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Vocabulary for 10 May

07:29 PM, 09-May-2021

 
 
1. CHAOTIC (ADJECTIVE): (अराजक): disorderly
 
Synonyms: disordered, disorganized
 
Antonyms: orderly
 
Example Sentence:
 
The administration of finance was as chaotic as the condition of parliament.
 
2. VULNERABLE (ADJECTIVE): (सहज में घायल होने वाला): at risk
 
Synonyms: endangered, unsafe
 
Antonyms: invulnerable
 
Example Sentence:
 
Children are the most vulnerable members of society.
 
3. SPURN (VERB): (तिरस्कार करना): refuse
 
Synonyms: decline, reject
 
Antonyms: adore
 
Example Sentence:
 
He spoke gruffly, as if afraid that his invitation would be spurned.
 
4. RETREAT (VERB): (स्थान छोड़ना): withdraw
 
Synonyms: retire, draw back
 
Antonyms: advance
 
Example Sentence:
 
When the enemy attacked, our troops were forced to retreat.
 
5. MOUNT (VERB): (उठना): increase
 
Synonyms: grow, rise
 
Antonyms: decrease
 
Example Sentence:
 
The costs mount up when we buy a home.
 
6. LAX (ADJECTIVE): (लापरवाह): slack
 
Synonyms: slipshod, negligent
 
Antonyms: stern
 
Example Sentence:
 
We must ever be lax with our security.
 
7. DIRE (ADJECTIVE): (भयानक): terrible
 
Synonyms: dreadful, appalling
 
Antonyms: good
 
Example Sentence:
 
Misuse of drugs can have dire outcomes.
 
8. DISENGAGE (VERB): (वापस लेना): withdraw
 
Synonyms: leave, pull out of
 
Antonyms: enter
 
Example Sentence:
 
The commanders disengaged their forces.
 
9. REPRIEVE (VERB): (दंड निलंबित करना): pardon
 
Synonyms: spare, acquit
 
Antonyms: charge
 
Example Sentence:
 
He was sentenced to death but then reprieved.
 
10. DEFECTION (NOUN): (पक्षत्याग): desertion
 
Synonyms: absconding, decamping
 
Antonyms: joining
 
Example Sentence:
 
One defection from the government dissolved Temaru's majority.
 

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