The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 8 January 2021 (Improve Your Vocabulary)


The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 8 January 2021

CLOYING : खुशामदी

  • Meaning: disgust or sicken (someone) with an excess of sweetness, richness, or sentiment.
  • अर्थ: घृणा या शिथिलता (किसी) में अधिकता, मधुरता, या भावुकता।
  • Synonyms:over the top, honeying
  • Antonyms: mild, good
  • Example: Jill is no longer impressed by cloying lines of devotion after having her heart broken countless times.

MANIFESTATION : अभिव्यक्ति

  • Meaning: the action or fact of showing something
  • अर्थ: कुछ दिखाने की क्रिया या तथ्य
  • Synonyms: demonstration, reveal
  • Antonyms: hide, conceal
  • Example: To colonists, idiocy was a pitiable and vulnerable condition, one more manifestation of God’s diverse creations.
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PROSPECTIVE : प्रत्याशित

  • Meaning: expected or expecting to be the specified thing in the future
  • अर्थ: भविष्य में निर्दिष्ट वस्तु होने की अपेक्षा या अपेक्षा करना
  • Synonyms: potential, possible
  • Antonyms: impossible
  • Example: Prospective measures must be taken to make sure that future investments do not fail like the current ones.

DISPOSITION : मनोवृत्ति

  • Meaning:a person’s inherent qualities of mind and character.
  • अर्थ: किसी व्यक्ति के मन और चरित्र के निहित गुण।
  • Synonyms:nature, temperament
  • Antonyms:disinclination
  • Example: With her inquisitive disposition, Sarah is an ideal candidate for the detective’s position.


  • Meaning: without interruption
  • अर्थ: बिना रुकावट के
  • Synonyms: constantly, continually
  • Antonyms: stoppage, cease
  • Example: Reena talked about Romil incessantly.

DOCILE : विनम्र

  • Meaning: quiet and easy to influence, persuade, or control
  • अर्थ: शांत और प्रभावित करने के लिए आसान, राजी करना, या नियंत्रण करना
  • Synonyms: gentle, meek
  • Antonyms: headstrong, inflexible
  • Example: The once docile population has finally risen up against the ruthless regime.

HUMOROUS : हास्यकर

  • Meaning: funny, or making you laugh
  • अर्थ: मजाकिया, या आपको हंसाने वाला
  • Synonyms: amusing, comic
  • Antonyms: boring, serious
  • Example: I suppose the play is quite humorous, but it is let down by the actors’ weak performances.

METICULOUS : अतिसावधान

  • Meaning: very careful and with great attention to every detail
  • अर्थ: बहुत सावधान और हर विस्तार पर बहुत ध्यान के साथ
  • Synonyms: accurate, exact
  • Antonyms: careless, false
  • Example: Many hours of meticulous preparation have gone into writing the book.

LUCID : स्पष्ट अर्थ का

  • Meaning: clearly expressed and easy to understand, or (of a person) thinking or speaking clearly
  • अर्थ: स्पष्ट रूप से व्यक्त किया गया और समझने में आसान, या (किसी व्यक्ति का) स्पष्ट रूप से सोचना या बोलना
  • Synonyms: luminous, unambiguous
  • Antonyms: clouded, confused
  • Example: She gave a clear and lucid account of her plans for the company’s future.

STEER : रास्ते पर लाना

  • Meaning: to take someone or something or make someone or something go in the direction in which you want him, her, or it
  • अर्थ: किसी को या कुछ लेने के लिए या किसी को या कुछ बनाने के लिए उस दिशा में जाना चाहिए जिसमें आप उसे, उसे या उसे चाहते हैं
  • Synonyms: escort, drive
  • Antonyms: abandon
  • Example: The main task of the new government will be to steer the country towards democracy.


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