Enhance your vocabulary with vocab words - 5th Aug 2023

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1. Ordinance: (noun)

Meaning:   An authoritative order. (अध्यादेश)

Synonym: Authorization, Canon, Code, Command

Antonym: Disorganization, Lawlessness, Veto

Example: The smoke-free ordinance around the burning of stoves

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Trick: An ordinance is required for the maintenance.

2. Recommend: (verb)

Meaning: A suggestion or proposal as to the best course of action, especially one put forward by an authoritative body. (अनुशंसा)

Synonym: charge, endorsement, guidance, instruction

Antonym: disapproval, opposition, refusal, rejection

Example: I gave the trainee a glowing recommendation.

Related Words:

Recommended, Recommending, Recommendation

Trick: The interrogated the recommended person

3. Expressed: (verb)

Meaning: To show something such as a feeling or an opinion by words or actions (व्यक्त)

Synonym:  Communicate, Convey, Indicate, Show

Antonym:  Suppress, Restrict, Restrain, Stifle

Example:  He expressed an interest in the product

Related Words:

Expressing, Expressive

Trick: They expressed and suppressed their feeling

4. Consolidated: (verb)

Meaning:  Make (something) physically stronger or more solid. (मजबूत)

Synonym:  Combine, Unite, Merge, Integrate

Antonym:  Decrease, Discourage, Disperse, Dissuade

Example:  The administration hopes that such measures will consolidate its position.

Related Words:

Consolidation, Consolidating

Trick: This combination is consolidation.

5. Deprived: (verb)

Meaning: Prevent (a person or place) from having or using something. (वंचित)

Synonym: Dispossess, Strip, Divest, Relieve

Antonym: Clothe, Cover, Build, Construct

Example: He claimed that he had been deprived of his freedom/rights.

Related Words:

Deprivation, Depriving

Trick: The deprivation of the attraction caused him mad.

6. Invoking: (verb)

Meaning: Call on (a deity or spirit) in prayer, as a witness, or for inspiration. (आह्वान)

Synonym: Appeal To, Conjure, Adjure, Beg

Antonym: Answer, Give, Reply

Example: He invoked his Fifth Amendment privileges.

Related Words:

Invocable, Invoked

Trick: First they invoked them and now they provoked them.

7. Elaborating: (verb)

Meaning: Develop or present (a theory, policy, or system) in further detail. (विस्तार से करना)

Synonym: Perfected, Painstaking, Involved

Antonym: Easy, Facile, Natural, Simple

Example: They made elaborate preparations for his visit

Related Words:

Elaboration, Elaborated, Elaborately

Trick: The ratings was increased with the elaborating process

8. Defamed: (verb)

Meaning: Damage the good reputation of (someone) (बदनाम करना)

Synonym: Libel, Slander, Malign, Smear

Antonym: Absolve, Acquit, Excuse, Dismiss

Example: He says he was defamed by reports that falsely identified him as a former gangster.

Related Words:

Defamation, Defamatory, Defaming

Trick: The group is defaming the person in the worst timing.

9. Spreading: (verb)

Meaning: Open out (something) so as to extend its surface area, width, or length. (प्रसार)

Synonym: Growing, Radial, Widening, Extensive

Antonym: Suppressed, Halt, Stop, Abridgment

Example: The newspaper was spread across his lap.

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Trick: The virus is spreading and heading towards the cities.

10. Clarified: (verb)

Meaning: Make (a statement or situation) less confused and more comprehensible (स्पष्ट किया)

Synonym: Simplify, Explain, Explicate, Define

Antonym: Complicate, Confuse, Question, Mix Up

Example: Her explanation did not clarify matters much.

Related Words:

Clarification, Clarifying

Trick: The course is clarified and applied nicely.