VOCABULARY OF THE DAY FOR 12 MARCH
- STEADFAST (ADJECTIVE): loyal
Synonyms: faithful, dedicated
Antonyms: disloyal, unreliable
Example Sentence: Karan is steadfast towards his work.
- DISORIENT (VERB): Baffle
Synonyms: puzzle, bewilder
Antonyms: orient, balance
Example Sentence: Vimal is disoriented about Ravi’s query.
- REPRESS (NOUN): Apprehension
Synonyms: anxiety, worry
Antonyms: assurance, composure
Example Sentence: She had some kind of trepidation in her mind.
- INDELICATE (ADJECTIVE): Indecorous
Synonyms: brutish, callow
Antonyms: decent, delicate
Example Sentence: Laura remarks about Donald, however indelicate but carried the truth.
- 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.
- TERSE (ADJECTIVE): Curt
Synonyms: brusque, abrupt
Antonyms: polite, gracious
Example Sentence: When Frieda is angry she only gives terse responses.
- STIRRING (ADJECTIVE): Rousing
Synonyms: stimulating, inspiring
Antonyms: boring, monotonous
Example Sentence: His act was stirring.
- NONCHALANT (ADJECTIVE): Indifferent
Synonyms: insouciant, disinterested
Antonyms: concerned, anxious
Example Sentence: Arpita is a nonchalant girl.
- SCRIMPY (ADJECTIVE): Scant
Synonyms: mere, insufficient
Antonyms: adequate, ample
Example Sentence: There was scrimpy room to sit.
- STUPEFACTION (NOUN): Confusion
Synonyms: perplexity, bewilderment
Antonyms: clarity, assurance
Example Sentence: She gazed at Rita in stupefaction.