The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 18 February 2021 (Improve Your Vocabulary)

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 18 February 2021
The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 18 February 2021

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 18 February 2021 (Improve Your Vocabulary)

TRANQUILITY(Noun) : शांति

  • Meaning: a peaceful, calm state, without noise, violence, worry, etc.
  • अर्थ: बिना शोर, हिंसा, चिंता आदि के एक शांत, शांत राज्य।
  • Synonyms: calmness, coolness
  • Antonyms: chaos, loudness
  • Example: Not surprisingly, the desire for tranquility among local inhabitants is almost palpable.

TRANSIENT(Adjective) : क्षणिक

  • Meaning: lasting for only a short time; temporary
  • अर्थ: केवल थोड़े समय के लिए स्थायी; अस्थायी
  • Synonyms: temporary, short- lived
  • Antonyms: permanent, forever
  • Example: The weakness was transient, and soon I was feeling strong again.

IMPEDE(Verb) : बाधा डालना

  • Meaning: to make it more difficult for something to happen or more difficult for someone to do something
  • अर्थ: किसी चीज के होने के लिए या किसी और के लिए कुछ करना अधिक कठिन बनाना
  • Synonyms: block, curb
  • Antonyms: advance, aid
  • Example: Shortages of medicine were impeding the effort to control diseases.

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.

COUNTERACT(Verb) : प्रतिक्रिया

  • Meaning: to work in opposition to
  • अर्थ: विरोध में काम करना
  • Synonyms: halt, negate
  • Antonyms: allow, aid
  • Example: This ingredient seems to counteract the other ones.

Peculiar(Adjective) : अजीब

  • Meaning: strange, bizarre
  • अर्थ: विचित्र
  • Synonyms: distinct, unique
  • Antonyms: similar, usual
  • Example: Upon entering the abandoned house, Kate experienced a peculiar feeling, as if someone was watching her.

Refute(Verb) : खंडन 

  • Meaning: to prove to be untrue, unfounded, or incorrect
  • अर्थ: असत्य, निराधार या गलत साबित होने के लिए
  • Synonyms: counter, expose
  • Antonyms: agree, aid
  • Example: The student refuted the professor’s claim in class.

 INCONCEIVABLE(adjective) : समझ से बाहर

  • Meaning: not capable of being imagined or grasped mentally; unbelievable.
  • अर्थ: मानसिक रूप से कल्पना करने या समझ पाने में सक्षम नहीं; अविश्वसनीय।
  • Synonyms: implausible, improbable, incredible, incogitable.
  • Antonyms: plausible, reasonable, tenable, conceivable.
  • Example: When I looked at my outrageous hospital bill, I blinked at the inconceivable amount.

Frowsy(Adjective) : बेपरवाह

  • Meaning: Scruffy and neglected in appearance
  • अर्थ: दिखने में टेढ़ा और उपेक्षित
  • Synonym: scruffy, unkempt
  • Antonym: Smile
  • Usage: He sat up and stretched, and rubbed his hands back and forth through his frowsy hair.

Skulk(Verb) : छिपना

  • Meaning: Move in stealthy or furtive manner
  • अर्थ: चोरी या फ़र्ज़ी तरीके से आगे बढ़ना
  • Synonym: Avoid, elude
  • Antonym: Appear, Issue
  • Usage: At the gate she skulked, she felt like a thief.

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