Daily Vocabulary: 16th September 2019

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Contrition(Noun) : पश्चाताप
Meaning:- the state of feeling sorry for bad behaviour: the state of repentance.
Synonyms: contriteness, guilt, penitence, regret, remorse, repentance
Antonyms:-impenitence, remorselessness
Example:- The defendant pled guilty to the crime and expressed heartfelt contrition for the things he had done.

Plaintive (Adjective) : दुखी
Meaning: expressing suffering or sadness, sounding sad and mournful.
Synonym: aching, agonized, bitter, mournful, sad, wistful, doleful, pathetic, pitiful, piteous, melancholy, lamentable
Antonym: delighted, exulting, glorying, happy, joyful, rejoicing, triumphant, jocus, blithesome, euphoric.
Example:- We could hear the plaintive cry of the wounded animal in the woods.

Piquant (Adjective) : दिलचस्प
Meaning: having a pleasantly sharp taste or appetizing flavour., pleasantly stimulating or exciting to the mind.
Synonym: poignant, intriguing, stimulating, interesting, fascinating, zesty
Antonym: bland, insipid, dull, zestless, insipid
Example:- Gobblezz restaurant have a secret piquant sauce that makes the dish scrumptious.

PANDER (verb) : कृतार्थ
Meaning: gratify or indulge (an immoral or distasteful desire or taste or a person with such a desire or taste)
Synonyms: indulge, gratify, satisfy, yield.
Antonyms: dissatisfy, deny, refuse, disturb.
Example: She tries to hold on to as much genuine stuff as she can while pandering to fancier tastes.

BLOC (noun)  : संघ
Meaning: a group of countries or political parties with common interests who have formed an alliance.
Synonyms: association, coalition, federation, confederation.
Example: The parliamentary members tended to coalesce in blocs, which were alliances in support of particular philosophies.

DEVOLVE (verb) : प्रतिनियुक्ति
Meaning: transfer or delegate (power) to a lower level, especially from central government to local or regional administration.
Synonyms: depute, assign, consign, entrust.
Antonyms: centralize, retain, preserve, confine.
Example: The State Government devolving its powers on local self-governments is not to be criticized.

STRUT (Verb) : अकड़
Meaning: walk with a stiff, erect, and apparently arrogant or conceited gait.
Synonyms: swagger, swank, parade,
Example: The rooster would strut in the yard when trying to impress the hens.

DELVE (Verb)  : छान – बीन करना
Meaning: research or make painstaking inquiries into something.
Synonyms: investigate, probe, examine, explore
Antonyms: ignore, neglect
Example: Because she was planning a trip, the woman began to delve into a search for plane tickets.

HAPLESS (Adjective) : दुर्भाग्य
Meaning: (especially of a person) unfortunate.
Synonyms: unfortunate, unlucky
Antonyms: fortunate, lucky
Example: When Jason lost his wife and job on the same day, he knew he was a hapless soul.

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