The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 18 February 2022 (Improve Your Vocabulary)


The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 18 February 2022

UNSCATHED (adjective) : सुरक्षित

  • 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.
  • Example: It was strange how the fire destroyed most of the city but left the church unscathed.

PECULIAR(Adjective) : अजीब

  • Meaning: strange, bizarre
  • अर्थ: विचित्र
  • Synonyms: distinct, unique
  • Antonyms: similar, usual
  • Example: Upon entering the abandoned house, Kate experienced a peculiar feeling, as if someone was watching her.
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INCONCEIVABLE(adjective) : समझ से बाहर

  • Meaning: not capable of being imagined or grasped mentally; unbelievable.
  • अर्थ: मानसिक रूप से कल्पना करने या समझ पाने में सक्षम नहीं; अविश्वसनीय।
  • Synonyms: implausible, improbable, incredible, incogitable.
  • Antonyms: plausible, reasonable, tenable, conceivable.
  • Example: When I looked at my outrageous hospital bill, I blinked at the inconceivable amount.

COUNTERACT(Verb) : प्रतिक्रिया

  • Meaning: to work in opposition to
  • अर्थ: विरोध में काम करना
  • Synonyms: halt, negate
  • Antonyms: allow, aid
  • Example: This ingredient seems to counteract the other ones.

PRAGMATISM (noun) : व्यवहारवाद

  • Meaning: the quality of dealing with a problem in a sensible way that suits the conditions that really exist, rather than following fixed theories, ideas, or rules.
  • अर्थ: एक समस्या से निपटने की गुणवत्ता एक समझदार तरीके से जो उन परिस्थितियों के अनुकूल है जो वास्तव में मौजूद सिद्धांतों, विचारों या नियमों का पालन करने के बजाय मौजूद हैं।
  • Synonyms: prudence, expediency, sensibleness, practicality.
  • Antonyms: idealism, inappropriateness, impracticality, timidity.
  • Example: The bumper payday was partly a result of pragmatism and caution rather than grand design.

METTLE(Noun) : उत्साह

  • Meaning: a person’s ability to cope well with difficulties; spirit and resilience.
  • अर्थ: किसी व्यक्ति की कठिनाइयों का सामना करने की क्षमता; आत्मा और लचीलापन।
  • Synonyms: fortitude, tenacity, spirit, valor
  • Antonyms: cowardice, timidity, weakness
  • Example: To prove his mettle and show that he was daring enough to join the club, Timmy had to spend an hour alone in the haunted house on the hill.

PARRY(Verb) : बचाव

  • Meaning: answer (a question or accusation) evasively.
  • अर्थ: उत्तर (एक प्रश्न या आरोप) स्पष्ट रूप से।
  • Synonyms: evade, sidestep, avoid, dodge
  • Antonyms: attract, allow, confront, encounter
  • Example: Before Mary walked away, she tried to parry Ann’s insult with one of her own.

REFUTE(Verb) : खंडन

  • Meaning: to prove to be untrue, unfounded, or incorrect
  • अर्थ: असत्य, निराधार या गलत साबित होने के लिए
  • Synonyms: counter, expose
  • Antonyms: agree, aid
  • Example: The student refuted the professor’s claim in class.

NOTION(noun) : धारणा

  • Meaning: a conception of or belief about something.
  • अर्थ: किसी चीज के बारे में धारणा या धारणा।
  • Synonyms: approach, perception, impression, conception.
  • Antonyms: concrete, reality, ignorance, misunderstanding.
  • Example: When the girl saw how much her friends liked her sugar cookies, she had the notion to open an online bakery.

SUPINE (adjective) : लापरवाह

  • Meaning: failing to act or protest as a result of moral weakness or indolence.
  • अर्थ: नैतिक कमजोरी या अकर्मण्यता के परिणामस्वरूप कार्य करने या विरोध करने में विफल।
  • Synonyms: spineless, pliant, submissive, inactive.
  • Antonyms: proactive, fecund, vivacious, tenacious.
  • Example: My brother-in-law is a lazy fellow who will sleep with his head up in a supine position all day long.

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