VOCAB OF THE DAY

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  1. INTREPID (ADJECTIVE): fearless

Synonyms: courageous, heroic

Antonyms: afraid, fearful

Example Sentence: I am an intrepid person.

 

  1. BALMY (ADJECTIVE): mild

Synonyms: moist, tropical

Antonyms: balanced, inclement

Example Sentence: This gives a balmy effect.

 

  1. ABROGATE (VERB): abolish

Synonyms: annul, invalidate

Antonyms: approve, permit

Example Sentence: Thus the new rule was abrogated.

 

  1. RECONDITE (ADJECTIVE): abstruse

Synonyms: arcane, cabalistic

Antonyms: obvious, simple

Example Sentence: The new colony is full of recondite apartments.

 

  1. PROPINQUITY (NOUN): closeness

Synonyms: affinity, nearness

Antonyms: remoteness, distance

Example Sentence: I felt deep propinquity between them.

 

  1. ABNEGATE (VERB): renounce

Synonyms: abstain, decline

Antonyms: accept, use

Example Sentence: She attempts to abnegate personal responsibility.

 

  1. TUMULT (NOUN): agitation

Synonyms: commotion, convulsion

Antonyms: harmony, peace

Example Sentence: These days tumult and fracas is going on in Delhi.

 

  1. CONDONE (VERB): excuse

Synonyms: forget, forgive

Antonyms: deny, refuse

Example Sentence: She said to the teacher kindly condone my faults.

 

  1. OBLOQUY (NOUN): calumny

Synonyms: aspersion, censure

Antonyms: approval, exaltation

Example Sentence: He faced obloquy by them.

 

  1. BEDLAM (NOUN): chaotic situation

Synonyms: chaos, clamour

Antonyms: calmness, silence

Example Sentence: In the absence of a teacher, the classroom was in a bedlam.