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THE HINDU VOCABULARY | 11.06.2017 |

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1. CONCURRENT (ADJECTIVE): simultaneous

Synonyms:
coexisting, concomitant Antonyms: non-concurrent, divergent

Example Sentence:


Are these decisions concurrent with university policy?


2. CONDENSE (VERB):
abridge

Synonyms: contract, concentrate Antonyms: increase, expand

Example Sentence:


The English translation has been condensed into a single more readable book. 


3. CONDESCEND (VERB): humble oneself

Synonyms: accommodate, accord Antonyms: disallow, disapprove

Example Sentence:

The president of the company condescended to have dinner with the cleaning staff.


4. CONDOLENCE (NOUN): sympathy

Synonyms: compassion, consolation Antonyms: brutality, harshness

Example Sentence:

She sent him a letter of condolence.


5. CONFISCATE (VERB): seize

Synonyms: appropriate, impound Antonyms: free, release

Example Sentence:


They confiscated weapons, ammunition and propaganda material.


6. CONFLUENCE (NOUN): convergence

Synonyms: junction, concurrence Antonyms: division, separation

Example Sentence:


The confluence of warm and cold temperatures is going to create a powerful storm.


7. CONGEAL (VERB): to solidify

Synonyms: coagulate, curdle Antonyms: melt, soften

Example Sentence:


She wanted to wash the frying pan before the bacon fat had a chance to congeal.


8. CONGENITAL (ADJECTIVE): inborn

Synonyms: innate, inherent Antonyms: foreign, external

Example Sentence:

When he was 17, he died of congenital heart disease.


9. CONGREGATION (NOUN):
assembled group

Synonyms: audience, crowd Antonyms: diffusion, division

Example Sentence:


Most members of the congregation arrived a few minutes before the service.


10. CONGRUENT (ADJECTIVE):
compatible

Synonyms: agreeing, according Antonyms: disagreeable, unharmonious

Example Sentence:

Eating five chocolate bars daily is not congruent with your plan of losing weight.

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