The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 27 October 2020 (Improve Your Vocabulary)

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PURPORTEDLY (adverb) : माना जाता है

  • Meaning: As appears or is stated to be true, though not necessarily so; allegedly.
  • अर्थ: जैसा कि प्रतीत होता है या सच कहा जाता है, हालांकि जरूरी नहीं कि; कथित तौर पर।
  • Synonyms: professedly, supposedly, seemingly, superficially.
  • Antonyms: absolutely, authentically, certainly, earnestly.
  • Usage: The fans found a bat purportedly signed by Virat Kohli.

 SHRILL (Adjective) : कर्णभेदीकोलाहलमय 

  • Meaning: (of a voice or sound) high-pitched and piercing.
  • अर्थ: ऊँची-ऊँची और छेदने वाली  (किसी आवाज़ या ध्वनि का)।    
  • Synonyms: high-pitched, piercing, high, sharp
  •  Antonyms: low, soft, dulcet
    Usage: When Rose was stabbed, she let out a shrill scream.
  • Antonyms: low, soft, dulcet
  • Usage: When Rose was stabbed, she let out a shrill scream.

Interdict (Noun) :  प्रतिबंधनिषेध 

  • Meaning: an authoritative prohibition, in particular
  • अर्थ : एक आधिकारिक निषेध, विशेष रूप से
  • Synonym: prohibition, ban, bar, veto, proscription,
  • Antonym: corroborate, support
  • Usage: Because I failed most of my classes last term, my parents will probably interdict me from working this semester.

 Naught (noun) : शून्य,  तुच्छता 

  • Meaning: the numerical symbol 0 or the absence of number or quantity represented by it
  • अर्थ : संख्यात्मक चिह्न 0 या उसके द्वारा प्रतिनिधित्व संख्या या मात्रा की अनुपस्थिति
  • Synonyms: aught, cipher, goose egg, nil, nothing, o, oh, zero, zilch, zip
  • Usage: The pleas for peace have been for naught as the war has been going on for over five years.

Pernicious(Adjective) : हानिकारक

  • Meaning: Exceedingly Harmful
  • अर्थ: अत्यधिक हानिकारक
  • Synonym: harmful, destructive
  • Antonym: beneficial, favourable
  • Usage: Evidence exists that hidden and pernicious obstacles have increased.

 Adscititious(Adjective) : अनावश्यक

  • Meaning: Added or derived from something outside; not inherent.
  • अर्थ: बाहर की किसी चीज़ से जोड़ा या निकाला हुआ; निहित नहीं है।
  • Synonym: inessential
  • Antonym: essential, primary
  • Usage: We should choose our books as we would our companioins, for their sterling and intrinsic merit, not for their adscititious or accidental advantages.

 Brackish(Adjective) : नमकीन

  • Meaning: Slightly salty; not appealing to the taste
  • अर्थ: थोड़ा नमकीन; स्वाद के लिए अपील नहीं
  • Synonym: saline, salt
  • Antonym: Fresh
  • Usage: The brackish breeze of his seaside town became gusts that shot down 6th avenue and lifted the tails of his coat.

 Panoply(Noun) : धूमधाम

  • Meaning: A large and impressive range of things
  • अर्थ: चीजों की एक बड़ी और प्रभावशाली श्रेणी
  • Synonym: Array, range
  • Antonym: Hiding, Dullness
  • Usage: A panoply of innovations has helped chile to out perform its south american neighbors.

 CONDIGN (adjective) : न्यायोचित

  • Meaning: (of punishment or retribution) appropriate to the crime or wrongdoing; fitting and deserved.
  • अर्थ: (दंड या प्रतिशोध में) अपराध या अधर्म के लिए उपयुक्त; फिटिंग और योग्य।
  • Synonyms: earned, merited, warranted, justifiable.
  • Antonyms: unjust, undue, unsuitable, unfair.
  • Usage: I may pity him, and even understand his motives, but a murderer is still deserving of condign punishment.

 Trepidation (Noun): घबराहट

  • Meaning: Nervous uncertainty of feeling.
  • अर्थ: घबराहट अनिश्चितता की भावना।
  • Synonyms: perturbation, uneasiness, agitation, dismay, anxiety
  • Antonyms: calm, equanimity, contentment, assurance, peace
  • Example: I approached my office with a great deal of trepidation.

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