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brutal (क्रूर)

Pronunciation : ब्रूटल

Hindi Meaning :  क्रूर, निष्ठुर, निर्दय, नृशंस, पाशविक, अमानवीय

Example : वह एक क्रूर अपराधी है|

English Meaning : A brutal act or person is cruel and violent.

Example : 
1.He was the victim of a very brutal murder.
2.He is a dangerous man, and can be very brutal and reckless.
3.His approach was so brutal that we all maintained a distance from him.

Synonyms : stern, grim, ruthless, pitiless, fierce, violent, cruel, merciless

Antonyms : merciful, kind, sympathetic, tender, compassionate

Previous words of the week: Vanquish

Vanquish (जीतना)

Pronunciation: वेन्क्विश

Hindi Meaning: जीतना, विजय प्राप्त करना, जीत हासिल करना, बस में लाना, पराजित करना, हराना

English Meaning: to vanquish someone means to defeat them completely in a competition.

Example: 
1.A happy ending is only possible because the hero has first vanquished the dragons.
2.Arguments are used constructively to clarify issues, not to vanquish opponents.
3.Certain diseases that we thought we had vanquished years ago are coming back.
4.Vanquish every demon in the world.

Synonyms: fight down, score off, get through, win a victory, overbear, conquer, checkmate, restrain restrain

Antonyms: lose, surrender, yield, let go, release, fail, give in

Previous words of the week:  Abet

Abet (उकसाना)

Pronunciation: ऍबेट

Hindi Meaning: उकसाना

Example: कभी किसी को बुरा काम करने के लिये नही उकसाना चाहिये।

English Meaning: If one person abets another, they help or encourage them to do something criminal or wrong.

Example:
1.His wife was sentenced to seven years imprisonment for aiding and abetting him.
2.You are certainly not abetting the person breaking into your system.
3.We should never abet someone to do crimes.

Synonyms: encourage, dare, instigate, blow up, actuate, aid, promote, provoke

Antonyms:  protest, disprove, impede, hinder

Previous words of the week: Haggle