“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

UPDATE YOUR VOCABULARY – 294

1. TRENCHANT (ADJECTIVE): (तीव्र): incisive

Synonyms: cutting, pointed

Antonyms: woolly, vague

Example Sentence:

The White Paper makes trenchant criticisms of health authorities.

2. ABRASIVE (ADJECTIVE): (अपघर्षक): caustic

Synonyms: cutting, grating

Antonyms: kind

Example Sentence:

Her abrasive and arrogant personal style won her few friends.

3. TURBULENCE (NOUN): (अशांति): turmoil

Synonyms: instability, conflict

Antonyms: peace

Example Sentence:

The country is facing extreme political turbulence.

4. CONGRUENCE (NOUN): (अनुरूपता): compatibility

Synonyms: consistency, conformity

Antonyms: conflict

Example Sentence:

The results show quite good congruence with recent studies.

5. DISPENSE (VERB): (छोड़ देना): waive

Synonyms: omit, drop

Antonyms: include

Example Sentence:

Let’s dispense with the formalities, shall we?

6. INTRUSIVE (ADJECTIVE): (हस्तक्षेप करने वाले): intruding

Synonyms: invasive, obtrusive

Antonyms: low-key

Example Sentence:

He asked an intrusive question.

7. INHIBIT (VERB): (रोकना): impede

Synonyms: hinder, hamper

Antonyms: assist

Example Sentence:

Cold inhibits plant growth.

8. FLICKER (VERB): (टिमटिमाना): glimmer

Synonyms: glint, gleam

Antonyms: burn steadily

Example Sentence:

The interior lights flickered, and came on.

9. FIASCO (NOUN): (असफलता): failure

Synonyms: disaster, catastrophe

Antonyms: success

Example Sentence:

His plans turned into a fiasco.

10 EXPEDITIOUS (ADJECTIVE): (शीघ्र): speedy

Synonyms: swift, quick

Antonyms: slow

Example Sentence:

The murder investigation needs to get expeditious.

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