Enhance your vocabulary with vocab words - 21st May 2023

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Dispensation: (noun)

Meaning: Exemption from a rule or usual requirement. (व्यवस्था)

Synonym: Disbursement, Allotment, Appointment, Apportionment

Antonym: Disfavor, Hole, Denial, Veto

Example: The priest asked for dispensation from his vows.

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Trick: This conversation is about the dispensation of the program.

Bureaucracy: (noun)

Meaning: A system of government in which most of the important decisions are taken by state officials rather than by elected representatives. (नौकरशाही)

Synonym: Civil Service, Administration, Government, Directorate.

Antonym: Adhocracy, Nonsupervisory, Nonmanagerial

Example: She has a good grasp of how the bureaucracy works.

Related words:

Bureaucratic, Bureaucratize, Bureaucratically

Trick: Bureaucracy has its own supremacy

Incumbents: (adjective)

Meaning: Necessary for (someone) as a duty or responsibility. (अवलंबी)

Synonym: Binding, Obligatory, Mandatory, Necessary

Antonym: Candidate, Applicant, Aspirant, Contender

Example: The incumbent president faces problems which began many years before he took office.

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Trick: The agents are incumbents.

Excise: (noun)

Meaning: A tax levied on certain goods and commodities produced or sold within a country and on licences granted for certain activities. (उत्पाद शुल्क)

Synonym: Surcharge, Tariff, Customs, Duty

Antonym: Tax, Levy, Impose, Fine

Example: New car buyers will be hit by increases in taxes and excise.

Related Words:

Excised, Excising

Trick: Excise vo exercise h jo har company karti h

Extortion: (noun)

Meaning: Obtain (something) by force, threats, or other unfair means. (जबरन वसूली)

Synonym: Coerce, Elicit, Exact, Extract

Antonym: Forfeit, Give, Let Go, Loosen

Example: The criminals extorted large sums of money from their victims.

Related Words:

Extorted, Extorting, Extortive, Extortionately

Trick: Police extorted ones ko sorted rakhna chahti h.

Struck: (verb)

Meaning: Hit forcibly and deliberately with one's hand or a weapon or other implement. (टकरा गया)

Synonym: Bang, Beat, Hit, Pound

Antonym: Surrender, Lose, Miss, Not Touch

Example: He was convinced, not because he wanted to be, but because the depositions struck him as devastating.

Trick: The duck got struck

Amendments: (noun)

Meaning: Make minor changes to (a text, piece of legislation, etc.) in order to make it fairer or more accurate, or to reflect changing circumstances. (हरजाना)

Synonym: Revise, Alter, Change, Modify

Antonym: Lower, Worsen, Break, Decrease

Example: She tried to make amends by inviting him out to dinner.

Related Words:

Amended, Amends

Trick: Amendment dene se acha adjustment karna hoga.

Pertaining: (verb)

Meaning: To exist or apply in a particular situation or at a particular time (संबंधित)

Synonym: concern, connected, referring, related

Antonym: ignore, disregard, slight

Example: the laws pertaining to immigration.

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Trick: Ye situation unhi rules se pertaining h jinhe attain krna jaruri h.

Delaying: (verb)

Meaning: Make (someone or something) late or slow. (विलंब)

Synonym:  Detain, Retard, Hinder, Hamper.

Antonym:  Continuation, Advance, Assistance, Beginning.

Example:  The doctor wants to delay surgery for a few weeks.

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Trick: Tum clay collect karne me delay mat karo.

Despite: (preposition)

Meaning: Without being affected by (बावजूद)

Synonym: Notwithstanding, In Spite Of, Even With, Regardless Of

Antonym: Because Of, Accept, Admire

Example: He laughed despite himself.

Related Words:

Despited, Despiting, Despitefully

Trick: Despite saari problems ke, unhone hmari saari requisite puri kari.

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