The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 17 April 2021 (Improve Your Vocabulary)

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 17 April 2021
The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 17 April 2021

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 17 April 2021 (Improve Your Vocabulary)

Expedient : उचित
Meaning: (of an action) convenient and practical although possibly improper or immoral. (Adjective)
अर्थ: (एक कार्रवाई के) सुविधाजनक और व्यावहारिक हालांकि संभवतः अनुचित या अनैतिक है।
Synonyms: convenient, advantageous, prudent
Antonyms: useless, inappropriate, fruitless
Usage in a Sentence: It might be expedient not to pay him until the work is finished.

Stopgap : कामचलाऊ प्रबन्ध
Meaning: a temporary way of dealing with a problem or satisfying a need.
अर्थ: किसी समस्या से निपटने या किसी आवश्यकता को पूरा करने का एक अस्थायी तरीका।

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Synonyms: makeshift, substitute, temporary, provisional
Antonyms: permanent, completed, finished, sustained, longstanding
Usage in a Sentence: The coach we have now was only hired as a stopgap until someone with more experience is found.

Gaping : खुला हुआ
Meaning: (of a hole, wound, etc.) wide open. (Adjective)
Synonyms: open, agape, staring, unclosed
Antonyms: shut, closed, clamp, blocked
Usage in a Sentence: Middle-aged women were likely to have gaping holes in their gums where their teeth used to reside.

Yawning gap : बड़ा फ़ासला
Meaning: a very large difference between two groups, things, or people
अर्थ: दो समूहों, चीजों या लोगों के बीच एक बहुत बड़ा अंतर
Synonyms: huge gap, large gap, enormous gap, wide gap
Antonyms: subtle difference, fine line, slight difference, insignificant difference
Usage in a Sentence: There used to be a yawning gap between British and American women and their attitudes to cosmetic surgery.

Rationale: औचित्य
Meaning: a set of reasons or a logical basis for a course of action or belief.
अर्थ: कार्रवाई या विश्वास के लिए कारणों का एक सेट या तार्किक आधार।
Synonyms: reason, justification, logic

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Antonym: Effect
Usage in a Sentence: I don’t understand the rationale behind the council’s housing policy.

DILATORY (adjective) : धीमा
Meaning: slow to act
अर्थ: कार्य करने में धीमा
Synonyms: sluggish, slothful, lax, slack.
Antonyms: fast, prompt, brisk, quick.
Usage: They were dilatory in providing the researchers with information.

Atypical(adjective) : असामान्य
Meaning: not representative of a type, group, or class.
अर्थ: एक प्रकार, समूह या वर्ग का प्रतिनिधि नहीं।
Synonym: unusual, untypical,
Antonym: typical
Usage: The economy of the province was atypical because it was particularly small.

INVIGORATE : ऊर्जावान
Meaning: to make someone feel fresher, healthier, and more energetic
अर्थ: किसी को तरोताजा, स्वस्थ और अधिक ऊर्जावान महसूस कराना
Synonyms: energize, rejuvenate
Antonyms: bore, dull
Example: His overarching argument, forcefully and uncompromisingly presented, is original, challenging, invigorating.

SLEAZY (Adjective) : निर्बल
Meaning: dirty, cheap, or not socially acceptable, especially relating to moral or sexual matters
अर्थ: गंदे, सस्ते, या सामाजिक रूप से स्वीकार्य नहीं, विशेष रूप से नैतिक या यौन मामलों से संबंधित
Synonyms: trashy, sordid
Antonyms: good, nice
Example: This part of town is full of sleazy bars and restaurants.

POIGNANT (Adjective) : मार्मिक
Meaning: evoking a keen sense of sadness or regret.
अर्थ: दुख या अफसोस की गहरी भावना पैदा करना।
Synonyms: affecting, pitiful, piteous, pitiable, pathetic,
Antonyms: cheerful, indifferent
Example: Because the poignant movie reminded me of my painful childhood, it made me cry.

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