English Vocabulary – Quiz-1

English Vocabulary – Quiz-1

English Vocabulary

Important Vocabulary Asked in Previous Year Paper

1.FURNACE:  भट्ठी

Meaning: an enclosed structure in which material can be heated to very high temperatures, e.g. for smelting metals.

Synonyms: boiler, heater

Antonyms: freezer

Usage: “Her car was a furnace”


2.CHAGRIN: चिढ़

Meaning: annoyance or distress at having failed or been humiliated., feel distressed or humiliated.

Synonyms: annoyance, irritation, vexation, exasperation

Antonyms: delight

Usage: “to my chagrin, he was nowhere to be seen”


3.LASSITUDE: अवसाद

Meaning: a state of physical or mental weariness; lack of energy.

Synonyms: lethargy, listlessness, weariness

Antonyms: vigor, energy

Usage: “she was overcome by lassitude and retired to bed”


4.GRANDIOSE: दिखावटी

Meaning: extravagantly or pretentiously imposing in appearance or style.

Synonyms: magnificent, impressive, grand

Antonyms: modest, humble

Usage:”the court’s grandiose facade”


5.SERENITY: शांति

Meaning: the state of being calm, peaceful, and untroubled.

Synonyms: calmness, calm, composure, tranquility

Antonyms: anxiety, agitation, disruption,

Usage: “an oasis of serenity amidst the bustling city


6.POMPOUS:  गर्वित

Meaning: affectedly grand, solemn, or self-important, characterized by pomp or splendor.

Synonyms: self-important, imperious, overbearing,

Antonyms: modest, humble, self-effacing

Usage: “a pompous ass who pretends he knows everything”


7.RAUCOUS: फटा

Meaning: making or constituting a disturbingly harsh and loud noise.

Synonyms: harsh, strident,

Antonyms: soft, dulcet, peaceful, quiet, restrained

Usage: “raucous youths”


8.POIGNANT:  मार्मिक

Meaning: evoking a keen sense of sadness or regret.

Synonyms: touching, moving, sad

Antonyms: indifferent, unemotional

Usage: “a poignant reminder of the passing of time”


9.ABEYANCE:  दुविधा

Meaning: a state of temporary disuse or suspension

Synonyms: suspension,

Antonyms: continue, resume

Usage: “matters were held in abeyance pending further inquiries”


10.MASQUERADE:  बहाना

Meaning: a false show or pretence, pretend to be someone one is not.

Synonyms: pretence, deception,

Usage: “I doubt he could have kept up the masquerade for long”

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