Daily Vocabulary: 11th February

Word: Revamp (पुनर्निर्माण करना)
Meaning: give new and improved form, structure, or appearance to.
Synonyms: overhaul, repair, refurbish, renovate, restore
Antonyms: destroy, damage, vandalize, injure
Usage in a Sentence: The soaring cost of drugs has been a part of the growing national debate about revamping U.S. health care.

Word: Dwindle (कम होना)
Meaning: diminish gradually in size, amount, or strength.
Synonyms: diminish, decline, decrease, wane
Antonyms: expand, enlarge, extend, increase
Usage in a sentence: The town’s population is dwindling away.

Word: Stonewall (रुकावट डालना)
Meaning:an act of delaying or obstructing a person, request, or process.
Synonyms: obstruct, stall, fence
Antonyms: support, promote
Usage in a sentence: He did his best to stonewall questions and to block even the most modest proposals.

Word: Anecdote (उपाख्यान)
Meaning: a short amusing or interesting story about a real incident or person.
Synonyms: story, tale, parable, sketch
Usage in a sentence: Any competent science reporter knows anecdotes are not data and that one dramatic story proves nothing.

Word: Pragmatic (यथातथ्य)
Meaning: dealing with things sensibly and realistically in a way that is based on practical rather than theoretical considerations.
Synonyms: practical, realistic, sensible, logical
Antonyms: impractical, idealistic, unrealistic
Usage in a sentence: Williams took a more pragmatic approach to manage the problems.

Word: Peddle (फेरी लगाना)
Meaning: try to sell (something, especially small goods) by going from place to place.
Synonyms: sell, vend, market, advocate, suggest, urge
Antonyms: buy, purchase
Usage in a sentence: His attempts to peddle his paintings in the streets of London proved unsuccessful.

Word: Eschew (त्यागना, परहेज़ करना)
Meaning: deliberately avoid using; abstain from
Synonyms: avoid, evade, renounce, abstain, give up
Antonyms: embrace, pursue, confront, intervene
Usage in a sentence: A fair number of academics eschew the simple title “professor” and call themselves economists, astronomers, historians, philosophers.

Word: Jostle (ढकेलना)
Meaning: push, elbow, or bump against (someone) roughly, typically in a crowd.
Synonyms: shove, push, thrust, jolt, nudge
Antonyms: pull, ignore
Usage in a sentence: Everyone glared at the man who jostled to the front of the line.

Word: Convoluted (पेचीदा)
Meaning: (especially of an argument, story, or sentence) extremely complex and difficult to follow.
Synonyms: complex, tortuous, intricate, labyrinthine, tangled
Antonyms: simple, basic, uncomplicated, uncoiled
Usage in a sentence: She gave a convoluted explanation that left the listeners even more confused than they were before.

Word: Expedite (शीघ्रता करना)
Meaning: make (an action or process) happen sooner or be accomplished more quickly.
Synonyms: accelerate, hasten, speed up, quicken
Antonyms: delay, impede, hinder, check
Usage in a Sentence: We must expedite the development of the Southwest area of our country.

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