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Here is the Vocabulary list for Day-15
1) Consolidate- (verb)
English meaning- Make something stronger.
Hindi meaning- मजबूत बनाना, ठोस बनाना
Synonyms- Join, Amalgamate, Merge, Solidify, Integrate, Unite.
Antonyms- Weaken, Break, Split, Divide.
Example Sentence- Unity is the first requirement if you want to consolidate any organization.
2) Incentive- (noun)
English meaning- The process to motivate someone.
Hindi meaning- प्रेरणादायक
Synonyms- Motivation, Spur, Instigate, Motivate, Stimulus, Impetus.
Antonyms- Prevention, Hindrance, Block, Barrier, Obstruction.
Example Sentence- The story of A.P.J Abdul Kalam’s life is very Incentive.
3) Consequence- (noun)
English meaning- The result which is usually not pleasant.
Hindi meaning- परिणाम
Synonyms- Result, Effect, Aftermath, Outcome, Conclusion.
Antonyms- Antecedent, Start, Rise, Cause, Beginning.
Example Sentence- The consequence of all unlawful acts comes to an end in jail.
4) Catastrophe- (noun)
English meaning- A disaster-caused damage.
Hindi meaning- तबाही, आपदा, बर्बादी
Synonyms- Calamity, Mishap, Disaster, Cataclysm, Trouble.
Antonyms- Happiness, Calmness, Fortunate, Prosperity, Paragon.
Example Sentence- Facebook donated 1 million dollars to the victims of the catastrophe.
5) Drastically- (adverb)
English meaning- a strong effect
Hindi meaning- जबरदस्त रूप से, प्रबल रूप से
Synonyms- Voilantly, Sharply, Extremely, Dramatically, Immensely, Radically.
Antonyms- Commonly, Calmly, Silently, Lightly, Superficially.
Example Sentence-The price of electronic gadgets decreases drastically in the festive seasons.
6) Revamp- (verb)
English meaning- to repair or fix something.
Hindi meaning- मरम्मत करना, ठीक करना
Synonyms- Renew, Fix, Repair, Improve, Renovate.
Antonyms- Break, Destroy, Impair, Abolish, Damage.
Example Sentence- The engineer revamped the impaired machine of the factory.
7) Quixotic- (adjective)
English meaning- Something unrealistic.
Hindi meaning- ख्याली, कल्पनायुक्त
Synonyms- Utopian, Dreamy, Imaginary, Absurd, Impractical.
Antonyms- Realistic, Common, Apparent, Pragmatic, Actual.
Example Sentence- So many youths are misguiding because of the quixotic Bollywood movies.
8) Liberalize- (verb)
English meaning- Facilitate or revoke of restriction.
Hindi meaning- उदार बनाना, मुक्त करना
Synonyms- Make easy, Facilitate, Acquit.
Antonyms- Restriction, Blocking, Confine.
Example Sentence- The Indian government is liberalizing the process so that Foreign investors can invest efficiently.
9) Terminate- (verb)
English meaning- The act of ending or destroying
Hindi meaning- खत्म करना, बिनाश करना
Synonyms- Finish, End, Wind up, Close, Destroy.
Antonyms- Start, Begin, Engage, Continue, Restart.
Example Sentence- Both sides decided to terminate the MOU because of some disagreement.
10) Offense- (verb & noun)
English meaning- Unlawful work or breaching the rule
Hindi meaning- गुनाह, उलंघन
Synonyms- Crime, Violation, Outrage, Misdeed, Sin.
Antonyms- Dignity, Service, Aid, Correct, Lawful.
Example Sentence- The company has rusticated two employees because of their offensive act.
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