Vocabulary : 04 May 2020


1. COVERT: प्रच्छन्न
Meaning: not openly acknowledged or displayed.
Synonyms: secret, furtive, clandestine, surreptitious
Antonyms: overt, above board
Example: Every measure, both overt and covert, is being taken against terrorists.

2. ASTUTE: चतुर
Meaning: having or showing an ability to accurately assess situations or people and turn this to one’s advantage.
Synonyms: shrewd, sharp, sharp-witted, razor-sharp, acute
Example: A good leader must be an astute judge of ability.

Meaning: not having any serious purpose or value.
Synonyms: flippant, glib, waggish
Antonyms: serious, practical, important
Example: Isabelle was a frivolous little fool, vain and flighty.

IRASCIBLE: चिड़चिड़ा
Meaning: having or showing a tendency to be easily angered.
Synonyms: irritable, quick-tempered, short-tempered, bad-tempered, ill-tempered
Antonyms: cool, cheerful
Example: He was recognized to be highly jealous and irascible.

5. IGNOMINY: बदनामी
Meaning: public shame or disgrace.
Synonyms: shame, humiliation, embarrassment, mortification
Antonyms: honor
Example: He feared the ignominy of being exposed as a spy.


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