The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams 17 February 2021
1. WANE (VERB): decrease
Synonyms: decline, diminish
About half-past eight the combat began to wane.
2. DEPLOY (VERB): position
Synonyms: station, post
Forces were deployed at strategic locations.
3. DISASTROUS (ADJECTIVE): bcatastrophic
Synonyms: calamitous, cataclysmic
A disastrous fire swept through the museum.
4. OVERLOOK (VERB): disregard
Synonyms: neglect, ignore
She was more than ready to overlook his faults.
5. HUMANITARIAN (ADJECTIVE): compassionate
Synonyms: humane, unselfish
She has been recognized as a great humanitarian for her efforts to end hunger.
6. TORMENT (NOUN): agony
Synonyms: suffering, torture
Their deaths have left both families in torment.
7. RELENTLESS (ADJECTIVE): persistent
Synonyms: continuing, constant
The heat of the desert is relentless.
8. ALLY (NOUN): associate
Synonyms: colleague, friend
He was forced to dismiss his closest ally.
9. PROFUSE (ADJECTIVE): copious
Synonyms: prolific abundant
I offered my profuse apologies.
10. FIDGETY (ADJECTIVE): restless
Synonyms: restive, on edge
I get nervous and fidgety at the dentist.