Daily Vocabulary : 1st April 2020

XENOPHOBIC (adjective) अज्ञातजन भीति/ विदेशी द्वेश
Meaning: having or showing a dislike of or prejudice against people from other countries.
Synonyms: racist, racialist, ethnocentric, ethnocentrist.
Antonyms: bountiful, permissive, thoughtful, lenient.
Usage: As a result, the new parliament is distinctly more xenophobic and illiberal than its predecessor.

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.

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Meaning: surround and have or hold within.
Synonym: surround, enclose, ring
Antonym: Exclude, leave
Usage: The training will encompass how to administer first aid and CPR.

MEAGER (Adjective)अल्प
Meaning: (of something provided or available) lacking in quantity or quality.
Synonym: inadequate, scanty
Antonym: abundant
Usage: supplementing her meager dancer’s pay with work as a runway model.

Meaning: the state of being prosperous.
Synonym: affluence, riches, opulence
Antonym: hardship, failure
Usage: The prosperity of some does not require that others be poor.

Meaning: of uncertain, indefinite, or unclear character or meaning.
Synonym: indistinct, indefinite
Antonym: clear, certain
Usage: She rolled her eyes at the vague response.

EXAGGERATION (Noun)अतिशयोक्ति
Meaning: a statement that represents something as better or worse than it really is.
Synonym: overstatement, overemphasis
Antonym: play down, understate
Usage : He is notorious for his wilful exaggeration

VEST (verb) निहित होना
Meaning: confer or bestow (power, authority, property, etc.) on someone.
Synonyms: entrust, invest, bestow, confer.
Antonyms: impede, inhibit, disqualify, disbar.
Usage: Extensive powers were vested into the hands of the President who headed the executive branch of government.

APARTHEID (noun) रंगभेद
Meaning: a policy or system of segregation or discrimination on grounds of race.
Synonyms: prejudice, bias, bigotry, favoritism.
Antonyms: antidiscrimination, antiracism, antisegregation, assimilationism.
Usage: Incredibly, a decade after the end of apartheid this system still exists.

BLATANT (adjective) प्रबल
Meaning: (of bad behavior) done openly and unashamedly.
Synonyms: flagrant, glaring, undisguised, overt.
Antonyms: imperceptible, inconspicuous, unnoticeable, unobtrusive.
Usage: To credit the newspaper, they did retract the quote once it was exposed as a blatant lie.

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