Daily Vocabulary: 31st October 2019

 

PROSPECTIVE(Adjective) : प्रत्याशित
Meaning: expected or expecting to be the specified thing in the future
Synonyms: potential, possible
Antonyms: impossible
Example: Prospective measures must be taken to make sure that future investments do not fail like the current ones.

DISPOSITION(Noun) : स्वभाव
Meaning:a person’s inherent qualities of mind and character.
Synonyms:nature, temperament
Antonyms:disinclination
Example: With her inquisitive disposition, Sarah is an ideal candidate for the detective’s position.

ABOUND(Verb) : प्रचुर मात्रा में
Meaning: exist in large numbers or amounts.
Synonyms: flourish, abundant
Antonyms: less, small
Example: Local beers abound in the neighborhood pub that is rumored to have some of the best beverages in the world.

ONUS(Noun) : भार
Meaning: something that is one’s duty or responsibility.
Synonyms: burden, responsibility, liability, obligation
Antonyms: advantage, benefit, blessing
Example:  The onus of proof lies with the prosecution.

DETERRENT(Noun) : निरुत्साह
Meaning: a thing that discourages or is intended to discourage someone from doing something.
Synonyms: disincentive, discouragement
Antonyms: incentive, encouragement
Example: The nuclear deterrent has maintained an uneasy peace.

EMBLEMATIC(Adjective)  : प्रतीकात्मक
Meaning: serving as a symbol of a particular quality or concept; symbolic.
Synonyms: symbolic, representative, demonstrative, suggestive
Antonyms: representational, realistic
Example: Over time, his story became emblematic of the spirit of the modern age.

EMULATE (verb)  : अनुकरण करना
Meaning: to use (someone or something) as the model for one’s speech, mannerisms, or behavior.
Synonyms: imitate, reecho, repeat, follow.
Antonyms: neglect, reprove, proscribe, affront.
Example: Josh is trying to emulate the success of his well-accomplished mother.

RELENT (verb) : स्वीकार करना
Meaning: to cease resistance (as to another’s arguments, demands, or control).
Synonyms: concede, give in, submit, succumb.
Antonyms: combat, confront, counter, defy.
Example: Because my father is very angry, he won’t relent on my harsh punishment.

INTERNMENT (noun) : नजरबंदी
Meaning: the state of being confined as a prisoner, especially for political or military reasons.
Synonyms: restraint, restriction, entrapment, detention.
Antonyms: emancipation, liberation, redemption, release.
Example: Everyone had to produce an identity card, including those actually in the internment camps.

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Author: ANKIT GOYAL

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