The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 22 September 2021 (Improve Your Vocabulary)

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 22 September 2021

Invasive (adjective) : आक्रामक

  • Meaning: tending to spread very quickly and undesirably or harmfully.
  • अर्थ: बहुत जल्दी और अवांछनीय रूप से या हानिरहित रूप से फैलने की प्रवृत्ति।
  • Synonyms: nosy, interfering
  • Antonyms: defensive, inoffensive, palatable, lovable
  • Usage in a sentence: The samples tested in this series may not include a high proportion of health care staff involved in invasive procedures.

Detente (noun) : नरमी

  • Meaning: the easing of hostility or strained relations, especially between countries.
  • अर्थ: विशेष रूप से देशों के बीच शत्रुता या तनावपूर्ण संबंधों में ढील।
  • Synonyms: agreement, peace, amity, concord.
  • Antonyms: disruptive, antagonism, antipathy, hostility.
  • Usage in a sentence: The policy of detente was scrapped and the objective was increasingly to roll back the Soviet Union.

Contentious (adjective) : विवादास्पद

  • Meaning: causing or likely to cause an argument; controversial.
  • अर्थ: तर्क करने का कारण या संभावना; विवादास्पद।
  • Synonyms: disputable, debatable, moot, vexed.
  • Antonyms: agreeable, nonbelligerent, pacific, peaceful.
  • Usage in a sentence: This last piece of evidence is particularly contentious and likely to feature prominently in the appeal.

Ambiguous (Noun) : अस्पष्ट

  • Meaning: having an often intentionally veiled or uncertain meaning.|
  • अर्थ: अक्सर जानबूझकर घूमा हुआ या अनिश्चित अर्थ वाला |
  • Synonyms: arcane, cryptic, dark, deep, Delphic, double-edged, elliptical
  • Antonyms: abstruse, esoteric, recondite
  • Usage in a sentence: The exact reason for the change in plans is ambiguous, but I suspect it has something to do with money.

Proliferation (Noun) : तीव्र वृद्धि /फैलाव

  • Meaning: rapid increase in the number or amount of something.
  • अर्थ: किसी वस्तु की संख्या या राशि में तेजी से वृद्धि।
  • Synonyms: expansion, spread
  • Antonyms: stagnation
  • Usage in a sentence: Because of quick housing proliferation over the past few years, it’s much easier to find a dorm room at my college.

INCAPACITATED (adjective) : अक्षम

  • Meaning: deprived of strength or power; debilitated.
  • अर्थ: शक्ति या शक्ति से वंचित; दुर्बल।
  • Synonyms: crippled, decrepit, enfeebled, frail.
  • Antonyms: powerful, strong, sturdy, stout.
  • Usage: In states such as Ohio, West Virginia and Kentucky, “countless children are growing up with parents in jail, incapacitated or underground”.

RELIC (noun) : अवशेष

  • Meaning: a trace of some past or outmoded practice, custom, or belief.
  • अर्थ: कुछ अतीत या बहिर्मुखी अभ्यास, प्रथा, या विश्वास का एक निशान।
  • Synonyms: vestige, antique, artifact, residue.
  • Antonyms: modern, recent, latest, neoteric.
  • Usage: The piece of pottery was a relic of the past that evoked in me a feeling of nostalgia.

SHODDY (adjective) : तुच्छ

  • Meaning: badly made or done.
  • अर्थ: बुरी तरह बनाया या किया हुआ।
  • Synonyms: trashy, crude, junky, duff.
  • Antonyms: prestigious, reputed, elegant, upright.
  • Usage: Because of shoddy accounting practices, our firm is being audited.

PERJURY (Noun) : मिथ्या शपथ

  • Meaning: the offence of wilfully telling an untruth or making a misrepresentation under oath.
  • अर्थ: शपथ के तहत जानबूझकर असत्य बताने या गलत बयानी करने का अपराध।
  • Synonym: violation of an oath, giving false evidence/testimony, bearing false witness/testimony, forswearing oneself, making false statements, wilful falsehood
  • Usage: The mother who lied about her son’s whereabouts will soon face trial for perjury.

ADJUDICATE (Verb) : निर्णय करना

  • Meaning: to make an official decision about who is right in a dispute
  • अर्थ: किसी विवाद में कौन सही है, इस बारे में आधिकारिक निर्णय लेना
  • Synonym: adjudge, judge, arbitrate, decide, determine
  • Usage: You should never adjudicate a major decision when you are under the influence of alcohol.

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