Daily Vocabulary 24th June, 2017 Based on The Hindu Newspaper
Niyati Chaudhry, Updated On:14-Jul-2017
Expedite - to cause (something) to happen faster
Expedite - Verb
Synonyms - accelerate, urge
Antonyms - delay, hinder
She expedited the online order just to surprise him on his birthday night.
Onus - the responsibility for something — usually used with the
Onus - Noun
Synonyms - brand, stigma
Antonyms - benefit, credit, award
The onus to rearrange the classes is given to you.
Analogy - a comparison of two things based on their being alike in some way
She made an analogy between shopping online and shopping from the mall.
Quiescent - quiet, marked by inactivity or repose
Quiescent - Adjective
Synonyms - inactive, dull, lethargic
Antonyms - active
A quiescent boy
Transpired - to become known, when a secret become known
Transpired - Verb
Synonyms - arise, break, come off
They wouldn't say what had transpired at the meeting.
Purview - an area within which someone or something has authority, influence, or knowledge
Purview - Noun
She does not have any purview on that house allotment matter.
Pliable - able to bend, fold, or twist easily, flexible
Pliable - Adjective
Synonyms -Bendly, flexible, limber
Antonyms - rigid, inflexible, stiff
Her pliable behaviour confuses me a lot.
Infancy - the first part of a child's life , the initial part of
Infancy - Noun
Synonyms - beginning,starting
Antonyms - complete, finish, full
She has been a member of the church since its infancy.
Untenable - not capable of being defended against attack or criticism
Untenable - Adjective
Synonyms - indefensible, unwarranted
Antonyms - reasonable
This excuse is untenable.
Ghastly - very shocking or horrible
Ghastly - Adjective
Synonyms - Appalling, atrocious, terrible, horrible
Antonyms - delightful, pleasant, pleasurable
The whole room was ghastly messed up.