English Daily Vocabulary from THE HINDU – Episode 245 – November 30th, 2017

Share on whatsapp
Share on facebook
Share on twitter

1. Flux

Class : Noun
Meaning : continuous change

Synonyms: flow, change
Antonyms : stability, steadiness

Example Sentences

  • The whole political system is in a state of flux
  • It’s the study and analysis of that flux that seem to have become his life’s work.

2. Squabbling

Class : Noun
Meaning : a noisy quarrel about something petty or trivial

Synonyms: dispute, quarrel
Antonyms : agree, admit

Example Sentences

  • We’ll still squabble like children, because you can’t change human nature.
  • The family did get into the occasional squabble over the latest dance crazes.

3. Curtailing

Class : Verb
Meaning : reduce in extent or quantity; impose a restriction on

Synonyms: decreasing, diminishing
Antonyms : accelerating, broadening

Example Sentences

  • One is that the restrictions of movement in rural areas could curtail normal campaigning.
  • The result is a dramatic decrease in the money supply, dramatically curtailing growth.

4. Annulled

Class : Verb
Meaning : declare invalid (an official agreement, decision, or result)

Synonyms: canceled, abolished
Antonyms : accepted, agreeable

Example Sentences

  • For more than a hundred years legal loopholes have allowed thousands of couples to annul their marriages.
  • Daddy’s going to find where you got married and have the priest annul your marriage.

5. Scuttle

Class : Verb
Meaning : run hurriedly or furtively with short quick steps

Synonyms: run, rush
Antonyms : decelerate, crawl

Example Sentences

  • Some of the stockholders are threatening to scuttle the deal
  • I heard the scuttle of rats across the room

Leave a Comment

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Get Latest updates from Exambin right into your mailbox. Never miss an update again.

Share this post with your friends

Share on facebook
Share on google
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Scroll to Top