Dear Aspirants,

1. RELENT (verb) नरम पड़ना 

Meaning: to cease resistance (as to another’s arguments, demands, or control). 

Synonyms: concede, give in, submit, succumb. 

Antonyms: combat, confront, counter, defy. 

Example: Because my mother is very angry, she won’t relent on my severe punishment. 

2. TRIFLE (Noun) -तुच्छ 

Meaning: a thing of little value or importance. 

Synonyms:  bagatelle, inessential, nothing 

Antonyms: lot 

Example: We should not trouble the CEO over such trifles.

3. SCOFF (Verb) – व्यंग्य

Meaning: speak to someone or about something in a scornfully derisive or mocking way. 

Synonyms: mock, deride, ridicule 

Antonyms: flatter, praise, compliment 

Example: The rude rich boy thought it was fun to scoff at the poor people at his school. 

4. INURE (verb) सहनशील बनाना

Meaning: accustom (someone) to something, especially something unpleasant. 

Synonyms: accustom, habituate, acclimatize, adapt. 

Antonyms: enervate, enfeeble, debilitate, incapacitate. 

Usage: The hardship of army training inured her to the rigors of desert warfare. 

5. REVERE (verb) सम्मान

Definition: feel deep respect or admiration for (something) 

Synonyms: respect, admire, cherish, appreciate. 

Antonyms: blaspheme, desecrate, profane, violate. Usage: If you want to achieve any goal, revere the process & success will follow. 

6. ABOMINATE : घृणा करना 

Meaning: to hate something very much 

Synonyms: abhor, despise 

Antonyms: love, like 

Example: They abominated the idea of red tapism. 

7. PROFANE : अपवित्र

Meaning: vulgar and inappropriate 

Synonyms: coarse, nasty 

Antonyms: kind, polite 

Example: They have profaned the long upheld traditions of the Temple. 

8. DEMEAN : नीचा दिखाना 

Meaning: cause a severe loss in the dignity of and respect for (someone or something). 

Synonyms: degrading, humiliating, inglorious, abject 

Antonyms: admire, elevate, honor, laud 

Example: We should not demean any profession. 

9. PURPORTEDLY (adverb)  कथित रूप से 

Meaning: As appears or is stated to be true, though not necessarily so; allegedly. 

Synonyms: professedly, supposedly, seemingly, superficially. 

Antonyms: absolutely, authentically, certainly, earnestly. 

10. RATIFIED= पुष्टि करना 

Meaning: confirmed or made official 

Synonyms: approve, confirm 

Antonyms: deny, destroy 

Example: The proposal was ratified by the concerned authority.