The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 15 April 2021 (Improve Your Vocabulary)

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 15 April 2021
The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 15 April 2021

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 15 April 2021 (Improve Your Vocabulary)

SEDATE: (adjective) : शांत
Meaning: avoiding excitement or great activity and usually calm and relaxed.अर्थ: उत्तेजना या महान गतिविधि से बचने और आमतौर पर शांत और आराम से।Synonyms: calm, composed, recollected, tranquil. Antonyms: agitated, discomposed, flustered, perturbed.
Usage: Dean stepped back further, the smile fading from his face as the two men drove away at a very sedate pace.

BEDECK (verb) :  सजाना
Meaning: to decorate or cover.अर्थ: सजना या संवरना।Synonyms: adorn, bedizen, embellish, emblaze.

Antonyms: denude, blemish, deface, disfigure.
Usage: The cars were all bedecked with flowers for the wedding ceremony.

MOTE (noun) : कण
Meaning: a tiny piece of a substance; a speck.अर्थ: किसी पदार्थ का एक छोटा टुकड़ा; एक धब्बा।Synonyms: bit, dribble, fleck, nugget.
Antonyms: lump, abundance, bushel, heaps.
Usage: Feeling anxious about the state of her home, the obsessive housewife scrubbed away every tiny mote of dust.

ENVIRON (verb)  : घेरना
Meaning: surround; enclose.अर्थ: चारों ओर; घेरना।Synonyms: encircle, envelop, cloak, swathe.
Antonyms: unbridle, free, open, release.
Usage: The stone circle was environed by an expanse of peat soil.

USHER (verb) : परिचय करवाना
Meaning: show or guide (someone) somewhere.अर्थ: कहीं दिखा या मार्गदर्शक (कोई)।Synonyms: lead, accompany, conduct, assist.

Antonyms: retract, conclude, cease, stop
Usage: A nurse ushered us into the hospital room.

VERNACULAR (noun) :  स्थानीय भाषा
Meaning: used in or suitable for speech and not formal writing.अर्थ: भाषण के लिए इस्तेमाल किया या उपयुक्त और औपचारिक लेखन नहीं।Synonyms: colloquial, jargon, argot, patois.
Antonyms: standard, undialectical, genteel, formal.
Usage: While the author never stated the novel’s setting, the vernacular of the characters identified the location as somewhere in Asia.

SACK (verb) : निकाल देना
Meaning: dismiss from employment.अर्थ: रोजगार से खारिज करना।Synonyms: bounce, discharge, dismiss, terminate,
Antonyms: recruit, employ, engage, hire.
Usage: Any official found to be involved would be sacked on the spot.

SUBTERRANEAN (adjective) : गुप्त
Meaning: secret; concealed.अर्थ: गुप्त; गुप्त।Synonyms: covert, subversive, sunken, private.
Antonyms: aboveground, surface, open, palpable.
Usage: The robbers are digging a subterranean path that will allow them to enter the bank from underneath the vault’s floor.

SUBVERT (verb) : व्‍यवस्‍था भंग करना
Meaning: undermine the power and authority of (an established system or institution).अर्थ: (एक स्थापित प्रणाली या संस्था) की शक्ति और अधिकार को कमजोर करना।Synonyms: destabilize, unsettle, overthrow, depose.
Antonyms: dignify, exalt, honor, ameliorate.
Usage: She subverted my noble desire to do a good deed without reward.

CLINCH (verb) : कसना
Meaning: to make final, definite, or beyond dispute.अर्थ: अंतिम, निश्चित या विवाद से परे करना।Synonyms: settle, conclude, finalize, wrap up.
Antonyms: confuse, unsettle, release, unfasten.
Usage: Her work on the project should clinch her a promotion.

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