The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 24 August 2021 (Improve Your Vocabulary)

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 24 August 2021

Axiomatic(Adjective) : स्वयं स्पष्ट
Meaning: self-evident or unquestionable.
अर्थ: स्वयं स्पष्ट या निर्विवाद।
Synonym: Understood, Given, Granted, self-evident
Antonym: Misunderstood, uncertain
Usage: The arithmetic principles are axiomatic in nature.

Ephemeral(Adjective): अल्पकालिक
Meaning: Lasting for short time
अर्थ: कम समय तक रहना
Synonyms: Temporary, Short-lived, transient.
Antonyms: long-lived, enduring, everlasting, eternal, perpetual.
Usage: time is ephemeral so don’t waste it.

Altruist (Noun) : परोपकार के सिद्धन्त का
Meaning: who make charitable donations
अर्थ: जो धर्मार्थ दान करते हैं
Synonyms: beneficent, benevolent, charitable, humanitarian, philanthropist, generous
Antonyms: self-centered, self-concerned, selfish.
Usage: Animals can have more altruistic behavior than humans.

Mundane (Adjective) : सांसारिक
Meaning: Found in the ordinary course of events
अर्थ: घटनाओं के साधारण पाठ्यक्रम में मिला
Synonyms: dime, stale, sober, humdrum, day-to-day
Antonyms: unusual, Exciting, extraordinary.
Usage: The list included many mundane, routine tasks.

MELLOW (adjective) : मधुर
Meaning: (especially of a sound, flavor, or color) pleasantly smooth or soft; free from harshness.
अर्थ: (विशेषकर ध्वनि, स्वाद, या रंग) सुखद रूप से चिकना या नरम; कठोरता से मुक्त।
Synonyms: dulcet, euphonious, melodious, mellifluous, mellifluent.
Antonyms: rugged, abrading, gruff, abrasive, harsh.
Usage: His mellow voice and his qualitative speech made everyone applaud him.

SMUG (adjective) : अहंभाव
Meaning: having or showing an excessive pride in oneself or one’s achievements.
अर्थ: स्वयं या किसी की उपलब्धियों में अत्यधिक अभिमान होना या दिखाना।
Synonyms: bighead, complacency, egotism, vainglory.
Antonyms: diffidence, bashfulness, demureness, shyness.
Usage: Because Rocky had a smug attitude during his meeting with the principal, he projected the image he was proud of his misdeeds.

Jeer (noun) : मज़ाक उड़ाना
Meaning: a rude and mocking remark.
अर्थ: एक असभ्य और नकली टिप्पणी।
Synonyms: hoot, ridicule, scoff, taunt
Antonyms: compliment, praise, flatter
Usage: Virat Kohli asked the crowd not to jeer Steve Smith.

Agony(noun) : व्यथा
Meaning: extreme physical or mental suffering.
अर्थ: अत्यधिक शारीरिक या मानसिक पीड़ा
Synonym: pain, hurt, suffering
Antonym: Heaven, paradise
Usage: For the patient, the mere act of blinking was agony.

STUPEFY (Verb) : मूर्ख बनाना
Meaning: to shock someone; stun
अर्थ: किसी को झटका देना; अचेत
Synonyms: astound, benumb
Antonyms: enliven, calm
Usage: The people exclaim in horror and are stupefied with fear.

CONSTERNATION (Noun) : आतंक
Meaning: a feeling of anxiety or dismay, typically at something unexpected.
अर्थ: आम तौर पर कुछ अप्रत्याशित पर चिंता या निराशा की भावना।
Synonyms: perturbation, anxiety, distress, disquiet,
Antonyms: satisfaction
Usage: I sleep in consternation not knowing where my keys are.

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