The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 13 April 2022 (Improve Your Vocabulary


The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 13 April 2022

SUAVE(Adjective) : शिष्ट

  • Meaning: (especially of a man) charming, confident, and elegant.
  • अर्थ: (विशेषकर मनुष्य का) आकर्षक, आत्मविश्वासी और सुरुचिपूर्ण।
  • Synonyms: charming, sophisticated, debonair, urbane
  • Antonyms: unsophisticated, rude
  • Usage: He was tall and suave, careful in dress, careful in behaviour.

MAINSTAY (noun) : आधार

  • Meaning: a person or thing on which something else is based or depends.
  • अर्थ: वह व्यक्ति या वस्तु जिस पर कोई और चीज आधारित या निर्भर है।
  • Synonyms: cornerstone, bulwark, buttress, bastion.
  • Antonyms: antagonist, opponent, enemy.
  • Usage: Smith was a mainstay of the club’s success this season with his running from defence and solid tackling.

UNCHARTED (adjective) : अस्पष्टीकृत

  • Meaning: (of an area of land or sea) not mapped or surveyed.
  • अर्थ: (भूमि या समुद्र का एक क्षेत्र) मैप या सर्वेक्षण नहीं किया गया।
  • Synonyms: unexplored, undiscovered, unfamiliar, unplumbed.
  • Antonyms: familiar, famous, commonplace, known.
  • Usage: Twice more he struck as if he was securing a flagpole into the soil of a previously uncharted land.

Disenchantment(noun) : मोहभंग

  • Meaning: a feeling of disappointment about someone or something you previously respected or admired; disillusionment.
  • अर्थ: किसी के बारे में निराशा या आपके द्वारा पहले से सम्मानित या प्रशंसा की भावना; मोहभंग।
  • Synonym: disillusionment, disappointment,
  • Antonym: enchanted, encourage
  • Usage: We live in a time of great disenchantment with elected officials.

UNSCATHED (adjective) : अक्षत

  • Meaning: without suffering any injury, damage, or harm.
  • अर्थ: बिना किसी चोट, क्षति या नुकसान के।
  • Synonyms: intact, safe, unscarred, secure.
  • Antonyms: hurt, injured, harmed, wounded.
  • Usage: It was strange how the fire destroyed most of the city but left the church unscathed.

TACIT (adjective) : निहित

  • Meaning: understood or implied without being stated.
  • अर्थ: बिना बताए समझे या निहित।
  • Synonyms: implicit, inferred, insinuated, unspoken.
  • Antonyms: blatant, evident, manifest, explicit.
  • Usage: In my business, all that is needed for a tacit understanding is a handshake between men.

DENIZEN (noun) : निवासी

  • Meaning: a person, animal, or plant that lives or is found in a particular place.
  • अर्थ: एक व्यक्ति, जानवर, या पौधे जो रहते हैं या किसी विशेष स्थान पर पाए जाते हैं।
  • Synonyms: inhabitant, occupant, resident, tenant.
  • Antonyms: visitor, emigrant, evacuee, expatriate.
  • Usage: The author of Atlanta’s latest guidebook is a longtime denizen of the city who knows all the best places to visit.

RESORT(verb) : प्रयोग करना

  • Meaning: turn to and adopt (a course of action, especially an extreme or undesirable one) so as to resolve a difficult situation.
  • अर्थ: एक कठिन परिस्थिति को हल करने के लिए (कार्रवाई का एक कोर्स, विशेष रूप से एक चरम या अवांछनीय) बारी और अपनाने के लिए।
  • Synonyms: expedient, recourse, makeshift, substitute.
  • Antonyms: abstain, dodge, halt, shun.
  • Usage: Excluded from parliament by the fatal error of his youth, he was compelled to resort to indirect means of working out his plans by influencing public men.

OVERTURE (noun) : सन्धि प्रस्ताव

  • Meaning: an introduction to something more substantial.
  • अर्थ: कुछ अधिक पर्याप्त के लिए एक परिचय।
  • Synonyms: prelude, introduction, opening, voluntary.
  • Antonyms: conclusion, epilogue, aftermath, coda.
  • Usage: He spent more time with the orchestra, with the overture in the beginning of the show than the whole block of the show.

HEFT (verb) : वज़न

  • Meaning: lift or carry (something heavy).
  • अर्थ: लिफ्ट या कैरी (कुछ भारी)।
  • Synonyms: lift, heave, hoist, haul.
  • Antonyms: lower, drop, fix, dodge.
  • Usage: Reluctantly, she hefted herself up and picked up the phone.


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