): binding
Synonyms: obligatory, mandatory
Antonyms: optional
Example Sentence:
The government realized that it was incumbent on them to act.

8.RANCOUR (NOUN): (नफरत): spite
Synonyms: bitterness, hate
Antonyms: amicability
Example Sentence:
He spoke without rancor.

9.OVERWHELMING (ADJECTIVE): (भारी): profuse
Synonyms: enormous, immense
Antonyms: small
Example Sentence:
His party won overwhelming support.

  1. DISTINCT (ADJECTIVE): (विशिष्ट): discrete
    Synonyms: separate individual
    Antonyms: indistinct
    Example Sentence:
    The gallery is divided into five distinct spaces.**

*The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams | 29-03-2022*

1.DISPERSE (VERB): (बिखेर देना): scatter
Synonyms: disseminate distribute
Antonyms: gather
Example Sentence:
Storms can disperse seeds via high altitudes.

2.OPAQUE (ADJECTIVE): (गैर-पारदर्शी): non-transparent
Synonyms: cloudy, filmy
Antonyms: transparent
Example Sentence:
All the bottles were filled with a pale opaque liquid.

3.CALAMITY (NOUN): (आपदा): disaster
Synonyms: catastrophe, tragedy
Antonyms: godsend
Example Sentence:
Emergency measures may be necessary in order to avert a calamity.

4.MENACE (VERB): (ख़तरे में डालना): threaten
Synonyms: jeopardize, imperil
Antonyms: friendly, auspicious
Example Sentence:
Africa's elephants are still menaced by poaching.

5.TORMENT (NOUN): (व्यथा): agony
Synonyms: suffering, torture
Antonyms: pleasure
Example Sentence:
Their deaths have left both families in torment.

6.DETRIMENT (NOUN): (क्षति): harm
Synonyms: damage, injury
Antonyms: benefit, good
Example Sentence:
He sits up very late to the detriment of his health.

7.OBFUSCATE (VERB): (अस्पष्ट करना): obscure
Synonyms: confuse, blur
Antonyms: clarify
Example Sentence:
She was criticized for using arguments that obfuscated the main issue

  1. FACTION (NOUN): (कलह): infighting
    Synonyms: dissension, dissent
    Antonyms: harmony
    Example Sentence:
    The council is increasingly split by faction.

9.UTTERLY (ADVERB): (पूर्णता से): completely
Synonyms: totally, absolutely
Antonyms: partly
Example Sentence:
He looked utterly ridiculous.

10.CLAMOUR (NOUN): (कोलाहल): din
Synonyms: racket, uproar
Antonyms: silence
Example Sentence:
The questions rose to a clamour.**

*The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams | 28-03-2022*

1.UNLIKELY (ADJECTIVE): (असंभाव्य): improbable
Synonyms: not likely, doubtful
Antonyms: likely
Example Sentence:
He gave an unlikely explanation for his deed.

2.TARNISH (VERB): (मैला करना): sully
Synonyms: besmirch, blacken
Antonyms: enhance
Example Sentence:
His regime had not been tarnished by human rights abuses.

3.CONTEMPT (NOUN): (अनादर): disrespect
Synonyms: disregard, slighting
Antonyms: respect
Example Sentence:
This action displays an arrogant contempt for the wishes of the majority.

4.DESPOTIC (ADJECTIVE): (तानाशाही): autocratic
Synonyms: dictatorial, totalitarian
Antonyms: democratic
Example Sentence:
Obeying no law, despotic authority was arbitrary, and its animating spirit was fear.

5.REPRESSION (NOUN): (दमन): suppression
Synonyms: quelling, quashing
Antonyms: freedom
Example Sentence:
Students sparked off events that ended in brutal repression.

6.THRIFTY (ADJECTIVE): (विवेकी): provident
Synonyms: prudent, canny
Antonyms: profligate
Example Sentence:
He had been brought up to be thrifty

7.UPHOLD (VERB): (पुष्टि करना): confirm
Synonyms: endorse, sustain
Antonyms: overturn
Example Sentence:
The court upheld his claim for damages.

8.MALICIOUS (ADJECTIVE): (द्वेषपूर्ण): spiteful
Synonyms: malevolent, hostile
Antonyms: benevolent
Example Sentence:
He was found guilty of malicious damage.

9.CRITICAL (ADJECTIVE): (निंदात्मक): censorious
Synonyms: condemnatory, condemning
Antonyms: complimentary
Example Sentence:
I was very critical of the previous regime.

  1. ABOMINATION (NOUN): (घृणा): detestation
    Synonyms: loathing, hatred
    Antonyms: liking
    Example Sentence:
    The law faces abomination if it runs against the public interest.**