Vocabulary - Exceptional English Words With Meanings : 20 September 2021


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. 
Happy learning!!!
1. COARSE (adj) खुरदुरा
Pronunciation: kaws 
Meaning: small or meager
Synonyms: filthy, foul
Antonyms: refined, decent
Usage: We should avoid coarse words especially for females.
 2. VANISH (verb) गायब होना
Pronunciation: va·nuhsh
Meaning: disappear 
Synonyms: dissolve, fade 
Antonyms: appear, arrive
Usage: The cold weather conditions have vanished nowadays.
3. SPURIOUS (adj) जाली
Pronunciation: spyoo·ree·uhs
Meaning: fake
Synonyms: counterfeit, artificial  
Antonyms: authentic, genuine
Usage: Beware of spurious things for sale in the market because they can harm you.
4. MALICE (noun) क्रोध
Pronunciation: ma·luhs
Meaning: hate
Synonyms: antipathy, grudge
Antonyms: benevolence, kindness
Usage: Avoid the feelings of malice in your heart because they bring you pain.
5. GENIAL (adj) – मिलनसार
Pronunciation:  ge.nal
Meaning: friendly. 
Synonyms: cheerful, fruitful 
Antonyms: hostile, unfriendly
Usage: It is always great to work in a genial environment.
6. BARE (adj) – बहुत कम 
Meaning: small amount
Synonyms: minimal, less 
Antonyms: plenty, lot 
Usage: We ate the bare food that you provided us but we are still hungry.
7. AFFABLE (adj) मैत्री
Pronunciation: af·​fa·​ble 
Meaning: sociable 
Synonyms: friendly, courteous 
Antonyms: harsh, enemy 
Usage: We must try to be affable in our lives so that we can earn a good image in the society.
8. ALLOCATION (noun) आवंटन
Pronunciation: al·​lo·​cation
Meaning: allotment 
Synonyms: supply, provision 
Antonyms: deletion, removal.
Usage: They will take care of the allocation for the resources, don’t worry.
9. FRAGMENTED (verb) खंडित
Pronunciation: frag·​ment·​ed
Meaning: divided
Synonyms: broken, partitioned 
Antonyms: colluded, joined
Usage: Use the fragmented drawers to keep the tools given to you.
10. IGNORANT (adj) अज्ञानी
Pronunciation: ig·​no·​rant 
Meaning: illiterate 
Synonyms: ill-mannered, crude
Antonyms: well-off, refined 
Usage: The people who are ignorant of others, are bound to be treated badly.
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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