Vocabulary Part - 3 For All Competitive Exams

Vocabulary Part - 3 For All Competitive Exams

1. LAISSEZ-FAIRE (NOUN): inaction:( अहस्तक्षेप)

Synonyms: do-nothing policy, noninterference

Antonyms: activity, involvement

Example Sentence:

Industrialisation has made the State to shift its emphasis from the concept of laissez-faire to that of social welfare.

2. SERENE (ADJECTIVE): calm:(शांत)

Synonyms: laid-back, placid

Antonyms: clamorous, turbulent

Example Sentence:

Afghan refugees have never been given space in India nor should Baloch political dissident.

3. ABSOLVE (VERB): To forgive; to free from guilt:(मुक्त करना)

Synonyms: exculpate, pardon

Antonyms: accuse, blame

Example Sentence:

Marta felt greatly relieved after her mother absolved her for breaking the vase.

4. BUFFOONERY (NOUN): Foolish behavior:(मसखरापन)

Synonyms: jocularity, clowning

Antonyms: tragedy, seriousness

Example Sentence:

Clarence, an irrepressible comic, was held after class for his buffoonery.

5. GARISH (ADJECTIVE): offensively bright:(भड़कीला)

Synonyms: gaudy, loud

Antonyms: plain, simple

Example Sentence:

The garish wallpaper offended Jerome, who preferred subtle colors.

6. BALK (VERB): hesitate:(टाल जाना)

Synonyms: resist, shirk

Antonyms: accept, face

Example Sentence:

He balked at such a drastic solution.

7. CASTIGATE (VERB): berate:(दुर्वचन कहना)

Synonyms: chastise, criticize

Antonyms: praise, laud

Example Sentence:

She was castigated by the teacher.

8. ABYSMAL (NOUN): bottomless:(अथाह)

Synonyms: boundless, incalculable

Antonyms: restricted, bounded

Example Sentence:

They are a thumbs down for the abysmal quality of construction.

9. CULPABILITY (NOUN):  blameworthiness :(अभियोज्यता)

Synonyms: culpableness, accountability

Antonyms: slimness, thinness

Example Sentence:

In the circumstances, there is no evidence which will reflect culpability of the appellant.

10. REVELRY (NOUN): merrymaking:(आनंदोत्सव)

Synonyms: debauchery, carousal

Antonyms: sadness, mourning

Example Sentence:

Siddhartha is involved in revelry these days.

11. OVERREACH (): (अधिक करना): Overdo

Synonyms: overact, overextend

Antonyms: play down, decrease

Example Sentence:

Mohak overreaches in his latest book while his argument is not convincing.

12. DEBONAIR (ADJECTIVE): (मोहक): Charming

Synonyms: affable, elegant

Antonyms: awkward, inelegant

Example Sentence:

Suneet has a debonair personality.

13. PESTILENT (ADJECTIVE): (प्राणघाती): Baneful

Synonyms: contagious, deleterious

Antonyms: harmless, innocuous

Example Sentence:

To many, homeless beggars are nothing more than pestilent irritants.

14. PERPETRATE (VERB): (करना): Be responsible for

Synonyms: carry out, commit

Antonyms: halt, stop

Example Sentence:

Who would perpetrate for this crime?

15. RAKISH (ADJECTIVE): (विलासी जैसा): Charming and immoral

Synonyms: dashing, jaunty

Antonyms: moral, upright

Example Sentence:

She gave Maddy a rakish smile.

16. ENGROSS (VERB): (मोहित करना): Bewitch

Synonyms: captivate, enrapture

Antonyms: disenchant, disgust

Example Sentence:

I was totally engrossed by her beauty.

17. MIDDLING (ADJECTIVE): (पर्याप्त): Adequate

Synonyms: mediocre, passable

Antonyms: extreme, exceptional

Example Sentence:

The patient needs middling amount of water every half an hour.

18. DECOY (NOUN): (पाश): Trap

Synonyms: attraction, inducement

Antonyms: honesty, frankness

Example Sentence:

We caught a rat, using a decoy to trick it into the cage.

19. CANTANKEROUS (ADJECTIVE):  (झगड़ालू): Ill-tempered

Synonyms: quarrelsome, critical

Antonyms: pleasant, peaceful

Example Sentence:

You are a cantankerous man.

20. DANK (ADJECTIVE): (नम): Moist

Synonyms: clammy, muggy

Antonyms: parched, dry

Example Sentence:

The middle section of the house is fully dank.

21. EXPEDIENT (ADJECTIVE): appropriate:(फ़ायदेमंद)

Synonyms: feasible, practicable

Antonyms: unfeasible, unseemly

Example Sentence:

We gave them an expedient solution to their problems.

22. CRUMBLING (ADJECTIVE): rotting:(कमज़ोर पड़ना)

Synonyms: disintegrating, collapsing

Antonyms: healing, restorative

Example Sentence:

The crumbling building got destroyed in minutes.

23. PROVOKING (ADJECTIVE): annoying:(गुस्सा भड़काने वाला)

Synonyms: tormenting, vexing

Antonyms: pleasing, soothing

Example Sentence:

The provoking words of the boss made him resign.

24. RENDERED (ADJECTIVE): performed:(प्रतिपादन करना)

Synonyms: concluded, accomplished

Antonyms: incomplete, unfinished

Example Sentence:

They rendered a brilliant act of the play.

25. BOLSTER (VERB): help:(सहारा)

Synonyms: reinforce, sustain

Antonyms: halt, neglect

Example Sentence:

His actions bolstered our actions.

26. REPEL (VERB): push away:(हटाना/टालना)

Synonyms: ward off, fend off

Antonyms: approve, aid

Example Sentence:

He repelled the enemies away.

27. INSURGENT (ADJECTIVE): rebellious:(द्रोही)

Synonyms: revolutionary, anarchical

Antonyms: obedient, subordinate

Example Sentence:

The insurgent activists were killed.

28. PROVINCIAL (ADJECTIVE): narrow:(संकीर्ण)

Synonyms: bigoted, hidebound

Antonyms: broad-minded, liberal

Example Sentence:

The provincial views must be changed.

29. RETALIATE (VERB): get even with someone:(जैसे को तैसा देना)

Synonyms: reciprocate, retrospect

Antonyms: pardon, forgive

Example Sentence:

The enemy didn’t retaliate at the same time.

30. PROFOUND (ADJECTIVE): thoughtful:(प्रकांड)

Synonyms: philosophical, thorough

Antonyms: superficial, unintelligent

Example Sentence:

He took profound steps.

31. DAWDLE (VERB): waste time:(समय नष्ट करना)

Synonyms: laze, saunter

Antonyms: rush, hasten

Example sentence:

People hasten to ask for help but often dawdle when help is needed.

32. SCURRY (VERB): move along swiftly:(शीघ्र चलना)

Synonyms: scamper, dash

Antonyms: loaf, dawdle

Example sentence:

The little girl scurried towards her father when he called her name.

33. DENIGRATION (NOUN): belittlement:(बदनामी)

Synonyms: defamation, ridicule

Antonyms: cajolery, blandishment

Example sentence:

Those who denigrate others often do it to hide their own failures.

34. DRUDGERY (NOUN): tedious work:(कठिन परिश्रम)

Synonyms: labor, travail

Antonyms: lethargy, indolence

Example sentence:

To lose weight one has to endure the drudgery of hard exercises.

35. ORDEAL (NOUN): unpleasant and prolonged experience:(कठिन परीक्षा)

Synonyms: difficulty, trouble

Antonyms: comfort, peace

Example sentence:

This article had a gory description about the ordeals faced by players who came back after loosing a match.

36. RAMPANT (NOUN): flourishing or spreading unchecked:(अनियंत्रित)

Synonyms: uncontrolled, unbridled

Antonyms: restrained, moderate

Example sentence:

Corruption is rampant and government is trying its best to control it.

37. FATHOM (VERB): to understand after much thought:(पूर्ण रूप से समझना)

Synonyms: comprehend grasp

Antonyms: misinterpret, misunderstand

Example sentence:

Since I have always scored good marks I cannot fathom why my teacher gave me poor grades.

38. SPAWN (VERB): originate:(बनाना)

Synonyms: create, generate

Antonyms: destroy, kill

Example sentence:

The new economic freedom has spawned hundreds of new small businesses.

39. LIMPID (ADJECTIVE): clear, transparent:(पारदर्शक)

Synonyms: comprehensible, lucid

Antonyms: muddy obscure

Example sentence:

The writer's limpid writing style greatly pleased readers who disliked complicated novels.

40. GRATIS (ADJECTIVE): free:(मुफ़्त)

Synonyms: complementary, costless

Antonyms: costly, expensive

Example sentence:

Gratis distribution of net is already being applied successfully in several impoverished countries.

41. PRODIGY (NOUN): (गुणी): person who is an expert

Synonyms: virtuoso, adept

Antonyms: amateur, ignoramus

Example Sentence:

He is a prodigy in painting.

42. WHEEDLE (VERB): (खुशामद से मना लेना): flatter

Synonyms: cajole, coax

Antonyms: disgust, bully

Example Sentence:

To wheedle your boss is not a solution of every problem.

43. EFFACE (VERB): (मिटाना): destroy

Synonyms: abolish, annihilate

Antonyms: retain, maintain

Example Sentence:

He effaced the building completely.

44. EPIGRAM (NOUN): (चुटकुला): joke

Synonyms: witticism, quirk

Antonyms: seriousness, sincerity

Example Sentence:

He is an expert in cracking epigrams.

45. NOISY (ADJECTIVE): (उधमी): loud, energetic

Synonyms: boisterous, rambunctious

Antonyms: calm, quiet

Example Sentence:

It was a noisy party.

46. FEUD (VERB): (झगड़ा): quarrel

Synonyms: fight, bicker

Antonyms: agree, socialize

Example Sentence:

He feuded unnecessarily with his friends.

47. FANATICAL (ADJECTIVE): (कट्टर): narrow minded

Synonyms: orthodox, biased

Antonyms: liberal, unprejudiced

Example Sentence:

In old days most of the people had fanatical thinking.

48. SKULLDUGGERY (NOUN): (फरेब): tricky behaviour

Synonyms: chicanery, crafty

Antonyms: probity, modesty

Example Sentence:

He always knew about his brother’s skullduggery towards others.

49. QUASH (VERB): (समाप्त करना): cancel

Synonyms: revoke, abrogate

Antonyms: permit, authorize

Example Sentence:

For no reasons her job offer letter was quashed.

50. NOVICE (NOUN): (नवशिक्षित): beginner

Synonyms: tyro, learner

Antonyms: expert, veteran

Example Sentence:

Ankit was a complete novice in foreign affairs.

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