The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 12 February 2021 (Improve Your Vocabulary)

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 12 February 2021
The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 12 February 2021

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 12 February 2021 (Improve Your Vocabulary)

SALUBRIOUS(adjective) : स्वास्थ्यप्रद

  • Meaning: favorable to or promoting health or well-being
  • अर्थ: स्वास्थ्य या कल्याण को बढ़ावा देने या बढ़ावा देने के लिए अनुकूल
  • Synonyms: medicinal, tonic
  • Antonyms: unhealthy, insalubrious
  • Usage: Emergent public health and sanitary experts actively sought the most salubrious and efficient means of refuse disposal.

BELITTLE (Verb) : पतन

  • Meaning: dismiss (someone or something) as unimportant.
  • अर्थ: महत्वहीन (किसी या कुछ) को खारिज करना।
  • Synonyms: disparage, denigrate, deprecate, downgrade
  • Antonyms: praise, magnify
  • Usage: There is no reason for you to belittle my wardrobe simply because your clothes are more expensive than the ones I own.

HAUGHTY(adjective) : घमंडी

  • Meaning: having a feeling of superiority that shows itself in an overbearing attitude
  • अर्थ: श्रेष्ठता की भावना होना जो अपने आप में एक शानदार रवैया दिखाता है
  • Synonyms: cavalier, pompous
  • Antonyms: modest, humble
  • Usage: They were displeased with her haughty airs.

HAPLESS (Adjective) : अभागी

  • Meaning: (especially of a person) unfortunate.
  • अर्थ: (विशेषकर किसी व्यक्ति का) दुर्भाग्य।
  • Synonyms: unfortunate, unlucky
  • Antonyms: fortunate, lucky
  • Usage: When Jason lost his wife and job on the same day, he knew he was a hapless soul.

DESPOTIC (Adjective) : निरंकुश

  • Meaning: of or typical of a despot; tyrannical.
  • अर्थ: या एक निरंकुश के विशिष्ट; अत्याचारी।
  • Synonyms: autocratic, dictatorial, totalitarian, authoritarian,
  • Antonyms: democratic, accountable
  • Usage: Under orders from the despotic ruler, citizens were denied freedom of speech.

Catastrophic (Adjective): आपत्तिजनक

  • Meaning: involving or causing sudden great damage or suffering.
  • अर्थ: अचानक बड़ी क्षति या पीड़ा को शामिल करना या उत्पन्न करना।
  • Synonyms: calamitous, cataclysmic, disastrous, fatal, ruinous, tragic
  • Antonyms: calamitous, cataclysmic, disastrous, fatal, ruinous, tragic
  • Example: A Latvian farm worker driving in Scotland for the first time killed a Perthshire father in a “catastrophic” collision

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.

Diminution (NOUN) : कमी

  • Meaning: a reduction in the size, extent, or importance of something.
  • अर्थ: किसी चीज के आकार, सीमा या महत्व में कमी।
  • Synonyms: curtailment, curtailing, cutting back, cut back, cut, attenuation, reduction, lessening,
  • Antonym: accretion, accrual, accumulation, addition, supplement
  • Example: Led by P.V. Narasimha Rao, it steered the country away from a diminution of its political stature that was assured were it to renege on them.

Adscititious(Adjective) : अनावश्यक

  • Meaning: Added or derived from something outside; not inherent.
  • अर्थ: बाहर की किसी चीज़ से जोड़ा या निकाला हुआ; निहित नहीं है।
  • Synonym: inessential
  • Antonym: essential, primary
  • Usage: We should choose our books as we would our companioins, for their sterling and intrinsic merit, not for their adscititious or accidental advantages.

NONPAREIL (adjective)  : अतुल

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

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