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

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 18 January 2021
The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 18 January 2021

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

BELITTLE (Verb) : पतन

  • Meaning: dismiss (someone or something) as unimportant.
  • अर्थ: महत्वहीन (किसी या कुछ) को खारिज करना।
  • Synonyms: disparage, denigrate, deprecate, downgrade
  • Antonyms: praise, magnify
  • Sentence: There is no reason for you to belittle my wardrobe simply because your clothes are more expensive than the ones I own.

DELVE (Verb) : जांच

  • Meaning: research or make painstaking inquiries into something.
  • अर्थ: किसी चीज में शोध या श्रमसाध्य पूछताछ करना।
  • Synonyms: investigate, probe, examine, explore
  • Antonyms: ignore, neglect
  • Sentence: Because she was planning a trip, the woman began to delve into a search for plane tickets.

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
  • Sentence: Because the poignant movie reminded me of my painful childhood, it made me cry.

Ephemeral (Adjective) : अल्पकालिक

  • Meaning: Lasting for a short time
  • अर्थ: थोड़े समय के लिए रहना
  • Synonyms: Temporary, Short-lived, transient.
  • Antonyms: long-lived, enduring, everlasting, eternal, perpetual.
  • Sentence:  time is ephemeral so don’t waste it.

Harping(Verb) : दोहराना

  • Meaning: talk or write persistently and tediously on (a particular topic).
  • अर्थ: किसी विशेष विषय पर लगातार और थकाऊ ढंग से बात करना या लिखना।
  • Synonym: dwell, reiterate, repeat
  • Antonym: forbid, fearfulness
  • Sentence: He’s always harping on about lack of discipline

Blatant(Adjective) : ऊधमी

  • Meaning: (of bad behavior) done openly and unashamedly.
  • अर्थ: (बुरे व्यवहार का) खुलकर और निर्दयता से किया।
  • Synonym: flagrant, glaring
  • Antonym: inconspicuous, subtle
  • Sentence: The whole episode was a blatant attempt to gain publicity.

Clampdown : कठोर नीति

  • Meaning: a concerted or harsh attempt to suppress something.
  • अर्थ: किसी चीज को दबाने के लिए ठोस या कठोर प्रयास।
  • Synonyms: suppression, prevention, crackdown, limitation, restraint, curb, check
  • Antonyms: freedom, advantage, liberty, arousal
  • Sentence: The ensuing clampdown resulted in at least 128 people being killed across Sudan, according to protest organizers.

Blockade : नाकेबन्दी/ संरोध करना

  • Meaning: an act or means of sealing off a place to prevent goods or people from entering or leaving. [Noun]
  • अर्थ:माल या लोगों को प्रवेश करने या छोड़ने से रोकने के लिए किसी स्थान को बंद करने का एक कार्य या साधन।
  • Synonyms: block, barricade, siege
  • Antonyms: access, opening
  • Sentence: They attempted to break the blockade by using submarines.

Unleashing(verb) : उन्मुक्त

  • Meaning: release (a dog) from a leash.
  • अर्थ: एक पट्टे से रिहाई (एक कुत्ता)।
  • Synonym: set free, release
  • Antonym: restrain
  • Sentence: Other parishioners were wary of unleashing political passions in the parish.

Encumbrance(Noun) : भार

  • Meaning: an impediment or burden.
  • अर्थ: एक बाधा या बोझ।
  • Synonym: hindrance, obstruction
  • Antonym: help, asset
  • Sentence: I felt I was being an encumbrance to them.

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