Daily Vocabulary: 22nd January 2020

Laxity (noun) : ढील
Meaning: lack of strictness or care
Synonyms: slackness, laxity, lassitude, slack, laxness, lethargy
Antonyms: attend to, mind, carefulness, keep track, pay up
Meaning: Laxity in the observance of this rule will result disastrously.

Demolish (verb) : ध्वस्त
Meaning: to easily defeat someone
Synonyms: annihilate, bulldoze, crush, decimate
Antonyms: build, construct, create
Example: He harangued the Indians, and exhorted them to demolish the fort.

convict (verb) : मिद्धदोष अपराधी
Meaning: declare (someone) to be guilty of a criminal offence by the verdict of a jury or the decision of a judge in a court of law.
Synonyms: captive, felon, prisoner, culprit
Antonyms: cite, commend, endorse
Example: A person who has been convicted of a criminal offense.

Impend (verb) : समीप आ जाना
Meaning: be about to happen.
synonyms: advance, approach, brew, forebode
Antonyms: gone, Past, distant, later
Example: We have no thought to impede the paths to closer relationship.

Saffron (noun) : केसर
Meaning: an orange-yellow flavoring, food colouring, and dye made from the dried stigmas of a crocus.
Synonyms: amber, bisque, blond, buff
Antonyms: achromatic, healthy, unsensational
Example: The yellow seeds of lilies will answer nearly the saffron’s purpose.

Credibility (noun) : विश्वसनीयता
Meaning: the quality of being trusted and believed in.
Synonyms: chance, integrity, prospect, reliability
Antonyms: unlikelihood, implausibility, improbability
Example: The art and practice of selling one’s credibility for future delivery.

Persecution (noun) : उत्पीड़न
Meaning: hostility and ill-treatment, especially because of race or political or religious beliefs; oppression.
Synonyms: expulsion, ill-treatment, imprisonment, killing
Antonyms: happiness, joy, help, stimulation
Example: Grief and persecution had in a former instance inspired her with the love of solitude.

Earnest (adjective) : बयाना
Meaning: resulting from or showing sincere and intense conviction.
Synonyms; ardent, diligent, fervent, heartfelt
Antonyms: apathetic, cold, cool, dispassionate
Meaning: As Philothea turned towards her companion, she met Aspasia’s earnest gaze.

Unison (noun) : सामंजस्य
Meaning: simultaneous performance or utterance of action or speech.
Synonyms: conjunction, co-occurrence, concurrence, coincidence
Antonyms: competition, incompatibility, disenfranchise
Example: It is desirable to have these experiments at least worked by the class in unison.

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