The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams 11 February 2021

1. CAPITULATE (VERB): surrender

Synonyms: give in, yield

Antonyms: resist

Example Sentence:

The patriots had to capitulate to the enemy forces.

 

2 . TANGIBLE (ADJECTIVE): palpable

Synonyms: tactile, material

Antonyms: intangible

Example Sentence:

The ambience of neglect and abandonment was almost tangible.

 

3. IMPLICATION (NOUN): suggestion

Synonyms: inference, insinuation

Antonyms: explicit statement

Example Sentence:

The implication is that no one person at the bank is responsible.

 

4. NAÏVE (ADJECTIVE): innocent

Synonyms: unsophisticated, artless

Antonyms: sophisticated

Example Sentence:

I had a sweet, naive look when I smiled.

 

5 . PROSCRIBE (VERB): forbid

Synonyms: prohibit, ban

Antonyms: ban

Example Sentence:

Strikes remained proscribed in the armed forces.

 

6. IMPAIR (VERB): damage

Synonyms: harm, diminish

Antonyms: improve

Example Sentence:

A noisy job could permanently impair their hearing.

 

7. INTRINSIC (ADJECTIVE): inherent

Synonyms: innate, inborn

Antonyms: extrinsic

Example Sentence:

Access to the arts is intrinsic to a high quality of life.

 

8. RENEGE (VERB): go back on

Synonyms: break, back out of

Antonyms: keep

Example Sentence:

If you renege on the deal now, I’ll fight you in the courts.

 

9. TENACITY (NOUN): persistence

Synonyms: determination, perseverance

Antonyms: irresoluteness

Example Sentence:

She fought with tenacity born of anxiety.

 

10. VARY (VERB): differ

Synonyms: range, extend

Antonyms: agree

Example Sentence:

The properties vary in price.

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