The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 22 June 2022 (Improve Your Vocabulary


The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 22 June 2022

Dastardly (adjective) : नीच

  • Meaning:- wicked and cruel.
  • अर्थ: – दुष्ट और क्रूर।
  • Synonyms:- contemptible, cowardly
  • Antonyms:- honorable, respectable, worthy

Convoy (noun) : रक्षक दल

  • Meaning:- (of a warship or armed troops) accompany (a group of ships or vehicles) for protection.
  • अर्थ: – (एक युद्धपोत या सशस्त्र सैनिकों के) सुरक्षा के लिए (जहाजों या वाहनों का एक समूह) साथ होते हैं।
  • Synonyms:- attendance, attendant, companion
  • Example:- The second attack on the Scandinavian convoy occurred on 12th December.

Minutiae (noun) : सूक्ष्म विचार

  • Meaning:- the small, precise, or trivial details of something.
  • अर्थ: – किसी चीज का छोटा, सटीक या तुच्छ विवरण।
  • Synonyms:- trivia, incidental
  • Example:- But it is unnecessary to trace these studies in all their minutiae.

Painstaking (adjective) : मेहनती

  • Meaning:- done with or employing great care and thoroughness.
  • अर्थ: –  बड़ी सावधानी और निष्ठा से काम लिया या किया।
  • Synonyms:- careful, conscientious, diligent
  • Antonyms:- careless, lazy
  • Example:- No science or painstaking can make up for his not doing this.

Perpetrators (noun) : अपराधी

  • Meaning:- a person who carries out a harmful, illegal, or immoral act.
  • अर्थ: –  जो व्यक्ति हानिकारक, अवैध या अनैतिक कार्य करता है।
  • Synonyms:- criminal, executioner
  • Example:- His sole ambition just now was to fix the crime definitely on the perpetrator.

Handlers (noun) : संचालक

  • Meaning:- a person who trains or manages another person.
  • अर्थ: –  वह व्यक्ति जो किसी अन्य व्यक्ति को प्रशिक्षित या प्रबंधित करता है।
  • Synonyms:- administrator, boss
  • Antonyms:- employee, worker
  • Example:- He was already beginning to show his natural fitness as a handler of weapons.

Reconnaissance (noun) : सैनिक परीक्षण

  • Meaning:- military observation of a region to locate an enemy or ascertain strategic features.
  • अर्थ: –  शत्रु का पता लगाने या सामरिक विशेषताओं का पता लगाने के लिए किसी क्षेत्र का सैन्य अवलोकन।
  • Synonyms:- exploration, surveillance
  • Example:- It was already dusk when we returned from the reconnaissance.

Indoctrination (noun) : समझाना

  • Meaning:- the process of teaching a person or group to accept a set of beliefs uncritically.
  • अर्थ: –  किसी व्यक्ति या समूह को अनायास ही मान्यताओं के एक समूह को सिखाने की प्रक्रिया।
  • Synonyms:- persuasion, brainwashing, instruction
  • Example:- The period of indoctrination varies in length with the individuals.

Battered (adjective) : चकनाचूर

  • Meaning:- (of a thing) damaged by age and repeated use.
  • अर्थ: – एक सैन्य हमले की वापसी की कार्रवाई; जवाबी हमला।
  • Synonyms:- bash, beat, bruise
  • Antonyms:- aid, assist, build
  • Example:- He looked round him for the battered article that served him for head-gear.

Retaliatory (noun) : प्रतिशोध

  • Meaning:- the action of returning a military attack; counter-attack.
  • अर्थ: – एक सैन्य हमले की वापसी की कार्रवाई; जवाबी हमला।
  • Synonyms:- disciplinary, penal, punishing
  • Antonyms:- beneficial, rewarding
  • Example:- It was the fear of retaliatory punishment that kept them aloof.

Deterioration (noun) : क्षय

  • Meaning:- the process of becoming progressively worse.
  • अर्थ: – उत्तरोत्तर बदतर बनने की प्रक्रिया।
  • Synonyms:- decline, degradation
  • Antonyms:- increase, ascent
  • Example:- The strong, pure heart had undergone a change, but not a deterioration.
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