Daily Vocabulary: 9th August 2019

SPATE (Noun) झोंक
Meaning: a large number of similar things or events appearing or occurring in quick succession.
Synonyms: deluge, flood, flurry, outpouring, string, succession
Antonyms: dribble, drip, trickle
Usage: A spate of words has been published on this controversial topic.
AMBIGUOUS (Noun) अस्पष्ट
Meaning: having an often intentionally veiled or uncertain meaning.
Synonyms: arcane, cryptic, dark, deep, Delphic, double-edged, elliptical
Antonyms: abstruse, esoteric, recondite
Usage: The exact reason for the change in plans is ambiguous, but I suspect it has something to do with money.
INSISTENCE (Noun) आग्रह
Meaning: a solemn and often public declaration of the truth or existence of something
Synonyms: affirmation, assertion, asseveration, avouchment, declaration, profession, protestation
Antonyms: disavowal
Usage: We got to know by the continued insistence that there was a massive cover-up by the government.
 
SCOFF (Verb) व्यंग्य
Meaning: speak to someone or about something in a scornfully derisive or mocking way.
Synonyms: mock, deride, ridicule
Antonyms: flatter, praise, compliment
Usage: The rude rich boy thought it was fun to scoff at the poor people at his school.
 
REVERE (verb) सम्मान
Meaning: feel deep respect or admiration for (something)
Synonyms: respect, admire, cherish, appreciate.
Antonyms: blaspheme, desecrate, profane, violate.
Usage: If you want to achieve any goal, revere the process & success will follow.
PROFANE(adjective)अपवित्र
Meaning: vulgar and inappropriate
Synonyms: coarse, nasty
Antonyms: kind, polite
Usage: They have profaned the long upheld traditions of the Temple.
Concurrence  (noun) सन्निपतन
Meaning: the fact of two or more events or circumstances happening or existing at the same time.
Synonym:concordance, cooperation, coincidence.
Antonym: dissonance, discord.
Usage: Because the events ran in concurrence, the coordinator could not attend both parties at the same time.
Unprecedented (adjective) अभूतपूर्व
Meaning: never done or known before.
Synonym: unequaled, unmatched, unrivaled.
Antonym: precedented, familiar, usual.
Usage: The damage caused by the hurricane is unprecedented and has never been experienced before in this country.
 
AGITATION(verb)आंदोलन
Meaning: a state of anxiety or nervous excitement.
Synonym: anxiety, perturbation, disquiet
Antonym: calmness, relaxation
Usage: Payal entered the room with an agitated face.
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Author: ANKIT GOYAL

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