Daily Vocabulary: 28th February

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.

BOLSTER (verb) आधार, सहारा
Meaning: support or strengthen.
Synonyms: strengthen, support, reinforce, boost
Antonyms: undermine
Usage: He is making a bold attempt to bolster the territory’s confidence.

ABET (verb) उकसाना
Meaning: encourage or assist (someone) to do something wrong.
Synonyms: foment, incite, instigate, provoke.
Antonyms: constrain, restrain, allay, soothe.
Usage: If you abet violence in your home, you should not be surprised if your children grow up to be abusers.

BUCOLIC (adjective) ग्राम्य
Meaning: relating to the pleasant aspects of the countryside and country life.
Synonyms: rustic, rural, pastoral, country
Antonyms: urban Example: There was a certain bucolic look to the faces of the cart drivers.
Usage: They included bucolic poems in Greek

ENFEEBLEMENT (Noun) दुर्बलीकरण
Meaning: a gradual sinking and wasting away of mind or body
Synonym: decaying, declension, decline, degeneration, descent, deterioration
Antonym: comeback, improvement, rally, recovery, recuperation, rehabilitation
Usage: Daily exercise can help to halt some of the enfeeblement that comes with advanced years.

DYNAMISM (noun) गतिशीलता
Meaning: the fact of two or more events or circumstances happening or existing at the same time.
Synonym: beans, bounce, brio, dash, drive, energy, Esprit
Antonym: lethargy, listlessness, sluggishness, torpidity
Usage: Voters were attracted to the young challenger’s dynamism, charisma, and progressive ideas.

LAUDABLE (Adjective) प्रशंसनीय
Meaning: deserving of high regard or great approval
Synonym: admirable, applaudable, commendable, credible, estimable
Antonym: censurable, discreditable, illaudable, reprehensible
Usage: You showed laudable restraint in dealing with that ridiculously demanding customer

EVANGELIZE (noun) इंजील
Meaning: to try to convert (a group or area) to a different religion (especially Christianity).
Synonym: lecture, platitudinize, preach, preachify, sermonize
Antonym: deconvert, dissuade, endure, hold, idle, keep
Usage: The missionaries set out to evangelize the world.

HEDGE (Verb) बचाव /रोकना
Meaning: limit or qualify (something) by conditions or exceptions.
Synonyms: confine, restrict, limit, hinder, obstruct,
Usage: She was hedged in by her imperfect education
Usage: a hedge of young shoots is inevitable.

DISENFRANCHISE(Verb)नागरिकता से वंचित करना
Meaning: Deprive of the right to vote.
Synonym: Opress, shackle, coerce
Antonym: Liberate, release, permit
Usage: Government should disenfranchise the people having the voting identity of two cities/states

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