The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 24 February 2021 (Improve Your Vocabulary)

 The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 24 February 2021
The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 24 February 2021

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 24 February 2021 (Improve Your Vocabulary)

PROFANE(adjective) : अपवित्र
Meaning: vulgar and inappropriate
अर्थ: अशिष्ट और अनुचित
Synonyms: coarse, nasty
Antonyms: kind, polite
Usage: They have profaned the long upheld traditions of the Temple.

Tarnish : दूषित करना
Meaning: lose or cause to lose lustre, especially as a result of exposure to air or moisture. (Verb)

अर्थ: चमक खोना या खोना, विशेष रूप से हवा या नमी के संपर्क के परिणामस्वरूप।
Synonyms: discolor, stain, sully, besmirch, blacken, smear, defile
Antonyms: improve, purify, clean, brighten, enhance
Usage: The scandal tarnished his reputation.

Charismatic : आकर्षक व्यक्तित्व युक्त
Meaning: exercising a compelling charm which inspires devotion in others. (Adjective)
अर्थ: एक आकर्षक आकर्षण का प्रयोग करना जो दूसरों में भक्ति को प्रेरित करता है।
Synonyms: charming, captivating, enchanting, glamorous
Antonyms: repulsive, unrelatable, tedious, abominable, unappealing
Usage: Not an obviously charismatic figure, Mr Chan’s principal qualities are those of a high-order bureaucrat.

Lopsided : असंतुलित, एकतरफ़ा
Meaning: with one side lower or smaller than the other
अर्थ: एक तरफ से कम या दूसरे से छोटा
Synonyms: uneven, unequal, irregular, unbalanced, disproportionate, partial
Antonyms: level, balanced, even

Usage: After all, such lopsided enthusiasm indicates that you feel well equipped to tell judges how to do their job

Rescind (Verb) : रद्द कर देना
Meaning: revoke, cancel, or repeal (a law, order, or agreement).
अर्थ: निरस्त, रद्द या निरस्त (एक कानून, आदेश, या समझौता)।
Synonyms: revoke, repeal, cancel, reverse, abrogate, overturn, overrule, override, annul, nullify,
Antonyms: enforce, enact
Example: the government eventually rescinded the directive

Sullen (adjective) : उदास
Meaning: bad-tempered and sulky.
अर्थ: बुरा-भला बोलने वाला और व्यभिचारी।
Synonyms: morose, resentful, glum, frowning, grumpy, peevish, indignant
Antonyms: agreeable, bright, cheerful, friendly, gentle
Example: The sullen criminal refused to follow the police officer’s instructions.

Prosecutor (noun) : अभियोक्ता
Meaning: a legal official who accuses someone of committing a crime, especially in a law court
अर्थ: एक कानूनी अधिकारी जो किसी पर अपराध करने का आरोप लगाता है, खासकर कानून अदालत में
Synonyms: attorney, lawyer, prosecuting officer, functionary, public prosecutor
Antonyms: unauthorized, unofficial, unestablished, irregular, unconfirmed
Usage: A government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state.

Magnanimous (adjective) : उदार
Meaning: generous or forgiving, especially towards a rival or less powerful person.
अर्थ: उदार या क्षमाशील, विशेष रूप से एक प्रतिद्वंद्वी या कम शक्तिशाली व्यक्ति के प्रति।
Synonyms: benevolent, munificent, bountiful, philanthropic, chivalrous
Antonyms: stingy, selfish, uncharitable
Example: Because she was kind and generous, the magnanimous queen was loved by all.

Odious (adjective) :घृणित
Meaning: extremely unpleasant; repulsive.
अर्थ: अत्यंत अप्रिय; प्रतिकारक।
Synonyms: revolting, repulsive, repellent, repugnant
Antonyms: delightful, pleasant, agreeable, charming
Example: The athlete got arrested for participating in the odious sport of dogfighting.

Trail : निशान/ खींचना
अर्थ: किसी व्यक्ति या किसी चीज के पारित होने के पीछे एक निशान या संकेत या वस्तुओं की एक श्रृंखला।
Synonyms: track, trace, drag, pursue, path
Antonyms: lead, surpass
Usage in a sentence: The hurricane left a trail of destruction behind it.

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