Daily Vocabulary : 18th February

ATTUNE (Verb) अनुकूल बनाना
Meaning: Bring into accord, harmony, or sympathetic relationship
Synonym: adapt, acclimatize
Antonym: dis harmonize
Usage: A new parent has to attune to a baby’s schedule and personality.

IRREFUTABLE (Adjective) निर्विवाद
Meaning: Impossible to disapprove or deny.
Synonym: unquestionable, incontrovertible,
Antonym: unreliable
Usage: I had to admit her argument had an irrefutable logic to it.

DEMEANOR (Noun) आचरण
Meaning: Behavior towards others.
Synonym: attitude, appearance
Antonym: Propriety, proper
Usage: When playing poker, don’t let your demeanor give away how good your cards are.

BEACON (noun) प्रकाश
Meaning: a light or other visible object serving as a signal, warning, or guide at sea, on an airfield, etc.
Synonym: bonfire, smoke
Antonym: blacken, darken
Usage: There stands on the shore the familiar beacon of the Cloch.

SURREPTITIOUSLY (adverb) चुपके से
Meaning: in a way that attempts to avoid notice or attention; secretively.
Synonym: restricted, hidden
Antonym: open, overt
Usage: He made a surreptitious recording with a concealed hand-held machine

SHOEED (verb) डराकर भगाना
Meaning: make (a person or animal) go away by waving one’s arms at them, saying ‘shoo’, or otherwise acting in a discouraging manner.
Synonym: scram, begone
Antonym: attack, arrive
Usage: Martha shooed me away.

DEMEAN (verb) नीचा दिखाना
Meaning: cause a severe loss in the dignity of and respect for (someone or something).
Synonyms: degrading, humiliating, inglorious, abject
Antonyms: admire, elevate, honor, laud
Usage: We should not demean any profession.

RELENT (verb) नरम पड़ना
Meaning: to cease resistance (as to another’s arguments, demands, or control).
Synonyms: concede, give in, submit, succumb.
Antonyms: combat, confront, counter, defy.
Usage: Because my mother is very angry, she won’t relent on my severe punishment.

REVERE (verb) सम्मान
Definition: feel deep respect or admiration for (something)
Synonyms: respect, admire, cherish, appreciate.
Antonyms: blaspheme, desecrate, profane, violate.
Usage: If you want to achieve any goal, revere the process & success will follow.

PROFANE (adjective) अपवित्र
Meaning: vulgar and inappropriate
Synonyms: coarse, nasty
Antonyms: kind, polite
Usage: They have profaned the long upheld traditions of the Temple.

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