Daily Vocabulary: 7th February

Word: Perception (अनुभूति)
Meaning: the ability to see, hear, or become aware of something through the senses.
Synonyms: understanding, impression, notion
Antonyms: misunderstanding, ignorance
Usage in a sentence: The television has irreversibly changed our perception about the Royal Family.

Word: Delegation (प्रत्यायोजन, प्रतिनिधि मंडल)
Meaning: a body of delegates or representatives; a deputation.
Synonyms: deputation, commission mission, assignment
Antonyms: retention, discharge, acquisition
Usage in a sentence: He’s been chosen to lead the delegation to the conference.

Word: Clampdown (कठोर नीति)
Meaning: a concerted or harsh attempt to suppress something.
Synonyms: suppression, prevention, crackdown, limitation, restraint, curb, check
Antonyms: freedom, advantage, liberty, arousal
Usage in a Sentence: The ensuing clampdown resulted in at least 128 people being killed across Sudan, according to protest organizers.

Word: Blockade (नाकेबन्दी/ संरोध करना)
Meaning: an act or means of sealing off a place to prevent goods or people from entering or leaving.
Synonyms: block, barricade, siege
Antonyms: access, opening
Usage in a sentence: They attempted to break the blockade by using submarines.

Erode (काटना)
Meaning: (of wind, water, or other natural agents) gradually wear away (soil, rock, or land).
Synonyms: corrode, diminish, wear away
Antonyms: construct, fix, improve
Usage in a sentence: Over time, trivial lawsuits will erode the significance of the justice system.

Word: Credibility (विश्वसनीयता)
Meaning: the quality of being trusted and believed in.
Synonyms: reliability, trustworthiness
Antonyms: dishonesty, betrayal
Usage in Sentence: The report gives an appearance of scientific credibility.

Word: Obscure (अस्पष्ट)
Meaning: not discovered or known about; uncertain.
Synonyms: dark, unclear, vague, conceal
Antonyms: clear, obvious, visible, famous
Usage in a sentence: The building, which is more than two hundred and fifty years old, is obscured by a half-dozen trees.

Word: Antecedent (पूर्वगामी)
Meaning:a thing that existed before or logically precedes another.
Synonyms: predecessor, precursor, preceding, previous, ancestor
Antonyms: following, after, descendant, subsequent
Usage in a sentence: What are the antecedents of the American Revolutionary War?

Word: Smack (थप्पड़/तमाचा मारना/ठीक)
Meaning: a sharp slap or blow, typically one given with the palm of the hand.
Synonyms: slap, whack, bang, hit
Antonyms: off, indirectly, inexactly
Usage in a sentence: I think it’s wrong to smack a child.

Word: Conducive (हितकर)
Meaning: making a certain situation or outcome likely or possible.
Synonyms: advantageous, helpful, contributory, favourable
Antonyms: hindering, unfavourable, cumbersome
Usage in a Sentence: This is a conducive environment for studying.

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