The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams

The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams.


1. DISPEL (VERB): allay (दूर करना)

Synonyms: drive away thought, resolve 

Antonyms: recall, take in

Example Sentence: 

The flowers from my husband do not dispel the fact I believe he is cheating on me.

 2. LAY DOWN (VERB): command (निर्धारित करना)

Synonyms: impose, order 

Antonyms: implore, request

Example Sentence: 

The major laid down the army. 

3. PREMISE (NOUN): presumption (आधार)

Synonyms: proposition, supposition 

Antonyms: denial, rejection

Example Sentence: 

Your theory is faulty because anyone can dispel the premise with a simple experiment.

4. UNPALATABLE (ADJECTIVE): not tasting good (अरुचिकर)

Synonyms: distasteful, unsavoury 

Antonyms: delicious, savoury

Example Sentence: 

What an unpalatable Chowmin! she exclaimed. 

5. AFTERMATH (NOUN): impact (परिणाम) 

Synonyms: outcome, consequences 

Antonyms: source, origin

Example Sentence:

Although the aftermath was daunting, nothing could compare to the moment that the tornado struck the building. 

6. ABSOLUTE (ADJECTIVE): without limit (बिना शर्त का) 

Synonyms: infinite, unlimited 

Antonyms: bounded, limited

Example Sentence:

Your idea has really an absolute influence. 

7. PREPONDERATE (VERB): dominate (वर्चस्व रखना)

Synonyms: dictate, overrule 

Antonyms: follow, lose

Example Sentence: 

Do not even think of preponderating me. 

8. DILUTE (VERB): adulterate (जलमिश्रित करना)

Synonyms: make thinner, water down 

Antonyms: make thicker, concentrate

Example Sentence: 

To obtain the effect you want, firstly dilute the paint with a little bit of oil.

9. MOOT (ADJECTIVE): doubtful (विवादास्पद)

Synonyms: dubious, questionable 

Antonyms: proven, definite

Example Sentence:

The use of phonetic transcription is a moot question. 

10. TRAGIC (ADJECTIVE): appalling (भयंकर) 

Synonyms: awful, deplorable 

Antonyms: pleasant, wonderful 

Example Sentence: 

Merriam saw the tragic women of the wards.