The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams | 23-04-2023
. Iridescent (Adjective) : रंग-बिरंग: showing luminous colors that seem to change when seen from different angles.
Synonyms: shimmery, glittering, colorful
Example Sentence:Her latest fashion collection features shimmering iridescent materials.
2. Pestilent (Adjective) : बिनाशक : likely to cause or capable of causing death
Synonyms: lethal, deadly, harmful
Antonyms: salubrious, beneficial, salutary
Example Sentence:Smallpox is a pestilent disease.
3-. Corpus (Noun) : संग्रह: a collection of written texts, especially the entire works of a particular author or a body of writing on a particular subject.
Synonyms: collection, compilation, body
Example Sentence: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings is probably the most well-known work among the corpus of poems.
4. Adeptness (Adjective) : निपुणता: subtle or imaginative ability in inventing, devising,
or executing something
Synonyms: skillfulness, adroitness, proficiency
Antonyms: ineptitude, ineptness, artlessness
Example Sentence: His quick adeptness was a product of good design.
5-. Cumber (Noun) : बोझ: obstruction, or burden
Synonyms: impediment, hindrance
Antonyms: help, assist, facilitate
Example Sentence: His heavy boots cumbered him in walking.
6-. Chasten (Verb) : दंड देना: to inflict a penalty for a fault or crime
Synonyms: punish, fine, penalize
Antonyms: spare, excuse, pardon
Example Sentence: When I was a child, my parents would chasten me by taking all of my toys
7-Tantamount(Adjective) : बराबर : Equivalent in value, significance
Synonyms: Commensurate , Identical
Antonyms: Different , Opposite
Example Sentence: His statement was tantamount to an admission of guilt.
8–Bode(Verb) : भविष्य-कथन : To be a sign of something good or bad for the future
Synonyms: Augur , Presage
Antonyms: Antinode , Break
Example Sentence:They have a very good relationship and it bodes well.
9–Brink(Noun) : कगार : A crucial or critical point
Synonyms: Edge , Verge
Antonyms: Inside , Centre
Example Sentence: Mismanagement had brought the company to the brink of bankruptcy.
10-Allegation(Noun) : आरोप : Accusing someone of something bad.
Synonyms: Assertion , Claim
Antonyms: Exculpation , Denial
Example Sentence: There have been allegations of fraud in the city government.