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Tuesday, 11 July 2017

The Hindu Vocabulary | 11.07.2017

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1. DISTRAUGHT (ADJECTIVE): Worried

Synonyms: distressed, upset    

Antonyms: balanced, calm

Example Sentence:

His distraught parents were comforted last night.


2. HYSTERIC (ADJECTIVE): Mentally maladjusted

Synonyms:  disturbed, aberrant    

Antonyms: normal, balanced 

Example Sentence:

My sister was a hysteric patient but now she is fine.

3. INDECIPHERABLE (ADJECTIVE): Unreadable

Synonyms: unintelligible, indistinguishable       

Antonyms: unclear, explicable 

Example Sentence:

Her writing is virtually indecipherable.

4. HERETICAL (ADJECTIVE): Revisionist

Synonyms: iconoclastic, heterodox   

Antonyms: orthodox, traditional

Example Sentence:

 She made a heretical suggestion.

5. COAGULATE (VERB): Congeal

Synonyms: compact, condense  

Antonyms: disperse, melt

Example Sentence:

The blood coagulates to stop wounds bleeding.

6. STULTIFY (VERB): To cause to lose interest

Synonyms: frustrate, repress   

Antonyms: elevate, excite

Example Sentence:

The audience was stultified by the speaker's unchanging monotone.

7. FARCE (NOUN): Mockery

Synonyms: nonsense, sham    

Antonyms: seriousness, sobriety

Example Sentence:

The election was a farce, as only 22% of voters cast their ballots.

8. CHURLISH (ADJECTIVE): Rude

Synonyms: harsh, sullen   
   
Antonyms: civil, pleasant

Example Sentence:

It seemed churlish to refuse an offer meant so kindly.

9. LANGUISH (VERB):  Deteriorate

Synonyms: decline, weaken   

Antonyms:  thrive, flourish

Example Sentence:

He continues to languish in prison.

10. QUIRKY (ADJECTIVE): Odd

Synonyms: unusual, peculiar        

Antonyms: familiar, common

Example Sentence:


We've developed a reputation for being quite quirky and original.

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