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

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 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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