The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 27 January 2021 (Improve Your Vocabulary)

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 27 January 2021
The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 27 January 2021

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 27 January 2021 (Improve Your Vocabulary)

REVERE(verb) : आदर-सत्कार करना

  • Meaning: to regard someone or something with great respect or devotion
  • अर्थ: किसी को या किसी चीज को बहुत सम्मान या भक्ति के साथ मानना
  • Synonyms: admire, adore
  • Antonyms: criticize
  • Example: It’s a sad truth that many Americans revere movie stars and sports figures as demi-gods.

IMPERATIVE (adjective) अनिवार्य

  • Meaning: Of vital importance; crucial.
  • Synonyms: indispensable, exigent, essential, urgent.
  • Antonyms: negligible, insignificant, trivial, secondary.
  • Usage: It is imperative that couples should communicate in order to know the root of the conflict.

ECCENTRIC(Adjective) : केंद्रभ्रष्ठ

  • Meaning:deviating from the norm
  • अर्थ: आदर्श से भटकना
  • Synonyms: bizarre, curious
  • Antonyms: common, familiar
  • Example: She’s a little eccentric but still fun to be around.

SAGE (adjective) : समझदार

  • Meaning: profoundly wise.
  • अर्थ: गहरा बुद्धिमान।
  • Synonyms: sagacious, erudite, discerning, judicious.
  • Antonyms: dumb, imbecile, moronic, slow-witted.
  • Example: A sage suggestion that they think long and hard before deciding to marry at such a young age

GRIM (adjective) : विकट

  • Meaning: very serious or gloomy.
  • अर्थ: बहुत गंभीर या उदास।
  • Synonyms: stern, forbidding, uninviting, unapproachable
  • Antonyms: amiable, pleasant
  • Example: His expression was grim when he told them they had lost their jobs.

NIMBLY (Adjective) : दक्षतापूर्वक 

  • Meaning: having or showing quickness of mind
  • अर्थ: मन का तेज होना या दिखना
  • Synonym: alert, brainy, bright, brilliant, clever
  • Antonym:  dim-witted, doltish, dopey (also dopy), dorky [slang], dull,

PERSUASION (noun) : अनुनय

  • Meaning: a belief or set of beliefs, especially religious or political ones.
  • अर्थ: मान्यताओं का एक विश्वास या सेट, विशेषकर धार्मिक या राजनीतिक।
  • Synonyms: opinion, conviction, faith, view.
  • Antonyms: dissuasion, distrust, constraint, disbelief.
  • Usage: Political leaders and women of all political persuasions are expected to attend the commemorations.

STENTORIAN (adjective)  : बुलंद

  • Meaning: (of a person’s voice) loud and powerful.
  • अर्थ:  (किसी व्यक्ति की आवाज़) ज़ोर से और शक्तिशाली।
  • Synonyms: booming, clangorous, piercing, roaring.
  • Antonyms: soothing, muffled, muted, softened.
  • Usage: When my father speaks in a stentorian voice, I know I’m in trouble.

Contrite (Adjective) : मनोव्यथित

  • Meaning: feeling or expressing remorse at the recognition that one has done wrong.
  • अर्थ: मान्यता को पछतावा या व्यक्त करना कि किसी ने गलत किया है।
  • Synonym: remorseful, repentant, penitent, regretful
  • Antonym: unrepentant, defiant
  • Example:  She must be humble and contrite.

LEAVEN (verb) : संशोधित

  • Meaning: permeate and modify or transform (something) for the better.
  • अर्थ: बेहतर के लिए परमिट और संशोधित (परिवर्तित) (कुछ)।
  • Synonyms: permeate, pervade, transform, modify.
  • Antonyms: depress, relegate, demote, slash.
  • Usage: One should always try to leaven one’s knowledge.

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