The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams | 02-12-2022
1-Prevailing(Adjective) : प्रचलित : Existing in a particular place or at a particular time
Synonyms: Current , Prevalent
Antonyms : Limited , Private
Example Sentence:The bank said it will buy the shares at the prevailing market price.
2-Stemming(Verb) : प्रतिबंध करना : To stop something that is increasing or spreading
Synonyms: Emanating , Deriving
Antonyms: Continue , Carry on
Example Sentence: The strawberries should be stemmed before they are tinned.
3-Deterioration(Noun) : खराब होना : To become worse
Synonyms: Demolition , Degradation
Antonyms : Improvement , Growth
Example Sentence: Mental and physical deterioration both occur naturally with age.
4-Verdict(Noun) : निर्णय : Decision made after a lot of considering
Synonyms: Adjudication , Conclusion
Antonyms: Exoneration , Vindication
Example Sentence:The jury reached a unanimous verdict of ‘not guilty’.
5-Delegitimize(Verb) : अमान्य करना : To make something not valid or not acceptable
Synonyms : Proscribe , Nullify
Antonyms : Sanction , Authorize
Example Sentence: The intelligence agencies will try to use this to delegitimize the authenticity of the evidence that the captain was murdered.
6-Reiterated(Verb) : दोहराया : Said, expressed, or done again; repeated
Synonyms : Recapitulate , Ingeminate
Antonyms : Discontinue , Refrain
Example Sentence:The government has reiterated its refusal to compromise with terrorists.
7-Counterblast(Noun) : तीव्र प्रतिवाद : A forceful reaction to a spoken attack
Synonyms: Response , Riposte
Example Sentence:Her article was a counterblast to her critics.
8-Trenchant(Adjective) : प्रखर : Severe, expressing strong criticism or forceful opinions
Synonyms: Incisive , Penetrating
Antonyms: Woolly , Vague
Example Sentence:Sometimes your tone of voice is so trenchant that you come across as being a mean person.
9-Diatribe(Noun) : विवाद : An angry, critical speech
Synonyms: Tirade , Criticism
Antonyms: Praise , Compliment
Example Sentence:He launched into a long diatribe against the lack of action in Congress.
10-Reprieve (VERB): (दण्डविराम): pardon
Synonyms: spare, acquit
Under the new regime, prisoners under sentence of death were reprieved.