Important Words from Article THE HINDU– 26 October 2018

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➡ Challenging Words from the Article 26-10-2018

1. Word: Repudiate (त्याग करना)
Pronunciation: ri-pyoo-dee-eyt/रीप्यूडीऐट
Part of Speech: Verb
a. refuse to accept; reject.
b. deny the truth or validity of.
Synonyms: refuse, denounce, reclaim
Antonyms: accept, allow, embrace
Use in Sentence: The man used his position to repudiate the charge.

2. Word: Dissident (मतभेद करनेवाला)
Pronunciation: dis-i-duh nt/डिसिडन्ट
Part of Speech: Noun, Adjective
a. a person who opposes official policy, especially that of an authoritarian state. [Noun]
b. in opposition to official policy. [Adjective]
Synonyms: nonconformist, discordant
Antonyms:  confirming, affirmative
Use in Sentence: It almost makes you want to become a political dissident .

3. Word: Infuriate (क्रोधित करना)
Pronunciation: इन फ्युरीएट / इन्फ्युरीऐट
Part of Speech: Verb
Meaning: make (someone) extremely angry and impatient.
Synonyms: enraged, furious, annoyed
Antonyms: agreeable, contended, soothed
Use in a Sentence: After the quarrel, Her silence infuriated him even more.

4. Word: Contemptuous (तिरस्कारपूर्ण)
Pronunciation: kuhn-temp-choo-uhs/कन्टेम्प्चूअस
Part of Speech: Adjective
a. showing contempt; scornful.
Synonyms: disdainful, disrespectful, insolent
Antonyms: admiring, respectful
Use in Sentence: The person was openly contemptuous of his elder brother.

5. Word: Aftermath ( परिणाम)
Pronunciation: af-ter-math/ऐफ्टर्मैथ
Part of Speech: Noun
Meaning: the consequences or after-effects of a significant unpleasant event.
Synonyms: outcome, effect, eventuality
Antonyms: cause, reason, beginning
Use in a Sentence: In the aftermath of the typhoon, many people’s homes were destroyed.

6. Word: Colossal (विशाल)
Pronunciation: kuh-los-uh l/कलासल
Part of Speech: Adjective
a. extremely large or great.
Synonyms: huge, massive, enormous, gigantic
Antonyms: diminutive, tiny, small
Use in Sentence: They were asking a colossal amount of money for the house.

7. Word: Artifice (धूर्तता)
Pronunciation: ahr-tuh-fis/आर्टफिस
Part of Speech: Noun
a. clever or cunning devices or expedients, especially as used to trick or deceive others.
Synonyms: manoeuvre, trickery, scheme
Antonyms: honesty, openness, sincerity
Use in Sentence: Efficiency and effectiveness and all those other pieces of intellectual artifice.

8. Word: Impunity (दण्ड से मुक्ति)
Pronunciation: इम्प्यूनिटी
Part of Speech: Noun
Meaning: Exemption from punishment or freedom from the injurious consequences of an action.
Synonyms: Exemption, Rescue, Salvation
Antonyms: Custody, Committal, Bonding
Use in a Sentence: I am surprised by the fact the man who kidnapped his wife was allowed to walk away with impunity!

9. Word: Confine (प्रतिबंधित करना)
Pronunciation: kuhn-fahyn/कन्फाइन
Part of Speech: Verb, Noun
a. keep or restrict someone or something within certain limits of (space, scope, or time). [Verb]
b. the borders or boundaries of a place, especially with regard to their restricting freedom of movement. [Noun]
Synonyms: limit, enclose, detain
Antonyms: free, release, liberate
Use in Sentence: He did not confinehimself to the one language.

10. Word: Abide (भुगतना)
Pronunciation: uh-bahyd/अबाइड
Part of Speech: Verb
a. accept or act in accordance with (a rule, decision, or recommendation).
b. be unable to tolerate.
Synonyms: endure, obey, acknowledge
Antonyms: reject, quit
Use in a Sentence: You have got to abide by the rules.

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