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English Questions: Vocabulary set -5

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1. Accost

Meaning – approach and address (someone) boldly or aggressively. ( सम्बोधित करना )

Usage – reporters accosted him in the street

2. Acquittal

Meaning – a setting free from the charge of an offense or verdict. ( दोषमुक्ति )

Usage – Everyone was shocked by the killer’s acquittal which allowed him to leave prison.

3. Implication

Meaning – an idea or belief that is suggested from something else. ( अनुमान )

Usage – The belt in my father’s hand was a clear implication I was in trouble.

4. Malcontent

Meaning – an individual who is unruly and hardly ever satisfied. ( असंतुष्ट )

Usage – Because James is a malcontent who always finds a reason to complain, we never invite him to join our lunch group.

5. Portend

Meaning – to indicate or give sign of a future occurrence ( पूर्वाभास या पूर्वसूचना देना )

Usage – In general, larger salaries usually portend greater spending.

6. Repartee

Meaning – an interchange of clever replies. ( मसखरापन का जवाब )

Usage – The repartee between the two actors made the movie really funny.

7. Pompous

Meaning – having or exhibiting self-importance. ( गर्वित )

Usage – The millionaire was a pompous man who believed he should never wait in line for anything.

8. Renege

Meaning – to not fulfill a promise. ( वायदा करके मुकर जाना )

Usage – The property buyers will be sued if they renege on the terms of the contract.

9. Stagnant

Meaning – not moving or increasing. ( मंद )

Usage – On the hottest day of the year the air was stagnant without a breeze in sight.

10. tepid

Meaning – displaying little interest or enthusiasm. ( बेमन से दिया गया )

Usage – From Kunmun’s tepid response, it was obvious She did not like her Christmas gift.