The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams 17 February 2021

1. WANE (VERB): decrease

Synonyms: decline, diminish

Antonyms: increase

Example Sentence:

About half-past eight the combat began to wane.


2. DEPLOY (VERB): position

Synonyms: station, post

Antonyms: concentrate

Example Sentence:

Forces were deployed at strategic locations.


3. DISASTROUS (ADJECTIVE): bcatastrophic

Synonyms: calamitous, cataclysmic

Antonyms: fortunate

Example Sentence:

A disastrous fire swept through the museum.


4. OVERLOOK (VERB): disregard

Synonyms: neglect, ignore

Antonyms: punish

Example Sentence:

She was more than ready to overlook his faults.


5. HUMANITARIAN (ADJECTIVE): compassionate

Synonyms: humane, unselfish

Antonyms: selfish

Example Sentence:

She has been recognized as a great humanitarian for her efforts to end hunger.


6. TORMENT (NOUN): agony

Synonyms: suffering, torture

Antonyms: pleasure

Example Sentence:

Their deaths have left both families in torment.



Synonyms: continuing, constant

Antonyms: short-lived

Example Sentence:

The heat of the desert is relentless.


8. ALLY (NOUN): associate

Synonyms: colleague, friend

Antonyms: enemy

Example Sentence:

He was forced to dismiss his closest ally.



Synonyms: prolific abundant

Antonyms: scarce

Example Sentence:

I offered my profuse apologies.


10. FIDGETY (ADJECTIVE): restless

Synonyms: restive, on edge

Antonyms: calm

Example Sentence:

I get nervous and fidgety at the dentist.

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