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One-word substitutions along with their Hindi meanings- (Day-2)

One-word substitutions- Language, with its intricate tapestry of words and expressions, often offers succinct alternatives that encapsulate complex ideas in a single term. One such linguistic treasure trove lies in the realm of “One-Word Substitutions.” These compact linguistic marvels have the remarkable ability to replace lengthy phrases or descriptions with a single word, adding depth and precision to communication.

One-word substitutions are single words that represent a phrase or a longer expression. They condense multifaceted concepts or situations into concise and easily understandable terms. These substitutions not only economize language but also elevate the sophistication and clarity of expression.

One-word substitutions – (Day-2) List

  1. Pernicious (हानिकारक): Causing great harm or damage, especially in a gradual or subtle way.
  2. Quixotic (क्यूएक्सोटिक): Exceedingly idealistic, unrealistic, and impractical.
  3. Nemesis (शत्रु): An arch-enemy or a long-standing rival.
  4. Clemency (दया): Mercy or leniency, especially in punishment.
  5. Vindictive (प्रतिशोधी): Having a strong desire for revenge.
  6. Juxtaposition (समान रूप में): The act or placement of two things (usually abstract concepts, though it can refer to physical objects) near each other.
  7. Intrepid (निर्भीक): Fearless and adventurous.
  8. Debacle (असफलता): A sudden and ignominious failure.
  9. Procrastinate (स्थगित करना): Delay or postpone action; put off doing something.
  10. Euphemism (आपत्तिक): A mild or indirect word or expression substituted for one considered to be too harsh or blunt.
  11. Epitome (सारांश): A person or thing that is a perfect example of a particular quality or type.
  12. Ethereal (आकाशीय): Extremely delicate and light in a way that seems not to be of this world.
  13. Esoteric (गुप्त): Intended for or likely to be understood by only a small number of people with a specialized knowledge or interest.
  14. Fiasco (असफलता): A complete failure, often in a humiliating way.
  15. Galvanize (उत्साहित करना): Shock or excite (someone) into taking action.
  16. Harangue (ज़बरदस्त भाषण): A lengthy and aggressive speech.
  17. Hubris (अहंकार): Excessive pride or self-confidence leading to nemesis.
  18. Ineffable (अकथनीय): Too great or extreme to be expressed or described in words.
  19. Kaleidoscope (बूढ़ापे जैसा): A constantly changing pattern or sequence of elements.
  20. Languid (मंद): Displaying or having a disinclination for physical exertion or effort.
  21. Mellifluous (मधुर): Sweet-sounding; pleasant to hear.
  22. Nonchalant (उदासीन): Feeling or appearing casually calm and relaxed; not displaying anxiety, interest, or enthusiasm.
  23. Obfuscate (गोलमाल करना): To render obscure, unclear, or unintelligible.
  24. Panacea (सर्व रोगहार): A solution or remedy for all difficulties or diseases.
  25. Quagmire (दलदल): A difficult, precarious, or entrapping situation.
  26. Reverie (विचारमंथन): A state of being pleasantly lost in one’s thoughts; a daydream.
  27. Sanguine (संतोषी): Optimistic or positive, especially in an apparently bad or difficult situation.
  28. Tenebrous (अंधेरा): Dark, shadowy, or obscure.
  29. Ubiquitous (सर्वव्यापी): Present, appearing, or found everywhere.
  30. Voracious (भूखमरी): Having a very eager approach to an activity, often used to describe someone who is a very enthusiastic reader or eater.
  31. Whimsical (अनौपचारिक): Playfully quaint or fanciful, especially in an appealing and amusing way.
  32. Xenophobia (परायाप्राणी घृणा): Dislike of or prejudice against people from other countries.
  33. Yielding (शीतल): Giving way under pressure; not stiff or rigid.
  34. Zephyr (मिल्द भींभीनी हवा): A soft, gentle, mild breeze.
  35. Xerophilous (सूखा पसंद): Adapted to a very dry climate or habitat.
  36. Iconoclast (मूर्तिपूजा विरोधी): A person who attacks or criticizes traditional or widely held beliefs.
  37. Laconic (संक्षिप्त): Using very few words, often to the point of being curt.
  38. Mendicant (भिक्षुक): A beggar or someone who lives by begging.
  39. Nocturnal (रात्रिक): Relating to or occurring at night.
  40. Ostentatious (दिखावटी): Characterized by vulgar or pretentious display; designed to impress or attract notice.
  41. Parsimonious (किफ़ायती): Extremely frugal or stingy with money.
  42. Querulous (क्वरेलस): Complaining in a peevish or whining manner.
  43. Reticent (मौन): Reserved or not revealing one’s thoughts or feelings readily.
  44. Surreptitious (गुप्त): Kept secret, especially because it would not be approved of.
  45. Trepidation (घबराहट): A feeling of fear or anxiety about something that may happen.
  46. Platitude (जीवन मूल्य): A trite or dull statement, especially one uttered as if it were fresh or profound.
  47. Quotidian (प्रतिदिन): Occurring or encountered daily; common, ordinary.
  48. Sycophant (खुशामदी): A person who acts obsequiously towards someone important to gain an advantage.
  49. Voracity (भूखमरी): Extreme eagerness or greediness, especially for food.
  50. Xenophile (परायाप्राणी प्रेमी): Someone who is attracted to foreign people, cultures, or customs.

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