The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams | 15-08-2020

1. PALATABLE (ADJECTIVE): (सुहावना): pleasant
Synonyms: acceptable, satisfactory
Antonyms: disagreeable
Example Sentence:
A device that made increased taxation more palatable.

2. CONVINCE (VERB): (विश्वास दिलाना): persuade
Synonyms: satisfy, prove to
Antonyms: deter
Example Sentence:
Raj’s expression had obviously convinced her of his innocence.

3. RESTRICT (VERB): (प्रतिबंधित करना): limit
Synonyms: control, regulate
Antonyms: set free
Example Sentence:
Some roads may have to be closed at peak times to restrict the number of visitors.

4. DISTRESS (NOUN): (पीड़ा): anguish
Synonyms: suffering, pain
Antonyms: happiness
Example Sentence:
To his distress he saw that she was trembling.

5. COMMOTION (NOUN): (हलचल): disturbance
Synonyms: racket, uproar
Antonyms: calm
Example Sentence:
She was distracted by a commotion across the street.

6. MISERY (NOUN): (दुर्गति): hardship
Synonyms: suffering, affliction
Antonyms: contentment
Example Sentence:
A man who had brought her nothing but misery.

7. ADRIFT (ADJECTIVE): (डाँवाँडोल): drifting
Synonyms: unmoored, unanchored
Antonyms: moored
Example Sentence:
A cargo ship went adrift.

8. CONTENT (ADJECTIVE): (संतुष्ट): contented
Synonyms: satisfied pleased
Antonyms: discontented
Example Sentence:
He seemed more content, less bitter.

9. RIDICULE (NOUN): (उपहास): mockery
Synonyms: derision, scorn
Antonyms: praise
Example Sentence:
He is held up as an object of ridicule.

10. MAESTRO (NOUN): (माहिर): virtuoso
Synonyms: master, expert
Antonyms: tyro
Example Sentence:
A Vietnam vet turned movie maestro.