The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 2 August 2021 (Improve Your Vocabulary)


The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 2 August 2021

PERCOLATE (verb) : फैलना

  • Meaning: Spread gradually through an area or group of people.
  • अर्थ: किसी क्षेत्र या लोगों के समूह के माध्यम से धीरे-धीरे फैलें।
  • Synonyms: disseminated, filter, pass, spread.
  • Antonyms: flood, pour, gush, surge.
  • Usage: I hope to visit some of these ideas that are now percolating with regard to the worship experiences of today.

INHIBITION (noun) : निषेध

  • Meaning: the act of stopping or slowing down a process.
  • अर्थ: किसी प्रक्रिया को रोकने या धीमा करने का कार्य।
  • Synonyms: hindrance, obstruction, impediment, suppression.
  • Antonyms: impetus, incentive, aid, assistance.
  • Usage: In spite of a history of work inhibition, these students frequently have good academic knowledge and skills.

SWINDLE (Verb): ठगी

  • Meaning: obtain (money) fraudulently.
  • अर्थ: धोखे से (धन) प्राप्त करना।
  • Synonyms: bilk, con, deceive, defraud, fleece
  • Antonyms: help, give
  • Example: You have to be careful when buying products on the internet, as some sellers may try to swindle you into paying more money than the product is worth.

SCURRY (verb) : घबरा कर चलना

  • Meaning: (of a person or small animal) move hurriedly with short quick steps.
  • अर्थ: (किसी व्यक्ति या छोटे जानवर का) जल्दी-जल्दी कम कदमों से चलते हैं।
  • Synonyms: scamper, scuttle, dash, rush.
  • Antonyms: amble, stroll, crawl, saunter.
  • Usage: We have come to see the tornado in all of its glory, not the ant-like humans that scurry about in its path.

SCEPTICAL (Adjective) : उलझन

  • Meaning: not easily convinced; having doubts or reservations.
  • अर्थ: आसानी से आश्वस्त नहीं; संदेह या आरक्षण होना।
  • Synonyms: dubious, doubtful, unconvinced
  • Antonyms: certain, convinced, optimistic
  • Example: it’s good to be skeptical about what you see on TV.

LOGJAM (noun) : गतिरोध

  • Meaning: something that blocks the ability to do other things.
  • अर्थ: कुछ ऐसा जो अन्य चीजों को करने की क्षमता को अवरुद्ध करता है।
  • Synonyms: deadlock, lag, quagmire, stagnation.
  • Antonyms: expedition, assistance, aid, advance.
  • Usage: We have a lot of hope that we can use this bill to break the logjam and move forward on Social Security.

GULLIBLE(Adjective) : आसानी से धोखा खानेवाला

  • Meaning:easily deceived or tricked
  • अर्थ: आसानी से धोखा या छल
  • Synonyms:foolish, credulous
  • Antonyms:wise, astute
  • Usage:There are any number of miracle cures on the market for people gullible enough to buy them.

ALACRITY (noun) : तत्परता

  • Meaning: brisk and cheerful readiness.
  • अर्थ: तेज और हंसमुख तत्परता।
  • Synonyms: eagerness, willingness, readiness; enthusiasm.
  • Antonyms: apathy, dullness, lethargy, hesitation.
  • Usage: He solved the puzzles with alacrity and in no time.

INEXORABLE (Adjective) : निष्ठुर

  • Meaning: impossible to stop or prevent.
  • अर्थ: रोकना या रोकना असंभव है।
  • Synonyms: relentless, unstoppable, unavoidable, inescapable
  • Antonyms: kind, merciful, sympathetic
  • Usage: The inexorable truth is that Shelley is going to die within six months because she has cancer.

FLEDGLING(Noun) : अनुभवहीन मनुष्य

  • Meaning: a person or organization that is immature, inexperienced, or underdeveloped.
  • अर्थ: एक व्यक्ति या संगठन जो अपरिपक्व, अनुभवहीन या अविकसित है।
  • Synonyms: emerging, dawning, beginning; developing
  • Antonyms: declining, mature
  • Usage: One of these was a fledgling author by the name of Ayn Rand.


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