The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams 18 February 2021

1. ALIENATE (VERB): estrange

Synonyms: turn away, set apart

Antonyms: unite

Example Sentence:

We find nothing small or mean to alienate our respect from him.

 

2. DELINQUENT (ADJECTIVE): lawless

Synonyms: criminal, offending

Antonyms: well behaved

Example Sentence:

Most delinquent children have deprived backgrounds.

 

3. MISADVENTURE (NOUN): accident

Synonyms: problem, difficulty

Antonyms: good luck

Example Sentence:

The coroner recorded a verdict of death by misadventure.

 

4. EXCLUSIVE (ADJECTIVE): complete

Synonyms: full, entire

Antonyms: partial

Example Sentence:

We need exclusive focus on education.

 

5. DE JURE (ADVERB): by right

Synonyms: rightfully, legally

Antonyms: de facto

Example Sentence:

The President aims to create a de jure one-party state.

 

6. PERNICIOUS (ADJECTIVE): harmful

Synonyms: damaging, destructive

Antonyms: beneficial

Example Sentence:

The pernicious weed has spread all through the flower bed.

 

7. MULTIPLICITY (NOUN): abundance

Synonyms: scores, mass

Antonyms: lack

Example Sentence:

The demand for higher education depends on a multiplicity of factors.

 

8. PLAUSIBLE (ADJECTIVE): credible

Synonyms: reasonable, believable

Antonyms: unlikely

Example Sentence:

A discourse for which there were few takers earlier began to sound plausible.

 

9. FAINTLY (ADVERB): slightly

Synonyms: vaguely, somewhat

Antonyms: extremely

Example Sentence:

She just smiled faintly.

 

10. MYRIAD (ADJECTIVE): innumerable

Synonyms: countless, infinite

Antonyms: numerable

Example Sentence:

He gazed at the myriad lights of the city.

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