The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 31 March 2022 (Improve Your Vocabulary)


The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 31 March 2022

STRIP (noun) : पट्टी

  • Meaning: remove all coverings from.
  • अर्थ: सभी आवरणों को हटा दें।
  • Synonyms: layer, ribbon, rod
  • Antonyms: whole
  • Usage : Wrap in a strip of gauze or cheesecloth and place in a steamer.

ATRABILIOUS (Adjective) : उदास

  • Meaning: given or marked by melancholy
  • अर्थ: उदासी द्वारा दिया या चिह्नित किया हुआ
  • Synonyms: Doleful, Lugubrious, discontent, discouraged, rueful, despondent, miserable, morose
  • Antonyms: placid, easygoing
  • Usage : Since my friend has a atrabilious temper I don’t approach him often.

PLAINTIVE (Adjective) : दर्दनाक

  • Meaning: expressing suffering or sadness, sounding sad and mournful.
  • अर्थ: दुख या दुख व्यक्त करना, दुखी और शोकाकुल लगना।
  • Synonym: aching, agonized, bitter, mournful, sad, wistful, doleful, pathetic, pitiful, piteous, melancholy, lamentable
  • Antonym: delighted, exulting, glorying, happy, joyful, rejoicing, triumphant, jocus, blithesome, euphoric.
  • Usage: We could hear the plaintive cry of the wounded animal in the woods.

SCURRILOUS (Adjective) : मिथ्या

  • Meaning: Making or spreading scandalous claims about someone with the intention of damaging their reputation.
  • अर्थ: अपनी प्रतिष्ठा को नुकसान पहुंचाने के इरादे से किसी के बारे में निंदनीय दावे करना या फैलाना।
  • Synonym: abusive, vituperative, derogatory, disparaging
  • Antonym: clean, decent, moral, deferential, tempered
  • Usage : There were scurrilous attacks on the party leader by the opposition.

COVENANT (Noun) : प्रतिज्ञापत्र

  • Meaning: an agreement., agree by lease, deed, or other legal contract.
  • अर्थ: एक अनुबंध, पट्टे, विलेख या अन्य कानूनी अनुबंध से सहमत हैं।
  • Synonym: accord, deal, bargain, settlement
  • Antonym: disagreement, denial, misunderstanding, refusal
  • Usage: “there was a covenant between the Indian government and British government to bring down the fugitive.

DEVOLVE (verb) : सौंपना

  • Meaning: transfer or delegate (power) to a lower level, especially from central government to local or regional administration.
  • अर्थ: विशेष रूप से केंद्र सरकार से स्थानीय या क्षेत्रीय प्रशासन के लिए एक निचले स्तर पर स्थानांतरण (प्रतिनिधि) (शक्ति)।
  • Synonyms: depute, assign, consign, entrust.
  • Antonyms: centralize, retain, preserve, confine.
  • Usage: The State Government devolving its powers on local self-governments is not to be criticized.

EXPUNGE (verb) : मिटाना

  • Meaning: obliterate or remove completely (something unwanted or unpleasant).
  • अर्थ: पूरी तरह से (कुछ अवांछित या अप्रिय) को हटा दें या हटा दें।
  • Synonyms: eradicate, eliminate, abolish, annihilate.
  • Antonyms: renovate, repair, restore, revamp.
  • Usage: Time and the weather have expunged any evidence that a thriving community once existed here.

UNTRAMMELED (adjective) : बेरोक

  • Meaning: not deprived of freedom of action or expression; not restricted or hampered.
  • अर्थ: कार्रवाई या अभिव्यक्ति की स्वतंत्रता से वंचित नहीं; प्रतिबंधित या बाधित नहीं।
  • Synonyms: unobstructed, unhampered, unrestrained, unfettered.
  • Antonyms: limited, restrained, restricted, obstructed.
  • Usage: My mother always encourages me to let my untrammeled dreams run wild.

PANDER (verb) : बढ़ावा देना

  • Meaning: gratify or indulge (an immoral or distasteful desire or taste or a person with such a desire or taste)
  • अर्थ: तृप्ति या भोग (एक अनैतिक या अरुचिकर इच्छा या स्वाद या ऐसी इच्छा या स्वाद वाला व्यक्ति)
  • Synonyms: indulge, gratify, satisfy, yield.
  • Antonyms: dissatisfy, deny, refuse, disturb.
  • Usage: She tries to hold on to as much genuine stuff as she can while pandering to fancier tastes.

BLOC (noun) : गुट

  • Meaning: a group of countries or political parties with common interests who have formed an alliance.
  • अर्थ: समान हितों वाले देशों या राजनीतिक दलों के एक समूह ने गठबंधन बनाया है।
  • Synonyms: association, coalition, federation, confederation.
  • Usage: The parliamentary members tended to coalesce in blocs, which were alliances in support of particular philosophies.


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