VOCAB OF THE DAY

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VOCABULARY OF THE DAY FOR 12 MARCH

 

  1. STEADFAST (ADJECTIVE): loyal

Synonyms: faithful, dedicated

Antonyms: disloyal, unreliable

Example Sentence: Karan is steadfast towards his work.

 

  1. DISORIENT (VERB): Baffle

Synonyms: puzzle, bewilder

Antonyms: orient, balance

Example Sentence: Vimal is disoriented about Ravi’s query.

 

  1. REPRESS (NOUN): Apprehension

Synonyms:  anxiety, worry

Antonyms: assurance, composure

Example Sentence: She had some kind of trepidation in her mind.

 

  1. INDELICATE (ADJECTIVE): Indecorous

Synonyms: brutish, callow

Antonyms: decent, delicate

Example Sentence: Laura remarks about Donald, however indelicate but carried the truth.

 

  1. NOCUOUS (ADJECTIVE): Harmful

Synonyms:  damaging, injurious

Antonyms:  beneficial, harmless

Example Sentence: China opened up an array of alternative trade and connectivity options after the 2015.

 

  1. TERSE (ADJECTIVE): Curt

Synonyms:   brusque, abrupt

Antonyms: polite, gracious

Example Sentence: When Frieda is angry she only gives terse responses.

 

  1. STIRRING (ADJECTIVE): Rousing

Synonyms:  stimulating, inspiring

Antonyms:  boring, monotonous

Example Sentence: His act was stirring.

 

  1. NONCHALANT (ADJECTIVE): Indifferent

Synonyms: insouciant, disinterested

Antonyms: concerned, anxious

Example Sentence: Arpita is a nonchalant girl.

 

  1. SCRIMPY (ADJECTIVE): Scant

Synonyms:  mere, insufficient

Antonyms:  adequate, ample

Example Sentence: There was scrimpy room to sit.

 

  1. STUPEFACTION (NOUN): Confusion

Synonyms: perplexity, bewilderment

Antonyms: clarity, assurance

Example Sentence: She gazed at Rita in stupefaction.