Daily Vocabulary Word 17th May 2020- Daily Use Words

Connivance(Noun) देखी-अनदेखी
Meaning: Secretly involved in immoral or illegal activity.
Synonym: Involvement, assistance, conspiracy, intrigue
Antonym: Disapprobation, rejection, dislike
Usage: With the connivance of the government, the Indian army planned a surgical strike.

STATUTORY (adjective) वैधानिक
Meaning: decided, controlled, or required by law.
Synonyms: legitimate, permissible, admissible, allowable.
Antonyms: unconstitutional, illegal, irrelevant, unofficial.
Usage: She’s below the statutory age for school attendance.

Humdrum(Adjective)फीका
Meaning: Lacking excitement or variety
Synonym: Dull, boring, monotonous
Antonym: Remarkable, exciting
Usage: No matter how humdrum is your life without a job, once you get it things will go fine.

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

DISTRAITE (adjective) विचलित
Meaning: distracted or absent-minded.
Synonyms: forgetful, inattentive, oblivious, heedless.
Antonyms: alert, attentive, focused, unperturbed.
Usage: He grew more and more distrait as hours passed without confirmation that there were survivors of the plane crash

BENIGNANT (adjective) दयालु
Meaning: having or marked by sympathy and consideration for others.
Synonyms: beneficent, benevolent, compassionate, softhearted.
Antonyms: atrocious, barbarous, callous, fiendish.
Usage: The queen had a benignant reputation and was loved for her caring treatment of others.

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

Diminution (NOUN)अवनति
Meaning: a reduction in the size, extent, or importance of something.
Synonyms: curtailment, curtailing, cutting back, cut back, cut, attenuation, reduction, lessening,
Antonym: accretion, accrual, accumulation, addition, supplement
Usage: Led by P.V. Narasimha Rao, it steered the country away from a diminution of its political stature that was assured were it to renege on them.

BACKSTOP (noun) पकड़ने वाला
Meaning: an emergency precaution or last resort.
Synonyms: safeguard, preventive measure, insurance.
Antonyms: constraint, limitation, restriction, sanction.
Usage: They want the Democrats to act as a backstop for this wild nonsense.

Preponderance (NOUN)प्रधानता
Meaning: the quality or fact of being greater in number, quantity, or importance.
Synonym: prevalence, predominance, dominance
Antonym: couple, few, handful, smattering, sprinkling
Usage: the preponderance of medical tests identifies your medical condition as terminal cancer.

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