The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 21 June 2022 (Improve Your Vocabulary


The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 21 June 2022

SKULK (verb) : छिपना

  • Meaning: to move about in a sly or secret manner.
  • अर्थ: धूर्त या गुप्त तरीके से आगे बढ़ना।
  • Synonyms: lurk, shirk, sneak, crawl.
  • Antonyms: hustle, hurry, run, race.
  • Usage: When the criminal surveyed the jewelry store, he tried to skulk around the neighborhood without being noticed.

REGNANT (adjective) : प्रबल होनेवाला

  • Meaning: reigning; ruling.
  • अर्थ: शासन करना; सत्तारूढ़।
  • Synonyms: dominant, prevalent, rife, rampant.
  • Antonyms: powerless, ineffectual, inadequate, ineffective.
  • Usage: After all, a queen regnant sits on the throne and the monarchy must be feeling pressure from its seemingly more progressive neighbors.

DISTRATE (adjective) : विचलित

  • Meaning: distracted or absent-minded.
  • अर्थ: विचलित या अनुपस्थित-दिमाग वाला।
  • 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) : जवाबी प्रहार

  • Meaning: a quick, clever reply to an insult or criticism.
  • अर्थ: अपमान या आलोचना का त्वरित, चतुर उत्तर।
  • 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.

BENIGNANT (adjective) : दयालु

  • Meaning: having or marked by sympathy and consideration for others.
  • अर्थ: दूसरों के लिए सहानुभूति और विचार करना या होना।
  • Synonyms: beneficent, benevolent, compassionate, softhearted.
  • Antonyms: atrocious, barbarous, callous, fiendish.
  • Usage: The queen had a benignant reputation and was loved for her caring treatment of others.

DISSEMBLE (verb) : ढोंग करना

  • Meaning: conceal or disguise one’s true feelings or beliefs.
  • अर्थ: किसी की सच्ची भावनाओं या विश्वासों को छिपाना या छिपाना।
  • Synonyms: deceive, feign, masquerade, disguise.
  • Antonyms: expose, unmask, unveil, exhibit.
  • Usage: The con man did his best to dissemble his real motives from the wealthy widow

NONPAREIL (adjective) : अतुल

  • Meaning: having no match or equal; unrivalled.
  • अर्थ: जिसका कोई मेल या समान न हो; बेजोड़।
  • Synonyms: incomparable, matchless, unrivalled, inimitable.
  • Antonyms: familiar, frequent, normal, ordinary.
  • Usage: The champions deserved the title because they were nonpareil all season and won every game.

STENTORIAN (adjective) : बुलंद

  • Meaning: (of a person’s voice) loud and powerful.
  • अर्थ: (किसी व्यक्ति की आवाज का) तेज और शक्तिशाली।
  • Synonyms: blaring, clamorous, piercing, resounding.
  • Antonyms: peaceful, serene, soothing, tranquil.
  • Usage: When my father speaks in a stentorian voice, I know I’m in trouble.

FARRAGO (noun) : गड़बड़झाला

  • Meaning: a confused mixture.
  • अर्थ: एक भ्रमित 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.

LENITY (noun) : उदारता

  • Meaning: kind, gentle, or compassionate treatment especially towards someone who is undeserving of it.
  • अर्थ: दयालु, सौम्य, या दयालु व्यवहार विशेष रूप से किसी ऐसे व्यक्ति के प्रति जो इसके योग्य नहीं है।
  • Synonyms: charity, clemency, forbearance, leniency.
  • Antonyms: ruthlessness, vengeance, vindictiveness, virulence.
  • Usage: This savage punishment was approved by the higher officers of the navy, who showed great lenity to men of their own rank.

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