Best vocabulary for all exams
1) Frenetic– (उन्मत्त)
Meaning – fast and energetic in a rather wild and uncontrolled way.
Usage – “a frenetic pace of activity”
Synonyms – frantic, wild, frenzied, hectic, fraught, feverish, fevered, mad, manic, hyperactive, energetic, intense
2) Exigencies - (तत्काल आवश्यकता या मांग)
Meaning - an urgent need or demand.
Synonyms - need, demand, requirement, want
Usage - "women worked long hours when the exigencies of the family economy demanded it"
3) Frontally - (सामने की ओर से)
Meaning - of, relating to, or adjacent to the forehead or the frontal bone
Synonyms - anterior, fore, forward, front, frontward (or frontwards)
Antonyms - aft, after, hind, hinder, hindmost,posterior, rear, rearward
Usage - most cars have the engine in the frontal part
4) Edify- (उपदेशदेना)
Meaning – instruct or improve (someone) morally or intellectually.
Usage – “Rachel had edified their childhood with frequent readings from Belloc”
Synonyms – educate, instruct, teach, school, tutor, coach, train, guide
Antonyms – hide,secret, distort, brutalize
5) Cryptic- (गुप्त)
Meaning – having a meaning that is mysterious or obscure.
Usage – “he found his boss’s utterances too cryptic”
Synonyms – enigmatic, mysterious, hard to understand, confusing, mystifying, perplexing, puzzling, obscure, abstruse
Antonyms –clear, obvious, plain, seen, straightforward
6)Onus – (भार या दायित्व)
Meaning - something that is one's duty or responsibility
Synonyms - burden, responsibility, liability, obligation, duty
Antonyms - advantage, benefit
Usage - "the onus is on you to show that you have suffered loss"
7) Artifice – (चालाकी)
Meaning – clever or cunning devices or expedients, especially as used to trick or deceive others.
Usage – “an industry dominated by artifice”
Synonyms – trickery, deviousness, deceit, deception, dishonesty, cheating, duplicity, guile, cunning, artfulness, wiliness, craft, craftiness, evasion
Antonyms –candor, frankness, honesty, honor, ingenuousness, innocence, openness, reality, sincerity, truthfulness
8) Succumb – (मरजाना)
Meaning – fail to resist pressure, temptation, or some other negative force, or die from the effect of a disease or injury.
Usage – “we cannot merely give up and succumb to despair”
Synonyms – yield, give in, give way, submit, surrender, capitulate, cave in, die from, die of, pass away as a result of, be a fatality of
Antonyms -conquer, create, overcome, win
9) Disparaging – (अपमानजनक)
Meaning - expressing the opinion that something is of little worth; derogatory.
Synonyms - belittle, decry, defame
Antonyms - admire, approve
Usage - "disparaging remarks about council houses"
10) Fulcrum – (आधार)
Meaning - a thing that plays a central or essential role in an activity, event, or situation.
Synonyms - lever, pin
Antonyms - stiffen, close
Usage - "research is the fulcrum of the academic community"