The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 22 April 2022 (Improve Your Vocabulary

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The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 22 April 2022

IRREFUTABLE(Adjective) : निर्विवाद

Meaning: Impossible to disapprove or deny.
अर्थ: अस्वीकृति या अस्वीकार करने के लिए असंभव।
Synonym: unquestionable, incontrovertible,
Antonym: unreliable
Usage: I had to admit her argument had an irrefutable logic to it.

DILAPIDATED(Adjective) : जीर्ण
अर्थ: टुकड़ों में या ख़त्म हो जाना
Meaning: Ailing to pieces or into disrepair
Synonym: tumbledown, ramshackle,
Antonym: smart, intact
Usage: The complex has been neglected and has become a dilapidated landmark in the city.

SPORADICALLY(Adverb) : शायद ही कभी
Meaning: Not regularly or constantly
अर्थ: अनियमित
Synonym: Rarely, seldom
Antonym: Frequently, usually
Usage: They’d Kept in touch over the years, sporadically trading greeting cards and pictures of the kids.

ATTUNE(Verb) : अनुकूल बनाना
Meaning: Bring into accord, harmony, or sympathetic relationship
अर्थ: समझौते, सद्भाव, या सहानुभूति संबंध में लाना
Synonym: adapt, acclimatize
Antonym: disharmonize
Usage: A new parent has to attune to a baby’s schedule and personality.

CONTRAPTION(Noun) : उपकरण
Meaning: A device or control that is very useful for a particular job.
अर्थ: एक उपकरण या नियंत्रण जो किसी विशेष कार्य के लिए बहुत उपयोगी है।
Synonym: gadget, apparatus
Antonym: Inconvenience, unavailability
Usage: The people wondered how the contraption worked.

DEMEANOR(Noun) : आचरण
Meaning: Behaviour towards others.
अर्थ: दूसरों के प्रति व्यवहार।
Synonym: attitude, appearance
Antonym: Propriety, proper
Usage: When playing poker, don’t let your demeanor give away how good your cards are.

FACULTATIVE(Adjective) : ऐच्छिक

Meaning: Left to one’s option or choice, Optional
अर्थ: वैकल्पिक
Synonym: Enabling
Antonym: Imposed, disabling
Usage: The last question in the examination was facultative

LACUNA(Noun) : मध्यान्तर
Meaning: An empty space where something is missing
अर्थ: एक खाली जगह जहां कुछ गायब है
Synonym: Break, Interval
Antonym: Continuity, closure
Usage: If you complain that there is a major lacuna in the bake sale, the lack of brownies is probably to blame.

MEED(noun) : पारितोषिक
Meaning: a much-deserved reward or honor
अर्थ: एक बहुत-योग्य पुरस्कार या सम्मान
Synonyms: atonement, compensation
Antonyms: disregard, penalty
Usage: The handyman is owed a meed for his work on the home but is yet to be paid.

LULL (Verb) : शांत करना
Meaning: make (someone) feel deceptively secure or confident.
अर्थ: (किसी को) भ्रामक रूप से सुरक्षित या आश्वस्त महसूस करना।
Synonyms: assuage, allay, ease, alleviate
Antonyms: aggravate
Usage: Rocking two and fro, the hammock was just what was needed to lull the exhausted man.

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