The Hindu Vocabulary for All Competitive Exams: 17 September 2020

The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams.

1. IMMEDIATE (ADJECTIVE): (तत्काल): instant
Synonyms: instantaneous, on-the-spot
Antonyms: delayed
Example Sentence:
The authorities took no immediate action then and there.

2. DEFER (VERB): (योग्यता को स्वीकार करना): yield
Synonyms: submit, give way
Antonyms: stand up to
Example Sentence:
You must defer to him in my absence as you do me.

3.DISPROPORTIONATE(ADJECTIVE): (असंगत): out of proportion to
Synonyms: inordinate, unreasonable
Antonyms: proportionate
Example Sentence:
People usually spend a disproportionate amount of their income on fuel.

4.CONVALESCENT(ADJECTIVE): (अच्छा हो जानेवाला): recuperating
Synonyms: recovering, getting better
Antonyms: sickly
Example Sentence:
The patient is apparently convalescent but still needs more care.

5. AMBITIOUS (ADJECTIVE): (महत्त्वाकांक्षी): aspiring
Synonyms: determined, forceful
Antonyms: unambitious
Example Sentence:
She is a ruthlessly ambitious workaholic woman.

6. ANIMOSITY (NOUN): (बैर):
antipathy
Synonyms: hostility, friction
Antonyms: goodwill
Example Sentence:
No animosity is there among them.

7. PARAMOUNT (ADJECTIVE): (आला दर्जे का): uppermost
Synonyms: supreme, chief
Antonyms: minor
Example Sentence:
His happiness is of paramount importance.

8. RIGOROUS (ADJECTIVE): (सख्त): strict
Synonyms: severe, stern
Antonyms: lax
Example Sentence:
Rigorous controls on mergers need to be taken

9. UNDERMINE (VERB): (दुर्बल करना): erode
Synonyms: wear away, undercut
Antonyms: support
Example Sentence:
The flow of water had undermined pillars supporting the roof.

10. ENTAIL (VERB): (आवश्यक बनाना): necessitate
Synonyms: require, need
Antonyms: nullify
Example Sentence:
We are in a situation which entails considerable risks