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Haggle (मोल भाव करना)

Pronunciation: हैगल
Hindi Meaning:  मोल भाव करना, सौदेबाज़ी करना, झंझट करना, बखेङा करना
Example:  
१.वह कुछ भी खरीदते समय बहुत मोल भाव करती है।
२. उसने मुझे समझाया कि फर्नीचर डीलर से कैसे मोल भाव करना चाहिये।

English Meaning: If you haggle, you argue about something before reaching an agreement,
especially about the cost of something that you are buying.

Example: I taught her how to haggle with used furniture dealers.

Synonyms: bargain, squabble, argue, dispute, quibble,

Antonyms: concur, agree, assent, accede

Previous words of the week: Vegetate



Vegetate (निरर्थक जीवन बिताना)

Pronunciation: वेजीटेट

Hindi Meaning: निरर्थक जीवन बिताना, उगना

Example: उसने अपना जीवन निरर्थक बिता दिया।

English Meaning: If someone vegetates, they spend their time doing boring or worthless things.

Example:
1. He spends all his free time at home vegetating in front of the TV.

Synonyms: pass-time, loaf, idle

Antonyms: activate, improve, grow, develop, carry out

Previous words of the week:Contrive

Contrive (उपाय निकालना)

Pronunciation : कॉन्ट्राइव
Hindi Meaning : इजाद करना, उपाय निकालना ,आविष्कार करना, योजना करना
Example : अपराधियों ने जेल से बाहर निकलने का उपाय सोचा।
English Meaning : If you contrive an event or situation, you succeed in making it happen, often by tricking someone.

Example :
1. The criminal contrived a plan to escape from jail.
2. He could not contrive an explanation for his misbehaviour.

Synonyms :contrive, invent, discover, think up, make it up

Antonyms : destroy, neglect, stop, ruin, dissuade, demolish, waste

Previous words of the week: Enrapture


Enrapture (प्रफुल्लित करना)

Pronunciation: एंरेप्चर
Hindi Meaning: प्रफुल्लित करना, आनन्दित करना, निहाल करना
Example:
1.पचमढी के द्रश्य ने हम सभी का मन प्रफुल्लित कर दिया।
English Meaning: If something or someone enraptures
 you, you think they are wonderful or fascinating.
Example:
1.The place at once enraptured me.
2.She was enraptured by the sleeping child.

Synonyms: over joy, delight, make happy, Enamour, enchant, attract, charm

Antonyms: bore, repel, annoy, pain, displease, disenchant, upset

Previous words of the week: Eavesdrop