The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 20 March 2021 (Improve Your Vocabulary)

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 17 March 2021
The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 20 March 2021

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 20 March 2021 (Improve Your Vocabulary)

Mundane (Adjective): सांसारिक

  • Meaning:  Found in the ordinary course of events
  • अर्थ: घटनाओं के साधारण पाठ्यक्रम में मिला
  • Synonyms: dime, stale, sober, humdrum, day-to-day
  • Antonyms: unusual, Exciting, extraordinary.
  • Usage: The list included many mundane, routine tasks.

Ameliorate(Verb) : सुधारना

  • Meaning: To make better
  • अर्थ: बेहतर करने के लिए
  • Synonyms: Amend, better, improve, upgrade
  • Antonyms: worsen, reduce, diminish
  • Usage: The editor ameliorated the manuscript with his changes.

Quirk(Noun) :  व्यवहार में छल

  • Meaning: a strange habit
  • अर्थ: एक अजीब आदत
  • Synonyms: irregularity, trait
  • Antonyms: normality,
  • Usage: His biggest quirk is his love for old marbles.

Repercussion (Adjective) : प्रतिक्रिया

  • Meaning: the effect that an action, event, or decision has on something, especially a bade effect:
  • अर्थ: किसी क्रिया, घटना या निर्णय पर जो प्रभाव पड़ता है, विशेष रूप से एक बुरा प्रभाव:
  • Synonyms: aftermath, consequence
  • Antonyms: loyal
  • Usage: Any decrease in tourism could have serious repercussions for the local economy.

Sanguine (Adjective) : आशावादी

  • Meaning: optimistic or positive, especially in an apparently bad or difficult situation.
  • अर्थ: आशावादी या सकारात्मक, विशेष रूप से एक बुरी या कठिन स्थिति में।
  • Synonyms: optimistic, bullish, hopeful, buoyant, positive
  • Antonyms: pessimistic, gloomy
  • Usage:They are less sanguine about the company’s long-term prospects.

RE-LITIGATING (Verb) : मुकदमेबाजी करना

  • Meaning: To dispute, debate, contest again.
  • अर्थ: विवाद करना, बहस करना, फिर से चुनाव लड़ना।
  • Synonym: prosecute, dispute
  • Antonym: agree
  • Example: This litigation filled the state and federal courts for many years.


  • Meaning: having an abundance of some characteristic quality (as flavor)
  • अर्थ: कुछ विशिष्ट गुणों की प्रचुरता (स्वाद के रूप में)
  • Synonyms: vigorous, influential, competent
  • Antonyms: ineffective, insignificant
  • Example: The potent poison killed him within seconds

INTRANSIGENCE (Noun) : हठ/ कट्टरता

  • Meaning: refusal to change one’s views or to agree about something.
  • अर्थ: किसी के विचारों को बदलने या किसी चीज़ के बारे में सहमत होने से इनकार करना।
  • Synonyms: inflexibility, stubbornness, obstinacy
  • Example: I can’t understand Rachel’s intransigence, considering that we have undeniable proof that her idea is incorrect.

DEBASE (Verb) : अवमूल्यन करना

  • Meaning: reduce (something) in quality or value; degrade.
  • अर्थ: गुणवत्ता या मूल्य में कमी (कुछ); नीचा।
  • Synonyms: degrade, demean, disgrace, undermine
  • Antonyms: enhance
  • Example: The politician tried to debase his rival’s good reputation by spreading false rumors about him.


  • Meaning: marked by settled sedateness and often prim self-restraint
  • अर्थ: सुलझी हुई उदासीनता और अक्सर आत्म संयम द्वारा चिह्नित
  • Synonyms: dignified, composed, earnest, grave, humorless, no-nonsense
  • Antonyms: indecorous, frivolous, hilarious
  • Example: She was given a staid title-‘The Iron Lady’.

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