English Vocab

1. ASTUTE : चतुर
Meaning:having or showing a practical cleverness or judgment
Synonyms:canny, smart
Antonyms:unwise, naive

Example:A police detective is known to be an astute judge of character.

2. INTRIGUING : दिलचस्प
Meaning:holding the attention or provoking interest
Synonyms: absorbing, consuming
Antonyms: boring, tedious
Example:The movie looks intriguing so I’m definitely going to see it.

3. PROFANE : अपवित्र
Meaning:vulgar and inappropriate
Synonyms: nonreligious, secular
Antonyms: godly, prudish
Example:Our supervisor’s profane language has led many employees to resign from their positions.

4. CAPTIOUS : छिद्रान्वेषी
Meaning:always looking for faults; hard to please
Synonyms: critical, rejective
Antonyms: uncritical
Example:When my captious teacher grades my essays, she always finds a minor error in my work.

5. CONFOUND : उलझाना
Meaning:to mix up or confuse
Synonyms: confuse, puzzle
Antonyms: confirm, verify
Example:Without instructions, this unusual game will confound anyone.

6. ALLEVIATE : उपशमन करना
Meaning:to make something less painful, severe, or serious
Synonyms: help, soothe
Antonyms: aggravate, exacerbate
Example:If you want to alleviate the situation, start by apologizing for your mistake.

7. EQUANIMITY : संतुलन
Meaning:to stay calm, especially under stress; to maintain composure
Synonyms: calmness, cool
Antonyms: agitation, discomposure
Example:During the horrible storm, it was hard for us to focus and maintain our equanimity.

8. RETALIATION : प्रतिशोध
Meaning:the action of harming someone in response to something equally hurtful
Synonyms: payback, reprisal
Antonyms: mercy, grace
Example:Several soldiers fired back at the enemy line in retaliation for the initial shots discharged.

9. EXONERATE : हक़ बहाल करना
Meaning:to prove that someone is not guilty of a crime or responsible for a problem, bad situation, etc.
Synonyms:absolve, acquit
Antonyms: condone, excuse
Example:Unfortunately, the video footage does not exonerate Hank of the robbery charges.

10.YEARN : खुद के लिए या आनंद लेने के लिए एक दिलकश इच्छा
Meaning:to have an earnest wish to own or enjoy
Synonyms: fancy, relish
Antonyms:abhor, despise
Example:If you yearn to expand your taste buds, you should try food from a different culture.

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