Important Words from Article THE HINDU– 11 October 2018

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Important Words from the Article The Hindu 11-10-2018

➡ Challenging Words from the Article
1. Word: Encroach (अतिक्रमण करना)
Pronunciation: en-krohch/एन्क्रोच
Part of Speech: Verb
Meaning:
a. intrude on (a person’s territory, rights, personal life, etc.).
b. advance gradually beyond usual or acceptable limits.
Synonyms: trespass, invade
Antonyms: banish, abstain, keep off
Use in Sentence: The new institutions do not encroach on political power.

2. Word: Temptation (फुसलाव)
Part of Speech: Noun
Pronunciation: temp-tey-shuh n/टेम्प्टेशन
Meaning: the desire to do something, especially something wrong or unwise.
Synonyms: attraction, charm
Antonyms: dislike, anxiety
Use in a Sentence: He overcame a strong temptation to run away.

3. Word: Surge (प्रवाह के कारण आगे बढ़ना)
Pronunciation: सर्ज
Part of Speech: Noun, Verb
Meaning:
a. a sudden powerful forward or upward movement. [Noun]
b. move suddenly and powerfully forward or upward. [Verb]
Synonyms: Rise, Gush, Overflow
Antonyms: Decline, Diminish, Deteriorate
Use in a Sentence: After listening to the song, she felt a surge of excitement.

4. Word: Incumbency (पदग्रहण)
Pronunciation: in-kuhm-buh n-see/इन्कम्बन्सी
Part of Speech: Noun
Meaning: the holding of an office or the period during which one is held.
Synonyms: administration, responsibility
Antonyms: unburden
Use in Sentence: During the man’s incumbency, several changes were introduced.

5. Word: Dissolution (अंत)
Pronunciation: dis-uh-loo-shuh n/डिसलूशन
Part of Speech: Noun
Meaning:
a. the act of formally ending or dismissing an assembly, partnership, or official body.
b. debauched living; dissipation.
Synonyms: abolition, extinction
Antonyms: collaborate, unification
Use in Sentence: The churches associated to fight their dissolution.

6. Word: Cash in (लाभ उठाना)
Pronunciation: kash-in/
Part of Speech: Phrasal Verb of cash
Meaning: take advantage of or exploit (a situation).
Synonyms:
Antonyms:
Use in Sentence: She has tied up her cash in the stock market.

7. Word: Put off (स्थगित करना)
Pronunciation: poot-awf/पुट ऑफ
Part of Speech: Noun
Meaning:
a. an off-putting or unpleasant quality or feature.
b. an evasive reply.
Synonyms: postpone, delay, discourage
Antonyms: succeed, carry out, achieve
Use in Sentence: Don’t put off what you can do today till tomorrow.

8. Word: Defer (आस्थगित करना)
Pronunciation: dih-fur/डिफर
Part of Speech: Verb
Meaning: put off (an action or event) to a later time; postpone.
Synonyms: adjourn, delay, hold over
Antonyms: accelerate, hasten, expedite
Use in Sentence: The committe wish to defer their decision until next week.

9. Word: Morale (हौसला)
Pronunciation: muh-ral/मरैल
Part of Speech: Noun
Meaning: the confidence, enthusiasm, and discipline of a person or group at a particular time.
Synonyms: self – esteem, humor
Antonyms: fear, dread
Use in Sentence: This win has been a great morale booster.

10. Word: Particularity (विशिष्टता)
Pronunciation: per-tik-yuh-lar-i-tee/पर्टिक्यलैरिटी
Part of Speech: Noun
Meaning: the quality of being individual.
Synonyms: singularity, originality, peculiarity
Antonyms: imprecision, inaccuracy
Use in Sentence: What is lacking is an insight into the particularity of our societal system.

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