Words to enhance your vocabulary - 30 JAN 2023

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1. Slight: (adjective)

Meaning: Small in degree (थोड़ा)

Synonym: Modest, Minute, Inappreciable, Imperceptible

Antonym: Big, Considerable, Important, Large

Example: There is a slight chance of rain.

Related Words:

Slighted, Slighting, Slightly

2. Instilling: (verb)

Meaning: Gradually but firmly establish (an idea or attitude) in a person's mind. (दोहरा-दोहरा कर शिक्षा देना)

Synonym: Inculcate, Implant, Infuse, Ingrain

Antonym: Neglect, Dislodge, Halt, Stop

Example: They have instilled a love of music in their children.

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3. Severe: (adjective)

Meaning: Intense (गंभीर)

Synonym: Acute, Serious, Grave, Critical

Antonym: Minor, Negligible, Gentle, Amenable

Example: The storm caused severe damage to the roof.

Related Words:

Severity, Severely

4. Intensive: (adjective)

Meaning: Concentrated on a single subject or into a short time (गहन)

Synonym: Concentrated, Rigorous, Exhaustive, Concerted

Antonym: Superficial, Cursory, Partial

Example: The training was intensive and the learning curve was steep.

Related Words:

Intensity, Intensively

5. Sighted: (adjective)

Meaning: Not blind (देखे)

Synonym: Glimpse, See, Spy, Notice

Antonym: Blind, Unalert, Unperceptive, Nearsighted

Example: Three days before these tempests commenced they sighted the capitana, but never saw her again.

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1. Conglomerate: (noun)

Meaning: A thing consisting of a number of different and distinct parts or items that are grouped together. (संगुटिका)

Synonym: Mixture, Mingling, Combination, Amalgamation

Antonym: Like, Same, Similar, Unvaried

Example: People conglomerated in the downtown streets for an impromptu victory celebration over the years the town's discarded junk conglomerated at the bottom of the river.  

Related Words:  

Conglomerated, Conglomerating, Conglomerately

2. Stewarded: (verb)  

Meaning: (Of an official) Supervise arrangements or keep order at (a large public event). (प्रबंधक)  

Synonym: Managed, Supervised, Handled, Operated

Antonym: Refuse, Be Original, Differ, Imbalance

Example: He took all the shop stewards away for the day.  

Related Words:  

Stewarding, Stewardly

3. Hedge: (noun)  

Meaning: A fence or boundary formed by closely growing bushes or shrubs. (बाड़ा)  

Synonym: Fence, Windbreak, Barrier, Boundary

Antonym: Absolute, Certainty, Continue, Decide

Example: She hedged when she was asked to support the campaign.  

Related Words:  

Hedged, Hedging

4. Malicious: (adjective)  

Meaning: Characterized by malice (दुर्भावनापूर्ण)  

Synonym: Spiteful, Malevolent, Hostile, Bitter

Antonym: Benevolent, Assisting, Decent, Forgiving

Example: The referee said there was no malicious intent.  

Related Words:  

Maliciousness, Maliciously

5. Malfeasance: (noun)  

Meaning: An act that is illegal and causes physical or monetary harm to someone else (दुराचार)  

Synonym: Misconduct, Wrongdoing, Misbehavior, Crime

Antonym: Behavior, Manners, Obedience, Impropriety

Example: Two officials were dismissed by the bank for malfeasance, a scapegoat gesture.  

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