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

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 19 February 2021
The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 19 February 2021

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

RICKETY (adjective) : सूका रोगी

  • Meaning: (of a structure or piece of equipment) poorly made and likely to collapse. 
  • अर्थ: (एक संरचना या उपकरणों का टुकड़ा) खराब तरीके से बनाया गया और ढहने की संभावना है।
  • Synonyms: dilapidated, ramshackle, derelict, ruinous.
  • Antonyms: stable, sturdy, durable, strong.
  • Usage: She then directed them to the fourth floor, giving them the choice of the stairs or a rickety lift.

FORECLOSE (verb) : मना करना

  • Meaning: Rule out or prevent (a course of action).
  • अर्थ: नियम या कार्रवाई को रोकना (कार्रवाई का एक कोर्स)।
  • Synonyms: preclude, prevent, remove, avert.
  • Antonyms: unbound, permit, allot, co-operate.
  • Usage:  The decision effectively foreclosed any possibility of his early rehabilitation.

SLUMP (noun) : मंदी

  • Meaning: A sudden severe or prolonged fall in the price, value, or amount of something.
  • अर्थ: किसी चीज की कीमत, मूल्य या राशि में अचानक गंभीर या लंबे समय तक गिरावट।
  • Synonyms: decrease, lowering, devaluation, depreciation
  • Antonyms: upturn, growth, progress, surge.
  • Usage: The slump in prices was largely attributed to inferior quality tea being produced by various India gardens.

PRISE (Verb) : पुरस्कार

  • Meaning: use force in order to move, move apart, or open (something).
  • अर्थ: स्थानांतरित करने, अलग होने या खोलने (कुछ) करने के लिए बल का उपयोग करें।
  • Synonyms: force, wrench, twist
  • Usage: Joe was trying to prise the cap off a bottle of painkillers

DENUDE (Verb) : उघाड़ना

  • Meaning: strip (something) of its covering, possessions, or assets.
  • अर्थ: इसके आवरण, संपत्ति या संपत्ति की पट्टी (कुछ)।
  • Synonyms: divest, deprive, bare, uncover
  • Antonyms: cover
  • Usage: He proceeded to denude the statue, fronting the church bishop’s podium.

TORMENT (Noun) : यातना

  • Meaning: severe physical or mental suffering.
  • अर्थ: गंभीर शारीरिक या मानसिक पीड़ा।
  • Synonyms: suffering, torture, pain, anguish
  • Antonyms: pleasure, joy
  • Usage: Every day when he got on the bus, the bully began to torment the quiet child.

CONFOUND(Verb) : उलझाना

  • Meaning: to mix up or confuse
  • अर्थ: मिलाना या भ्रमित करना
  • Synonyms: confuse, puzzle
  • Antonyms: confirm, verify
  • Usage: Without instructions, this unusual game will confound anyone.

ALLEVIATE(Verb) : कम

  • Meaning: to make something less painful, severe, or serious
  • अर्थ: कुछ कम दर्दनाक, गंभीर या गंभीर बनाने के लिए
  • Synonyms: help, soothe
  • Antonyms: aggravate, exacerbate
  • Usage: If you want to alleviate the situation, start by apologizing for your mistake.

EQUANIMITY(Noun) : समभाव

  • Meaning: to stay calm, especially under stress; to maintain composure
  • अर्थ: शांत रहने के लिए, विशेष रूप से तनाव में; बनाए रखने के लिए
  • Synonyms: calmness, cool
  • Antonyms: agitation, discomposure
  • Usage: During the horrible storm, it was hard for us to focus on and maintain our equanimity.

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