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Important Words from The Hindu 28 May 2019🔥

.1. Word: Debacle (असफलता)

Pronunciation: dey-bah-kuhl/ डेबाकल
Part of Speech: Noun
Meaning: a sudden and ignominious failure; a fiasco.
Synonyms: fiasco, failure, disaster, collapse, defeat
Antonyms: success, triumph, accomplishment
Usage in a sentence: The Argentine debacle has important lessons to teach.

2. Word: Dismal (उदास)

Pronunciation: diz-muhl/ डिज़्मल
Part of Speech: Adjective
a. causing a mood of gloom or depression.
b. (of a person or their mood) gloomy.
Synonyms: gloomy, dreary, cheerless
Antonyms: bright, cheerful, pleasant
Usage in a sentence: Their recent attempt to increase sales has been a dismal failure.

3. Phrase: Double-edged sword (दुधारी तलवार)

Pronunciation: डबल एड्गेद सोर्ड/
Meaning: If you say that something is a double-edged sword or a two-edged sword, you mean that it has negative effects as well as positive effects.
Synonyms: blessing and a curse
Usage in a sentence: The economic globalization also brings deep effluence to China, which is like a "double-edged sword", with opportunities and challenges in it.

4. Word: Formative (निर्माणात्मक)

Pronunciation: fawr-muh-tiv/ फॉर्मटिव
Part of Speech: Adjective
Meaning: serving to form something, especially having a profound influence on a person's development. (Adjective)
Synonyms: developmental, developing, growing
Antonyms: destructive, unproductive, disastrous
Usage in a sentence: He exposed his children to music throughout their formative years.

5. Word: Unflinching (निर्भीक)

Pronunciation: uhn-flin-ching/ अन्फ्लिन्चिंग
Part of Speech: Adjective
Meaning: not showing fear or hesitation in the face of danger or difficulty.
Synonyms: resolute, firm, unwavering, unfaltering
Antonyms: shy, clairvoyant, coward, spineless
Usage in a sentence: I was again using the cold, unflinching eye of the camera to probe a sick society.

6. Word: Disenchantment (निराशा)

Pronunciation: dis-en-chant/ डिसिन्चैन्ट्मन्ट
Part of Speech: Noun
Meaning: a feeling of disappointment about someone or something you previously respected or admired; disillusionment.
Synonyms: disappointment, disillusionment, frustration, discontent
Antonyms: lust, trust, satisfaction
Usage in a sentence: This disenchantment reflects an unpalatable truth about their country.

7. Word: Wield (सँभालना)

Pronunciation: weeld/ वील्ड
Part of Speech: Verb
a. hold and use (a weapon or tool).
b. have and be able to use (power or influence).
Synonyms: handle, exert, utilize, operate, manipulate
Antonyms: conceal, hide, suppress
Usage in a sentence: The men who wield the power are certainly backing him to the hilt.
8. Word: Nimble (कुशल)

Pronunciation: nim-buhl/ निम्बल
Part of Speech: Adjective
a. quick and light in movement or action; agile.
b. (of the mind) able to think and understand quickly.
Synonyms: agile, quick, swift, clever
Antonyms: clumsy, slow, awkward, sluggish
Usage in a sentence: A nimble mind backed by a degree in economics gave him a firm grasp over financial matters.

9. Word: Rout (कोलाहल/ पराजय)

Pronunciation: rout/ राउट
Part of Speech: Noun
a. a disorderly retreat of defeated troops.
b. a decisive defeat.
c. a disorderly or tumultuous crowd of people.
Synonyms: defeat, retreat, flight, annihilation
Antonyms: victory, triumph
Usage in a sentence: The game was a rout, with the home team winning by 10 goals to nil.

10. Word: Enfeeble (दुर्बल करना)

Pronunciation: en-fee-buhl/ एन्फीबल
Part of Speech: Verb
Meaning: make weak or feeble.
Synonyms: weaken, debilitate, disable, cripple
Antonyms: strengthen, encourage, energize
Usage in a sentence: This does not mean that you will instantly become enfeebled, relying on others to do everything for you.

11. Word: Invigorate (मज़बूत कर देना)

Pronunciation: in-vig-uh-reyt/ इन्विगरेट
Part of Speech: Verb
Meaning: give strength or energy to.
Synonyms: enliven, stimulate, energize, revive
Antonyms: depress, deaden, exhaust, drain
Usage in a sentence: Younger talents can invigorate a team and do wonders for the payrolls

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