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Thursday, 10 August 2017

The Hindu Vocabulary | 10 - 08 - 17

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1. DEMAGOGUE (NOUN): Agitating person

Synonyms: firebrand, agitator             

Antonyms: calm person, beloved person

Example Sentence:

Last night I was in a discussion with a demagogue.

2. BESMIRCH (VERB): Taint

Synonyms: dishonour, slander 

Antonyms:  honour, praise

Example Sentence:

He was trying to besmirch his friend’s image.

3. FECKLESS (ADJECTIVE): Aimless

Synonyms: carefree, careless 

Antonyms:  competent, effectual

Example Sentence:

Don’t act like a feckless person.

4. DENIGRATE (VERB): Defame

Synonyms: calumniate, malign 

Antonyms:  extol, eulogize

Example Sentence:

He was unintentionally denigrating the persona of his own friend.


5. DEMONIAC (NOUN): Person who is crazy

Synonyms: maniac, lunatic              

Antonyms: sane, wise

Example Sentence:

Don’t talk to that demoniac.

6. EXPOSTULATE (VERB): Dissuade

Synonyms: argue, oppose 

 Antonyms: accede, agree

Example Sentence:

Don’t try to expostulate my idea I said.

7. ONTOGENY (NOUN): Growth

Synonyms: advancement, evolution              

Antonyms: decline, decrease

Example Sentence:

I like the way this government has led his countrymen on the path of ontogeny.

8. SOMNOLENT (ADJECTIVE): Sleepy

Synonyms: asleep, drowsy             

Antonyms: attentive, awake

Example Sentence:

He looks like a somnolent.

9. QUEASY (ADJECTIVE): Not feeling well

Synonyms: sick, ill Antonyms:  comfortable, healthy

Example Sentence:

Today I am feeling bit queasy.

10. WADE (VERB):  Plod, often through water 

Synonyms: paddle, dabble 

Antonyms:  freeze, stop

Example Sentence:

The buffalos were wading in the pond.

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