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Daily Vocabulary : 16th February

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IMPERATIVE (adjective) : अनिवार्य
Meaning: Of vital importance; crucial.
Synonyms: indispensable, exigent, essential, urgent.
Antonyms: negligible, insignificant, trivial, secondary.
Usage: It is imperative that couples should communicate in order to know the root of the conflict.

REPINE (verb) : विलाप करना
Meaning: feel or express discontent; fret.
Synonyms: mope, languish, despondent, lament.
Antonyms: complacent, fulfilled, rejoice, contented.
Usage: The soldiers repine for their families when they are stationed overseas.

LULL (Verb) : शांत करना
Meaning: make (someone) feel deceptively secure or confident.
Synonyms: assuage, allay, ease, alleviate
Antonyms: aggravate
Usage: Rocking two and fro, the hammock was just what was needed to lull the exhausted man.

MEED (noun) :पुरस्कार
Meaning: a much-deserved reward or honor
Synonyms: atonement, compensation
Antonyms: disregard, penalty
Usage: The handyman is owed a meed for his work on the home but is yet to be paid.

SUBJUGATE (Verb) :अधीन करना
Meaning: bring under domination or control, especially by conquest.
Synonyms: conquer, vanquish, defeat, crush
Antonyms: liberate
Usage: Is your goal to take away our freedom and subjugate us by military force?

GRANULAR (adjective) :  दानेदार
Meaning: Resembling or consisting of small grains or particles.
Synonyms: powdery, grainy, gritty, sandy.
Antonyms: soft, fine, smooth, glossy.
Usage: In the dry state, granular soil particles can be easily separated and identified.

NIMBLY (Adjective) : तीव्रता से अदल
Meaning: having or showing quickness of mind
Synonym: alert, brainy, bright, brilliant, clever
Antonym: dim-witted, doltish, dopey (also dopy), dorky [slang], dull,
Usage: Her nimble fingers make knitting look so easy

DISENFRANCHISE (Verb) : नागरिकता से वंचित करना
Meaning: Deprive of the right to vote.
Synonym: Opress, shackle, coerce
Antonym: Liberate, release, permit
Usage: Government should disenfranchise the people having the voting identity of two cities/states

INCUR (verb) : झेलना
Meaning: become subject to (something unwelcome or unpleasant) as a result of one’s own behavior or actions.
Synonyms: provoke, earn, arouse, induce.
Antonyms: avoid, shun, elude, evade.
Usage: The surgery wasn’t what scared the sick man, it was all of the medical bills he would incur from the procedure.

SMUG (adjective) : आत्मसंतुष्ट
Meaning: having or showing an excessive pride in oneself or one’s achievements.
Synonyms: bighead, complacency, egotism, vainglory.
Antonyms: diffidence, bashfulness, demureness, shyness.
Usage: Because Rocky had a smug attitude during his meeting with the principal, he projected the image he was proud of his misdeeds.

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