VOCAB OF THE DAY

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VOCABULARY

  1. STARK (ADJECTIVE): bare

Synonyms: blunt, arrant

Antonyms: clothed, indefinite

Example Sentence: Manisha expressed stark criticism regarding black-money.

 

  1. ANGUISH (NOUN): pain

Synonyms: affliction, desolation

Antonyms: euphoria, delight

Example Sentence: The patients admitted to Safdarjung hospital were in anguish.

 

  1. SEVERE (ADJECTIVE): stern

Synonyms: relentless, astringent

Antonyms: facile, temperate

Example Sentence: He was given a severe punishment.

 

  1. CONSCIENTIOUSLY (ADVERB): painstakingly

Synonyms: laboriously, warily

Antonyms: inadequately, carelessly

Example Sentence: He was performing his job conscientiously.

 

  1. FLAW (NOUN): imperfection

Synonyms: blemish, defect

Antonyms: advantage, perfection

Example Sentence: Having too many friends is not a character flaw, she said.

 

  1. FATALITY (NOUN): death

Synonyms: casualty, mortality

Antonyms: birth, inception

Example Sentence: He was broken by the fatality at his home.

 

  1. STATUTORY (ADJECTIVE): sanctioned

Synonyms: lawful, judicial

Antonyms: illegitimate, illicit

Example Sentence: Major Ranveer Singha is on a statutory parole.

 

  1. REMODEL (VERB): renovate

Synonyms: overhaul, refurbish

Antonyms: destroy, ruin

Example Sentence: He got his house remodelled.

 

  1. PILEUP (NOUN): accident

Synonyms: hazard, disaster

Antonyms: boon, blessing

Example Sentence: He met with a pileup on the way to Kashmir.

 

  1. OUT-AND-OUT (ADJECTIVE): exhaustive

Synonyms: comprehensive, thorough

Antonyms: incomprehensive, superficial

Example Sentence: He was involved in out-and-out activities during his training.