Daily Vocabualry : 23rd February

PLACATE (Verb) : तसल्ली देना
Meaning: make (someone) less angry or hostile.
Synonym: appease, assuage, conciliate, pacify
Antonym: aggravate, annoy, antagonize, bother, provoke
Usage: The police officer tried to placate the two scared drivers at the scene of the accident.

WITHER(Verb) : घटाना
Meaning: fall into decay or decline
Synonym: diminish, dwindle, shrink, lessen, fade
Antonym: grow
Usage: Words to express her feelings seemed to wither and die inside her.

CONCISION(Noun) : संक्षिप्ति
Meaning: the quality of being short and clear, and expressing what needs to be said without unnecessary words
Synonyms: brevity, curtness
Antonyms: lengthiness, longevity
Usage: The author is not known for brevity or conciseness.

HUMDINGER (noun) : अच्छी या अच्छा व्यक्ति
Meaning: a remarkable or outstanding person or thing of its kind.
Synonym: ace, champion
Antonym: failure, flop
Usage: The last storm was a real humdinger.

STALEMATE(Noun) : गतिरोध
Meaning: a position counting as a draw, in which a player is not in check but cannot move except into check
Synonym: delay, standoff
Antonym: advance, headway
Usage: The new agreement could break the stalemate.

RIPPLED(noun) : लहराना
Meaning: a small wave or series of waves on the surface of the water, especially as caused by a slight breeze or an object dropping into it.
Synonym: wavelet, wave, undulation
Antonym: roll, stream
Usage: A ripple of cold energy floated through her head and made her shiver.

LOGJAM (noun) गतिरोध
Meaning: something that blocks the ability to do other things.
Synonyms: deadlock, lag, quagmire, stagnation.
Antonyms: expedition, assistance, aid, advance.
Usage: We have a lot of hope that we can use this bill to break the logjam and move forward on Social Security.

ELATION (noun) उत्साह
Meaning: a state of extreme happiness or excitement.
Synonyms: happiness, exhilaration, joy, joyousness.
Antonyms: depression, despair, gloom, sorrow.
Usage: Their elation on our victory in Kargil was boundless.

INEXORABLE (Adjective) निष्ठुर
Meaning: impossible to stop or prevent.
Synonyms: relentless, unstoppable, unavoidable, inescapable
Antonyms: kind, merciful, sympathetic
Usage: The inexorable truth is that Shelley is going to die within six months because she has cancer.

INEXORABLE (Adjective) निष्ठुर
Meaning: impossible to stop or prevent.
Synonyms: relentless, unstoppable, unavoidable, inescapable
Antonyms: kind, merciful, sympathetic
Usage: The inexorable truth is that Shelley is going to die within six months because she has cancer.

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