The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 18 October 2021 (Improve Your Vocabulary)

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 18 October 2021

DAMNING (adjective) : घातक

  • Meaning: (of a circumstance or piece of evidence) strongly suggesting guilt or error.
  • अर्थ: (किसी परिस्थिति या साक्ष्य के टुकड़े) दृढ़ता से अपराधबोध या त्रुटि का सुझाव देना।
  • Synonyms: incriminating, derogatory, catastrophic, destructive.
  • Antonyms: auspicious, encouraging, optimistic, propitious.
  • Usage: She waved back, wondering how the most damning of them all was also the only who seemed anywhere able to feel sympathy.

TELLTALE (adjective) : साफ दिखाई देने वाले

  • Meaning: revealing, indicating, or betraying something.
  • अर्थ: किसी बात का खुलासा करना, संकेत देना या विश्वासघात करना।
  • Synonyms: denotative, indicative, reflective, signifying.
  • Antonyms: cheeseparing, uninformative, unaired, secretive.
  • Usage: Her nasty tone was a telltale sign of her irritation, even though she didn’t say anything particularly mean.

SKIRMISH (noun) : झड़प

  • Meaning: a brief clash between enemies or rivals.
  • अर्थ: दुश्मनों या प्रतिद्वंद्वियों के बीच एक संक्षिप्त टकराव।
  • Synonyms: conflict, quarrel, fray, hassle.
  • Antonyms: concord, agreement, harmony, truce.
  • Usage: Right before the game’s results were announced, the fans got into a skirmish over whose team was the greatest.

VANTAGE (noun)  : सहूलियत

  • Meaning: a position giving a strategic advantage, commanding perspective, or comprehensive view.
  • अर्थ: एक रणनीतिक लाभ, दृष्टिकोण, या व्यापक दृष्टिकोण देने वाली स्थिति।
  • Synonyms: advantage, edge, high ground, upper hand.
  • Antonyms: disadvantage, drawback, liability, penalty.
  • Usage: The observatory deck is a great vantage point for viewing Manhattan.

EMBROIL (verb) : उलझाना

  • Meaning: to involve in conflict or difficulties
  • अर्थ: संघर्ष या कठिनाइयों में शामिल होना
  • Synonyms: enmesh, ensnare, ensnarl, entangle. Antonyms: emancipate, liberate, acclimate, relieve.
  • Example: The politician’s racist comments embroiled him in a great deal of controversy.

Quagmire: (noun) नाज़ुक हालत

  • Meaning: a difficult, puzzling, or embarrassing situation from which there is no easy escape
  • अर्थ: एक कठिन, कठिन, या शर्मनाक स्थिति, जिसमें से कोई आसान बच नहीं है
  • Synonyms: bind,corner, dilemma, fix, hole, impasse, jam, mire, pickle, predicament, spot
  • Antonyms: advantage, solution, agreement, contentment
  • Usage: He’s caught in a quagmire of debt.

Subtler: (adjective) जटिल

  • Meaning: clever at attaining one’s ends by indirect and often deceptive means
  • अर्थ: अप्रत्यक्ष और अक्सर भ्रामक साधनों द्वारा एक के सिरों को प्राप्त करने में चतुर
  • Synonyms: artful, beguiling, cagey, crafty, cunning, cute, designing, devious, foxy, guileful, scheming, shrewd, slick, sly, tricky, wily
  • Antonyms: artless, guileless, ingenuous, innocent
  • Usage: There have been many subtler, more original and more systematic thinkers about the conditions of the social union.

Proffer: (verb) निवेदन करना

  • Meaning: to put before another for acceptance or consideration
  • अर्थ: स्वीकृति या विचार के लिए दूसरे के सामने रखना
  • Synonyms: extend, offer, tender, propose, give in, submit.
  • Antonyms: decline, deny, disallow, disapprove, negative, reject.
  • Usage: It is the ultimate manifestation of the marketplace of ideas; the more people who proffer their ideas to the world, the better the outcome will be for us all.

Hoary: (adjective) वयोवृद्ध

  • Meaning: dating or surviving from the distant past
  • अर्थ: दूर के अतीत से डेटिंग या जीवित रहना
  • Synonyms: age-old, aged, ancient, antediluvian, antique, dateless, hoar, immemorial, old, venerable
  • Antonyms: modern, new, recent

CONCOMITANT (adjective) सहगामी

  • Meaning: naturally  accompanying or associated.
  • अर्थ: स्वाभाविक रूप से साथ या जुड़ा हुआ।
  • Synonyms: attendant, collateral, linked, accessory, auxiliary.
  • Antonyms: unassociated, unconnected, unrelated, indifferent, unbound.
  • Usage: That it is apparently devoid of psychical concomitant need not imply that the impressions concerned in it are crude and in elaborate.

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