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Daily Vocabulary: 8th March 2020

SCOFF (Verb) व्यंग्य
Meaning: speak to someone or about something in a scornfully derisive or mocking way.
Synonyms: mock, deride, ridicule
Antonyms: flatter, praise, compliment
Usage: The rude rich boy thought it was fun to scoff at the poor people at his school.

PROFANE(adjective)अपवित्र
Meaning: vulgar and inappropriate
Synonyms: coarse, nasty
Antonyms: kind, polite
Usage: They have profaned the long upheld traditions of the Temple.

CONCURRENCE (noun) सन्निपतन
Meaning: the fact of two or more events or circumstances happening or existing at the same time.
Synonym:concordance, cooperation, coincidence.
Antonym: dissonance, discord.
Usage: Because the events ran in concurrence, the coordinator could not attend both parties at the same time.

Unprecedented (adjective) अभूतपूर्व
Meaning: never done or known before.
Synonym: unequaled, unmatched, unrivaled.
Antonym: precedented, familiar, usual.
Usage: The damage caused by the hurricane is unprecedented and has never been experienced before in this country.

SPATE (Noun) झोंक
Meaning: a large number of similar things or events appearing or occurring in quick succession.
Synonyms: deluge, flood, flurry, outpouring, string, succession
Antonyms: dribble, drip, trickle
Usage: A spate of words has been published on this controversial topic.

SALUBRIOUS(adjective)स्वास्थ्यप्रद
Meaning: favorable to or promoting health or well-being
Synonyms: medicinal, tonic
Antonyms: unhealthy, insalubrious
Usage: Emergent public health and sanitary experts actively sought the most salubrious and efficient means of refuse disposal.

GRISLY (Adjective)क्रूर / डरावना
Meaning: causing horror or disgust.
Synonyms: gruesome, ghastly, frightful, horrid,
Antonyms: pleasant, attractive
Usage: Many massacres in history fade while some linger as grisly curiosities.

ESOTERIC (Adjective)गूढ़
Meaning: intended for or likely to be understood by only a small number of people with specialized knowledge or interest.
Synonyms: abstruse, obscure, arcane,
Antonyms: simple, familiar
Usage: he medical research was so esoteric that only a few physicians could actually understand the results.

SPLURGE (verb) पैसे उड़ाना
Meaning: to spend extravagantly or ostentatiously.
Synonyms: squander, fling, dissipate, disburse.
Antonyms: accumulate, hoard, conserve, preserve.
Usage: I feel like splurging on a new dress.

REFRACTORY (adjective) दुराग्राही
Meaning: stubborn or unmanageable.
Synonyms: recalcitrant, obstreperous, insubordinate, intractable.
Antonyms: obedient, manageable, amenable, compliant.
Usage: Most teenagers go through a refractory phase where they don’t want to listen to authority figures.

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