Daily Vocabulary: 20th October 2019

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1. Apportioned (Verb):  विभाजित
Meaning: To give or share out something
Synonyms: Allocate, Distribute, Serve, Divide.
Antonyms: Misallocate, Decline, Deny, Deprive.
Example: The power should be apportioned as per the requirement.

2. TROVE (noun): कोष
Meaning: a store of valuable or delightful things.
Synonyms: accumulation, agglomeration, backlog, conglomeration, heap, pile, reservoir, stock
Store, supply.
Antonyms: trash, litter, junk, dispersion, reduction, shrinkage.
Usage: I discovered a trove of candy bars and pop tarts in my teen son’s pillow case.

3. COZEN (verb): छलना
Meaning: to deceive, win over, or induce to do something by artful coaxing and wheedling or shrewd trickery.
Synonyms: bamboozle, beguile, bluff, deceive, delude, dupe, gaff, gull, hoax, hoodwink, humbug, juggle, misguide.
Antonyms: debunk, expose, reveal, show up, uncloak, uncover, unmask, disclose, divulge, unveil
disabuse, disenchant.
Usage: Dicing-houses, where cheaters meet, and cozen young men out of their money.

4. LOUT (noun): गंवार
Meaning: a big clumsy often slow-witted person.
Synonyms: ignoramus, imbecile, dunce, dunderhead, fathead, dimwit.
Antonyms: brain, egghead, genius, intellectual, sage, thinker, whiz, wizard.
Usage: But this question was beyond the poor lout’s intelligence; he could only blubber and fend off possible chastisement.

5. Protege (Noun): आश्रित
Meaning: A person who is guided and supported by an older and more experienced or influential person.
Synonyms: Pupil, student, trainee.
Antonyms: Guardian, adult
Example: Ram submitted his protege name to the elections.

6. GRIPE (verb): कष्ट देना
Meaning: to express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely.
Synonyms: bellyache, bleat, carp, complain, crab, croak, fuss, grouch, grouse, growl, grumble, grump, nag, scream, squawk, squeal, whimper, whine.
Antonyms: bear, countenance, endure, tolerate, applaud, cheer, commend, delight, rejoice.
Usage: Her tendency to gripe constantly drove everyone away.

7. EXEGESIS (noun): टिप्पणी
Meaning: an explanation or critical interpretation of a text.
Synonyms: interpretation, exposition, explication, elucidation, clarification, gloss, annotation, illustration.
Antonyms: pain point.
Usage: The student’s exegesis of the novel was one of the best summaries the professor had ever read.

8. PRATTLE (verb): बकबक करना
Meaning:  talk at length in a foolish or inconsequential way.
Synonyms: chatter, babble, prate, blather, ramble, gabble, jabber, maunder, drivel, patter, jibber-jabber, blabber, natter, waffle.
Antonyms: quiet, silence, clamor, enunciate, articulate, pronounce.
Usage: To make others envious, Reena likes to prattle on about her great job.

9. SEMINAL (adjective): लाभदायक
Meaning: Strongly influencing later developments.
Synonyms: Influential, Formative, Important, Primary.
Antonyms: Dull, Inessential, Minor, Unsubstantial.
Usage: Newton’s laws are seminal in the field of physics.

10. RICKETY (adjective): जीर्ण
Meaning: (of a structure or piece of equipment) poorly made and likely to collapse.
Synonyms: dilapidated, ramshackle, derelict, ruinous.
Antonyms: stable, sturdy, durable, strong.
Example: She then directed them to the fourth floor, giving them the choice of the stairs or a rickety lift.

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