The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 17 November 2021 (Improve Your Vocabulary)


The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 17 November 2021

PIQUE(Noun): मनमुटाव

  • Meaning:a feeling of anger, especially caused by someone damaging your feeling of being proud of yourself
  • अर्थ: क्रोध की भावना, विशेष रूप से किसी के द्वारा अपने आप पर गर्व करने की भावना को नुकसान पहुंचाने के कारण
  • Synonyms: annoyance, displeasure
  • Antonyms: delight, happiness
  • Example:He stormed from the room in a fit of pique, shouting that he had been misunderstood.

DURESS (noun): अवरोध

  • Meaning: threats, violence, constraints, or other action used to coerce someone into doing something against their will or better judgment.
  • अर्थ: धमकी, हिंसा, अड़चन या अन्य कार्रवाई किसी को अपनी इच्छा या बेहतर निर्णय के खिलाफ कुछ करने में मजबूर करती है।
  • Synonyms: coercion, compulsion, pressurization, enforcement.
  • Antonyms: agreement, approval, consent, persuasion.
  • Example: I think Harry was under duress when she signed the agreement; he never would have voluntarily accepted those conditions.

PAGAN (noun) : धर्मत्यागी

  • Meaning: an individual who doesn’t follow one of the world’s main religions.
  • अर्थ: एक व्यक्ति जो दुनिया के मुख्य धर्मों में से एक का पालन नहीं करता है।
  • Synonyms: heathen, agnostic, heretic, apostate.
  • Antonyms: religious, devout, monotheistic, believer.
  • Example: Because Todd is a pagan, he refuses to practice any of the major religions.

BUOYED(verb) : बढ़ावा देना

  • Meaning: to sustain or encourage (often followed by up)
  • अर्थ: बनाए रखने या प्रोत्साहित करने के लिए
  • Synonyms: bolster, boost
  • Antonyms: depress, deplete
  • Usage: Her courage was buoyed by the doctor’s assurances.

DYNAMISM  (noun) : गतिशीलता

  • Meaning: the fact of two or more events or circumstances happening or existing at the same time.
  • अर्थ: एक ही समय में होने वाली या विद्यमान दो या अधिक घटनाओं या परिस्थितियों का तथ्य।
  • Synonym: beans, bounce, brio, dash, drive, energy, Esprit
  • Antonym: lethargy, listlessness, sluggishness, torpidity
  • Usage: Voters were attracted to the young challenger’s dynamism, charisma, and progressive ideas.

Nibbled(verb) : मुंह मारना

  • Meaning: take small bites out of.
  • अर्थ: दांत से काटना
  • Synonym: pick, gnaw
  • Antonym: stiff, clumsy, lumbering
  • Usage: He nibbled a piece of bread while drawing a picture.

Atypical(adjective) : असामान्य

  • Meaning: not representative of a type, group, or class.
  • अर्थ: एक प्रकार, समूह या वर्ग का प्रतिनिधि नहीं।
  • Synonym: unusual, untypical,
  • Antonym: typical
  • Usage: The economy of the province was atypical because it was particularly small.

PENCHANT (Noun) : लगन

  • Meaning: a strong or habitual liking for something or tendency to do something.
  • अर्थ: किसी चीज के लिए मजबूत या अभ्यस्त पसंद या कुछ करने की प्रवृत्ति।
  • Synonyms: liking, fondness, preference, taste, relish,
  • Antonyms: dislike, disinclination
  • Example: Juliet, a music major, had a penchant for playing the piano.

STRADDLE (Verb) : पैर फैलाकर बैठना

  • Meaning: sit or stand with one leg on either side of.
  • अर्थ: बैठ जाओ।
  • Synonyms: bestride, hedge
  • Example: In order to climb the fence, she needed to carefully straddle the structure.

OBFUSCATION(Noun) : उलझन

  • Meaning:the action of making something less clear and less easy to understand, especially intentionally
  • अर्थ: किसी चीज को कम स्पष्ट और समझने में आसान बनाने की क्रिया, विशेष रूप से जानबूझकर
  • Synonyms: bafflement, confusion
  • Antonyms: clarity
  • Example:She criticised the company’s deliberate obfuscation of its finances

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