The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams 05 February 2021

1. ANNIHILATE (VERB): destroy

Synonyms: wipe out, obliterate

Antonyms: create

Example Sentence:

A simple bomb of this type could annihilate them all.

 

2. FABLED (ADJECTIVE): legendary

Synonyms: mythical, mythic

Antonyms: real

Example Sentence:

The movie mentioned the fabled Arendelle kingdom.

 

3. RECTITUDE (NOUN): righteousness

Synonyms: goodness, virtue

Antonyms: infamy

Example Sentence:

The necessity of moral rectitude was itself an incentive.

 

4. CAPITULATE (VERB): surrender

Synonyms: give in, yield

Antonyms: resist

Example Sentence:

The patriots had to capitulate to the enemy forces.

 

5. CONVALESCE (VERB): recuperate

Synonyms: recover, improve

Antonyms: deteriorate

Example Sentence:

After your operation, you’ll need to convalesce for a week or two.

 

6. INTERIM (ADJECTIVE): provisional

Synonyms: temporary

Antonyms: permanent

Example Sentence:

An interim arrangement was made.

 

7. EXTRICATE (VERB): extract

Synonyms: free, release

Antonyms: entangle

Example Sentence:

He was trying to extricate himself from official duties.

 

8. IMPENDING (ADJECTIVE): imminent

Synonyms: at hand, close

Antonyms: remote

Example Sentence:

They were in impending danger of being swept away.

 

9. FOUNDER (VERB): fail

Synonyms: fall through, fall flat

Antonyms: succeed

Example Sentence:

The talks foundered on the reform issue.

 

10. FLURRY (NOUN): spate

Synonyms: wave, flood

Antonyms: dearth

Example Sentence:

A flurry of editorials that were hostile to the government were published.

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