The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 21 December 2020 (Improve Your Vocabulary)

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 21 December 2020
The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 21 December 2020

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 21 December 2020 (Improve Your Vocabulary)

Bittersweet(Adjective) : कड़वा-मीठा

  • Meaning: tinged with a feeling of sadness
  • अर्थ: दुःख की अनुभूति से घिर जाना
  • Synonyms: tangerine
  • Antonyms: happiness
  • Example: The ending of the romance movie was bittersweet.

Dissidence (Noun) : मतभेद

  • Meaning: disagreement over a matter
  • अर्थ: किसी बात पर असहमति
  • Synonyms: contention, disagreement, discordance, disharmony, dispute
  • Antonyms: agreement, approval, authorization, concurrence
  • Example: So much is said nowadays about the dissidence of the spiritual and intellectual worlds.

Inviolable(Adjective) : पवित्र 

  • Meaning: Secure from the violation or profanation
  • अर्थ: उल्लंघन या अपवित्रता से सुरक्षित
  • Synonym: unchallengeable, unbreakable,
  • Antonym: partial
  • Usage: Everyone has an inviolable right to protection by a fair legal system.

Xenophobic (adjective) : जातिवाद करनेवाला 

  • Meaning: having or showing a dislike of or prejudice against people from other countries.
  • अर्थ: दूसरे देशों के लोगों के प्रति अरुचि या पूर्वाग्रह का होना।
  • Synonyms: racist, racialist, ethnocentric, ethnocentrist.
  • Antonyms: bountiful, permissive, thoughtful, lenient.
  • Usage: As a result, the new parliament is distinctly more xenophobic and illiberal than its predecessor.

Insistence (Noun) : आग्रह

  • Meaning: a solemn and often public declaration of the truth or existence of something
  • अर्थ: किसी चीज की सच्चाई या अस्तित्व की एक गंभीर और अक्सर सार्वजनिक घोषणा
  • Synonyms: affirmation, assertion, asseveration, avouchment, declaration, profession, protestation
  • Antonyms: disavowal
  • Usage: We got to know by the continued insistence that there was a massive cover-up by the government.

Revere(verb) : सम्मान

  • Meaning: feel deep respect or admiration for (something)
  • अर्थ: (कुछ) के लिए गहरा सम्मान या प्रशंसा महसूस करें
  • Synonyms: respect, admire, cherish, appreciate.
  • Antonyms: blaspheme, desecrate, profane, violate.
  • Usage: If you want to achieve any goal, revere the process & success will follow.

MANDATE (noun) : शासनादेश

  • Meaning: an official order or commission to do something.
  • अर्थ: कुछ करने के लिए एक आधिकारिक आदेश या आयोग।
  • Synonyms: instruction, directive, direction, decree, command
  • Antonyms: encourage
  • Usage: They carried out the governor’s mandate to build more roads.

STRINGENT (adjective) : कड़ी से कड़ी

  • Meaning: not allowing for any exceptions or loosening of standards
  • अर्थ: किसी भी अपवाद या मानकों को ढीला करने की अनुमति नहीं
  • Synonyms: brassbound, cast-iron, exacting, hard-line, inflexible, rigid, rigorous,
  • Antonyms: flexible, lax, loose, relaxed, slack
  • Usage: There are stringent rules against unauthorized persons being in our building

VEST (verb) : निहित होना

  • Meaning: confer or bestow (power, authority, property, etc.) on someone.
  • अर्थ: किसी पर शक्ति या अधिकार (शक्ति, अधिकार, संपत्ति इत्यादि) प्रदान करना या देना।
  • Synonyms: entrust, invest, bestow, confer.
  • Antonyms: impede, inhibit, disqualify, disbar.
  • Usage: Extensive powers were vested into the hands of the President who headed the executive branch of government.

ARDENT (Adjective) : उत्साही

  • Meaning: Characterized by strong enthusiasm
  • अर्थ: प्रबल उत्साह द्वारा विशेषता
  • Synonyms: Passionate, enthusiastic, zealous
  • Antonyms: apathetic, dull, calm.
  • Usage: One should be an ardent supporter for the right cause.

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