Important Vocabulary Notes for Competitive Examinations (Set -1)
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1.Devour: Verb (चाव से पढ़ना) Meaning: read quickly and eagerly.
Synonyms: consume, absorb
Antonyms: save, abstain, annul
2.Unduly: Adverb (अनावश्यक रूप से)
Meaning: to an unwarranted degree; inordinately.
Synonyms: excessively, extremely, exorbitantly
Antonyms: properly, aptly, appropriately
3.Congenial: Adjective (सौहार्दपूर्ण)
Meaning: (of a person) pleasing or liked on account of having qualities or interests that are similar to one's own.
Synonyms: affable, cordial, gracious, convivial
Antonyms: obnoxious, harsh, offensive
4.Lynch: verb (वध करना)
Meaning: (of a group of people) kill (someone) for an alleged offence without a legal trial, especially by hanging.
Synonyms: execute,hang, kill, murder
Antonyms: bear, create
5.Deracinate: verb (जड़ से उखाड़ना)
Meaning: uproot (someone) from their natural geographical, social, or cultural environment.
Synonyms: annihilate, demolish, eradicate, extirpate, overthrow
Antonyms: bear, build, create, fix
6.Fillip: noun( प्रोत्साहन)
Meaning: something which acts as a stimulus or boost to an activity.
Synonyms: boost, charge, flip, incentive, tap
7.Thrash: verb (गाहना)
Meaning: move in a violent and convulsive way
Synonyms: flail, jerk, squirm, writhe, twist, wriggle
Antonyms: Calm, peace
8. Cede: verb (सौंपना)
Meaning: give up (power or territory).
Synonyms: relinquish, handover, renounce, communicate, abdicate, convey
Antonyms: win, take over, retain, continue, withhold
9.Rogue (noun) (दुष्ट)
Meaning: a dishonest or unprincipled man
Synonyms: delusory, deceitful, deceptive, crooked, beguiling, guileful
10.Strident: (adjective) (कठोर)
Meaning: (of a sound) loud and harsh; grating.
Synonyms: blatant, raucous, vociferous, hoarse, boisterous
Antonyms: quiet, subdued, silent