English Vocabulary Words – 67


English Vocabulary Words – 67

English vocabulary words are a very important part of your personality as it helps you enhance your reach and improves the quality of a conversation. At the same time it is also very important for competitive exams english as many questions in the competitive exams english are directly related to your vocabulary skills.
Here is today’s 10 English words with their meaning (English/Hindi), a sentence, antonyms and synonyms. Keep following us for more updates

1. Accentuate (Verb):– to stress, single out as important.
Synonyms: accent, emphasise, emphasize, punctuate, stress
Uses: The little girl wore a bright pink bow to accentuate her adorable ponytails.

2. Aggrandize (Verb):- increase or intensify.
Synonyms: aggrandise, blow up, dramatise, dramatize, embellish, embroider.
Uses: The history of the past illustrates how Indira gandhi aggrandized her power to act aggressively in international affairs without considering the wishes of Congress.
Trick: grand- this resembles to something huge,great,wealthy.

3. Obeisance (Noun):– bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame or greeting.
Synonyms: bow, bowing.
Uses: The young girl showed obeisance when she bowed before the queen.

4. Avalanche (Noun):– a slide of large masses of snow and ice and mud down a mountain.
Synonyms: roll down
Uses: Just over a year ago 16 Sherpa guides were killed after the deadliest avalanche on record hit Everest.

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5. Besmirch (Verb):- charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone
Synonyms: asperse, calumniate, defame, denigrate, slander, smear, smirch, sully.
Uses: The scandalous remarks in the newspaper besmirch the reputations of every member of the society.
Trick: Besmirch= kisi ki achi reputation ko mirche lga ke bigadna.

6. Effervescent (Adjective):- marked by high spirits or excitement.
Synonyms: bubbling, frothy, sparkly.
Uses: American beauty has fertile effervescent mind. (I anticipate when she notices her name in this sentece she will be in euphoria):):)

7. Bowdlerize (Verb):- edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate
Synoyms: bowdlerise, castrate, expurgate, shorten
Uses: After the film editors had bowdlerized the language in the script, the motion picture’s rating was changed from “R” to “PG.”

8. Braggadocio (Noun):- vain and empty boasting.
Synonyms: bluster, rhodomontade, rodomontade.
Uses: There’s too much hyperbole and braggadocio, although sometimes the results are astonishing.
Trick: the word “brag” means boasting.. so from that it can be easily remembered.

9. Cantankerous (Adjective):- often angry and annoyed
Synonyms: ill humoured; irritable, ill tempered, fastidious, truculent,
Uses: Constantly complaining about his treatment and refusing to cooperate with the hospital staff, he was a cantankerous patient.

10. Burlesque (Verb):- give an imitation that ridicules.
Synonyms: parody, caricature, spoof, travesty.
Uses: In Spaceballs, Rick Moranis burlesques Darth Vader of Star Wars, outrageously parodying Vader’s stiff walk and hollow voice.
Trick: burlesque..can be pronounced as bure log in hindi..wha do bad ppl do?? ridicule others..

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