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The Hindu Vocabulary : 12-09-2021

 


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 🎯The Hindu Vocabulary : 12-09-2021

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1. FORBEARANCE (NOUN): (सहनशीलता): Patient self-control

Synonyms: Tolerance, Patience

Antonyms: Impatience

Example Sentence:

His unfailing courtesy and forbearance under great provocation.


2. KUDOS (NOUN): (प्रशंसा): Applause

Synonyms: Esteem, Praise

Antonyms: Dishonour, Denunciation

Example Sentence:

The hockey team was given kudos.


3. APATHY (NOUN): (उदासीनता): Indifference

Synonyms: Unconcern, Passivity

Antonyms: Enthusiasm, Interest

Example Sentence:

Widespread apathy among students was hard to witness.


4. CONVALESCE (VERB): (अच्छा हो जाना): Recover

Synonyms: Recuperate, Get well

Antonyms: Deteriorate

Example Sentence:

He spent eight months convalescing after the stroke.


5. HERETIC (NOUN): (नास्तिक): Schismatic

Synonyms: Apostate, Pagan

Antonyms: Believer, Follower

Example Sentence:

As a relapsed heretic, he was left to the secular arm.


6. JOLT (VERB): (ऐंठना): Convulse

Synonyms: Disturb, Jar

Antonyms: Calm, Comfort

Example Sentence:

His statement jolted me in my mind.


7. EXTRANEOUS (ADJECTIVE): (अप्रासंगिक): Immaterial

Synonyms: Irrelevant, Beside the point

Antonyms: Material

Example Sentence:

One is obliged to wade through many pages of extraneous material.


8. UNCONSTITUTIONAL (ADJECTIVE): (असंवैधानिक): Illegitimate

Synonyms: Illegal, Unauthorized

Antonyms: Legal

Example Sentence:

We cannot tolerate unconstitutional action.


9. VERNACULAR (NOUN): (मातृभाषा): Colloquial Speech

Synonyms: Jargon, Dialect

Antonyms: Latin

Example Sentence:

He wrote in the vernacular to reach a larger audience.


10. DISHEARTENING (ADJECTIVE): (बेहद निराशाजनक): Saddening

Synonyms: Disheartening, Dispiriting

Antonyms: Encouraging, Cheering

Example Sentence:

The team made a disappointing star.