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 fuel.

 

3. DISINTEREST (NOUN): impartiality

Synonyms: neutrality objectivity

Antonyms: bias

Example Sentence: I do not claim any scholarly disinterest with this book.

 

4. WITHDRAW (NOUN): abolish

Synonyms: cancel, lift

Antonyms: introduce

Example Sentence: The party threatened to withdraw its support for the government.

 

5. EQUITY (NOUN): fairness

Synonyms: justice, fair play

Antonyms: inequity

Example Sentence: Equity of treatment should be ensured everywhere.

 

6. ACQUITTAL (NOUN): absolution

Synonyms: clearing, exoneration

Antonyms: conviction

Example Sentence: The trial resulted in an acquittal.

 

7. REVOLUTIONARY (ADJECTIVE): thoroughgoing

Synonyms: thorough, complete

Antonyms: conventional

Example Sentence: He invented a revolutionary new drug.

 

8. ALLIANCE (NOUN): affinity

Synonyms: relationship, association

Antonyms: distance

Example Sentence: An alliance between medicine and morality needs to be established.

 

9. COUP (NOUN):  overthrow

Synonyms: takeover, ousting

Antonyms: election

Example Sentence: He was overthrown in an army coup.

 

10. DISSOLVE (VERB): disperse

Synonyms: disband, break up

Antonyms: join

Example Sentence: Their marriage has been dissolved.

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