The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams 19 March 2021

5 minutes The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams 19 March 2021 1. PROSCRIBE (VERB): forbid Synonyms: prohibit, ban Antonyms: ban Example Sentence: Strikes remained proscribed in the armed forces.   2. MAGNITUDE (NOUN): importance Synonyms: import, significance Antonyms: triviality Example Sentence: History has a lot of events of tragic magnitude.   3. EXPEDITIOUS (ADJECTIVE):  speedy Synonyms: […]

The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams 10 March 2021

5 minutes The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams 10 March 2021 1. STEM (VERB): arise from Synonyms: originate from, spring from Antonyms: cause Example Sentence: Many of the universities’ problems stem from rapid expansion.   2. TACTICAL (ADJECTIVE): calculated Synonyms: planned, plotted Antonyms: unwise Example Sentence: In a tactical retreat, she moved into a hotel with […]

The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams 09 March 2021

5 minutes The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams 09 March 2021 1. SHED (VERB): dismiss Synonyms: let go, discharge Antonyms: hire Example Sentence: Many firms use relocation as an opportunity to shed jobs.   2. UPBEAT (ADJECTIVE): optimistic Synonyms: cheerful, cheery Antonyms: pessimistic Example Sentence: He was upbeat about the company’s future.   3. HAPHAZARD (ADJECTIVE): […]

The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams 08 March 2021

5 minutes The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams 08 March 2021 1. CONCEDE (VERB): admit Synonyms: acknowledge accept Antonyms: deny Example Sentence: I had to concede that I’d overreacted.   2. HYPOTHETICAL (ADJECTIVE): theoretical Synonyms: speculative, conjectured Antonyms: real Example Sentence: He brought up a hypothetical case to make his point.   3. ABEYANCE (NOUN): suspension […]

The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams 07 March 2021

5 minutes The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams 07 March 2021 1. SCRAP (VERB): throw away Synonyms: throw out, get rid of Antonyms: keep Example Sentence: A bold decision was taken to scrap existing plant.   2. DISPROPORTIONATE (ADJECTIVE): unreasonable Synonyms: inordinate, excessive Antonyms: proportional Example Sentence: People on lower incomes spend a disproportionate amount on […]

The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams 05 March 2021

5 minutes The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams 05 March 2021 1. UNRAVEL (VERB): solve Synonyms: resolve, work out Antonyms: complicate Example Sentence: They were attempting to unravel the cause of death.   2. UNRELENTING (ADJECTIVE): continual Synonyms: constant, continuous Antonyms: intermittent Example Sentence: She established her authority with unrelenting thoroughness.   3. CONVENE (VERB): summon […]

The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams 01 March 2021

5 minutes The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams 01 March 2021   1. HESITANCY (NOUN): uncertainty Synonyms: hesitation, hesitance Antonyms: certainty Example Sentence: She took advantage of some hesitancy in the defense to rifle in a shot.   2. DIFFERENTIAL (ADJECTIVE): distinctive Synonyms: different, dissimilar Antonyms: similar Example Sentence: The pay differential between workers and management […]

The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams 24 February 2021

5 minutes The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams 24 February 2021 1. QUASH (VERB): put an end to Synonyms: stamp out, put a stop to Antonyms: bring about Example Sentence: A hospital executive quashed rumours that nursing staff will lose jobs.   2. INTRINSIC (ADJECTIVE): inherent Synonyms: innate, inborn Antonyms: extrinsic Example Sentence: Access to the […]

The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams 18 February 2021

5 minutes The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams 18 February 2021 1. ALIENATE (VERB): estrange Synonyms: turn away, set apart Antonyms: unite Example Sentence: We find nothing small or mean to alienate our respect from him.   2. DELINQUENT (ADJECTIVE): lawless Synonyms: criminal, offending Antonyms: well behaved Example Sentence: Most delinquent children have deprived backgrounds.   […]

The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams 17 February 2021

5 minutes The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams 17 February 2021 1. WANE (VERB): decrease Synonyms: decline, diminish Antonyms: increase Example Sentence: About half-past eight the combat began to wane.   2. DEPLOY (VERB): position Synonyms: station, post Antonyms: concentrate Example Sentence: Forces were deployed at strategic locations.   3. DISASTROUS (ADJECTIVE): bcatastrophic Synonyms: calamitous, cataclysmic […]