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THE HINDU VOCABULARY | 04.06.2017 |

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1. CONTINUANCE (NOUN): duration

Synonyms: extension, period Antonyms: ending, finish

Example Sentence:

She will get all the privileges during his continuance in the service.


2. GRUBBY (ADJECTIVE): dirty

Synonyms: filthy, soiled Antonyms: clean, spotless

Example Sentence: 

His white coat was grubby and stained.


3. AVENGE (VERB): retaliate

Synonyms: vindicate, punish Antonyms: cheer, forgive

Example Sentence: 

Hamlet delayed avenging the murder of his father.


4. SATE (VERB): satisfy 

Synonyms: gratify, satiate Antonyms: abstain, deprive 

Example Sentence: 

He was sated with flying.


5. MACULATE (VERB): corrupt, violate 

Synonyms: besmirch, degrade Antonyms: honour, praise 

Example Sentence:

The population had not been maculated by inferior races.


6. HIDEOUS (ADJECTIVE): Very ugly

Synonyms: grotesque, horrible Antonyms: delightful, gentle

Example Sentence: 

She saw a hideous face at the window and screamed.


7. SINGE (VERB): Burn

Synonyms: blaze, blacken Antonyms: frost, glaciate

Example Sentence: 

She singed her dress by pressing it with too hot an iron.


8. DISTEND (VERB): Amplify

Synonyms: dilate, augment Antonyms: abridge, decrease

Example Sentence: 

The excess food consumption made his stomach distend from bloat.


9. FRAILTY (NOUN): Weakness

Synonyms: defect, fallibility Antonyms: advantage, perfection

Example Sentence: 

Despite her frailty she manages to work hard.


10. GRANDIOSE (ADJECTIVE): Theatrical

Synonyms: ambitious, bombastic Antonyms: trivial, moderate

Example Sentence:

He produced several grandiose schemes for a holiday resort but no resort was ever built.



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