The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams.

 

  1. WITHER (VERB): wilt

Synonyms: droop, fade

Antonyms: thrive

Example Sentence:

The grass had withered to an unappealing brown.

 

  1. INHERENT (ADJECTIVE): intrinsic

Synonyms: innate, immanent

Antonyms: acquired

Example Sentence:

Any form of mountaineering has its inherent dangers.

 

  1. INCEPTION (NOUN): establishment

Synonyms: institution, foundation

Antonyms: end

Example Sentence:

She has been on the board since its inception two years ago.

 

  1. EXTANT (ADJECTIVE): surviving

Synonyms: remaining, abiding

Antonyms: non-existent

Example Sentence:

Two fourteenth-century manuscripts of this text are still extant.

 

  1. MISBELIEF (NOUN): unorthodoxy

Synonyms: heresy, delusion

Antonyms: orthodoxy

Example Sentence:

It is a misbelief that alcohol problems require a specialist response.

 

  1. SCARCELY (ADVERB): rarely

Synonyms: seldom, infrequently

Antonyms: often

Example Sentence:

They could scarcely all be wrong.

 

  1. OPPRESSIVE (ADJECTIVE): harsh

Synonyms: cruel, brutal

Antonyms: lenient

Example Sentence:

The country is ruled by an oppressive regime.

 

  1. AUGMENT (VERB): increase

Synonyms: add to, supplement

Antonyms: decrease

Example Sentence:

His joys augmented after his promotion.

 

  1. EQUITABLE (ADJECTIVE): fair

Synonyms: just, impartial

Antonyms: inequitable

Example Sentence:

This equitable arrangement was accepted by the estates directly.

 

  1. FORTHWITH (ADVERB): immediately

Synonyms: at once, instantly

Antonyms: sometime

Example Sentence:

We forthwith paid the money required.

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