Daily Vocabulary : 3rd February

CONCEDE (verb) : मेल खाना
Meaning : admit or agree that something is true after first denying or resisting it.
Synonyms : accept, admit, allow, capitulate
Antonyms: defend, deny, disallow
Usage: If we concede to the criminal the right to a further chance we concede it to ourselves.

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.

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.

INVIGORATE(Verb) :  सबल बनाना
Meaning: to give life, vigor, or spirit to
Synonym: amp (up), animate, brace, energize, enliven, fillip, fire
Antonym: damp, dampen, deaden, dull, kill
Usage: The fresh air and sunshine invigorated the children after a long winter indoors.

EPHEMERAL (Adjective) : अस्थायी
Meaning: Lasting for short time
Synonyms: Temporary, Short-lived, transient.
Antonyms: long-lived, enduring, everlasting, eternal, perpetual.
Example: time is ephemeral so don’t waste it.

DISSIDENCE (Noun) : मतभेद
Meaning: disagreement over a matter
Synonyms: contention, disagreement, discordance, disharmony, dispute
Antonyms: agreement, approval, authorization, concurrence
Example: So much is said nowadays about the dissidence of the spiritual and intellectual worlds.

ALACRITY (noun) : तत्परता
Meaning: cheerful readiness, promptness, or willingness.
Synonyms: alertness, avidity, briskness, cheerfulness, dispatch, eagerness
Antonyms: apathy, coolness, discouragement, indifference
Usage: His alacrity of manner and quick step justified this opinion.

CAPACIOUS (adjective) : विशाल
Meaning: having a lot of space inside, roomy.
Synonyms: roomy, commodious, spacious, ample.
Antonyms: limited, restricted, narrow, exclusive.
Usage: The Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium is very capacious.

DISCREET (adjective) : विचारशील
Meaning: careful and prudent in one’s speech or actions, especially in order to keep something confidential or to avoid embarrassment.
Synonyms: careful, circumspect, cautious, wary.
Antonyms: absurd, senseless, ill-advised, imprudent.
Usage: He took his time but ultimately made a discreet choice.

JARGON (noun) : शब्दजाल
Meaning: the special terms or expressions of a particular group or field.
Synonyms: dialect, terminology, vocabulary, vernacular.
Antonyms: discourse, oration, eloquence.
Usage: It is difficult to understand the jargon of tribal people.

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