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

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 17 May 2021
The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 17 May 2021

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

OVERTURE (Noun) : सन्धि प्रस्ताव

  • Meaning: an approach or proposal made to someone with the aim of opening negotiations or establishing a relationship.
  • अर्थ: बातचीत खोलने या संबंध स्थापित करने के उद्देश्य से किसी के पास किया गया एक दृष्टिकोण या प्रस्ताव।
  • Synonyms: approach, proposal, tender, suggestion
  • Example: He began making overtures to British merchant banks.

TOUT (Verb) : प्रशंसा करना

  • Meaning: attempt to persuade people of the merits of.
  • अर्थ: लोगों को मनाने का प्रयास।
  • Synonyms: laud, praise, publicize, acclaim
  • Antonyms: conceal, condemn
  • Example: All doctors tout the benefits of eating nutritiously and exercising regularly.

BAIT (Noun) : प्रलोभन

  • Meaning: something intended to entice someone to do something.
  • अर्थ: कुछ करने के लिए किसी को लुभाने का इरादा।
  • Synonyms: enticement, lure, decoy, snare, trap
  • Antonyms: discouragement, repulsion
  • Example: People use maggots as bait when they go fishing.

DASTARDLY (Adjective) : दुष्ट और क्रूर

  • Meaning: wicked and cruel.
  • अर्थ: दुष्ट और क्रूर।
  • Synonyms: wicked, evil, iniquitous, heinous, villainous
  • Antonyms: noble, praiseworthy
  • Example:  I think, however, that the killing of Bin Laden will motivate extremists to carry out a variety of dastardly deeds.

CONFOUND (Verb) : उलझाना

  • Meaning: cause surprise or confusion in (someone), especially by not according with their expectations.
  • अर्थ: (किसी) में आश्चर्य या भ्रम पैदा करना, विशेषकर उनकी अपेक्षाओं के अनुसार नहीं।
  • Synonyms: amaze, astonish, dumbfound, stagger
  • Antonyms: Clarify, enlighten
  • Example: The purpose of the article is not to confound the readers but to inform them.

Protege (Noun): आश्रित

  • Meaning: A person who is guided and supported by an older and more experienced or influential person.
  • अर्थ: एक व्यक्ति जो एक बड़े और अधिक अनुभवी या प्रभावशाली व्यक्ति द्वारा निर्देशित और समर्थित है।
  • Synonyms: Pupil, student, trainee.
  • Antonyms: Guardian, adult
  • Example: Ram submitted his protege name to the elections.

VALIANT (Adjective) : बहादुर

  • Meaning: possessing or showing courage or determination.
  • अर्थ: साहस या दृढ़ संकल्प रखना या दिखाना।
  • Synonyms: brave, fearless, courageous, valorous
  • Antonyms: cowardly, irresolute
  • Example : Firemen are valiant individuals who put their lives on the line to save others.

RAVENOUS (adjective) : अतृप्त

  • Meaning: (of hunger or need) very great; voracious.
  • अर्थ: (भूख या आवश्यकता के अनुसार) बहुत महान; पेटू।
  • Synonyms: insatiable, greedy, gluttonous, edacious.
  • Antonyms: content, sated, satiated, satisfied.
  • Example: No matter what type of stressful situation I’m facing, my body responds by eating everything in sight because of my ravenous appetite.

REPROBATE (noun) : बदमाश

  • Meaning: an unprincipled person.
  • अर्थ:  एक अप्रतिष्ठित व्यक्ति।
  • Synonyms: rogue, scoundrel, villain, wretch.
  • Antonyms: upright, virtuous, principled, righteous
  • Example: Although the old man pretended to be a reprobate in public, in private he did a lot of good deeds for the homeless.

GRIPE (verb): कष्ट देना

  • Meaning: to express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely.
  • अर्थ: असंतोष, दर्द या आक्रोश व्यक्त करने के लिए आमतौर पर थकाऊ होते हैं।
  • Synonyms: bellyache, bleat, carp, complain, crab, croak, fuss, grouch, grouse, growl, grumble, grump, nag, scream, squawk, squeal, whimper, whine.
  • Antonyms: bear, countenance, endure, tolerate, applaud, cheer, commend, delight, rejoice.
  • Example: Her tendency to gripe constantly drove everyone away.

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