Vocabulary - Exceptional English Words With Meanings : 17 June 2021

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Exceptional words of English vocabulary from the newspaper ‘The Hindu’ are listed here. Go through these words and read the usages to learn how to use them in sentences. After this, take the quiz based on the vocabulary to check how much you learnt. This will really help you boost up your learning. 
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1.DISPARATE (adjective)  असमान
Pronunciation: di·spuh·ruht
Meaning: essentially different in kind
Synonyms: contrasting, different, dissimilar, unlike, varying, diverse, heterogeneous
Antonyms: homogeneous, similar, alike
Usage: This organization includes people of disparate backgrounds and beliefs.    
2.CONFRONT (verb) सामना करना
Pronunciation: kuhn·fruhnt
Meaning: to face or stand up to
Synonyms: tackle, address, face, approach, pursue, handle, manage
Antonyms: avoid, evade, dodge
Usage: It took a lot of courage for the victim to confront her attacker in court.
 
3.ROWDY (adjective)  उपद्रवी
Pronunciation: raw·dee
Meaning: noisy and disorderly
Synonyms: unruly, disorderly, obstreperous, riotous, unrestrained, undisciplined
Antonyms: peaceful, quiet, restrained
Usage: Young children have a tendency to get rowdy because they have a lot of energy and don’t have any inkling of social tact.
 
4.HABITABLE (adjective) रहने योग्य
Pronunciation: ha·buh·tuh·bl
Meaning: suitable or good enough to live in
Synonyms: inhabitable, usable, tenantable, livable
Antonyms: uninhabitable, unlivable
Usage: The house should be habitable by Christmas.
 
5.SOLITUDE (noun)  एकांत
Pronunciation: so·luh·chood
Meaning: the state or situation of being alone
Synonyms: loneliness, remoteness, isolation, seclusion, retirement, withdrawal
Antonyms: company, togetherness, companionship
Usage: Sometimes, a little solitude is just what you need to clear your mind.
  
6.AFFLUENCE (noun)  समृद्धि
Pronunciation: a·floo·uhns
Meaning: the state of having a great deal of money
Synonyms: wealth, prosperity, opulence, fortune, richness, luxury, plenty
Antonym: poverty
Usage: The businessman uses his affluence to help people in need.
 
7.UTTER (adjective)  पूर्ण
Pronunciation: uh·tuh
Meaning: total or complete
Synonyms: complete, total, absolute, thorough, perfect, downright, sheer
Antonyms: partial, incomplete, unfinished
Usage: The billionaire’s utter lack of arrogance makes him very approachable.        
 
8.CONSEQUENTIAL (adjective) महत्त्वपूर्ण
Pronunciation: kon·suh·kwen·shl
Meaning: having important issues or results
Synonyms: important, significant, major, serious, weighty, material, appreciable
Antonyms: insignificant, minor
Usage: The partial footprint was consequential in solving the case.
 
9.FUSION (noun)  विलय
Pronunciation: fyoo·zhn
Meaning: the process or result of joining two or more things together to form a single entity
Synonyms: blend, merging, combination, amalgamation, joining, bonding
Antonyms: separation, segregation
Usage: Brass is formed by the fusion of copper and zinc.    
 
10.FOOLPROOF (adjective)  अचूक   
Pronunciation: fool·proof
Meaning: incapable of going wrong
Synonyms: infallible, unfailing, dependable, reliable, trustworthy, certain, unerring
Antonyms: flawed, inaccurate, faulty
Usage: He tried to devise a foolproof plan for getting rid of termites.
 
Now choose any 2 or 3 words, try to use them in your own sentences and share your sentences in the comment section. This will help you to retain the learnt words for a longer duration.
 
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