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The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams | 24-05-2023

Swati Mahendras

1. Asinine (Adjective) : बुद्धिहीन : extremely stupid or foolish.

Synonyms: absurd, silly, idiotic, crazy, insane, mad

Antonyms: sensible, wise, sound, sane, prudent

Example Sentence: It was asinine to run into the street like that.

2. Obfuscate (Verb): अस्पष्ट करना : to make something less clear and harder to understand, especially intentionally.

Synonyms: obscure, confuse, complicate

Antonyms: clarify, clear (up), simplify

Example Sentence:  She was criticized for using arguments that obfuscated the main

3. Duress (Noun): दबाव : threats, violence, to force someone into doing something against their will

Synonyms: pressure, constraint, compulsion, intimidation, coercion

Antonyms: freedom, liberation

Example Sentence:  I think Claire was under duress when she signed the agreement; she never would have voluntarily accepted those conditions.

4. Stringent (Adjective): कठोर : strict, precise, and exacting (of regulations, requirements, or conditions)

Synonyms: strict, rigorous, rigid

Antonyms: lenient, flexible

Example Sentence:  The quantity of exports has declined since the early 80s due to the
stringent procedures by the government.

5. Reminisce (Verb) :याद दिलाना : to talk or write about past experiences that you remember with pleasure

Synonyms: remember, recollect, recall

Antonyms: forget, ignore, neglect, repress

Example Sentence:  My grandfather used to  reminisce about his years in the navy.

6. Pestilent (Adjective) :विनाशक : likely to cause or capable of causing death

Synonyms: lethal, deadly, harmful

Antonyms: salubrious, beneficial, salutary

Example Sentence:Smallpox is a pestilent disease.

7. Ennoble (Verb) : सम्मानित करना : give (someone) a noble rank or title.

Synonyms: exalt, glorify, magnanimous

Antonyms: debase, degrade, demean

Example Sentence: The police commissioner will ennoble Officer Pantowski with a medal
for service above and beyond the call of duty, an honor few officers receive.

8. Flimsy (Adjective) : कमजोर : comparatively light and insubstantial; easily damaged.

Synonyms: fragile, insubstantial, feeble, light

Antonyms: sturdy, substantial, strong

Example Sentence: The storm flattened the flimsy wooden huts that the villagers
lived in.

9. Penitent (Adjective): अनुतापी : feeling or showing sorrow and regret for having done wrong; repentant.

Synonyms: repentant, remorseful, ashamed

Antonyms: impenitent, unrepentant, unapologetic

Example Sentence “I’m sorry, ” she said with  penitent smile.

10. Throw Down The Gauntlet (Idiom): to challenge someone (to invite someone to fight or compete with you)

Synonyms: challenge, dare, defy

Example Sentence:A price war looks likely now that a leading supermarket has
thrown down the gauntlet to its competitors.


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