Daily Vocabulary : 6th February

SLUMBER (verb) : नींद
Meaning : sleep.
Synonyms: coma, dormancy, stupor, doze
Antonyms : consciousness, activity, energy
Example : They were rather of the sort that closes solemnly in slumber with majestic effect.

INDIGNATION (noun) : रोष
Meaning : anger or annoyance provoked by what is perceived as unfair treatment.
Synonyms : displeasure, exasperation, fury, ire
Antonyms : calm, cheer, delight, happiness
Example : Eudora’s countenance kindled with indignation, as she listened to what Milza had told.

SHUNT(Verb) : अलग धकेलना
Meaning:to push or shove something
Synonyms: avoid, deter
Antonyms: aid, allow
Example: It’s unfortunate that our society tends to shunt older workers to retire before they are ready.

INTRINSIC (Adjective) : आंतरिक
Meaning: belonging naturally; essential.
Synonyms: inherent, innate, inborn, inbred, congenital
Antonyms: extrinsic, acquired
Example: Study has intrinsic worth, as well as helping you achieve your goals.

VITRIOLIC (Adjective) : कटु
Meaning: filled with bitter criticism or malice.
Synonyms: acrimonious, rancorous, bitter, caustic, mordant
Antonyms: pleasant, kind
Example: The newspaper launched a vitriolic attack on the president.

DECRY (Verb) – दोष देना
Meaning: publicly denounce.
Synonyms: denounce, condemn, criticize, censure, damn, attack
Antonyms: praise, overrate
Example: He is impatient with those who decry the scheme.

SULKY (Adjective) : उदास
Meaning: morose, bad-tempered, and resentful; refusing to be cooperative or cheerful.
Synonyms: Sullen, surly, pouting, petulant
Antonyms: cheerful, amiable
Example: Jay was quite sulky at the graduation party, but he tried to hide his apathetic attitude.

INTERDICT (Noun) : पाबंदी
Meaning: an authoritative prohibition, in particular
Synonym: prohibition, ban, bar, veto, proscription,
Antonym: corroborate, support
Usage: Because I failed most of my classes last term, my parents will probably interdict me from working this semester.

FRACTIOUS (adjective) : झगड़ालू
Meaning: irritable and quarrelsome.
Synonyms: grumpy, cantankerous, peevish, irascible.
Antonyms: amicable, docile, affable, genial.
Usage: During the concert, police officers were on hand just in case the crowd became fractious.

CONFLATE (verb) : मिलाना
Meaning: combine (two or more sets of information, texts, ideas, etc.) into one.
Synonyms: amalgamate, converge, unify, fuse.
Antonyms: divide, part, separate, rupture.
Usage: To conflate art and science, teachers must design activities that blend the two.

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