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The Hindu Vocabulary 08-10-2021 | prudhviinfo



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 🎯The Hindu Vocabulary 07-10-2021 

 

🔰 The Hindu Vocabulary 🔰


1. ASTONISHING (ADJECTIVE): (आश्चर्यजनक):

Surprising

Synonyms: Impressive, Amazing

Antonyms: Unimpressive

Example Sentence:

All his achievements are nothing short of astonishing.


2. INCURSION (NOUN): (आक्रमण): Attack on

Synonyms: Assault on, Raid on

Antonyms: Retreat

Example Sentence:

In case there is an incursion into our territories, we have to repel such attacks.


3. PRECEDE (VERB): (पूर्व में होना): Lead up to

Synonyms: Pave the way for, Set the scene for

Antonyms: Follow

Example Sentence:

A gun battle had preceded the explosions.


4. VANITY (NOUN): (गुमान): Conceit

Synonyms: Self-conceit, Narcissism

Antonyms: Modesty

Example Sentence:

It flattered his vanity to think I was in love with him.


5. SPECIFIC (ADJECTIVE): (विशिष्ट): Particular

Synonyms: Specified, Certain

Antonyms: General

Example Sentence:

Huge savings were made to meet specific development needs.


6. STARTLE (VERB): (डराना): Surprise

Synonyms: Frighten, Scare

Antonyms: Put at ease

Example Sentence:

A sudden sound in the doorway startled her.


7. SEIZURE (NOUN): (अभिग्रहण): Confiscation

Synonyms: Impounding, Commandeering

Antonyms: Restitution

Example Sentence:

Cowed by the bold seizure of the leaders, the states of Holland submitted.


8. CONFIDE (VERB): (गुप्त रूप से बताना): Reveal

Synonyms: Disclose, Divulge

Antonyms: Keep from

Example Sentence:

He confided his fears to his mother.


9. SANCTION (NOUN): (दंड): Penalty

Synonyms: Punishment, Deterrent

Antonyms: Reward

Example Sentence:

A range of sanctions were aimed at deterring insider abuse.


10. HARBOUR (VERB): (आश्रय देना): Shelter

Synonyms: Conceal, Hide

Antonyms: Hand over

Example Sentence:

He was suspected of harbouring an escaped prisoner.

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