Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Vocabulary: Words starting with S (1-10)

List 1-10

1. Spur


Old English spora, spura, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch spoor and German Sporn.
Meaning in English: a thing that encourages someone, a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something.
Meaning in Hindi: प्रेरणा, उसकाना, प्रोत्साहित करना
Usage in Sentence:
"KCR-Sonia Gandhi meeting spurs merger."
Synonyms: stimulus, incentive, encouragement, stimulant, impetus, trigger, catalyst.
Antonyms: prevention, curb, discouragement, prevention, hindrance. 

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