The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 9 August 2021 (Improve Your Vocabulary)

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 9 August 2021

STINT (Noun): कार्यकाल

  • Meaning: a limited period of work or a limited time in a specific job or profession.
  • अर्थ: किसी विशेष कार्य या पेशे में काम की सीमित अवधि या सीमित समय।
  • Synonyms: assignment, , duty, job, spell, stretch
  • Antonyms: entertainment, failure, fun, pastime, stagnation
  • Example: I want to finish this stint, so as to have the afternoon off.

RIPARIAN (adjective) : नदी तट

  • Meaning: relating to or situated on the banks of a river.
  • अर्थ: किसी नदी के तट पर स्थित या उससे संबंधित।
  • Synonyms: riverine, coastal, continental, seaside.
  • Antonyms: intercontinental, inland.
  • Example: This serious defect of solid weirs, where the riparian lands are liable to be injured by inundations, can be slightly mitigated by keeping down the crest of the weir somewhat below the required level.

DURESS (noun): अवरोध

  • Meaning: threats, violence, constraints, or other action used to coerce someone into doing something against their will or better judgement.
  • अर्थ: धमकी, हिंसा, अड़चन या अन्य कार्रवाई किसी को उनकी इच्छा या बेहतर निर्णय के खिलाफ कुछ करने में मजबूर करती है।
  • Synonyms: coercion, compulsion, pressurization, enforcement.
  • Antonyms: agreement, approval, consent, persuasion.
  • Example: I think Harry was under duress when she signed the agreement; he never would have voluntarily accepted those conditions.

PEEVISH(Adjective) : चिड़चिड़ा

  • Meaning: having or showing an irritable disposition.
  • अर्थ: चिड़चिड़ा स्वभाव होना या दिखना।
  • Synonyms: irritable, irascible, fractious, fretful, cross, petulant
  • Antonyms: affable, easy-going
  • Example: The whole team was peevish after losing the game.

BEWAIL (verb) : शोक मनाना

  • Meaning: express great regret, sadness, or disappointment about (something).
  • अर्थ: (कुछ) के बारे में बहुत अफसोस, उदासी या निराशा व्यक्त करें।
  • Synonyms: bemoan, deplore, lament, mourn.
  • Antonyms: cheer, laugh, smile, rejoice.
  • Example: He invariably spends more time bewailing his predicament than trying to fix it.

STAID (ADJECTIVE) : शांत

  • Meaning: marked by settled sedateness and often prim self-restraint
  • अर्थ: सुलझी हुई उदासीनता और अक्सर आत्म संयम द्वारा चिह्नित
  • Synonyms: dignified,composed,earnest, grave, humorless, no-nonsense
  • Antonyms: indecorous, frivolous, hilarious
  • Example: She was given a staid title-‘The Iron Lady’.

STENTORIAN (adjective) : बुलंद

  • Meaning: (of a person’s voice) loud and powerful.
  • अर्थ:  (किसी व्यक्ति की आवाज़) ज़ोर से और शक्तिशाली।
  • Synonyms: blaring, clamorous, piercing, resounding.
  • Antonyms: peaceful, serene, soothing, tranquil.
  • Example: When my father speaks in a stentorian voice, I know I’m in trouble.

Humdrum(Adjective) : नीरस

  • Meaning: Lacking excitement or variety
  • अर्थ: उत्साह में कमी या विविधता
  • Synonym: Dull, boring, monotonous
  • Antonym: Remarkable, exciting
  • Example: No matter how humdrum is your life without a job, once you get it things will go fine.

Blitzkrieg(Noun) : बमवर्षा

  • Meaning:– a sudden and overwhelming military attack, A fast and powerful effort
  • अर्थ:  एक अचानक और भारी सैन्य हमला, एक तेज और शक्तिशाली प्रयास
  • Synonyms: Blitz, barrage, bombardment, cannonade, drumfire, flurry, fusillade
  • Antonyms: defensive, opposition, resistance, protection, security, shelter.
  • Example:- Balakot camps was bombarded with a blitzkrieg by the IAF which ripe out the terror camps.

FLEECE (Verb): धन हथियाना

  • Meaning: obtain a great deal of money from (someone), typically by overcharging or swindling them.
  • अर्थ: आम तौर पर ओवरचार्जिंग या उन्हें ठग कर (किसी से) बहुत अधिक धन प्राप्त करते हैं।
  • Synonyms: swindle, cheat, defraud, deceive, trick,
  • Antonyms: give, offer
  • Example: Joining arms, they set out to fleece their latest victims.

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