The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 14 May 2021 (Improve Your Vocabulary)

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 14 May 2021
The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 14 May 2021

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 14 May 2021 (Improve Your Vocabulary)

QUITTANCE(Noun) : हरजाना

  • Meaning: Discharge from a debt or an obligation.
  • अर्थ: ऋण या दायित्व से मुक्ति।
  • Synonym: payment, requital
  • Antonym: captivity, corner
  • Usage: Lane smiled almost affably as he tossed the quittance upon the table.

HYPERBOLIC(Adjective) : अतिशयोक्तिपूर्ण

  • Meaning: Enlarged beyond truth or reasonableness; of or relating to a hyperbola.
  • अर्थ: सत्य या तर्क से परे बढ़े हुए; या एक हाइपरबोला से संबंधित है।
  • Synonym: exaggerated, hyperbola
  • Antonym: reduced, knockdown
  • Usage: I was writing in a hyperbolic reverie while closing myself off from at least half of his excellence.

OPEROSE(Adjective) : श्रमसाध्य

  • Meaning: Characterized by an effort to the point of exhaustion.
  • अर्थ: थकावट के बिंदु पर एक प्रयास द्वारा विशेषता।
  • Synonym: laborious, hard
  • Antonym: absorbing, engaging
  • Usage: An operose and expensive establishment of a supreme court was made, and charged upon the revenues of the country.

Insouciant : बेपरवाह

  • Meaning: showing a casual lack of concern
  • अर्थ: चिंता का एक आकस्मिक अभाव दिखा
  • Synonym: nonchalant, untroubled, unworried,
  • Antonym: anxious, concerned
  • Sentence: His insouciant handling of the oil spill in the Gulf is under fire from all sides.

SUPPURATE(Verb) : पकना

  • Meaning: Cause to ripen and discharge pus.
  • अर्थ: मवाद का पकना और निकलना।
  • Synonym: fester, decay
  • Antonym: invest, enlist
  • Usage: If that scrape on your hand starts to suppurate, you might want to go to the doctor.

GLOAT (Verb) : आनंदित होना

  • Meaning: dwell on one’s own success or another’s misfortune with smugness or malignant pleasure.
  • अर्थ: एक की सफलता या दूसरे के दुर्भाग्य पर स्मॉग या अशिष्टता का भाव।
  • Synonyms: exult, rejoice, relish
  • Antonyms: commiserate, sympathize
  • Usage: If you are the winner of a contest, you should not gloat and make your competitors feel inferior.

LOUSY(adjective) : घटिया

  • Meaning: very bad
  • अर्थ: बहुत बुरा
  • Synonyms: awful, horrible
  • Antonyms: good, great Example: The pizza was so incredibly lousy that she wouldn’t even give it to her worst enemy.

INCERTITUDE(noun) : संदेह

  • Meaning: Uncertainty; doubt
  • अर्थ: अनिश्चितता; शक
  • Synonyms: Confused, Suspicious
  • Antonyms: Assurance, Belief
  • Usage: The incertitude of his position in life caused him to postpone his marriage.

COGNIZANCE(noun) : हस्तक्षेप, संज्ञान

  • Meaning: To take notice of and consider something, especially when judging
  • अर्थ: किसी चीज पर ध्यान देना और विचार करना, विशेषकर न्याय करते समय
  • Synonyms: Awareness, Familiarity
  • Antonyms: Unfamiliar, Ignorance
  • Usage: The lawyer asked the jury to take cognizance of the defendant’s generosity in giving to charity.

VOLITANT(adjective) : तेजी से उड़ना

  • Meaning: flying or moving about rapidly
  • अर्थ: तेजी से उड़ना या बढ़ना
  • Synonyms: floating, soaring
  • Antonyms: slow, grounded
  • Usage: Volitant birds have taken over the beach and quickly fly about the area looking for food.

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