“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


1. DISENGAGE (VERB): (अलग करना): remove

Synonyms: detach, disentangle

Antonyms: attach

Example Sentence:

I disengaged his hand from mine.

2. ERSTWHILE (ADJECTIVE): (भूतपूर्व): former

Synonyms: old, past

Antonyms: present

Example Sentence:

The erstwhile president of the company was loved by all.

3. CONCILIATION (NOUN): (शांति): appeasement

Synonyms: peacemaking, peacebuilding

Antonyms: provocation

Example Sentence:

He held his hands up in a gesture of conciliation.

4. SLAM (VERB): (आलोचना करना): criticize

Synonyms: find fault with, censure

Antonyms: praise

Example Sentence:

Jenny heard him stride away slamming him for his behaviour.

5. UPHEAVAL (NOUN): (उथल-पुथल): disruption

Synonyms: upset, disturbance

Antonyms: stability

Example Sentence:

Major upheavals have hit the financial markets this year.

6. NEGATE (VERB): (अमान्य करना): invalidate

Synonyms: nullify, neutralize

Antonyms: confirm

Example Sentence:

Alcohol negates the effects of the drug.

7. PRUDENCE (NOUN): (बुद्धिमत्ता): wisdom

Synonyms: judgement, sagacity

Antonyms: folly

Example Sentence:

We need to exercise prudence in such important matters.

8. INDIGENOUS (ADJECTIVE): (देशज): native

Synonyms: aboriginal, local

Antonyms: expatriate

Example Sentence:

The most indigenous inhabitants were the American Indians.

9. WOE (NOUN): (शोक): misery

Synonyms: sorrow, distress

Antonyms: happiness

Example Sentence:

If we do not find her safe and well, woe to the man who has harmed her.

10. DEMOBILIZE (VERB): (बरख़ास्त करना): disband

Synonyms: decommission, discharge

Antonyms: conscript

Example Sentence:

He was demobilized in February 1946.

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