The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 3 November 2020 (Improve Your Vocabulary)

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 3 November 2020 (Improve Your Vocabulary)

FARCE (Noun) : स्वांग

  • Meaning: an event or situation that is absurd or disorganized.
  • अर्थ: एक घटना या स्थिति जो बेतुका या अव्यवस्थित है।
  • Synonyms: absurdity, mockery, travesty, sham
  • Usage:The debate turned into a drunken farce.

OBDURATE(Adjective) : हठी

  • Meaning:stubbornly persistent in wrongdoing
  • अर्थ: अधर्म करने में हठ लगातार करना
  • Synonyms:callous, stubborn
  • Antonyms: humane, sensitive
  • Usage: Union leaders remain obdurate that working conditions and pay improve.

Conflate(verb) : मिलाना

  • Meaning: combine (two or more sets of information, texts, ideas, etc.) into one.
  • अर्थ: एक में दो (सूचना, ग्रंथों, विचारों, आदि के दो या अधिक) संयोजन।
  • Synonyms: amalgamate, converge, unify, fuse.
  • Antonyms: divide, part, separate, rupture.
  • Example: To conflate art and science, teachers must design activities that blend the two.

Expeditious (Adjective) : अतिशीघ्र

  • Meaning: done with speed and efficiency.
  • अर्थ: गति और दक्षता के साथ किया।
  • Synonyms: speedy, swift, quick, rapid, fast; prompt
  • Antonyms: slow
  • Example: The man was saved because of the doctor’s expeditious diagnosis.

Jeopardize (verb) : ख़तरे में डालना

  • Meaning: put (someone or something) into a situation in which there is a danger of loss, harm, or failure.
  • अर्थ: (किसी को या किसी को) ऐसी स्थिति में रखना जिसमें हानि, हानि या असफलता का खतरा हो।
  • Synonyms: imperil, threaten, chance, gamble
  • Antonyms: guard,protect, save, design
  • Example: By a word he could have done it, yet he feared lest that word must jeopardize his brother.

Ample (adjective) : प्रचुर

  • Meaning: enough or more than enough; plentiful.
  • अर्थ: पर्याप्त या पर्याप्त से अधिक; भरपूर मात्रा में।
  • Synonyms: abundant, bountiful, broad, copious
  • Antonyms: cramped, insignificant, lacking, limited
  • Example: I’ve left ample stores of food and water for you.

TREASON: (noun) : राज-द्रोह

  • Meaning: the action of betraying someone or something.
  • अर्थ: किसी को या किसी को धोखा देने की क्रिया।
  • Synonyms: betrayal, disloyalty, falsity, treachery.
  • Antonyms: faithfulness, loyalty, staunchness, steadfastness.
  • Usage: Reading a friend’s diary without permission would have to be regarded as the ultimate act of personal treason.

SMUG (adjective) : आत्मसंतुष्ट

  • Meaning: having or showing an excessive pride in oneself or one’s achievements.
  • अर्थ: स्वयं की या किसी की उपलब्धियों में अत्यधिक अभिमान होना या दिखाना।
  • Synonyms: bighead, complacence, egotism, vainglory.
  • Antonyms: diffidence, bashfulness, demureness, shyness.
  • Usage: Because Rocky had a smug attitude during his meeting with the principal, he projected the image he was proud of his misdeeds.

DAFT (adjective) : मंदबुद्धि

  • Meaning: silly; foolish.
  • अर्थ: मूर्खतापूर्ण; मूर्ख।
  • Synonyms: balmy, bedlam, demented, deranged
  • Antonyms: rational, reasonable, judicious, sensible.
  • Usage: We were shocked that Diana was so daft to believe John’s tale.

Brickbat: (noun) : रोड़ा

  • Meaning: an act or expression showing scorn and usually intended to hurt another’s feelings
  • अर्थ: एक कार्य या अभिव्यक्ति जो दिखाती है और आमतौर पर दूसरे की भावनाओं को आहत करने के लिए होती है
  • Synonyms: affront, barb, epithet, indignity.
  • Antonyms: accolade, commendation, compliment, acclaim.
  • Usage: The candidates were reduced to hurling brickbats at each other.

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