The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 23 October 2021 (Improve Your Vocabulary)

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 23 October 2021

Insouciant(Adjective) : चिंतामुक्त

  • Meaning: showing a casual lack of concern
  • अर्थ: चिंता का एक आकस्मिक अभाव दिखाना
  • Synonym: nonchalant, untroubled, unworried,
  • Antonym: anxious, concerned
  • Example: His insouciant handling of the oil spill in the Gulf is under fire from all sides.’

Lackadaisical(Adjective) : उदासीन

  • Meaning: lacking enthusiasm and determination; carelessly lazy.
  • अर्थ: उत्साह और दृढ़ संकल्प की कमी; लापरवाही से आलसी।
  • Synonym: lax, unenthusiastic, half-hearted, uninterested, lukewarm, indifferent,
  • Antonym: enthusiastic, excited
  • Example: The food was nice enough but the service was rather lackadaisical.

SKIRMISH (noun) : झड़प

  • Meaning: a brief clash between enemies or rivals.
  • अर्थ: दुश्मनों या प्रतिद्वंद्वियों के बीच एक संक्षिप्त टकराव।
  • Synonyms: conflict, quarrel, fray, hassle.
  • Antonyms: concord, agreement, harmony, truce.
  • Example: Right before the game’s results were announced, the fans got into a skirmish over whose team was the greatest.

RECALCITRANT (adjective) : आज्ञा न माननेवाला

  • Meaning: having an obstinately uncooperative attitude towards authority or discipline.
  • अर्थ: अधिकार या अनुशासन के प्रति उदासीन रवैया रखना।
  • Synonyms: indocile, insubordinate, defiant, wayward.
  • Antonyms: compliant, conformable, docile, tractable.
  • Example: The manager worried that the recalcitrant employee would try to undermine his authority.

WARY (adjective) : सावधान

  • Meaning: feeling or showing caution about possible dangers or problems.
  • अर्थ: संभावित खतरों या समस्याओं के बारे में सावधानी महसूस करना या दिखाना।
  • Synonyms: attentive, heedful, vigilant, observant.
  • Antonyms: careless, heedless, incautious, unguarded.
  • Example: Dogs which have been mistreated often remain very wary of strangers.

INHABITANT(Noun) : निवासी

  • Meaning: a person or animal that lives in a particular place
  • अर्थ: एक व्यक्ति या जानवर जो एक विशेष स्थान पर रहता है
  • Synonyms:residents, occupants
  • Antonyms:refugees, migrants
  • Example:The Aborigines are the native inhabitants of Australia.

OBDURATE(Adjective) : हठी

  • Meaning:stubbornly persistent in wrongdoing
  • अर्थ: अधर्म करने में हठ लगातार करना
  • Synonyms:callous, stubborn
  • Antonyms: humane, sensitive
  • Example:Union leaders remain obdurate that working conditions and pay improve.

SOPHISTRY(Noun) : सत्य का आभासMeaning:subtly deceptive reasoning or argumentationअर्थ: सूक्ष्म रूप से भ्रामक तर्क या तर्कSynonyms: casuistry, fallacyAntonyms: honesty, truthExample: Some complain soccer is a chintzy distraction from the sophistry of our ruling classes.
SPLURGE (verb) : शेख़ी

  • Meaning: to spend extravagantly or ostentatiously.
  • अर्थ: फालतू या आडंबरपूर्वक खर्च करना।
  • Synonyms: waste, squander, dissipate, disburse.
  • Antonyms: economize, conserve, preserve, retain.
  • Example: Should I splurge on the really nice camera or just buy one of the cheap models?

FABLED (adjective) : झूठा

  • Meaning: mythical; imaginary.
  • अर्थ: पौराणिक; काल्पनिक।
  • Synonyms: fictitious, hypothetical, apocryphal, allegorical.
  • Antonyms: authentic, existent, factual, confirmed.
  • Example: Long after the kingdoms of southern Arabia disappeared, the fabled riches of the region live on in the popular imagination.
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