Daily The Hindu Vocabulary Updates 14 May 2020


Daily Vocabulary words : 14 मई, 2020

PLUCKY (adjective) : साहसिक 
Meaning: having or showing determined courage in the face of difficulties.
अर्थ: कठिनाइयों का सामना करने में निर्धारित साहस होना या दिखाना।
Synonyms:  courageous, intrepid, valiant, valorous.
Antonyms: timid, timorous, gutless, frightful.
Example: His plucky attitude made him a great candidate for police officer training academy.

INCONGRUOUS (adjective) : प्रतिकूल 
 not in harmony or keeping with the surroundings or other aspects of something.
अर्थ: किसी चीज के परिवेश या अन्य पहलुओं के साथ तालमेल न होना।
Synonyms: discordant, conflicting, clashing, inconsistent.
Antonyms: accordant, compatible, concordant, conformable.
Example: Wearing a rain jacket in sunny weather is quite incongruous.

ONUS(Noun) : जिम्मेदारी 
 Something that is one’s duty or responsibility.
अर्थ: कुछ ऐसा जो किसी का कर्तव्य या जिम्मेदारी हो।
Synonyms: burden, responsibility, liability, obligation
Antonyms: advantage, benefit, blessing
Example:  The onus of proof lies with the prosecution.

COUP(Noun) : विजय 
 an instance of successfully achieving something difficult.
अर्थ: सफलतापूर्वक कुछ कठिन प्राप्त करने का एक उदाहरण।
Synonyms: success, triumph, feat,
Antonyms: failure
Example: There have been seven coup attempts against the beleaguered government.

PROLIFERATION(Noun) : प्रसार 
 rapid increase in the number or amount of something
अर्थ: किसी वस्तु की संख्या या राशि में तीव्र वृद्धि
Synonyms: generation, propagation
Antonyms: reduction
Example: The proliferation of technology over the last 100 years has happened so quickly and caused many societal changes.

IRREFUTABLE(Adjective) : निर्विवाद 
 Impossible to disapprove or deny.
अर्थ: अस्वीकृति या अस्वीकार करने के लिए असंभव।

  unquestionable, incontrovertible,
Antonym: unreliable
Usage: I had to admit her argument had an irrefutable logic to it.

SPORADICALLY(Adverb) : शायद ही कभी 
Not regularly or constantly
अर्थ: अनियमित
Synonym: Rarely, seldom
Antonym: Frequently, usually
Usage: They’d Kept in touch over the years, sporadically trading greeting cards and pictures of the kids.

ATTUNE(Verb) : अनुकूल बनाना 
 Bring into accord, harmony, or sympathetic relationship
अर्थ: समझौते, सद्भाव, या सहानुभूति संबंध में लाना
Synonym:  adapt, acclimatize
Antonym: disharmonize
Usage: A new parent has to attune to a baby’s schedule and personality.

DEMEANOR(Noun) : आचरण 
 Behaviour towards others.
अर्थ: दूसरों के प्रति व्यवहार।
Synonym: attitude, appearance
Antonym: Propriety, proper
Usage: When playing poker, don’t let your demeanor give away how good your cards are.

LACUNA(Noun) : मध्यान्तर
 An empty space where something is missing
अर्थ: एक खाली जगह जहां कुछ गायब है
Synonym: Break, Interval
Antonym: Continuity, closure
Usage: If you complain that there is a major lacuna in the bake sale, the lack of brownies is probably to blame.


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