Words to enhance your vocabulary - 17 March 2023

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1. Hurdle: (noun)

Meaning: One of a series of upright frames over which athletes in a race must jump. (बाधा)

Synonym: Obstacle, Difficulty, Problem, Barrier

Antonym: Advantage, Aid, Assistance, Ease

Example: He won a medal in the high hurdles.

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Trick: Despite of the hurdles he is humble.

2. Scheduled: (adjective)

Meaning: Included in or planned according to a schedule. (अनुसूचित)

Synonym: Anticipated, Expected, Becoming, Coming

Antonym: Improper, Inappropriate, Incorrect, Ugly

Example: He has been forced to adjust his schedule.

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Trick: His scheduled work keeps him untroubled.

3. Allegation: (noun)

Meaning: Said, without proof, to have taken place or to have a specified illegal or undesirable quality. (कथित)

Synonym: Supposed, Professed, Purported, Apparent

Antonym: Proved, Verifiable, Stated, Tried-And-True.

Example: But sometimes there is also an element of fraud from the alleged victim.

Related Words:

Allegedly, Alleged

Trick: He was alleged by the managed workers.

4. Harassing: (verb)

Meaning: Aggressive pressure or intimidation. (उत्पीडन)

Synonym: Persecution, Harrying, Pestering, Badgering.

Antonym: Cooperation, Assistance, Aid, Comfort.

Example: The university condemns all forms of harassment.

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Trick: People harass the poetess.

5. Employed: (verb)

Meaning: Having a paid job. (कार्यरत)

Synonym: Engaged, Hired, Occupied, Busy

Antonym: Idle, Inactive, Unemployed, Unengaged

Example: Part-time workers accounted for 29.3% of the employed population last year.

Related Words:

Employment, Employing, Employed

Trick: They enjoyed the employed work.

6. Nomination: (noun)

Meaning: Propose or formally enter as a candidate for election or for an honour or award. (मनोनीत)

Synonym: Approved, Proposed, Suggested, Called

Antonym: Dismissed, Expelled, Discharged, Fired

Example: We expect the party to nominate him for president.

Related Words:

Nominated, Nominally, Nominative, Nominating

Trick: They all suggested your name to be nominated.

7. Ensure: (verb)

Meaning: Make certain that (something) will occur or be the case. (सुनिश्चित)

Synonym: Secure, Guarantee, Warrant, Certify

Antonym: Hurt, Forget, Ignore, Invalidate.

Example: The company's sole concern is to ensure the safety of its employees.

Related Words:

Ensured, Ensuring

Trick: The doctor ensures to cure the disease.

8. Hampered: (verb)

Meaning: Hinder or impede the movement or progress of. (रोकना)

Synonym: Circumscribed, Cramped, Imprisoned, Restrained

Antonym: Healthy, Well, Free, Liberated

Example: The project was hampered by budget restraints.

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Trick: The coach hampered the player.

9. Lapsed: (adjective)

Meaning: No longer valid. (पतित)

Synonym: Expired, Finished, Terminated, Voided

Antonym: Active, Present, Current, Existent

Example: She didn't pay the premium and her life insurance policy lapsed.

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Trick: This case is lapse.

10. Expected: (adjective)

Meaning: Regarded as likely. (अपेक्षित)

Synonym: Normal, Conventional, Familiar, Habitual

Antonym: Unannounced, Unheralded, Unpredicted, Unexpected

Example: As expected, the election was very close.

Related Words:

Expectation, Expecting

Trick: The VIP is expected to be protected.

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