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Saturday, 8 July 2017

The Hindu Vocabulary | 08.07.2017

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1. INGENUITY (NOUN): Cleverness

Synonyms: ability, brilliance     

Antonyms: clumsiness, ignorance

Example Sentence:


As per my view, this task is difficult and may require some ingenuity.

2. SWIRL (VERB): Spin around

Synonyms: churn, roil        
Antonyms: straighten, uncoil
Example Sentence:
The leaves were swirled along the ground by the wind.
3. UNLETTERED (ADJECTIVE): Uneducated
Synonyms: ignorant, illiterate            
Antonyms: educated, literate
Example Sentence:
Such misconceptions have not been confined to the unlettered masses.

4. SPRIGHTLY (ADJECTIVE): Full of vigor
Synonyms: agile, active     

Antonyms: spiritless, lethargic

Example Sentence:
The sprightly old woman walks two miles every day.

5. SANCTIMONIOUS (ADJECTIVE): Self-righteous

Synonyms: insincere, hypocritical   

Antonyms:  honest, sincere

Example Sentence:
His sanctimonious expressions explained his intentions.

6. CIRCUMSCRIBE (VERB): To form or mark the limits of

Synonyms: confine, define     

Antonyms: free, release
                        
Example Sentence:

The hedge circumscribes the property.

7. VICISSITUDES (NOUN): Change

Synonyms: fluctuation, permutation             

Antonyms: similarity, stability

Example Sentence: 
The vicissitudes of life produced the strongest contrasts of fortune.

8. OBSTREPEROUS (ADJECTIVE): Noisy

Synonyms: blusterous, boisterous      

Antonyms: moderate, calm

Example Sentence:

The class teacher ejected the obstreperous student out of the class.

9. SULLEN (ADJECTIVE):  Morose

Synonyms: gloomy, brooding          

Antonyms:  cheerful, pleasant

Example Sentence:

The offenders lapsed into a sullen silence.

10. CHAOTIC (ADJECTIVE): Disordered

Synonyms: uncontrolled, lawless     

Antonyms: ordered, organized

Example Sentence:

My house becomes a chaotic place in the absence of my wife.



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