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THE HINDU VOCABULARY | 07.07.2017

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 THE HINDU VOCABULARY | 07.07.2017

                                
 
1. SUNDRY (ADJECTIVE): Miscellaneous

Synonyms: assorted, manifold              

Antonyms: individual, singular


Example Sentence:

For all his minor sundry crimes he was sent to coventry by the society.


2. SHRILL (ADJECTIVE): Discordant

Synonyms: noisy, strident                

Antonyms: calm, mild

Example Sentence:

The sound of the shrill whistle made everyone stand still.

3. SOOT (NOUN): Grime

Synonyms: grit, residue              

 Antonyms: cleanliness, neatness

Example Sentence:

I was ready to go out but soot over my shoes really threw the spanner in the works.

4. STRIDE (VERB): Stalk

Synonyms: stomp, tramp                 

Antonyms: stagger, tiptoe

Example Sentence:

As restaurant is on the 2nd floor I decided to stride than to use a lift.

5. SPARTAN (ADJECTIVE): Austere

Synonyms: arduous, rigid        

Antonyms: fancy, adorned

Example Sentence:

His new Spartan business plan proved to be a damp squib.

6. PEPPY (ADJECTIVE): Full of spirit

Synonyms: lively, playful          

 Antonyms:  depressed, down 

Example Sentence:

He is a peppy person.

7. SIDESTEP (VERB): Dodge

Synonyms: avoid, evade               

Antonyms: face, confront

Example Sentence:

Sidestepping a weary question is a piece of cake for the actors.

8. UNALLOYED (ADJECTIVE): Absolute

Synonyms: bona fide, legitimate     

Antonyms: dubious, unsure

Example Sentence:

This very little child has unalloyed feelings towards everybody.

9. TABOO (ADJECTIVE): Forbidden

Synonyms: outlawed, prohibited     

Antonyms: acceptable, mentionable

Example Sentence:

The gourmet chef considers any dish made from canned goods to be taboo.

10. STIGMA (NOUN): Scar

Synonyms: stain, blemish  

Antonyms: exaltation, benefit

Example Sentence:

His sitting idle for hours in office put stigma over his image.


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