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

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 24 July 2021

DAMNING (adjective) : घातक

  • Meaning: (of a circumstance or piece of evidence) strongly suggesting guilt or error.
  • अर्थ: (किसी परिस्थिति या साक्ष्य के टुकड़े) दृढ़ता से अपराधबोध या त्रुटि का सुझाव देना।
  • Synonyms: incriminating, derogatory, catastrophic, destructive.
  • Antonyms: auspicious, encouraging, optimistic, propitious.
  • Usage: She waved back, wondering how the most damning of them all was also the only who seemed anywhere able to feel sympathy.

TELLTALE (adjective) : साफ दिखाई देने वाले

  • Meaning: revealing, indicating, or betraying something.
  • अर्थ: किसी बात का खुलासा करना, संकेत देना या विश्वासघात करना।
  • Synonyms: denotative, indicative, reflective, signifying.
  • Antonyms: cheeseparing, uninformative, unaired, secretive.
  • Usage: Her nasty tone was a telltale sign of her irritation, even though she didn’t say anything particularly mean.

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.
  • Usage: Right before the game’s results were announced, the fans got into a skirmish over whose team was the greatest.

VANTAGE (noun)  : सहूलियत

  • Meaning: a position giving a strategic advantage, commanding perspective, or comprehensive view.
  • अर्थ: एक रणनीतिक लाभ, दृष्टिकोण, या व्यापक दृष्टिकोण देने वाली स्थिति।
  • Synonyms: advantage, edge, high ground, upper hand.
  • Antonyms: disadvantage, drawback, liability, penalty.
  • Usage: The observatory deck is a great vantage point for viewing Manhattan.

EMBROIL (verb) : उलझाना

  • Meaning: to involve in conflict or difficulties
  • अर्थ: संघर्ष या कठिनाइयों में शामिल होना
  • Synonyms: enmesh, ensnare, ensnarl, entangle. Antonyms: emancipate, liberate, acclimate, relieve.
  • Example: The politician’s racist comments embroiled him in a great deal of controversy.

Titter(verb) : दबी हुई हँसी

  • Meaning: Give a short, half-suppressed laugh, giggle
  • अर्थ: एक छोटी, दबी हुई हंसी
  • Synonym: giggle, snigger
  • Antonym: Graon, moan
  • Usage: The teen girls tittered at her light-hearted curse.

BUOYED(verb) : बढ़ावा देना

  • Meaning: to sustain or encourage (often followed by up)
  • अर्थ: बनाए रखने या प्रोत्साहित करने के लिए
  • Synonyms: bolster, boost
  • Antonyms: depress, deplete
  • Usage: Her courage was buoyed by the doctor’s assurances.

HARK (verb) : सुनना

  • Meaning: to pay attention especially through the act of hearing
  • अर्थ: विशेष रूप से सुनवाई के माध्यम से ध्यान देना
  • Synonym: attend, harken, hear, hearken, heed, listen, mind
  • Antonym: ignore, tune out
  • Usage: Upon hearing the offending ringing, the teacher sarcastically cried, “Hark! Could that possibly be a cell phone?”

FARRAGO (noun) : गड़बड़झाला

  • Meaning: a confused mixture.
  • अर्थ: एक उलझन भरा मिश्रण।
  • Synonyms: mishmash, hodgepodge, clutter, turmoil.
  • Antonyms: constituent, ravel, sequence, categorization.
  • Usage: The present gun law is a farrago of nonsense as most of it is unenforceable.

Premonition (NOUN) : पूर्व-सूचना

  • Meaning: a strong feeling that something is about to happen, especially something unpleasant.
  • अर्थ: एक मजबूत भावना जो कुछ होने वाली है, विशेष रूप से कुछ अप्रिय।
  • Synonym: foreboding, presage, presentiment, prognostication, insight, intuition
  • Usage: He had a premonition of imminent disaster.

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