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Important Vocabulary 27 February 2019

S No. Word-Meaning

HUBRIS (noun)  अभिमान
Meaning: excessive pride or self-confidence.
Synonyms: arrogance, conceit, conceitedness, haughtiness, pride, vanity, self-importance, self-conceit, pomposity, superciliousness, hauteur.
Antonyms: humbleness, modesty, timidity, discreetness, meekness, decency, propriety, virtue, unpretentiousness

2 PETRIFY (verb)   हक्का बक्का कर देना
Meaning: to deprive of emotional or intellectual vitality.
Synonyms: castrate, dampen, deaden, dehydrate, desiccate, devitalize, enervate, lobotomize
burn out, debilitate, do in, drain, enfeeble.
Antonyms: abet, brace, energize, enliven, invigorate, quicken, stimulate, vitalize, vivify
3 RIVETING (adjective)  दिलचस्प
Meaning: holding the attention or provoking interest
Synonyms: absorbing, arresting, consuming, engaging, engrossing, enthralling, fascinating, gripping, immersing, interesting, intriguing, involving.
Antonyms: sterile, unexciting, dreary, humdrum, pedestrian, demoralizing, discouraging, boring, monotonous, tedious
4 OTIOSE (adjective)  प्रभावहीन
Meaning: producing no results
Synonyms: abortive, barren, fruitless, futile, ineffective, ineffectual, inefficacious, unavailing, unproductive, unprofitable, useless, vain.
Antonyms: feasible, functional, practicable, realizable, usable, workable, deadly, effective, effectual, efficacious, efficient, fruitful, potent, productive, virtuous
5 FOIST (verb)  थोपना
Meaning: impose an unwelcome or unnecessary person or thing on.
Synonyms: impose, force, thrust, offload, unload, dump, palm off, fob off; shift on to; pass off, impose, inflict, counterfeit, fake, forge, distort, falsify.
Antonyms: aid, help, overlook, prevent
6 SWERVE (verb)  झटके से मुड़ना
Meaning: change or cause to change direction abruptly.
Synonyms: veer, go off course, deviate, skew, diverge, sheer, curve, twist, weave, zigzag, turn aside, branch off, sidetrack.
Antonyms: straighten, unbend, uncurl
7 SLATE (verb)  आलोचना करना
Meaning: criticize severely.
Synonyms: attack, pillory, lambaste, condemn, flay, savage, revile, vilify, crucify, hammer, slam, maul, pummel, paddle, thump.
Antonyms: praise, commend, applaud, acclaim, compliment, admiration, extol, glory, kudos, encomium, exaltation, eulogy
8 QUAFF (verb)  एक ही साँस में पीना
Meaning: drink (something, especially an alcoholic drink) heartily.
Synonyms: swallow, gulp, guzzle, slurp, imbibe, ingest, consume, sup, sip, lap; take alcohol, indulge, tipple, carouse, overdrink, tope, glug, swig, swill, slug.
Antonyms: spit, eject, throw up
9 FRANTICALLY (adverb)  पागलपन
Meaning: in a distraught way owing to fear, anxiety, or other emotion.
Synonyms: amuck, berserk, frenziedly, harum-scarum, hectically, helter-skelter, madly, pell-mell, heedlessly, hotheadedly, recklessly, wantonly, chaotically, riotously.
Antonyms: calmly, collectedly, composedly, coolly, imperturbably, peacefully, placidly, self-composedly, serenely, meekly, mildly
10 PROCURE (verb)  परिश्रम से प्राप्त करना
Meaning: obtain (something), especially with care or effort.
Synonyms: acquire, attain, bag, bring in, capture, carry, come by, draw, earn, gain, garner, get, realize, reap, secure.
Antonyms: accord, give, grant, pay, give up, relinquish, surrender, yield, forfeit

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