The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams |11-02-2023
1. Rhetoric (Noun): speech or writing intended to be effective and influence people but which is often regarded as lacking in sincerity or meaningful content
Synonyms: bombastic, high-sounding, pompous, pretentious, magniloquent
Antonyms: eloquent, unrhetorical, direct
Example Sentence: How far the president will be able to translate his campaign rhetoric into action remains to be seen.
2. Guardrail (Noun): रेलिंग: a railing guarding usually against danger especially: a barrier placed along the edge of a highway at dangerous points
Synonyms: railing, rail, balustrade, banister, handrail
Example Sentence: Later that evening, the bus broke through a guard rail on a mountain pass, plunged down a hill, and crashed.
3. Devout (Adjective): धार्मिक: having or showing deep religious feeling or commitment.
Synonyms: religious, reverent, holy
Antonyms: faithless, godless, impious
Example Sentence: Louis became an extremely devout and ascetic man.
4. Macabre (Adjective) : भयंकर: disturbing and horrifying because of involvement
with or depiction of death and injury.
Synonyms: gruesome, grisly, ghastly
Antonyms: delightful, pleasant, appealing
Example Sentence: Even the police were horrified at the macabre nature of the killings.
5. Oblivion (Noun): विस्मरण: the state of being unaware or unconscious of what is happening.
Synonyms: unconsciousness, insensibility, stupor
Antonyms: consciousness, recollection, awareness
Example Sentence: Alcoholics often suffer from periods of oblivion.
6. Prolix (Adjective): अतिविस्तृत: (of speech or writing) using or containing too many words; tediously lengthy.
Synonyms: lengthy, long-winded, verbose
Antonyms: concise, compact, brief
Example Sentence: The author’s prolix style has done nothing to encourage sales of the book.
7. Dossier (Noun): फ़ाइल: a collection of documents about a particular person, event, or subject.
Synonyms: file, report, data
Example Sentence:As the agent looked through the dossier for the case, she was surprised at how little information there was
8.Consternation(Noun):चिंता:feelings of anxiety or dismay, typically at something unexpected.
Synonyms: dismay, perturbation, anxiety
Antonyms: comfort, consolation, relief
Example Sentence: The government’s plans have caused considerable consternation among many Americans.
9. Disingenuous (Adjective) : कपटी: dishonest, or not speaking the complete truth
Synonyms: dishonest, deceitful, underhand
Antonyms: honest, sincere, genuine
Example Sentence: While Catherine pretended to be trustworthy, she was in reality a disingenuous woman who would do whatever it took to get her way.
10. Peregrination (Noun): सफर : a long journey in which you travel to various different places, especially on foot
Synonyms: travel, voyages, journey
Example Sentence: Because Peter wanted to explore the world, he chose a life of peregrination and never slept in one city for longer than three days.