Daily Vocabulary: 15th October 2019

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STENTORIAN (adjective)  : बुलंद
Meaning: (of a person’s voice) loud and powerful.
Synonyms: blaring, clamorous, piercing, resounding.
Antonyms: peaceful, serene, soothing, tranquil.
Usage: When my father speaks in a stentorian voice, I know I’m in trouble.

Humdrum(Adjective) : नीरस
Meaning: Lacking excitement or variety
Synonym: Dull, boring, monotonous
Antonym: Remarkable, exciting
Usage: No matter how humdrum is your life without a job, once you get it things will go fine.

Connivance(Noun) : मिलीभगत
Meaning: Secretly involved in immoral or illegal activity.
Synonym: Involvement, assistance, conspiracy, intrigue
Antonym: Disapprobation, rejection, dislike
Usage: With the connivance of the government, the Indian army planned a surgical strike.

Lambaste (VERB) : आलोचना करना
Meaning: to criticize (someone) severely or angrily especially for personal failings.
Synonyms: criticize, castigate, chastise, censure, condemn.
Antonym: acclaim, commend, compliment, hail, laud, praise
Usage:  Saurabh boss lambasted him mercilessly in front of his subordinates.

Diminution (NOUN) : कमी
Meaning: a reduction in the size, extent, or importance of something.
Synonyms: curtailment, curtailing, cutting back, cut back, cut, attenuation, reduction, lessening,
Antonym: accretion, accrual, accumulation, addition, supplement
Usage: Led by P.V. Narasimha Rao, it steered the country away from a diminution of its political stature that was assured were it to renege on them.

Preponderance (NOUN) : प्रधानता
Meaning: the quality or fact of being greater in number, quantity, or importance.
Synonym: prevalence, predominance, dominance
Antonym: couple, few, handful, smattering, sprinkling
Usage: the preponderance of medical tests identifies your medical condition as terminal cancer.

SKULK (verb): छिपना
Meaning: to move about in a sly or secret manner.
Synonyms: lurk, shirk, sneak, crawl.
Antonyms: hustle, hurry, run, race.
Usage: When the criminal surveyed the jewelry store, he tried to skulk around the neighborhood without being noticed.

DISTRATE (adjective) : असावधान
Meaning: distracted or absent-minded.
Synonyms: forgetful, inattentive, oblivious, heedless.
Antonyms: alert, attentive, focused, unperturbed.
Usage: He grew more and more distrait as hours passed without confirmation that there were survivors of the plane crash

NONPAREIL (adjective)  : अतुल
Meaning: having no match or equal; unrivalled.
Synonyms: incomparable, matchless, unrivalled, inimitable.
Antonyms: familiar, frequent, normal, ordinary.
Usage: The champions deserved the title because they were nonpareil all season and won every game.

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