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Friday, 15 March 2019

The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams | 15-03-19

Mahendra Guru
1. SANCTITY (NOUN): (पवित्रता): holiness 

Synonyms: divinity, purity 

Antonyms: meanness, cheapness 

Example Sentence: 

The site of the tomb was a place of sanctity for the ancient Egyptians. 

2. DEESCALATE (VERB): (ख़राब करना): erode 

Synonyms: diminish, impair 

Antonyms: develop, intensify 

Example Sentence: 

Smoking can deescalate your health. 

3. PODGY (ADJECTIVE): (मोटा): slightly fat

Synonyms: chunky, flabby 

Antonyms: lean, skinny 

Example Sentence: 

When I stopped jogging, I became podgy. 

4. POMPOUS (ADJECTIVE): (आडम्बरपूर्ण): arrogant, egotistic

Synonyms: boastful, selfish 

Antonyms: humble, kind

Example Sentence: 

Because the movie star was pompous, she spent most of her time looking into the mirror. 

5. POTPOURRI (NOUN): (मिश्रण): miscellany 

Synonyms: assortment, blend 

Antonyms: separation, singularity

Example Sentence: 

New York City is a potpourri of various nationalities and religions. 

6. BANTER (NOUN): (मज़ाक): teasing 

Synonyms: chaff, fun 

Antonyms: flattery, praise

Example Sentence: 

If the banter between the award presenters is not exciting, no one will watch the show. 

7. DEFERMENT (NOUN): (स्थगन): postponement

Synonyms: suspension, adjournment 

Antonyms: continuation, persistence 

Example Sentence: 

The news predict the deferment of the elections. 

8. YORE (NOUN): (बीता हुआ समय): time gone by

Synonyms: history, antiquity 

Antonyms: future, present

Example Sentence: 

In the days of yore, the Internet did not exist. 

9. VOCIFEROUS (ADJECTIVE): (कोलाहलकारी): loud

Synonyms: boisterous, clamorous 

Antonyms: low, quiet

Example Sentence: 

He was a vociferous opponent of the takeover. 

10. FRAUGHT (ADJECTIVE): (भरपूर): full of 

Synonyms: filled, replete 

Antonyms: empty, void

Example Sentence: 

Marketing any new product is fraught with danger.

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