Word of the Day

Word of the Day

1. GRAB (verb)  धरना
Meaning: obtain or get (something) quickly or opportunistically.
Synonyms: obtain, acquire, get, receive, gain, earn, win, take possession of, procure, secure, gather, collect, amass, hook, achieve, attain, bag, score, swing, nab, collar.
Antonyms: discharge, free, liberate, release, drop, loosen, unhand, miss.

2. CONCEDE (verb)   हार मानना
Meaning: surrender or yield (a possession, right, or privilege).
Synonyms: surrender, yield, give up, relinquish, forfeit, sacrifice, bow, budge, capitulate, knuckle under, quit, relent, submit, succumb.
Antonyms: contend, fight, battle, combat, confront, counter, defy, face, object, oppose, repel, thwart, withstand, resist.

3. EMPHATIC (adjective)  प्रभावी
Meaning: expressing something forcibly and clearly.
Synonyms: vehement, forcible, energetic, vigorous, ardent, assertive, insistent, definite, determined, earnest, categorical, unambiguous, absolute, explicit, downright, outright.
Antonyms: mild, uncompelling, weak, wishy-washy, ambiguous, equivocal, halting, hesitant, understated, nonassertive.

4. SURPASS (verb)   बढ़ चलना
Meaning: exceed; be greater than.
Synonyms: excel, transcend, outdo, outshine, outstrip, outclass, overshadow, eclipse, improve on, top, trump, cap, beat, outperform.
Antonyms: fail, lose, beget, emanate, cogitate, tie, generate, fall behind.

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5. SCRAP (verb)  निकाल फेंकना
Meaning: to put an end to (something planned or previously agreed to)
Synonyms: abandon, abort, cancel, drop, repeal, rescind, revoke, abrogate, annul, invalidate, nullify, recant, retract, withdraw, reverse, discontinue, end, halt, stop, terminate, suspend.
Antonyms: engage, pledge, promise, begin, commence, initiate, start, take up, undertake, continue, keep.

6. PROMULGATE (verb)   घोषणा करना
Meaning: promote or make widely known (an idea or cause).
Synonyms: advertise, announce, annunciate, blare, blaze, blazon, broadcast, declare, enunciate, herald, placard, post, proclaim, publicize, publish, release.
Antonyms: conceal, hush (up), silence, suppress, withhold, recall, recant, retract, revoke.

7. BULLDOZE (idiom)  बाध्य करना
Meaning: to apply pressure or force to get someone to do something
Usage: You think you can bulldoze people into doing what you want!

8. BLATANTLY (adjective)   स्पष्ट
Meaning: brazenly obvious; flagrant.
Synonyms: candidly, readily, unabashedly, brazenly, vehemently, vociferously, aloud, willingly, publically.
Antonyms: subtle, hidden, inconspicuous, unnoticeable, unobtrusive, inconsequential, inconsiderable, insignificant, trifling, trivial, concealed.

9. REPURCUSSION (noun)  प्रतिक्रिया
Meaning: an unintended consequence of an event or action, especially an unwelcome one.
Synonyms: consequence, result, effect, outcome, reverberation, backlash, ripple, aftermath, footprint, fallout, impact, influence, mark, sway.
Antonyms: helplessness, impotence, impotency, powerlessness, weakness.

10. IMPETUS (noun)  प्रेरणा
Meaning: something that makes a process or activity happen or happen more quickly.
Synonyms: motivation, stimulus, incitement, incentive, inducement, inspiration, encouragement, spur, urging, pressing.
Antonyms: counterincentive, disincentive, hindrance, brake, stolidity, deterrence, degenerate, damper, curb, coax, crumple

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