Daily Vocabulary : 15th February

ENVOY (noun) : दूत
Meaning : a messenger or representative, especially one on a diplomatic mission.
Synonyms : delegate, diplomat, emissary, minister
Antonyms : receiver
Example : This will be confirmed by your official attendant, who will be an Envoy’s Courier

UNSCATHED (adjective) : सुरक्षित
Meaning: without suffering any injury, damage, or harm.
Synonyms: intact, safe, unscarred, secure.
Antonyms: hurt, injured, harmed, wounded.
Usage: It was strange how the fire destroyed most of the city but left the church unscathed.

PRAGMATISM (noun) : व्यवहारवाद
Meaning: the quality of dealing with a problem in a sensible way that suits the conditions that really exist, rather than following fixed theories, ideas, or rules.
Synonyms: prudence, expediency, sensibleness, practicality.
Antonyms: idealism, inappropriateness, impracticality, timidity.
Usage: The bumper payday was partly a result of pragmatism and caution rather than grand design.

PARRY (Verb) : बचाव
Meaning: answer (a question or accusation) evasively.
Synonyms: evade, sidestep, avoid, dodge
Antonyms: attract, allow, confront, encounter
Usage: Before Mary walked away, she tried to parry Ann’s insult with one of her own.

PLUCKY (adjective) : साहसिक 
Meaning: having or showing determined courage in the face of difficulties.
Synonyms: courageous, intrepid, valiant, valorous.
Antonyms: timid, timorous, gutless, frightful.
Example: His plucky attitude made him a great candidate for police officer training academy.

PROLIFERATION (Noun) : प्रसार
Meaning: rapid increase in the number or amount of something
Synonyms: generation, propagation
Antonyms: reduction
Example: The proliferation of technology over the last 100 years has happened so quickly and caused many societal changes.

ABERRATION (Noun) :पतन
Meaning: a departure from what is normal, usual, or expected, typically an unwelcome one.
Synonyms: anomaly, deviation, divergence, abnormality, irregularity, variation,
Antonyms: normality, usualness, conformity. regularity
Usage: A person with one blue eye and one green eye is said to have a genetic aberration.

EMBLAZON(verb) : प्रशंसा करना
Meaning: conspicuously inscribe or display a design on.
Synonyms: decorate, embellish
Usage:My crafty sister-in-law was able to emblazon my t-shirt with a glittery monogram.

PROCLIVITY (Noun) : प्रवृत्ति
Meaning: a tendency to choose or do something regularly; an inclination or predisposition towards a particular thing.
Synonyms: liking, inclination, tendency, leaning
Antonyms: disinclination, dislike, antipathy, hate
Usage: His proclivity for cooking made him a big hit in the homeowner’s association.

REMINISCE (Verb) : याद ताजा करना
Meaning: indulge in enjoyable recollection of past events.
Synonyms: recall, remind
Antonyms: disregard, ignore
Usage: As soon as the veterans get together, they reminisce about their service days.

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