“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers…

An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.
04/10/2023 11:25 PM

“The Knowledge Library”

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

The Knowledge Library


1. INTRANSIGENT (ADJECTIVE):(हठी): uncompromising

Synonyms: inflexible, unbending

Antonyms: compliant

Example Sentence:

Her father had tried persuasion, but she was intransigent.

2. CUTTING-EDGE (ADJECTIVE): (अत्यधिक उन्नत): highly advanced

Synonyms: innovative, pioneering

Antonyms: outdated

Example Sentence:

The firm introduced some cutting-edge technology.

3. ANGST (NOUN): (उत्कंठा): anxiety

Synonyms: fear, dread

Antonyms: calmness

Example Sentence:

The middle classes go through existential angst.

4. ACCREDIT (VERB): (मान्य करना): recognize

Synonyms: license, authorize

Antonyms: ban

Example Sentence:

Institutions that do not meet the standards will not be accredited for teacher training.

5. INDIGENOUS (NOUN): (स्वदेशी): native

Synonyms: aboriginal, local

Antonyms: expatriate

Example Sentence:

The most indigenous inhabitants were the American Indians. 

6. SCANDALOUS (ADJECTIVE): (अपमानपूर्ण): discreditable

Synonyms: disreputable, dishonourable

Antonyms: seemly

Example Sentence:

The magazine published scandalous pictures of the movie star.

7. ACQUIT (VERB): (बरी करना): absolve

Synonyms: clear, exonerate

Antonyms: convict

Example Sentence:

One was brought to trial on a charge of affray and was acquitted.

8. RETROGADE (ADJECTIVE): (प्रतिगामी): regressive

Synonyms: negative, downhill

Antonyms: positive

Example Sentence:

To go back on the progress that has been made would be a retrograde step.

9. PERSEVERANCE (NOUN): (दृढ़ता): persistence

Synonyms: tenacity, determination

Antonyms: irresolution

Example Sentence:

His perseverance with the technique illustrates his single-mindedness.

10. BANKRUPT (ADJECTIVE): (दिवालिया): insolvent

Synonyms: bankrupted, failed

Antonyms: solvent

Example Sentence:

His father went bankrupt and the family had to sell their home.

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