Word of the Day Exercise- Date- 15 February 2020
Choose a word out of these and use it today while talking, Discussing or writing…. Believe Me….That word will be yours forever. It will get added to you vocabulary.
PROTRACTED (adjective) फैला हुआ
Meaning: lasting for a long time or longer than expected or usual.
Synonyms: expanded, lasting, prolonged, sustained.
Antonyms: abbreviated, abridged, curtailed, shortened.
Usage: Three years of long and protracted negotiations characterized the proposals for an indoor-events arena.
CONFLATE (verb) मिलाना
Meaning: combine (two or more sets of information, texts, ideas, etc.) into one.
Synonyms: amalgamate, converge, unify, fuse.
Antonyms: divide, part, separate, rupture.
Usage: To conflate art and science, teachers must design activities that blend the two.
CONFABULATE (verb): बातचीत करना
Meaning: to talk informally
Synonyms: cackle, chat, patter, schmooze.
Antonyms: be silent, be quiet.
Usage: Guests gathered in the hallway to confabulate about the weather and make small talk.
Meaning: to exist in an unpleasant or unwanted situation, often for a long time
Synonyms: dwindle, faint
Antonyms: build, develop
Example: After languishing in obscurity for many years, her early novels have recently been rediscovered.
ARCTIC: उत्तरी ध्रुवी
Meaning: extremely cold
Synonyms: cold, freezing
Antonyms: hot, torrid
Example: Arctic air stung New England with freezing temperatures.
Meaning: If a liquid is scalding, it is extremely hot
Synonyms: blazing, blistering
Antonyms: cold, cool
Example: Against her will, hot scalding tears burst from her eyes and down her cheeks.
SUBJUGATE: अधीन करना
Meaning: to treat yourself, your wishes, or your beliefs as being less important than other people or their wishes or beliefs
Synonyms: conquer, enslave
Antonyms: lose, release
Example: Reporters must subjugate personal political convictions to their professional commitment to balance.
ADHERE: पालन करना
Meaning: to continue to obey, believe in, or support something, esp. a custom or belief
Synonyms: comply, heed
Antonyms: disobey, ignore
Example: College coaches have to adhere to the rules about recruiting high school students.
Meaning: (especially of old people) energetic and in good health
Synonyms: agile, bouncy
Antonyms: apathetic, inactive
Example: The 14th century saw the beginning of a new literature of travel in sprightly and informing travelogues.
Meaning: (of prices and demands) much too large
Synonyms: enormous, outrageous
Antonyms: cheap, good
Example: The interest charged on most credit cards is exorbitant.