Vocabulary Tips - Learn about Words - शब्द ज्ञान

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English Hindi Dictionary | अंग्रेज़ी हिन्दी शब्दकोश

Quote of the week

Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
चुनौतियां जीवन को अधिक रुचिकर बनाती है; और उन्हें दूर करना जीवन को अर्थपूर्ण बनाता है।

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Know the synonyms of these words

happy - content, joyful, mirthful, upbeat.

hardworking - diligent, determined, industrious, enterprising.

hate - abhor, loathe, detest, despise.

honest - honorable, fair, sincere, trustworthy.

however - nevertheless, nonetheless, yet.

hypocrisy - duplicity, falseness, deceit.


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Terms-related One Word Substitution

Indefinite period of time - Aeon
Appreciation of beauty, by a set of principles - Aesthetics
Spartan snowstorms with uncontrollable winds - Blizzard
An eccentric manner of living - Bohemian
Huge fire for celebration - Bonfire
Dwarfed varieties of trees and shrubs in pots - Bonsai

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Vocabulary for competitive exams

Inextricable: Cannot be taken out, irredeemable (जटिल/ पेचीदा/ अलंघनीय)
Knotty: Puzzling (उलझा हुआ)
Ligature: Something that is used to bind (पट्टी/ बंधन)
Macabre: Horrible (भयानक/ भयावह)
Haughty: Proud (अभिमानी)
Hovered: Remain in one place in the air (हवा में एक ही जगह चक्कर काटना)
Impasse: A situation in which no progress is possible (गतिरोध)
Oust: To eject (निकलना)

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Know these idioms

Hook, line and sinker
Meaning: Doing something or trying to achieve something with thoroughness and passion. (पूरी लगन और जुनून के साथ कुछ हासिल करने की कोशिश करना)
Example: I have set my mind to go through the spreadsheets by Monday and I am working for it Hook, line and sinker

Bear a grudge
Meaning: To continue to feel angry or unfriendly for someone or something because of a particular past incident. (शत्रुता रखना)
Example: I Bear a grudge against him for not taking me into confidence.

Easier said than done
Meaning: Not as easy as it appears to be. (कहना आसान है करना मुश्किल)
Example: Listen, losing weight is easier said than done, many people lack commitment.

Give it a whirl
Meaning: To give something a try. (कोशिश करना)
Example: I am absolutely terrified of skydiving, but I think once in my life, I will give it a whirl.

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