Daily Vocabulary: 27th August 2019

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UNSCATHED (adjective) सुरक्षित
Meaning: without suffering any injury, damage, or harm.
Synonyms: intact, safe, unscarred, secure.
Antonyms: hurt, injured, harmed, wounded.
Usage: It was strange how the fire destroyed most of the city but left the church unscathed.

CUTTING EDGE (adjective) अग्रणी
Meaning: highly advanced; innovative or pioneering.
Synonyms: a progressive, revolutionary, trailblazing, novel.
Antonyms: conventional, customary, established, traditional.
Usage: The best militaries in the world have to be cutting edge and always purchase the latest technology.

PRAGMATISM (noun) व्यवहारवाद
Meaning: the quality of dealing with a problem in a sensible way that suits the conditions that really exist, rather than following fixed theories, ideas, or rules.
Synonyms: prudence, expediency, sensibleness, practicality.
Antonyms: idealism, inappropriateness, impracticality, timidity.
Usage: The bumper payday was partly a result of pragmatism and caution rather than grand design.

DOLE(Noun) लाभ
Meaning: benefit paid by the state to the unemployed.
Synonyms: benefit, allowance, charity, benefit
Antonyms: forfeit, loss
Usage:  Do any of these people have jobs or are they all freeloading on the public dole?

PROBE(Noun) जांच
Meaning: a thorough investigation into a crime or other matter.
Synonyms: investigation, inquiry, examination, scrutiny
Usage:  An independent investigator will probe the allegations of racial bias in police hiring.

SHREWD(Adjective) चालाक
Meaning: having or showing sharp powers of judgment; astute.
Synonyms: astute, sharp-witted, sharp, acute, intelligent
Antonyms: stupid, unwise, ingenuous
Usage:  As a motivational speaker, Clark is a shrewd manipulator of human emotions.

Mettle(Noun) उत्साह
Meaning: a person’s ability to cope well with difficulties; spirit and resilience.
Synonyms: fortitude, tenacity, spirit, valor
Antonyms: cowardice, timidity, weakness
Usage:  To prove his mettle and show that he was daring enough to join the club, Timmy had to spend an hour alone in the haunted house on the hill.
FETTER(Noun) वसा
Meaning: confine or restrict (someone).
Synonyms: restrict, restrain, constrain, confine, limit; hinder
Antonyms: aid, allow, assist, expedite
Usage: The budget crisis is a fetter to the city’s plan for repairing the highways.
PARRY(Verb) बचाव
Meaning: answer (a question or accusation) evasively.
Synonyms: evade, sidestep, avoid, dodge
Antonyms: attract, allow, confront, encounter
Usage:  Before Mary walked away, she tried to parry Ann’s insult with one of her own.