The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 23 December 2020 (Improve Your Vocabulary)

 The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 23 December 2020
The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 23 December 2020

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 23 December 2020 (Improve Your Vocabulary)

APROPOS (adjective) : अनुरूप
Meaning: very appropriate to a particular situation.
अर्थ: किसी विशेष स्थिति के लिए बहुत उपयुक्त है।
Synonyms: appropriate, pertinent, relevant, apt. Antonyms: impertinent, inapposite, irrelative, irrelevant.
Example: While the words may seem a bit strange, they are apropos and relate to the topic we are discussing.

PARIAH (noun) : निर्वासन
Meaning: an outcast.
अर्थ: एक प्रकोप।
Synonyms: outcast, exile, derelict, deportee.
Antonyms: fellow, insider, comrade, attender.
Example: The informant testified under anonymity rather than risk becoming a pariah in his community.

BELEAGUER (verb) : घेराबंदी
Definition: lay siege to.
परिभाषा: घेराबंदी करना।
Synonyms: besiege, beset, pester, badger.
Antonyms: aid, amend, alleviate, encourage.
Example: The troops plan to beleaguer the enemy’s city walls until the white flag is raised.

CAHOOT (Noun) : मिलीभगत
Meaning: colluding or conspiring together secretly.
अर्थ: गुप्त रूप से एक साथ टकराना या साजिश करना।
Synonyms: alliance, collusion, allied, conniving
Example: Jack and Barry were in cahoots when they conspired to shoot up the mall.

MILITATE (Verb) : युद्ध में भाग लेना
Meaning: To actuate the marathon, the race supervisor will fire the starting gun.
अर्थ: मैराथन को सक्रिय करने के लिए, दौड़ पर्यवेक्षक प्रारंभिक बंदूक को आग देगा।
Synonyms: resist, hinder, discourage, oppose, counter,
Antonyms: reinforce
Example: In business, the demand will usually militate the product’s price.

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.

PURITANICAL (adjective) : सख़्त
Meaning: having or displaying a very strict or censorious moral attitude towards self-indulgence.
अर्थ: स्व-भोग के प्रति बहुत सख्त या असंवैधानिक नैतिक रवैया रखना या प्रदर्शित करना।
Synonyms: prudish, puritan, prim, priggish.
Antonyms: lecherous, indulgent, indecent, debauched.
Usage: It just shows that those endless puritanical bromides about the perils of fixating on individual designers are wasted breath.

CARCASS (noun) : शव
Meaning: the dead body of an animal.
अर्थ: एक जानवर का मृत शरीर।
Synonyms: corpse, cadaver, remains, relics.
Antonyms: revival, alive, essence, resurrection.
Usage: There were a couple of dead animal carcasses on the ground as well.

NUDGE (Verb) : प्रोत्साहित करना
Meaning: coax or gently encourage (someone) to do something.
अर्थ: कुछ करने के लिए मनाना या धीरे से प्रोत्साहित करना (किसी को)।
Synonyms: prompt, encourage, coax, stimulate
Antonyms: discourage, dissuade
Usage: After her late night out partying, both parents nudge their daughter to wake her up during the church service.

WARY (adjective) : सावधान
Meaning: feeling or showing caution about possible dangers or problems.
अर्थ: संभावित खतरों या समस्याओं के बारे में सावधानी महसूस करना या दिखाना।
Synonyms: attentive, heedful, vigilant, observant.
Antonyms: careless, heedless, incautious, unguarded.
Example: Dogs which have been mistreated often remain very wary of strangers.

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