Important Words from Article THE HINDU– 6 December 2018

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➡ Challenging Words from the Article 06-12-2018

1. Word: Unanimously (सर्वसम्मति से)
Pronunciation: yoo-nan-uh-muh s-ly/यूनैनमस्ली
Part of Speech: Adverb
a. without opposition; with the agreement of all people involved.
Synonyms: together, with one accord
Antonyms: contrastingly, barely
Use in a Sentence: A representative of MPs has unanimously agreed to withdraw his bill.

2. Word: Stringent (सख्त)
Pronunciation: strin-juh nt/स्ट्रिन्जन्ट
Part of Speech: Adjective
Meaning:  (of regulations, requirements, or conditions) strict, precise, and exacting.
Synonyms: harsh, rigorous, severe
Antonyms: tolerant, flexible, lenient
Use in a Sentence: He failed to convene the stringent selection criteria.

3. Word: Emanate (उत्पन्न होना)
Pronunciation: em-uh-neyt/ एमनैट
Part of Speech: verb
a. (of a feeling, quality, or sensation) issue or spread out from (a source).
b. originate from; be produced by.
c. give out or emit (a feeling, quality, or sensation).
Synonyms: emerge, flow, pour, proceed, issue, ensue
Antonyms: absorbs, terminates
Use in a Sentence: The man emanates power and confidence.

4. Word: Disguise (छलकपट)
Pronunciation: dis-gahyz/डिस्गाइज़
Part of Speech: Verb, Noun
a. give (someone or oneself) a different appearance in order to conceal one’s identity. [Verb]
b. a means of altering one’s appearance to conceal one’s identity. [Noun]
Synonyms: camouflage, concealment, impersonate
Antonyms: interpret, expose, reveal
Use in a Sentence: It is impossible to disguise the fact that business is bad.

5. Word: Verdict (विचार-फल)
Pronunciation: vur-dikt/वर्डिक्ट
Part of Speech: Noun
a. a decision on an issue of fact in a civil or criminal case or an inquest.
b. an opinion or judgement.
Synonyms:  decision, resolution, pronouncement, conclusion
Antonyms: accusation, inception, prelude
Use in a Sentence: The board returned a unanimous guilty verdict.

6. Word: Landmark (सीमाचिह्न)
Pronunciation: land-mahrk/लैन्ड्मार्क
Part of Speech: Noun
a. an event or discovery marking an important stage or turning point in something.
Synonyms: indicator, critical point, signal
Antonyms: monotonous, expected, modest
Use in Sentence: The farthest landmark visible is about 30km away.

7. Word: Discriminate (भेदभाव)
Pronunciation: dis-crim-inate/डिस्क्रिमनेट
Part of Speech: Noun
a. to make choices based on prejudgments
Synonyms: Discern, distinguish
Antonyms: Indiscriminate, equal
Use in a Sentence: According to the law, employers should not discriminate because of race or gender.

8. Word: Offshore (किनारे से दूर)
Pronunciation: awf-shawr/ऑफ्शोर
Part of Speech: Adjective
a. located some distance from the shore/made, situated, or registered abroad,
Synonyms: seaward, foreign, extraneous
Antonyms: onshore, inland, aground
Use in a Sentence: Rich people often use offshore banks in an effort to avoid paying taxes

9. Word: Indicative (निर्देशात्मक)
Pronunciation: in-dik-uh-tiv/इन्डिकटिव
Part of Speech: Adjective
a. serving as a sign or indication of something.
Synonyms: symptomatic, expressive, suggestive, evocative
Antonyms: concealing, friendly, hidden
Use in a Sentence: His presence is indicative of his willingness to help.

10. Word: Ramp up (बढ़ाना)
Pronunciation: ramp up/रैंप अप
Part of Speech:
a. to increase or cause to increase
b. (intr) to increase the effort involved in a process
Synonyms: build up, work up, progress, fortify
Antonyms: corrode
Use in a Sentence: The company announced plans to ramp upproduction to 10,000 units per month.

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