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*☘The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams | 31-03-2022☘*
2.PALTRY (ADJECTIVE): (बेकार): worthless
Synonyms: petty, trivial
Naval glory struck him as paltry.
3.SUSTAIN (VERB): (आराम पहुंचाना): comfort
Synonyms: help, assist
A particular thought had sustained him throughout the years.
4.DISASTROUS (ADJECTIVE): (प्रलयंकर): catastrophic
Synonyms: calamitous, cataclysmic
A disastrous fire swept through the museum.
6.COMPASSIONATE (ADJECTIVE): (करुणामय): pitying
Synonyms: sympathetic, empathetic
I allowed him to go home on compassionate grounds.
7.DETER (VERB): (रोकना): prevent
Synonyms: stop, put a stop to
Strategists think not only about how to deter war, but about how war might occur.
8.STERN (ADJECTIVE): (गंभीर): serious
Synonyms: unsmiling, frowning
A smile transformed his stern face.
9.SHUN (VERB): (बचना): avoid
Synonyms: evade, eschew
She shunned fashionable society.
10.HOSTILE (ADJECTIVE): (विपक्षी): opposed
Synonyms: averse, antagonistic
Antonyms: in favour of
People are very hostile to the idea.**
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1.UNDERSCORE (VERB): (बल देना): highlight
Synonyms: underline, emphasize
The company underscored the progress made with fuel cells.
2.TRANSIENT (ADJECTIVE): (क्षणिक): transitory
Synonyms: temporary, short-lived
There is a transient population of thousands of visitors during the year.
3.UNLEASH (VERB): (मुक्त करना): release
Synonyms: free, loose
They dig up badger setts and unleash terriers into them.
4.ILLICIT (ADJECTIVE): (अवैध): illegal
Synonyms: unlawful, illegitimate
The junkie had a liking for the more illicit things in life.
5.PREDILECTION (NOUN): (अनुराग): liking
Synonyms: fondness, preference
My predilection for Asian food is very strong.
6.SEVER (VERB): (क्रम तोड़ना): break off
Synonyms: discontinue, suspend
The notice itself may be sufficient to sever the joint tenancy.
7.INCUMBENT (ADJECTIVE): (अनिवार्य): binding
Synonyms: obligatory, mandatory
The government realized that it was incumbent on them to act.
8.RANCOUR (NOUN): (नफरत): spite
Synonyms: bitterness, hate
He spoke without rancor.
9.OVERWHELMING (ADJECTIVE): (भारी): profuse
Synonyms: enormous, immense
His party won overwhelming support.
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1.DISPERSE (VERB): (बिखेर देना): scatter
Synonyms: disseminate distribute
Storms can disperse seeds via high altitudes.
2.OPAQUE (ADJECTIVE): (गैर-पारदर्शी): non-transparent
Synonyms: cloudy, filmy
All the bottles were filled with a pale opaque liquid.
3.CALAMITY (NOUN): (आपदा): disaster
Synonyms: catastrophe, tragedy
Emergency measures may be necessary in order to avert a calamity.
4.MENACE (VERB): (ख़तरे में डालना): threaten
Synonyms: jeopardize, imperil
Antonyms: friendly, auspicious
Africa's elephants are still menaced by poaching.
5.TORMENT (NOUN): (व्यथा): agony
Synonyms: suffering, torture
Their deaths have left both families in torment.
6.DETRIMENT (NOUN): (क्षति): harm
Synonyms: damage, injury
Antonyms: benefit, good
He sits up very late to the detriment of his health.
7.OBFUSCATE (VERB): (अस्पष्ट करना): obscure
Synonyms: confuse, blur
She was criticized for using arguments that obfuscated the main issue
9.UTTERLY (ADVERB): (पूर्णता से): completely
Synonyms: totally, absolutely
He looked utterly ridiculous.
10.CLAMOUR (NOUN): (कोलाहल): din
Synonyms: racket, uproar
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
He gave an unlikely explanation for his deed.
2.TARNISH (VERB): (मैला करना): sully
Synonyms: besmirch, blacken
His regime had not been tarnished by human rights abuses.
3.CONTEMPT (NOUN): (अनादर): disrespect
Synonyms: disregard, slighting
This action displays an arrogant contempt for the wishes of the majority.
4.DESPOTIC (ADJECTIVE): (तानाशाही): autocratic
Synonyms: dictatorial, totalitarian
Obeying no law, despotic authority was arbitrary, and its animating spirit was fear.
5.REPRESSION (NOUN): (दमन): suppression
Synonyms: quelling, quashing
Students sparked off events that ended in brutal repression.
6.THRIFTY (ADJECTIVE): (विवेकी): provident
Synonyms: prudent, canny
He had been brought up to be thrifty
7.UPHOLD (VERB): (पुष्टि करना): confirm
Synonyms: endorse, sustain
The court upheld his claim for damages.
8.MALICIOUS (ADJECTIVE): (द्वेषपूर्ण): spiteful
Synonyms: malevolent, hostile
He was found guilty of malicious damage.
9.CRITICAL (ADJECTIVE): (निंदात्मक): censorious
Synonyms: condemnatory, condemning
I was very critical of the previous regime.