Daily Vocabulary: 31st January

ABOLITION (noun) : उन्मूलन
Meaning: the action of abolishing a system, practice, or institution.
Synonyms: cancellation, destruction, dissolution
Antonyms: approval, beginning
Example: Elijah Lovejoy, an Illinois abolition editor, was killed by a mob.

INEXORABLE (Adjective) : निष्ठुर
Meaning: Impossible to stop or prevent
synonym: intransigent, unbending
Antonym: Kind, Nice
Example: Her inexorable discipline soon made the shivali a model for the rest of her team.

DRUB (Verb) : पीटना
Meaning: hit or beat (someone) repeatedly.
Synonyms: thrash, trounce, spank, beat
Antonyms: aid
Example: Continuing to drub the victim with his fist, the attacker didn’t stop until the police showed up.

SAVVY (Noun) : व्यावहारिक ज्ञान रखना
Meaning: shrewdness and practical knowledge; the ability to make good judgements.
Synonyms: shrewdness, acumen, acuity, sagacity
Antonyms: inexperience, ignorance
Example: When the savvy investor sold his stock before its value dropped, he made a very profitable transaction.

PARAGON (Noun) : अत्युत्तम मनुष्य या वस्तु
Meaning: a person or thing viewed as a model of excellence.
Synonyms: epitome, standard, ideal, embodiment
Antonyms: flaw, imperfection, worst
Example: As a paragon of purity, a nun would never dress inappropriately.

TORMENT (Noun) : यातना
Meaning: severe physical or mental suffering.
Synonyms: suffering, torture, pain, anguish
Antonyms: pleasure, joy
Example: Every day when he got on the bus, the bully began to torment the quiet child.

COPIOUS (Adjective) : प्रचुर
Meaning: abundant in supply or quantity.
Synonyms: abundant, superabundant, plentiful, ample, profuse
Antonyms: sparse
Example: It takes a copious amount of food to suppress my hungry appetite.COPIOUS (Adjective) : प्रचुर

dysfunction(Noun) ; रोग
Meaning: disruption of normal social relations.
Synonym: Impaired
Antonym: Unimpaired, fit
Example: The West knew that these institutions were dysfunctional – but not to which breathtaking extent.

STRINGENT (adjective) : कड़ी से कड़ी
Meaning: not allowing for any exceptions or loosening of standards
Synonyms: brassbound, cast-iron, exacting, hard-line, inflexible, rigid, rigorous,
Antonyms: flexible, lax, loose, relaxed, slack
Example: There are stringent rules against unauthorized persons being in our building.

XENOPHOBIC (adjective) : अज्ञातजन भीति/ विदेशी द्वेश
Meaning: having or showing a dislike of or prejudice against people from other countries.
Synonyms: racist, racialist, ethnocentric, ethnocentrist.
Antonyms: bountiful, permissive, thoughtful, lenient.
Example: As a result, the new parliament is distinctly more xenophobic and illiberal than its predecessor.

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