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

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 11 January 2021
The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 12 January 2021

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

STASH (noun) : छिपाने की जगह

  • Meaning:A store or supply of something, typically one that is kept hidden or secret.
  • अर्थ: किसी चीज़ का भंडार या आपूर्ति, आमतौर पर एक जिसे छिपाकर या गुप्त रखा जाता है।
  • Synonyms: hoard, stockpile, store, reservoir.
  • Antonyms: cast, discard, dump, jettison.
  • Usage:He looks around for a place to stash the dough and start a new identity.

HEFT (verb) : वज़न

  • Meaning:lift or carry (something heavy).
  • अर्थ: लिफ्ट या कैरी (कुछ भारी)।
  • Synonyms: lift, heave, hoist, haul.
  • Antonyms:lower, drop, fix, dodge.
  • Usage: Reluctantly, she hefted herself up and picked up the phone.

STEER (verb) : रास्ते पर लाना

  • Meaning: Guide the movement or course of.
  • अर्थ: आंदोलन या पाठ्यक्रम का मार्गदर्शन करें।
  • Synonyms: guide, conduct, direct, lead.
  • Antonyms: abandon, ashore, fuddle, trail.
  • Usage:I held back a smile at his obvious attempt to steer me back on course.

Brickbat (noun) रोड़ा

  • Meaning: an act or expression showing scorn and usually intended to hurt another’s feelings
  • अर्थ: एक अधिनियम या अभिव्यक्ति जो दिखावा करती है और आमतौर पर दूसरे की भावनाओं को आहत करने का इरादा रखती है
  • Synonyms:affront, barb, epithet, indignity.
  • Antonyms:accolade, commendation, compliment, acclaim.
  • Usage: The candidates were reduced to hurling brickbats at each other.

REPRISAL(Noun) :प्रतिहिंसा

  • Meaning: an act of retaliation.
  • अर्थ: प्रतिशोध का एक कार्य।
  • Synonym: retaliation, counterattack
  • Antonym: pardon, remission
  • Usage: He felt secure enough in his information that he announced his opinion on the matter without fear of reprisal.

INCAPACITATED (adjective) : अक्षम

  • Meaning: deprived of strength or power; debilitated.
  • अर्थ: शक्ति या शक्ति से वंचित; दुर्बल।
  • Synonyms: crippled, decrepit, enfeebled, frail.
  • Antonyms: powerful, strong, sturdy, stout.
  • Usage: In states such as Ohio, West Virginia and Kentucky, “countless children are growing up with parents in jail, incapacitated or underground”.

CULMINATION (noun) : परिणति 

  • Meaning: the highest or climactic point of something, especially as attained after a long time.
  • अर्थ: किसी चीज का उच्चतम या चरम बिंदु, विशेष रूप से लंबे समय के बाद प्राप्त किया जाता है।
  • Synonym: climax, pinnacle, peak.
  • Antonym: nadir, base, bottom.
  • Usage: Their arrest was the culmination of an operation in which 120 other people were detained.

FARRAGO (noun) : गड़बड़ होना 

  • Meaning: a confused mixture.
  • अर्थ: एक उलझन भरा मिश्रण।
  • Synonyms: mishmash, jumble, hodgepodge, turmoil.
  • Antonyms: constituent, ravel, sequence, categorization.
  • Usage: The present gun law is a farrago of nonsense as most of it is unenforceable.

RELIC (noun) : निशान

  • Meaning: a trace of some past or outmoded practice, custom, or belief.
  • अर्थ: कुछ अतीत या बहिर्मुखी अभ्यास, प्रथा, या विश्वास का एक निशान।
  • Synonyms: vestige, antique, artifact, residue.
  • Antonyms: modern, recent, latest, neoteric.
  • Usage: The piece of pottery was a relic of the past that evoked in me a feeling of nostalgia.

EMBELLISH (verb) : संवारना

  • Meaning: to make something sound or look better or more acceptable than it is in reality
  • अर्थ: किसी चीज को वास्तविक रूप से बेहतर या अधिक बेहतर या अधिक स्वीकार्य बनाना
  • Synonyms: adorn, deck
  • Antonyms: lessen, reduce
  • Usage: Grandma likes to embellish her knitting by hiding secret messages in the pattern.

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