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

Synonyms: call, order

Antonyms: disperse

Example Sentence:

He had convened a secret meeting of military personnel.

 

4. INDOLENT (ADJECTIVE): lazy

Synonyms: idle, slothful

Antonyms: industrious

Example Sentence:

They were indolent and addicted to a life of pleasure.

 

5. PEDESTRIAN (ADJECTIVE): dull

Synonyms: plodding, boring

Antonyms: inspired, exciting

Example Sentence:

Disenchantment goes along with their pedestrian lives.

 

6. PERIPHERAL (ADJECTIVE): secondary

Synonyms: subsidiary, incidental

Antonyms: central

Example Sentence:

She will see their problems as peripheral to her own.

 

7. DISPASSIONATE (ADJECTIVE): unemotional

Synonyms: non-emotional, unsentimental

Antonyms: emotional

Example Sentence:

She dealt with life’s disasters in a calm, dispassionate way.

 

8. OUTLANDISH (ADJECTIVE): weird

Synonyms: queer, offbeat

Antonyms: ordinary

Example Sentence:

They were three wise, outlandish kings.

 

  1. UNSETTLED (ADJECTIVE): restless

Synonyms: restive, fidgety

Antonyms: settled

Example Sentence:

She felt edgy and unsettled.

 

  1. COMPLIANCE (NOUN): acquiescence

Synonyms: agreement, assent

Antonyms: defiance

Example Sentence:

The compliance with government views shown by the commission.

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