The Hindu Vocabulary:
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- Interest (VERB) – “His interests include reading and music”
Meaning – The feeling of wanting to know or learn something or someone.
Synonyms – pastime, leisure activity, leisure pursuit, recreation, entertainment, diversion, amusement, relaxation, hobby, passion, thing
Antonyms – boredom
- Stringent (ADJECTIVE) – “Stringent guidelines were issued on air pollution.”
Meaning – of regulations, requirements, or conditions.
Synonyms – strict, firm, rigid, rigorous, severe, harsh
Antonyms – flexible, lenient
- Confront (VERB) – “The new government was confronted with many profound difficulties.”
Meaning – come face to face with (someone) with hostile or argumentative intent.
Synonyms – challenge, square up to, resist, defy, tackle, attack, assault
Antonyms – avoid
- Surpass (VERB) – “He continued to surpass me at all games.”
Meaning – be better than.
Synonyms – excel, exceed, transcend, outdo, outshine
Antonyms – fail, equal
- Reliable (ADJECTIVE) – “a reliable source of information.”
Meaning – consistently good in quality or performance; able to be trusted.
Synonyms – dependable, good, well-founded, well-grounded
Antonyms – unreliable, untrustworthy, dodgy
6. Conscientious (ADJECTIVE) – “A conscientious man, he took his duties very seriously.”
Meaning – wishing to do one’s work or duty well and thoroughly.
Synonyms – diligent, industrious, punctilious, painstaking, sedulous, assiduous
Antonyms – casual
7. Prerogative (NOUN) – “in some countries, higher education is predominantly the prerogative of the rich.”
Meaning – a right or privilege exclusive to a particular individual or class.
Synonyms – entitlement, right, privilege, advantage
Antonyms – disqualification, disfranchisement.
8. Douse (VERB) – “stewards appeared and the fire was doused.”
Meaning – extinguish (fire or light).
Synonyms – drench, soak, souse
Antonyms – dry
9. Prejudice (NOUN) – “English prejudice against foreigners.”
Meaning – preconceived opinion that is not based on reason or actual experience.
Synonyms – preconception, detriment, harm
Antonyms – judgment, fairness, impartiality, advantage
10. Violate (VERB) – “He was accused of violating a tomb.”
Meaning – treat (something sacred) with irreverence or disrespect.
Synonyms – contravene, breach
Antonyms – respect