Daily Vocabulary Word 12th September 2020- Daily Use Words

1. Indigenous(adjective)स्वदेशी
Meaning: originating or occurring naturally in a particular place; native.
Synonyms: native, innate, inborn, primitive, congenital
Antonyms: alien, foreign
Usage: They were our indigenous peoples, our first peoples, our first speakers and our first hearers.

2. Futuristic(adjective)भविष्य
Meaning: having or involving very modern technology or design.
Synonyms: innovative, modern, cutting edge, visionary
Antonyms: old, retro.
Usage: It almost seems futuristic in design, but you can have it right now.

3. Intimidate(verb)धमकाना
Meaning: frighten or overawe (someone), especially in order to make them do what one wants.
Synonyms: dishearten, dismay, terrify
Antonyms: please, praise
Usage: Her boss intimidates her

4. COUP (noun)तख्तापलट
Meaning: an instance of successfully achieving something difficult.
Synonyms: accomplishment, achievement, attainment, triumph.
Antonyms: debacle, failure, downfall, fiasco.
Usage: Since our team is usually eliminated early in the competition, we considered it a major coup when we won the championship.:

5. MELLOW (adjective)मधुर
Meaning: (especially of a sound, flavour, or color) pleasantly smooth or soft; free from harshness.
Synonyms: dulcet, euphonious, melodious, mellifluous, mellifluent.
Antonyms: rugged, abrading, gruff, abrasive, harsh.
Usage: His mellow voice and his qualitative speech made everyone applaud him.

6. REPINE (verb)विलाप करना
Meaning: feel or express discontent; fret.
Synonyms: mope, languish, despondent, lament.
Antonyms: complacent, fulfilled, rejoice, contented.
Usage: The soldiers repine for their families when they are stationed overseas.

7. PRECARIOUS (adjective)अनिश्चित
Meaning: dependent on chance; uncertain.
Synonyms: unsure, unpredictable, doubtful, dubious.
Antonyms: certain, stable, confirmed, definite.
Usage: As Finance Secretary I found that the finances of the state were in a precarious condition.

8. SMUG (adjective): आत्मसंतुष्ट
Meaning: having or showing an excessive pride in oneself or one’s achievements.
Synonyms: bighead, complacency, egotism, vainglory.
Antonyms: diffidence, bashfulness, demureness, shyness.
Usage: Because Rocky had a smug attitude during his meeting with the principal, he projected the image he was proud of his misdeeds.

9. Jeer (noun): मज़ाक उड़ाना
Meaning: a rude and mocking remark.
Synonyms: hoot, ridicule, scuff, taunt
Antonyms: compliment, praise, flatter
Usage: Virat Kohli asked the crowd not to jeer Steve Smith

10. Quandary (noun):व्याकुलता
Meaning: a state of perplexity or uncertainty over what to do in a difficult situation
Synonyms: dilemma, plight, bewilderment, uncertainty
Antonyms: enhance, certainty
Usage: Finds himself in the most awkward quandary situation.

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