The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 25 April 2022 (Improve Your Vocabulary


The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 25 April 2022

ONUS(Noun) : जिम्मेदारी 

  • Meaning: Something that is one’s duty or responsibility.
  • अर्थ: कुछ ऐसा जो किसी का कर्तव्य या जिम्मेदारी हो।
  • Synonyms: burden, responsibility, liability, obligation
  • Antonyms: advantage, benefit, blessing
  • Example:  The onus of proof lies with the prosecution.

OBSCENE(Adjective) : नृशंस Meaning: offending against moral principles; repugnant.अर्थ: नैतिक सिद्धांतों के खिलाफ अपमानजनक; प्रतिकूल।Synonyms: shocking, scandalous, vile, foul, atrocious, outrageousAntonyms: clean, decent, gentle, magnificent Example: The salaries some company directors earn are obscene.
COUP(Noun) : विजय 
Meaning: an instance of successfully achieving something difficult.अर्थ: सफलतापूर्वक कुछ कठिन प्राप्त करने का एक उदाहरण।Synonyms: success, triumph, feat, Antonyms: failure Example: There have been seven coup attempts against the beleaguered government.

EMULATE (verb) : नकल 
Meaning: to use (someone or something) as the model for one’s speech, mannerisms, or behavior.अर्थ: किसी के भाषण, व्यवहार, या व्यवहार के लिए मॉडल के रूप में (किसी या कुछ) का उपयोग करना।Synonyms: imitate, reecho, repeat, follow.Antonyms: neglect, reprove, proscribe, the affront.Example: Josh is trying to emulate the success of his well-accomplished mother.

PLUCKY (adjective) : साहसिक 

  • Meaning: having or showing determined courage in the face of difficulties.
  • अर्थ: कठिनाइयों का सामना करने में निर्धारित साहस होना या दिखाना।
  • Synonyms:  courageous, intrepid, valiant, valorous.
  • Antonyms: timid, timorous, gutless, frightful.
  • Example: His plucky attitude made him a great candidate for police officer training academy.

INCONGRUOUS (adjective) : प्रतिकूल 

  • Meaning: not in harmony or keeping with the surroundings or other aspects of something.
  • अर्थ: किसी चीज के परिवेश या अन्य पहलुओं के साथ तालमेल न होना।
  • Synonyms: discordant, conflicting, clashing, inconsistent.
  • Antonyms: accordant, compatible, concordant, conformable.
  • Example: Wearing a rain jacket in sunny weather is quite incongruous.

BULGE(Noun) : उभार 

  • Meaning: a rounded bump or swelling that juts outward on a surface
  • अर्थ: एक गोल गांठ या सूजन जो किसी सतह पर बाहर की ओर निकलती है
  • Synonyms: lump, bump
  • Antonyms: ingrowth
  • Example: The bag was so full that a bulge from the oranges could be seen through the packaging.

HOARD(Noun) : इकट्ठा करना 

  • Meaning: to stockpile or store things excessively
  • अर्थ: चीजों को बहुत अधिक मात्रा में भंडारित करना या संग्रहीत करना
  • Synonyms: accumulation, heap
  • Antonyms: debt, need
  • Example: The shopaholic likes to hoard clothing and has filled three closets with dresses and shoes that she doesn’t need.

PROLIFERATION(Noun) : प्रसार 

  • Meaning: rapid increase in the number or amount of something
  • अर्थ: किसी वस्तु की संख्या या राशि में तीव्र वृद्धि
  • Synonyms: generation, propagation
  • Antonyms: reduction
  • Example: The proliferation of technology over the last 100 years has happened so quickly and caused many societal changes.

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