The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams | 24-02-2023
1.Catastrophic(Adjective):विनाशकारी:causing sudden and very great harm or destruction
Synonyms: disastrous, fatal, unfortunate, calamitous, destructive, ruinous, fateful, cataclysmic
Antonyms: fortunate, advantageous, anastrophic, beneficial,
2.Batter (Adjective / Verb) : क्षतिग्रस्त: injured by repeated blows or punishment; having suffered repeated violence from a spouse, partner, or parent
Synonyms: pound, lash, lick, whip, pelt, attack
Example Sentence: The abusive man swore that he didn’t batter his wife, but her black eye and busted lip told a different story.
3.Backer (Noun): समर्थक: someone who gives financial support to something; a person, institution, or country that supports someone or something, especially financially
Synonyms: supporter, proponent, exponent, promoter, booster
Antonyms: enemy, foe, rival. belittler, critic, faultfinder
Example Sentence:With no backer to offer financial support, the restaurant was forced to shut down last Friday
4. Abridgement (Noun): संक्षिप्तीकरण: a shortened version of a written work
Synonyms: overview, abstract, summation
Antonyms: expansion, enlargement
Example Sentence: An abridgement of the book has been published for young readers.
5.Trumpeted (Verb): घोषणा करना: to make known openly or publicly
Synonyms: announced, published, proclaimed
Antonyms: withheld, suppressed, concealed
Example Sentence:We trumpeted our triumph all over the college.
6. Befuddled (Adjective) : उलझना: unable to think clearly; confused or perplexed
Synonyms: bewildered, confused, dazed
Antonyms: clearheaded, conscious
Example Sentence:Even with my professor’s help, I was still befuddled by the complicated chemistry formula.
7. Alms (Noun): दान: a gift of money or its equivalent to a charity, humanitarian cause, or public institution
Synonyms: donation, contribution, benefaction
Example Sentence: If not for the alms given to him by charitable groups, the man would have died of hunger.
8.Abrogate (Verb): अभिनिषेध करना: to put an end to by formal action
Synonyms: abolish, repeal, cancel
Antonyms: enact, establish, legislate
Example Sentence:The Supreme Court can abrogate laws deemed unconstitutional.
9.Imputation(Noun):इलज़ाम:a charge or claim that someone has done something undesirable; an accusation
Synonyms: allegation, accusation, indictment
Example Sentence: It turned out that the child’s imputation that his brother had hidden his toys was incorrect when the toy was found in the child’s bedroom.
10.Reel under(Idiom): To struggle to walk or remain upright due to the weight of something.
Example Sentence:Tony reeled under the weight of the books.