The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 22 April 2021 (Improve Your Vocabulary)

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 22 April 2021
The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 22 April 2021

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 22 April 2021 (Improve Your Vocabulary)

Afflict(Verb) : पीड़ा देना
Meaning: Cause pain or suffering
अर्थ: पीड़ा या पीड़ा का कारण
Synonym: distress, grieve
Antonym: please, relieve
Usage: This will remove the problems afflicting society, specially those affecting the working class majority.

AXIOMATIC (Adjective) : सिद्ध
Meaning: self-evident or unquestionable.
अर्थ: स्वयं स्पष्ट या निर्विवाद।

Synonym: Understood, Given, Granted, self-evident
Antonym: Misunderstood, uncertain
Usage: The arithmetic principles are axiomatic in nature.

WREST (Verb) : हथियाना
Meaning: forcibly pull (something) from a person’s grasp.
अर्थ: किसी व्यक्ति की समझ से जबरन (कुछ) खींचना।
Synonyms: wrench, snatch, seize, grab
Antonyms: give
Usage: Sita felt she had to wrest the weapon from the hostage-taker for the sake of her safety.

BACKSTOP (noun) : सुरक्षा
Meaning: an emergency precaution or last resort.
अर्थ: एक आपातकालीन एहतियात या अंतिम उपाय।
Synonyms: safeguard, preventive measure, insurance.
Antonyms: constraint, limitation, restriction, sanction.
Usage: They want the Democrats to act as a backstop for this wild nonsense.

Contrition:(Noun) : पछतावा
Meaning:- the state of feeling sorry for bad behaviour: the state of repentance.
अर्थ: बुरे व्यवहार के लिए खेद महसूस करने की स्थिति: पश्चाताप की स्थिति।
Synonyms: contriteness, guilt, penitence, regret, remorse, repentance
Antonyms:-impenitence, remorselessness
Usage:- The defendant pled guilty to the crime and expressed heartfelt contrition for the things he had done.

SCAPEGOAT (Noun) : बलि का बकरा
Meaning: A person who is blamed for the wrongdoings of others
अर्थ: वह व्यक्ति जो दूसरों के अधर्म के लिए दोषी ठहराया जाता है
Synonym: Whipping boy, victim

Antonym: Armed man, cocked sparrow
Usage: Rajesh always finds a scapegoat to blame whenever he encountered a problem.

PANDER (verb) : बढ़ावा देना
Meaning: gratify or indulge (an immoral or distasteful desire or taste or a person with such a desire or taste)
अर्थ: तृप्ति या भोग (एक अनैतिक या अरुचिकर इच्छा या स्वाद या ऐसी इच्छा या स्वाद वाला व्यक्ति)
Synonyms: indulge, gratify, satisfy, yield.
Antonyms: dissatisfy, deny, refuse, disturb.
Usage: She tries to hold on to as much genuine stuff as she can while pandering to fancier tastes.

SMUG (adjective) : आत्मसंतुष्ट
Meaning: having or showing an excessive pride in oneself or one’s achievements.
अर्थ: स्वयं या किसी की उपलब्धियों में अत्यधिक अभिमान होना या दिखाना।
Synonyms: bighead, complacency, egotism, vainglory.
Antonyms: diffidence, bashfulness, demureness, shyness.
Usage: Because Rocky had a smug attitude during his meeting with the principal, he projected the image he was proud of his misdeeds.

HOARD : संचय करना
Meaning:to stockpile or store things excessively
अर्थ: चीजों को बहुत अधिक मात्रा में भंडारित करना या संग्रहीत करना
Synonyms:accumulation, heap
Antonyms:debt, need
Example:The shopaholic likes to hoard clothing and has filled three closets with dresses and shoes that she doesn’t need.

EMBELLISH : संवारना
Meaning:to make something sound or look better or more acceptable than it is in reality
अर्थ: किसी चीज को वास्तविक रूप से देखने के लिए ध्वनि को बेहतर या बेहतर या अधिक स्वीकार्य बनाना
Synonyms:adorn, deck
Antonyms:lessen, reduce
Example:Grandma likes to embellish her knitting by hiding secret messages in the pattern.

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