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

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 19 May 2021
The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 20 May 2021

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

DURESS (noun) : अवरोध

  • Meaning: threats, violence, constraints, or other action used to coerce someone into doing something against their will or better judgement.
  • अर्थ: धमकी, हिंसा, अड़चन या अन्य कार्रवाई किसी को उनकी इच्छा या बेहतर निर्णय के खिलाफ कुछ करने में मजबूर करती है।
  • Synonyms: coercion, compulsion, pressurization, enforcement.
  • Antonyms: agreement, approval, consent, persuasion.
  • Usage: I think Harry was under duress when she signed the agreement; he never would have voluntarily accepted those conditions.

LULL (Verb) : शांति काल

  • Meaning: make (someone) feel deceptively secure or confident.
  • अर्थ: (किसी को) भ्रामक रूप से सुरक्षित या आश्वस्त महसूस करना।
  • Synonyms: assuage, allay, ease, alleviate
  • Antonyms: aggravate
  • Example: Rocking two and fro, the hammock was just what was needed to lull the exhausted man.

REMINISCENT (Adjective) : याद ताजा

  • Meaning: tending to remind one of something.
  • अर्थ: किसी चीज की याद दिलाने के लिए प्रवृत्त होना।
  • Synonyms: evocative, suggestive
  • Antonyms: unreminiscent
  • Example: This painting is strongly reminiscent of da Vinci’s “Annunciation”.

SUBJUGATE (Verb) : अधीन करना

  • Meaning: bring under domination or control, especially by conquest.
  • अर्थ: विशेष रूप से विजय द्वारा वर्चस्व या नियंत्रण में लाना।
  • Synonyms: conquer, vanquish, defeat, crush
  • Antonyms: liberate
  • Example: Is your goal to take away our freedom and subjugate us by military force?

Credulous (Adjective) :  भरोसेमंद

  • Meaning: having or showing too great a readiness to believe things.
  • अर्थ: चीजों पर विश्वास करने के लिए बहुत बड़ी तत्परता होना या दिखाना।
  • Synonym: gullible, naive, impressionable, trusting,
  • Antonym: worldly, suspicious
  • Example: When she was younger, my baby sister was incredibly credulous and fell for all my tricks.

RENDER(Verb) : कारण

  • Meaning: to cause someone or something to be in a particular state
  • अर्थ: किसी विशेष अवस्था में किसी के या किसी के होने का कारण
  • Synonyms: deliver, cause
  • Antonyms: hold, keep
  • Usage:  Billions have been spent, but not one gallon of the estimated 54m gallons of waste has been rendered harmless.

SURGE : वृद्धि

  • Meaning: a sudden and great increase
  • अर्थ: एकाएक और बड़ी वृद्धि
  • Synonyms: deluge, growth
  • Antonyms: decline, decrease
  • Usage: A special system prevents the circuitry being tripped accidentally by a power surge or lightning strike.

EMPHATIC : प्रभावी, मज़बूत

  • Meaning: done or said in a strong way and without any doubt
  • अर्थ: बिना किसी संदेह के और दृढ़ रूप में कहा या किया गया
  • Synonyms: aggressive, assertive
  • Antonyms: weak, halting
  • Usage: Towards the end of the eighteenth century, people began to see revolutions as emphatic disruptions of the past, as new points in a line.

REVERE : प्रशंसा करना

  • Meaning: to regard someone or something with great respect or devotion
  • अर्थ: किसी को या किसी चीज को बहुत सम्मान या भक्ति के साथ मानना
  • Synonyms: admire, adore
  • Antonyms: criticize
  • Usage: It’s a sad truth that many Americans revere movie stars and sports figures as demi-gods.

MOTE (Noun) : कण

  • Meaning: a tiny piece of a substance; a speck.
  • अर्थ: किसी पदार्थ का एक छोटा टुकड़ा; एक धब्बा।
  • Synonyms: bit, dribble, fleck, nugget.
  • Antonyms: lump, abundance, bushel, heaps.
  • Usage: Feeling anxious about the state of her home, the obsessive housewife scrubbed away every tiny mote of dust.

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