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Sunday, 30 July 2017

The Hindu Vocabulary | 30 - 07 - 17

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The Hindu Vocabulary | 30 - 07 - 17


1   1. SOMNOLENT (ADJECTIVE): Sleepy

Synonyms: dozy, drowsy   
      
Antonyms: awake, active

Example Sentence:

The professor’s lecture was somnolent.

2. SPLURGY (ADJECTIVE): Showy

Synonyms: classy, garish            

Antonyms: plain, modest

Example Sentence:

The parents made splurgy arrangements for their daughter’s wedding.

3. PLACATE (VERB): Soothe, pacify

Synonyms: appease, satisfy     

Antonyms: agitate, incite

Example Sentence:

This cream will placate your itching.


4. PHLEGMATIC (ADJECTIVE): Unemotional

Synonyms: frigid, indifferent         

Antonyms: emotional, passionate

Example Sentence:

They are phlegmatic and selfish people.

5. CAPITULATE (VERB): Give in

Synonyms: surrender, succumb           

Antonyms: conquer, win

Example Sentence:

The thief capitulated before the police.

6. SWERVE (VERB): Turn aside.

Synonyms:  deflect, lurch    
     
Antonyms: stay, straighten

Example Sentence:

The greater you spin the ball, the more it will swerve.

7. CORYBANTIC (ADJECTIVE): Excited; very happy

Synonyms: rapturous, frantic    

Antonyms:  sorrowful, troubled

Example Sentence:

He is corybantic about his new project. 

8. TEENTY (ADJECTIVE): Small

Synonyms: tiny, wee        

Antonyms:  big, enormous

Example Sentence:

It is such a teenty plant.

9. THUNDERSTRUCK (ADJECTIVE): Amazed, astonished

Synonyms: dismayed, astounded    

Antonyms:  expected, certain

Example Sentence:

The son’s words thunderstruck his mother.

10. WISP (NOUN): Strand

Synonyms: tuft, lock         

Antonyms:  whole, complete

Example Sentence:

She tucked the stray wisps of hair under her clip.

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