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Today’s article title is: Students to have new curriculum in 2022, framework to be developed: PM Modi

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ALLEVIATE

Verb

Pronunciation: uh-lee-vee-eyt 

Meaning: to make more bearable or less severe

Synonyms: allay, assuage, ease, help, mitigate, mollify, palliate, relieve, soothe

Antonyms: aggravate, exacerbate

Usage: This will alleviate your pain

Forms: Alleviation (noun)


DOMINATE

Verb

Pronunciation: dom-uh-neyt

Meaning: to bring under one’s control

Synonyms: conquer, overpower, pacify, subdue, subject, subjugate, subordinate, vanquish

Antonyms: liberate, follow, obey

Usage: Nobody wants to talk to him because he always seeks to dominate the conversation 

Forms: Dominance (noun), Dominant (adjective)


THRUST

Verb

Pronunciation: thruhst

Meaning: to move or extend upward, often forcibly

Synonyms: arise, ascend, aspire, climb, lift, mount, rise, soar, up, uprear, uprise, upthrust, upturn

Antonyms: decline, descend, dip, drop, fall (off), plunge

Usage: He thrust his hand upwards 

Forms: Thrust (noun)


CEASELESS

Adjective

Pronunciation: sees-lis

Meaning: going on and on without any interruptions

Synonyms: continuous, incessant, nonstop, perpetual, running, unbroken, unceasing, uninterrupted, unremitting

Antonyms: discontinuous

Usage: The rainfall has been ceaseless this week 


INEFFABLE

Adjective

Pronunciation: in-ef-uh-buhl 

Meaning: beyond the power to describe

Synonyms: incommunicable, indefinable, indescribable

Antonyms: communicable, definable, expressible, speakable
Usage: The sunset here is a scene of ineffable beauty