“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers…

An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.

“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers……….
An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.

The Knowledge Library

Improve Your Vocabulary

1. UPBEAT (ADJECTIVE): (उत्साहित): optimistic

 cheerful, cheery

Antonyms: pessimistic

Example Sentence:

He was upbeat about the company’s future.

2. EXACERBATE (VERB): (ख़राब करना): aggravate

Synonyms: worsen, inflame

Antonyms: calm

Example Sentence:

The exorbitant cost of land in urban areas only exacerbated the problem.

3. CATASTROPHE (NOUN): (आपदा): disaster

Synonyms: calamity, cataclysm


Example Sentence:

An environmental catastrophe has hit the country.

4. MOUNT (VERB): (बढ़ना): increase

Synonyms: grow, rise

Antonyms: decrease

Example Sentence:

The costs mount up when you buy a home.

5. MARGINAL (ADJECTIVE): (थोड़ा): slight

Synonyms: small, tiny

Antonyms: vast

Example Sentence:

It seems likely to make only a marginal difference.

6. FORMIDABLE (ADJECTIVE): (डरावना): intimidating

Synonyms: forbidding, redoubtable

Antonyms: comforting

Example Sentence:

Hers is a formidable opponent.

7. ABOLISH (VERB): (समाप्त करना): put an end to

Synonyms: do away with, get rid of

Antonyms: retain

Example Sentence:

The tax was abolished in 1977.

8.ADULTERATE (VERB): (मिलावट करना): degrade

Synonyms: debase, spoil

Antonyms: refine

Example Sentence:

The brewer is said to adulterate his beer.

9. CONSEQUENTIAL (ADJECTIVE): (अहम): resulting

Synonyms: resultant, ensuing

Antonyms: casual, unrelated

Example Sentence:

A loss of confidence and a consequential withdrawal of funds.

10. ALLIANCE (NOUN): (नाता): affinity

Synonyms: relationship, association

Antonyms: distance

Example Sentence:

An alliance between medicine and morality is to be established.

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