Daily Vocabulary: 15th January 2020

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sovereign (noun)अधिपति
Meaning: a supreme ruler, especially a monarch.
Synonyms: autonomous, unlimited, ascendant, chief, imperial
Antonyms: dependent, limited, restricted, minor, secondary
Example: Rumi-naui himself enters and receives the thanks of his sovereign.

Rhetoric (noun) : वक्रपटुता
Meaning : using language effectively to please or persuade
Synonyms: bombast, fustian, gas, grandiloquence, hot air, oratory, verbiage, wind
Antonyms: eloquent, well-spoken
Example: Devices of rhetoric are used to bring imagery to writing.

Desist (verb) : रोकना
Meaning: to stop doing something, especially something that someone else does not want you to do
Synonyms: abstain, bring to an end, cease, come to an end, conclude, discontinue, end, end, finish
Antonyms: begin, commence, enter upon, inaugurate, initiate, originate
Example: She was ordered to desist from playing music after 11 p.m.

Cognisable (adjective) : संज्ञेय
Meaning: capable of being known
Synonyms: appreciable, audible, detectable, discernible, distinct.
Antonyms: hidden,imperceptible, indistinct, obscure
Example: They are cognizable by the admiralty court, according to locality.

Riot (noun) : दंगा
Meaning: a violent disturbance of the peace by a crowd.
Synonyms: hoot, knee-slapper, laugh, scream
Antonyms: bummer, downer
Example: The riot had now changed into open mutiny among these marshmen and miners.

Evacuation (noun): निकास
Meaning: the action of emptying the bowels or another bodily organ.
Synonyms: expulsion, clearing, discharge, emptying
Antonyms: allow, come, continue, hold
Example: An amusing aftermath of the evacuation by the French and Irish Divisions.

Engulf (Verb): निगल जाना
Meaning: powerfully affect (someone)
Synonyms: deluge, drown, flood, gulf, inundate, overflow, overwhelm, submerge, submerse, swamp
Antonyms: dehydrate, dry, parch, drain
Example: We were expecting every second to be engulfed with the house.

Devastate (Verb): उजाड़ना
Meaning: destroy or ruin.
Synonyms: ravage, raze, ruin, wreck, desecrate
Antonyms: build, construct, create, guard
Example: The gale hurried on to devastate fresh fields and pastures new.

persecution (noun): उत्पीड़न
Meaning: the continuation of a course of action with a view to its completion.
Synonyms: pursuit, accomplishment, achievement, execution
Antonyms: defeat, failure, neglect
Example: The zeal which the latter evinced in his Prosecution of Hastings.

clout (noun) : ताकत
Meaning: a heavy blow with the hand or a hard object.
Synonyms: influence, prestige, sway, weight
Antonyms: undercharge straight line unhook unfasten refrain
Example: As for the clout I gave Master Peter, here is a groat to mend it.

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