Daily Vocabulary : 6th April 2020

MOOT (Adjective) विवादास्पद
Meaning: subject to debate, dispute, or uncertainty.
Synonyms: debatable, arguable, problematic, contentious
Antonyms: certain, definite
Example: It is again a moot point whether India’s ASAT test and its positioning as a critical element in India’s strategic defense capability, will have the desired impact that the nation’s leaders hope for.

SIEGE (Noun): घेराबंदी
Meaning: a military operation in which enemy forces surround a town or building, cutting off essential supplies, with the aim of compelling those inside to surrender.
Synonyms: blockade, barricade, restriction
Antonyms: clearance, opening
Example: During the siege of the village, the villagers were forced to give up their property.

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TIZZY(noun)घबराहट
Meaning: a state of nervous excitement or agitation.
Synonyms: acrimony, animosity, annoyance, chagrin.
Antonyms: calm, calmness, delight, ease
Example: Her mother was in a tizzy over Liz’s divorce.

FARRAGO (noun) संमिश्रण
Meaning: a confused mixture.
Synonyms: mishmash, jumble, hodgepodge, turmoil.
Antonyms: constituent, ravel, sequence, categorization.
Example: The present gun law is a farrago of nonsense as most of it is unenforceable.

HABITUAL(adjective)अभ्यस्त
Meaning: usual or repeated
Synonyms: addicted, perpetual
Antonyms: infrequent, occasional
Example: Longer prison sentences will help keep habitual criminals off the streets.

CONSTERNATION (Noun) सनसनी
Meaning: a feeling of anxiety or dismay, typically at something unexpected.
Synonyms: perturbation, anxiety, distress, disquiet,
Antonyms: satisfaction
Example: I sleep in consternation not knowing where my keys are.

ENDURING (adjective) : चिरस्थायी
Meaning: lasting over a period of time; durable.
Synonym: undergo, go through
Antonym: fade, short-lived
Example: Few of them feel bound by any enduring loyalties.

STIRRING(adjective) : सरगर्मी, क्रियाशीलता
Meaning: causing excitement or strong emotion; rousing.
Synonym: exciting, thrilling
Antonym: boring, pedestrian
Example: Rhyn looked up, anger stirring again.

HARNESSED (verb) : साज़ चढ़ना
Meaning: put a harness on (a horse or other draught animal).
Synonym: saddle, yoke
Antonym: unhitch
Example: The team was harnessed and ready to go.

EPOCHAL (adjective) : महत्त्वपूर्ण
Meaning: forming or characterizing an epoch; epoch-making.
Synonym: important, significant
Antonym: Westinghouse made his epochal invention.

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