The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 14 June 2022 (Improve Your Vocabulary


The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 14 June 2022

DELVE (Verb) : उलट-पुलट कर ढूंढ़ना

  • Meaning: research or make painstaking inquiries into something.
  • अर्थ: किसी चीज में शोध या श्रमसाध्य पूछताछ करना।
  • Synonyms: investigate, probe, examine, explore
  • Antonyms: ignore, neglect
  • Example: Because she was planning a trip, the woman began to delve into a search for plane tickets.

POCOCURANTE (adjective) : उदासीन

  • Meaning: indifferent or unconcerned.
  • अर्थ: उदासीन या असंबद्ध।
  • Synonyms: apathetic, listless, insouciant, nonchalant.
  • Antonyms: overprotective, prudent, absorbed, concerned.
  • Usage: Since the boy didn’t plan on doing his homework anyway, the pococurante look on his face did not change when the teacher assigned the 10-page essay.

FRAY (verb) : झगड कर तय करना

  • Meaning: (of a person’s nerves or temper) show the effects of strain.
  • अर्थ: (किसी व्यक्ति की नसों या स्वभाव) में खिंचाव के प्रभाव दिखाई देते हैं।
  • Synonyms: irritated, edgy, stressed, fraught.
  • Antonyms: agreement, tranquility, calm, harmony.
  • Usage: She wrote a few days ago that she considered quitting her job as a columnist after six months because her nerves got frayed.

PLUNK(verb) : लापरवाही से नीचे रखना

  • Meaning: to put something down heavily and carelessly
  • अर्थ: किसी चीज को भारी और लापरवाही से नीचे गिराना
  • Synonyms: drop, dump
  • Antonyms: glob, incline
  • Example: After a long day at work, the exhausted mechanic plunked himself down on the couch and began flipping through the channels.

DEMEAN : नीचा दिखाना

  • Meaning: cause a severe loss in the dignity of and respect for (someone or something).
  • अर्थ: (किसी या किसी चीज़) के लिए और सम्मान की गरिमा में भारी नुकसान होता है।
  • Synonyms: degrading, humiliating, inglorious, abject
  • Antonyms: admire, elevate, honor, laud
  • Example: We should not demean any profession.

Eventful : घटने वाला

  • Meaning: marked by interesting or exciting events.
  • अर्थ: दिलचस्प या रोमांचक घटनाओं द्वारा चिह्नित।
  • Synonyms: momentous, memorable, significant, noteworthy
  • Antonyms: uneventful, dull, insignificant, trivial
  • Usage in a Sentence: It was an extremely eventful period in American history.

Lackadaisical (adjective) : आधे-अधूरे

  • Meaning: lacking enthusiasm and determination; carelessly lazy.
  • अर्थ: उत्साह और दृढ़ संकल्प की कमी; लापरवाही से आलसी।
  • Synonym: unenthusiastic, half-hearted, uninterested, lukewarm.
  • Antonym: enthusiastic, excited, energetic, active
  • Sentence: Mary is so lackadaisical she will not get out of bed most mornings.

Retaliation : प्रतिशोध

  • Meaning: the action of returning a military attack; counter-attack.
  • अर्थ: एक सैन्य हमले की वापसी की कार्रवाई; जवाबी हमला।
  • Synonyms: revenge, vengeance, reprisal
  • Antonyms: mercy, forgiveness, acceptance
  • Usage in a sentence: He, in retaliation, has launched against them the most concentrated onslaughts that he has been able to devise.

Tipping point : क्रांतिकारी परिवर्तन

  • Meaning:the point at which a series of small changes or incidents becomes significant enough to cause a larger, more important change.
  • अर्थ: वह बिंदु जिस पर किसी बड़े, अधिक महत्वपूर्ण परिवर्तन के कारण छोटे परिवर्तन या घटनाओं की श्रृंखला महत्वपूर्ण हो जाती है।
  • Synonyms: game changer, turning point, critical moment
  • Usage in a Sentence: There are two prevailing theories for what might happen past the Amazon’s tipping point.

Proselytize : फुसलाना

  • Meaning: To attempt to convert someone to one’s own religious faith
  • अर्थ: किसी को अपने धार्मिक विश्वास में बदलने का प्रयास करना
  • Synonyms: propagandist, campaigner, crusader
  • Antonyms: nonpartisan, decode, stay, dissuade
  • Usage in a Sentence: The efforts of early missionaries to proselytize the Native Americans of Minnesota were largely unproductive.

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