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.



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.



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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