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Vocabulary is a set of familiar words in the languages known to a person. An extensive vocabulary is a useful tool in communicating and acquiring knowledge. For many people, developing vocabulary is a challenging task considering the plethora of words that can be learned. Everyone desires to have a perfect vocabulary for a comprehensive outlook.

1. REDACT (verb) संपादित करना
Meaning: edit (text) for publication.
Synonyms: correct, rectify, repair, fix.
Antonyms: befoul, deteriorate, diminish, hinder.
Usage: Some of the conclusions in the report have been redacted.

2. INCOHERENT (adjective) असंगत
Meaning: (of spoken or written language) expressed in an incomprehensible or confusing way; unclear.
Synonyms: unclear, confused, muddled, garbled.
Antonyms: coherent, lucid, intelligible, organized.
Usage: David muttered something incoherent and rude and scrambled to his feet, fumbling for the sword.

3. CONFABULATE (verb) बातचीत करना
Meaning: to talk informally
Synonyms: cackle, chat, patter, schmooze.
Antonyms: be silent, be quiet.
Usage: Guests gathered in the hallway to confabulate about the weather and make small talk.

4. PURPORTEDLY (adverb) कथित रूप से
Meaning: As appears or is stated to be true, though not necessarily so; allegedly.
Synonyms: allegedly, professedly, supposedly, seemingly, superficially.
Antonyms: absolutely, authentically, certainly, earnestly, exactly.
Usage: The woman found a letter purportedly signed by the Prime Minister.

5. SUPINE (adjective) लापरवाह
Meaning: failing to act or protest as a result of moral weakness or indolence.
Synonyms: spineless, pliant, submissive, inactive.
Antonyms: proactive, fecund, vivacious, tenacious.
Usage: My brother-in-law is a lazy fellow who will sleep with his head up in a supine position all day long.

6. TACIT (adjective) सूचित
Meaning: understood or implied without being stated.
Synonyms: implicit, inferred, insinuated, unspoken.
Antonyms: blatant, evident, manifest, explicit.
Usage: In my business, all that is needed for a tacit understanding is a handshake between men.

7. VALEDICTORY (Noun) विदाई
Meaning: a farewell address.
Synonym: farewell, goodbye, leaving, parting, departing, going away, last, final
Usage: On the last day of school, seniors wrote a valedictory stating what they would miss about high school and read it in front of the class for their final grade.

8. INTERDICT (Noun) पाबंदी
Meaning: an authoritative prohibition, in particular
Synonym: prohibition, ban, bar, veto, prescription,
Antonym: corroborate, support
Usage: Because I failed most of my classes last term, my parents will probably interdict me from working this semester.

9. DOWNRIGHT (adjective) सर्वथा
Meaning: (of something bad or unpleasant) utter; complete (used for emphasis).
Synonyms: total, absolute, thorough, perfect, sheer.
Antonyms: inadequate, incomplete, insufficient, unfinished.
Usage: It was downright bad marking that allowed Dermot Shields head past Larkin from six yards for the lead goal.

10. CONFLATE (verb) मिलाना
Meaning: combine (two or more sets of information, texts, ideas, etc.) into one.
Synonyms: amalgamate, converge, unify, fuse.
Antonyms: divide, part, separate, rupture.
Usage: To conflate art and science, teachers must design activities that blend the two.

 

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