The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 26 January 2022 (Improve Your Vocabulary)

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The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 26 January 2022

SEDATE: (adjective) : शांत

  • Meaning: avoiding excitement or great activity and usually calm and relaxed.
  • अर्थ: उत्तेजना या महान गतिविधि से बचने और आमतौर पर शांत और आराम से।
  • Synonyms: calm, composed, recollected, tranquil. Antonyms: agitated, discomposed, flustered, perturbed.
  • Usage: Dean stepped back further, the smile fading from his face as the two men drove away at a very sedate pace.

BEDECK (verb) :  सजाना

  • Meaning: to decorate or cover.
  • अर्थ: सजना या संवरना।
  • Synonyms: adorn, bedizen, embellish, emblaze.
  • Antonyms: denude, blemish, deface, disfigure.
  • Usage: The cars were all bedecked with flowers for the wedding ceremony.

MOTE (noun) : कण

  • Meaning: a tiny piece of a substance; a speck.
  • अर्थ: किसी पदार्थ का एक छोटा टुकड़ा; एक धब्बा।
  • Synonyms: bit, dribble, fleck, nugget.
  • Antonyms: lump, abundance, bushel, heaps.
  • Usage: Feeling anxious about the state of her home, the obsessive housewife scrubbed away every tiny mote of dust.

ENVIRON (verb)  : घेरना

  • Meaning: surround; enclose.
  • अर्थ: चारों ओर; घेरना।
  • Synonyms: encircle, envelop, cloak, swathe.
  • Antonyms: unbridle, free, open, release.
  • Usage: The stone circle was environed by an expanse of peat soil.

USHER (verb) : परिचय करवाना

  • Meaning: show or guide (someone) somewhere.
  • अर्थ: कहीं दिखा या मार्गदर्शक (कोई)।
  • Synonyms: lead, accompany, conduct, assist.
  • Antonyms: retract, conclude, cease, stop.
  • Usage: A nurse ushered us into the hospital room.

DIMINUTION (Noun) : अवनति

  • Meaning: a reduction in the size, extent, or importance of something.
  • अर्थ: किसी चीज के आकार, सीमा या महत्व में कमी।
  • Synonyms: curtailment,  contraction, constriction, restriction, limitation
  • Antonyms: increase, expansion, growth
  • Usage:  The diminution of food court monitors has resulted in an increase in food fights at the high school.

Punctilious (Adjective) : समयनिष्ठ (पाबंद)

  • Meaning: showing great attention to detail or correct behaviour.
  • अर्थ: विस्तार या सही व्यवहार पर बहुत ध्यान देना।
  • Synonym: meticulous, conscientious, careful, diligent, attentive,
  • Antonym: careless, easy-going, slapdash
  • Usage: He was punctilious in providing every amenity for his customers.

 PANOPLY (noun) : धूमधाम

  • Meaning: a splendid display.
  • अर्थ: एक शानदार प्रदर्शन।
  • Synonyms: show, pomp, array, exhibit.
  • Antonyms: concealment, cover, hiding, plainness.
  • Usage: The bowler’s exciting panoply of spin bowling won over the critics.

TRAMMEL (Noun) : रुकावट

  • Meaning: restrictions or impediments to freedom of action.
  • अर्थ: कार्रवाई की स्वतंत्रता के लिए प्रतिबंध या बाधाएं।
  • Synonyms: restraint, constraint, curb, check, impediment,
  • Antonyms: help, assistance
  • Usage: Protesters refused to let anyone trammel their first amendment rights and pushed for freedom and equality for all.

DRUB (Verb) : पीटना

  • Meaning: hit or beat (someone) repeatedly.
  • अर्थ: बार-बार मारना या पीटना (किसी को)।
  • Synonyms: thrash, trounce, spank, beat
  • Antonyms: aid
  • Usage: Continuing to drub the victim with his fist, the attacker didn’t stop until the police showed up.

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