The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 16 July 2021 (Improve Your Vocabulary)

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 16 July 2021
The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 16 July 2021

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 16 July 2021

SECLUSION (Noun) तनहाई

  • Meaning: the state of being alone, away from other people
  • अर्थ: अकेले रहने की अवस्था, अन्य लोगों से दूर
  • Synonyms: remoteness, aloneness
  • Antonyms: open, public
  • Example: In some societies women are kept in seclusion, so that they are hardly ever seen in public.

INVIGORATE  ऊर्जावान

  • Meaning: to make someone feel fresher, healthier, and more energetic
  • अर्थ: किसी को तरोताजा, स्वस्थ और अधिक ऊर्जावान महसूस कराना
  • Synonyms: energize, rejuvenate
  • Antonyms: bore, dull
  • Example: His overarching argument, forcefully and uncompromisingly presented, is original, challenging, invigorating.

MANOEUVRE (noun)  कुशलता

  • Meaning: a carefully planned or cunning scheme or action.
  • अर्थ: सावधानीपूर्वक योजना या चालाक योजना या कार्रवाई।
  • Synonyms: stratagem, tactic, gambit, ploy.
  • Antonyms: innocence, candor, simplicity, incapacity.
  • Example: A reasonable bridge building effort between activists and experts on both sides to try to address the issues through tactical maneuvers might be useful.

STERN (adjective)  कठोर

  • Meaning: (of a person or their manner) serious and unrelenting, especially in the assertion of authority and exercise of discipline.
  • अर्थ: (किसी व्यक्ति या उनके तरीके से) गंभीर और अविश्वसनीय, विशेष रूप से अधिकार और अनुशासन के अभ्यास में।
  • Synonyms: grave, sober, austere, frowning.
  • Antonyms: benign, gentle, mild, tender.
  • Example: All are stern judges and they expect others to be as serious about everything as they are.

PETULANT (adjective)  चिड़चिड़ा

  • Meaning: easily irritated or annoyed.
  • अर्थ: आसानी से चिढ़ या नाराज।
  • Synonyms: choleric, grouchy, grumpy, peevish.
  • Antonyms: affable, cordial, genial, gregarious.
  • Example: When the movie started, the petulant infant would not stop crying because of the loud noise.

STENTORIAN (adjective) बुलंद

  • Meaning: (of a person’s voice) loud and powerful.
  • अर्थ: (किसी व्यक्ति की आवाज़) ज़ोर से और शक्तिशाली।
  • Synonyms: blaring, clamorous, piercing, resounding.
  • Antonyms: peaceful, serene, soothing, tranquil.
  • Usage: When my father speaks in a stentorian voice, I know I’m in trouble.

Interdict (Noun) पाबंदी

  • Meaning: an authoritative prohibition, in particular
  • अर्थ: एक आधिकारिक निषेध, विशेष रूप से
  • Synonym: prohibition, ban, bar, veto, prescription,
  • Antonym: corroborate, support
  • Usage: Because I failed most of my classes last term, my parents will probably interdict me from working this semester.

Agony(noun) व्यथा

  • Meaning: extreme physical or mental suffering.
  • अर्थ: अत्यधिक शारीरिक या मानसिक पीड़ा
  • Synonym: pain, hurt, suffering
  • Antonym: Heaven, paradise
  • Usage: For the patient, the mere act of blinking was agony.

Quadrupled(verb) चार गुना

  • Meaning: increase or be increased fourfold.
  • अर्थ: चार गुना बढ़ जाना या बढ़ जाना।
  • Synonym: tetrad, quadrivial
  • Antonym: unsettled, unready
  • Usage: Since 1970 the number of inmates in American prisons has quadrupled.

Gob­smacked(adjective) चकित

  • Meaning: utterly astonished; astounded.
  • अर्थ: पूरी तरह से चकित; चकित।
  • Synonym: astonished, surprised
  • Antonym: unsurprised
  • Usage: She was gobsmacked when the limo pulled up outside her home in Tattershall, Toothill.

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