⛳️The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams | 10-02-2023
1. Bigotry (Noun) : कट्टरता: the fact of having and expressing strong, unreasonable beliefs and disliking other people who have different beliefs or a different way of life
Synonyms: intolerance, prejudice, bias, discrimination
Antonyms: humanitarian, liberal, moderate
Example Sentence: Our hearts must not harbor hate, anger, bigotry, violence, or discrimination.
2. Collegium (Noun): a group in which each member has approximately equal power and authority; an organization for people who have similar interests or who do similar work
Example Sentence: In total, there were 27 members of the Collegium in 1990.
3. Portend (Verb) : पूर्वाभास: to be a sign that something bad is likely to happen in the future.
Synonyms: predict, bode, presage, foretell, call, augur
Example Sentence: By hovering nearby, the dark clouds portend a storm in our area.
4. Unabashed (Adjective) : बेपरवाह : not embarrassed, disconcerted, or ashamed (not worried about being criticized)
Synonyms: shameless, proud, brazen, prideful, impudent
Antonyms: abashed, sheepish, embarrassed, ashamed, shamefaced, hangdog
Example Sentence: The woman’s unabashed admirer showed up to her house with a guitar and a song.
5. Perennial (Adjective): चिरस्थायी: lasting a very long time, or happening repeatedly or all the time
Synonyms: enduring, perpetual, ongoing, continuing, lasting
Antonyms: ceasing, changing, concluding, infrequent, occasional
Example Sentence: Every election seems to continue to deal with the same perennial issues that have been the focus of all the previous elections.
6. Prevaricate (Verb): झूठ बोलना: to avoid telling the truth or saying exactly what you think
Synonyms: lie, fib, equivocate, deceive
Antonyms: testify, assert, swear, confirm, verify
Example Sentence: Because my sister Sarah does not take bad news well, I always prevaricate when telling her something she does not want to hear.
7. Lambent (Adjective): उज्जवल: (of light or fire) glowing, gleaming or flickering with a soft radiance
Synonyms: glowing, luminous, shining, dazzling, radiant, shimmering, flickering, gleaming
Antonyms: dim, dusky, blackened, dark, dull
Example Sentence: The lambent flames from our campfire cast a comforting glow.
8. Snazzy (Adjective): अत्यधिक आकर्षक : modern and stylish in a way that attracts attention
Synonyms: stylish, flashy, cool, fashionable, custom, jazzy
Antonyms: simple, modest, plain, unadorned
Example Sentence:Innovation is about more than designing snazzy products. It’s also about improving customer experiences and services.
9. Immured (Verb) : क़ैद करना: enclose or confine (someone) against their will
Synonyms: caged, imprisoned, enclosed
Antonyms: free, loose, unbound
Example Sentence: Caught robbing a bank, Jason knew the police would immure him in a jail cell for an extended period of time.
10.Verbatim (Adverb) : प्रतिशब्द : in a way that uses exactly the same words as were originally used
Synonyms: word for word, exactly, identically
Antonyms: inaccurately, inexactly
Example Sentence: Everything said by the victim was written verbatim on the police report.