Daily Vocabulary: 29th January

Precedent (उदाहरण/ अग्रगामी)
Meaning:an earlier event or action that is regarded as an example or guide to be considered in subsequent similar circumstances.
Synonyms: model, example, preceding
Antonyms: after, following, later
Usage in a sentence: The judgment on pension rights has established a precedent.

Apex (चोटी)
Meaning: the top or highest part of something, especially one forming a point.
Synonyms: peak, acme, zenith
Antonyms: nadir, bottom, base
Usage in a sentence: He was at the apex of his career.

Resolution (समाधान)
Meaning: a firm decision to do or not to do something.
Synonyms: resolve, decision, solution, settlement
Antonyms: hesitation, uncertainty, cowardice
Usage in a sentence: We found a resolution to the dispute.

Landmark (ऐतिहासिक घटना)
Meaning: an object or feature of a landscape or town that is easily seen and recognized from a distance, especially one that enables someone to establish their location.
Synonyms: milestone, breakthrough, historic, momentous
Antonyms: less important, less important, dull, modest
Usage in a sentence: The Golden Gate Bridge is a famous landmark in San Francisco.

Word: Insolvency (दिवालियापन)
Meaning: The state of being insolvent.
Synonyms: bankruptcy, poverty, failure
Antonyms: solvency, affluence
Usage in a sentence: The company is close to insolvency.

Word: Enterprise (उद्यो)
Meaning: a project or undertaking, especially a bold or complex one.
Synonyms: business, undertaking, company, venture, initiative
Antonyms: idleness, lethargy, laziness, inactivity
Usage in a sentence: Agriculture is the main economic enterprise among the people.

Word: Collateral (अतिरिक्त)
Meaning: something pledged as security for repayment of a loan, to be forfeited in the event of a default. (Noun)
Synonyms: security, deposit, warranty, subordinate
Antonyms: primary, chief, principal
Usage in a sentence: We had put our house up as collateral for our bank loan.

Word: Sacrosanct (पवित्र)
Meaning: (especially of a principle, place, or routine) regarded as too important or valuable to be interfered with.
Synonyms: sacred, divine, holy, inviolable
Antonyms: nonreligious, irreligious, profane, irreverent
Usage in a sentence: The tradition is regarded as sacrosanct.

Word: Paucity (अभाव)
Meaning: the presence of something in only small or insufficient quantities or amounts.
Synonyms: lack, dearth, insufficiency, scarcity, shortage, deficiency, inadequacy
Antonyms: plethora, abundance, opulence, plenty
Usage in a Sentence: This paucity of animal life seems inconsistent with the theory that the islands were once connected with the mainland.

Word: Entrenched (अंतर्निहित)
Meaning: to establish an attitude, habit, or belief so strongly that it is not likely to change
Synonyms: fixed, inflexible, instilled
Antonyms: vulnerable, adjustable, unestablished
Usage in Sentence: Our soldiers have entrenched themselves behind the battle lines.

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