- OBSOLETE (ADJECTIVE): outdated
Synonyms: antiquated, ancient
Antonyms: current, modern
Example Sentence: India-US civil nuclear agreement is obsolete.
- REVIVE (VERB): restore to life or consciousness
Synonyms: renovate, recover
Antonyms: damage, depress
Example Sentence: Westinghouse team’s visit revives hopes for kovvada plant.
- CONCRETE (ADJECTIVE): solid
Synonyms: material, objective
Antonyms: general, indefinite
Example Sentence: There is no sign of any concrete contract.
- PROLIFERATION (NOUN): growth
Synonyms: propagation, generation
Antonyms: discourtesy, crudeness
Example Sentence: The U.S. had considerably shifted its stand on non-proliferation to give India.
- SHELVE (VERB): stay
Synonyms: suspend, drop
Antonyms: continue, advance
Example Sentence: These plans were shelved after the Obama-Modi agreement.
- BATON (NOUN): stick
Synonyms: cudgel, wand
Antonyms: whole, full
Example Sentence: The organization carried the baton to actualize the nuclear deal.
- ENVISAGE (VERB): predict
Synonyms: confront, consider
Antonyms: disregard, ignore
Example Sentence: India remained steadfast to a deal envisaged a decade ago under very different circumstances.
- DILUTE (VERB): make weaker in force
Synonyms: alter, reduce
Antonyms: develop, expand
Example Sentence: These actions dilute the liability.
- LUCRE (NOUN): money earned in a dishonorable way
Synonyms: revenue, capital
Antonyms: debt, losses
Example Sentence: The promise of nuclear dollars have dimmed in comparison to the lucre of fossil fuels in America.
- INDIGENOUS (ADJECTIVE): originating in a particular place
Synonyms: domestic, endemic
Antonyms: alien, foreign
Example Sentence: This act makes a push for indigenous energy plant.