Daily Vocabulary: 17th January 2020

Prosecutor (noun) : अभियोक्ता
Meaning: a legal official who accuses someone of committing a crime, especially in a law court
Synonyms: attorney, lawyer, prosecuting officer, functionary, public prosecutor
Antonyms: unauthorized, unofficial, unestablished, irregular, unconfirmed
Example: A government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state.

Impeachment (noun) : दोषारोपण
Meaning: a charge of treason or another crime against the state.
Synonyms: accuse, arraign, criticize, discredit, indict
Example: She will be in a state of mind to impeach the justice of the Republic.

Demolish (verb) : ध्वस्त
Meaning: pull or knock down (a building)
Synonyms: annihilate, bulldoze, crush, decimate
Antonyms: build, construct, create, help, lose, raise
Example: He harangued the Indians, and exhorted them to demolish the fort.

Jeopardize (verb) : ख़तरे में डालना
Meaning: put (someone or something) into a situation in which there is a danger of loss, harm, or failure.
Synonyms: imperil, threaten, chance, gamble
Antonyms: guard,protect, save, design
Example: By a word he could have done it, yet he feared lest that word must jeopardize his brother.

Ample (adjective) : प्रचुर
Meaning: enough or more than enough; plentiful.
Synonyms: abundant, bountiful, broad, copious
Antonyms: cramped, insignificant, lacking, limited
Example: I’ve left ample stores of food and water for you.

Abate (Verb) – रोक-थाम करना
Meaning: (of something unpleasant or severe) become less intense or widespread
Synonyms: subside, die down/away/out, drop off/away, lessen, ease (off), let up, decrease, diminish, moderate, decline, fade, dwindle,
Antonyms: intensify, advance, extend, develop
Example: the storm suddenly abated

Rescind (Verb) – रद्द कर देना
Meaning: revoke, cancel, or repeal (a law, order, or agreement).
Synonyms: revoke, repeal, cancel, reverse, abrogate, overturn, overrule, override, annul, nullify,
Antonyms: enforce, enact
Example: the government eventually rescinded the directive

Sullen (adjective) : उदास
Meaning: bad-tempered and sulky.
Synonyms: morose, resentful, glum, frowning, grumpy, peevish, indignant
Antonyms: agreeable, bright, cheerful, friendly, gentle
Example: The sullen criminal refused to follow the police officer’s instructions.

Magnanimous (adjective) : उदार
Meaning: generous or forgiving, especially towards a rival or less powerful person.
Synonyms: benevolent, munificent, bountiful, philanthropic, chivalrous
Antonyms: stingy, selfish, uncharitable
Example: Because she was kind and generous, the magnanimous queen was loved by all.

Odious (adjective) :घृणित
Meaning: extremely unpleasant; repulsive.
Synonyms: revolting, repulsive, repellent, repugnant
Antonyms: delightful, pleasant, agreeable, charming
Example: The athlete got arrested for participating in the odious sport of dogfighting.

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