VOCAB OF THE DAY

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VOCABULARY

  1. ACTUALIZE (VERB): make real

Synonyms: accomplish, produce    

Antonyms: fail, fall

Example Sentence: Avinash had actualized his dream and achieved the world record.

 

  1. APPARENTLY (ADVERB): allegedly

Synonyms: ostensibly, possibly   

Antonyms: improbably, unlikely

Example Sentence: It was apparently a considerable remark.

 

  1. BUTLER (NOUN): man

Synonyms: steward, valet     

Antonyms: boss, master

Example Sentence: He is a nice butler.

 

  1. BARREN (ADJECTIVE): arid

Synonyms: desolate, empty     

Antonyms: fruitful, productive

Example Sentence: It is a barren land.

 

  1. NIMBLE (ADJECTIVE): adept

Synonyms: agile, deft    

Antonyms: clumsy, sluggish

Example Sentence: The insect ran with its nimble wings.

 

  1. BENEVOLENT (ADJECTIVE): benign

Synonyms: caring, generous   

Antonyms: miserly, stingy

Example Sentence: I appreciate your benevolent presence.

 

  1. CATASTROPHE (NOUN): calamity

Synonyms: adversity, casualty   

Antonyms: benefit, gain

Example Sentence: Floods in Assam is a natural catastrophe.

 

  1. PENURIOUS (ADJECTIVE): avaricious

Synonyms: cheap, costive     

Antonyms: generous, giving

Example Sentence: Mukul is a penurious boy.

 

  1. METICULOUS (ADJECTIVE): careful

Synonyms: particular, conscientious

Antonyms: careless, inaccurate

Example Sentence: He is very meticulous with his assignments.

 

  1. CONTRITE (ADJECTIVE): apologetic

Synonyms: regretful, humble     

Antonyms: indifferent, unrepentant

Example Sentence: Don’t be contrite anymore.