Daily Vocabulary: 26th February

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

PRISE (Verb) :बल से अलग करना
Meaning: use force in order to move, move apart, or open (something).
Synonyms: force, wrench, twist
Antonyms: stiffen, close, multiply
Usage: Joe was trying to prise the cap off a bottle of painkillers

ALLEVIATE(Verb): कम
Meaning: to make something less painful, severe, or serious
Synonyms: help, soothe
Antonyms: aggravate, exacerbate
Usage: If you want to alleviate the situation, start by apologizing for your mistake.

RELIC (noun) : निशान
Meaning: a trace of some past or outmoded practice, custom, or belief.
Synonyms: vestige, antique, artifact, residue.
Antonyms: modern, recent, latest, neoteric.
Usage: The piece of pottery was a relic of the past that evoked in me a feeling of nostalgia.

CHRONIC (Adjective) : नियमित
Meaning: continuing or occurring again and again for a long time, happening or existing frequently or most of the time, always or often doing something specified
Synonym: natural; persistent, regular,
Antonym: unaccustomed, unused; intermittent, occasional
Usage: He suffers from chronic arthritis.

REPULSE(Verb) : हार
Meaning: to push someone or something back or away, esp. to successfully stop an attack
Synonyms: check, defeat
Antonyms: attraction, success
Usage: The attacks were repulsed by means of tear smoke.

TIZZY(noun)घबराहट
Meaning: a state of nervous excitement or agitation.
Synonyms: acrimony, animosity, annoyance, chagrin.
Antonyms: calm, calmness, delight, ease
Example: Her mother was in a tizzy over Liz’s divorce.

HABITUAL(adjective)अभ्यस्त
Meaning: usual or repeated
Synonyms: addicted, perpetual
Antonyms: infrequent, occasional
Example: Longer prison sentences will help keep habitual criminals off the streets.

CONSTERNATION (Noun) सनसनी
Meaning: a feeling of anxiety or dismay, typically at something unexpected.
Synonyms: perturbation, anxiety, distress, disquiet,
Antonyms: satisfaction
Example: I sleep in consternation not knowing where my keys are.

SIEGE (Noun): घेराबंदी
Meaning: a military operation in which enemy forces surround a town or building, cutting off essential supplies, with the aim of compelling those inside to surrender.
Synonyms: blockade, barricade, restriction
Antonyms: clearance, opening
Example: During the siege of the village, the villagers were forced to give up their property.

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