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

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 9 October 2021

STREW (verb) : बिखेरना

  • Meaning: scatter or spread (things) untidily over a surface or area.
  • अर्थ: किसी सतह या क्षेत्र में बिखराव या फैलाव (चीजें)।
  • Synonyms: scatter, stipple, spatter, disperse.
  • Antonyms: centralize, concentrate, accumulate, collect.
  • Usage: Environmentalists were saddened to see people strew litter everywhere in the medians of the highways.

 Turgid (Adjective): सूजा हुआ

  • Meaning: Swollen
  • अर्थ: सूजा हुआ
  • Synonyms: tumid, inflated, bombastic, tumescent , bloated
  • Antonyms: deflated, decreased, diminished, contracted, chapfallen
  • Example: The river rolled darkly brown and turgid.

SMATTERING (noun) : गिरोह

  • Meaning: a small number
  • अर्थ: एक छोटी संख्या
  • Synonyms: couple, few, handful, sprinkle.
  • Antonyms: horde, legion, loads, multitude.
  • Usage: He spoke a smattering of words she didn’t understand.

NONPAREIL (adjective)  : अतुल

  • Meaning: having no match or equal; unrivalled.
  • अर्थ: जिसका कोई मेल या बराबर न हो; बेजोड़।
  • Synonyms: incomparable, matchless, unrivalled, inimitable.
  • Antonyms: familiar, frequent, normal, ordinary.
  • Usage: The champions deserved the title because they were nonpareil all season and won every game.

Quirk (Noun) : अनियमितता

  • Meaning: a strange habit
  • अर्थ: एक अजीब आदत
  • Synonyms: irregularity, trait
  • Antonyms: normality,
  • Usage: His biggest quirk is his love for old marbles.

INTRANSIGENT (adjective) : दुराग्रही

  • Meaning: unwilling or refusing to change one’s views or to agree about something.
  • अर्थ: किसी के विचारों को बदलने या किसी बात पर सहमत होने से इनकार करना या मना करना।
  • Synonyms: resolute, inexorable, inveterate, tenacious.
  • Antonyms: tractable, acquiescent, subservient, obsequious.
  • Usage: When it came to their willingness to extend my curfew, my parents were intransigent and would not budge.


FITFUL (adjective) : अस्थिर

  • Meaning: active or occurring spasmodically or intermittently; not regular or steady.
  • अर्थ: सक्रिय या सहज रूप से या रुक-रुक कर; नियमित या स्थिर नहीं।
  • Synonyms: intermittent, sporadic, spasmodic, unsteady.
  • Antonyms: constant, continuous, steady, unwavering.
  • Usage:  Because the weather has been fitful lately, we are not sure if our outdoor wedding is going to take place.

SOJOURN (noun) : विराम

  • Meaning: a temporary stay at one place, esp. while traveling.
  • अर्थ: एक जगह पर एक अस्थायी निवास, यात्रा करते समय।
  • Synonyms: stay, tarry, visit, stopover.
  • Antonyms: journey, migration, departure, advance.
  • Usage: During Dean’s sojourn in Paris, he spent two weeks visiting all of the city’s cultural attractions.

Divulge(Verb) : रहस्य खोलना

  • Meaning: Make known something, such as a confidence or secret.
  • अर्थ: किसी चीज को ज्ञात करना, जैसे कि आत्मविश्वास या रहस्य।
  • Synonym: promulgate, declare
  • Antonym: conceal
  • Usage: She does not want to divulge any information regarding the nature of her speech in order to keep the curiosity alive

CYNICAL : मानवद्वेषी

  • Meaning: doubtful as to whether something will happen or whether it is worthwhile.
  • अर्थ: संदेह के रूप में कि क्या कुछ होगा या क्या यह सार्थक है।
  • Synonyms: sceptical, doubtful, distrustful, suspicious
  • Antonyms: optimistic, credulous
  • Example: She may be cynical about the film industry, but ultimately she has no intention of biting the hand that feeds her.

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