English Vocab

1. Placate (Verb) : सांत्वना देना
Meaning: make (someone) less angry or hostile.

Synonym: appease, assuage, conciliate,pacify
Antonym: aggravate, annoy, antagonize, bother,provoke
Example: The police officer tried to placate the two scared drivers at the scene of the accident.

2. Regale (Verb) : प्रसन्न करना
Meaning: entertain or amuse (someone) with talk.
Synonym: entertain, amuse, divert, delight, fascinate

Antonym: anger, annoy, bore, dull, tire, upset
Example: On the ghost tour, an experienced guide will regale you with scary stories of the house’s past residents.

3. Contrite (Adjective) : मनोव्यथित
Meaning: feeling or expressing remorse at the recognition that one has done wrong.
Synonym: remorseful, repentant, penitent, regretful
Antonym: unrepentant, defiant
Example:  She must be humble and contrite.

4. Wither (Verb) : कुम्हलाना
Meaning: fall into decay or decline
Synonym: diminish, dwindle, shrink, lessen, fade
Antonym: grow
Example: Words to express her feelings seemed to wither and die inside her.

5. Pernicious (Adjective) : हानिकारक
Meaning: having a harmful effect, especially in a gradual or subtle way.
Synonym: harmful, damaging, destructive, injurious
Antonym: beneficial, benign, favourable
Example: If you are going to behave in such a pernicious manner, I would prefer to not be around you.

6. Abdicate (Verb) : त्यागना
Meaning: (of a monarch) renounce one's throne.
Synonyms: resign, retire
Example: Because the mother chose to abdicate her role as a parent, her children have become the terrors of the neighborhood.

7. Credulous (Adjective) : विश्वास प्रवणता
Meaning: having or showing too great a readiness to believe things.
Synonym: gullible, naive, impressionable, trusting,
Antonym: worldly, suspicious
Example: When she was younger, my baby sister was incredibly credulous and fell for all my tricks.

8. Copious (Adjective) : प्रचुर
Meaning: abundant in supply or quantity.
Synonym: abundant, ample, extensive
Antonym: lacking, meager, rare
Example: The storm produced a copious amount of rain.

9. Spurious (Adjective) : बनावटी
Meaning: not being what it purports to be; false or fake.
Synonym: specious, false, counterfeit, fraudulent
Antonym: authentic, genuine, real
Example: The con artist made a spurious claim about being a member of the royal family.

10. Usurp (Verb) : हड़पना
Meaning: take (a position of power or importance) illegally or by force.
Synonym: seize, take over, expropriate, wrest
Antonym: release, relinquish
Example: After the king dies, his brother will usurp the throne from the prince.

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