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

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 16 October 2021

DISTRATE (adjective) : असावधान

  • Meaning: distracted or absent-minded.
  • अर्थ: विचलित या अनुपस्थित-चित्त।
  • Synonyms: forgetful, inattentive, oblivious, heedless.
  • Antonyms: alert, attentive, focused, unperturbed.
  • Usage: He grew more and more distrait as hours passed without confirmation that there were survivors of the plane crash.

RIPOSTE (noun) : प्रतिकार करना

  • Meaning: a quick, clever reply to an insult or criticism.
  • अर्थ: अपमान या आलोचना का त्वरित, चतुर जवाब।
  • Synonyms: retort, retaliation, repartee, quip.
  • Antonyms: request, query, bidding, catechize.
  • Usage: A riposte to that argument was provided by Sea Containers, the shipping group headed by James Sherwood.

FARRAGO (noun) : गड़बड़झाला

  • Meaning: a confused mixture.
  • अर्थ: एक उलझन भरा मिश्रण।
  • Synonyms: mishmash, hodgepodge, clutter, turmoil.
  • Antonyms: constituent, ravel, sequence, categorization.
  • Usage: The present gun law is a farrago of nonsense as most of it is unenforceable.

Premonition (NOUN) : पूर्व-सूचना

  • Meaning: a strong feeling that something is about to happen, especially something unpleasant.
  • अर्थ: एक मजबूत भावना जो कुछ होने वाली है, विशेष रूप से कुछ अप्रिय।
  • Synonym: foreboding, presage, presentiment, prognostication, insight, intuition
  • Usage: He had a premonition of imminent disaster.

Wanton(Adjective) : प्रचंड

  • Meaning: (of a cruel or violent action) deliberate and unprovoked
  • अर्थ: (एक क्रूर या हिंसक कार्रवाई के लिए) जानबूझकर और अकारण
  • Synonym: bawdy, nasty, obscene, deliberate, malicious,
  • Antonym: clean, decent, acceptable, agreeable, desirable, pleasant, pleasing
  • Usage: The man is probably going to get the death penalty for his wanton killing of six school children.

Arraign (VERB) : कलंक लगाना

  • Meaning: to call (a defendant) before a court to answer to an indictment
  • अर्थ: अभियोग का जवाब देने के लिए अदालत के समक्ष (प्रतिवादी) को बुलाना
  • Synonym: appeal, book, cite, summon, accuse, charge, criminate
  • Antonym: advocate, champion, defend, excuse, forgive, justify
  • Usage: They wanted to arraign the thief for stealing cars on the same day he was arrested.

Humdrum(Adjective) : नीरस

  • Meaning: Lacking excitement or variety
  • अर्थ: उत्साह में कमी या विविधता
  • Synonym: Dull, boring, monotonous
  • Antonym: Remarkable, exciting
  • Usage: No matter how humdrum is your life without a job, once you get it things will go fine.

Axiomatic(Adjective) : सिद्ध

  • Meaning: self-evident or unquestionable.
  • अर्थ: स्वयं स्पष्ट या निर्विवाद।
  • Synonym: Understood, Given, Granted, self-evident
  • Antonym: Misunderstood, uncertain
  • Usage: The arithmetic principles are axiomatic in nature.

Connivance(Noun) : मिलीभगत
Meaning: Secretly involved in immoral or illegal activity.अर्थ: अनैतिक या अवैध गतिविधि में गुप्त रूप से शामिल।Synonym: Involvement, assistance, conspiracy, intrigueAntonym: Disapprobation, rejection, dislike

Usage: With the connivance of the government, the Indian army planned a surgical strike.


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