The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 7 November 2020 (Improve Your Vocabulary)

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 7 November 2020 (Improve Your Vocabulary)

CONCURRENCE (noun) : सन्निपतन

  • Meaning: the fact of two or more events or circumstances happening or existing at the same time.
  •  अर्थ: एक ही समय में होने वाली या विद्यमान दो या अधिक घटनाओं या परिस्थितियों का तथ्य।
  • Synonym:concordance, cooperation, coincidence.
  • Antonym: dissonance, discord.
  • Usage: Because the events ran in concurrence, the coordinator could not attend both parties at the same time.

Unprecedented (adjective) : अभूतपूर्व

  • Meaning: never done or known before.
  • अर्थ: पहले कभी नहीं किया या जाना जाता है।
  • Synonym: unequaled, unmatched, unrivaled.
  • Antonym: precedented, familiar, usual.
  • Usage: The damage caused by the hurricane is unprecedented and has never been experienced before in this country.

SPATE (Noun) : झोंक

  • Meaning: a large number of similar things or events appearing or occurring in quick succession.
  • अर्थ: त्वरित उत्तराधिकार में बड़ी संख्या में समान चीजें या घटनाएं दिखाई देती हैं या घटित होती हैं।
  • Synonyms: deluge, flood, flurry, outpouring, string, succession
  • Antonyms: dribble, drip, trickle
  • Usage: A spate of words has been published on this controversial topic.

PROCLIVITY (Noun) : प्रवृत्ति

  • Meaning: a tendency to choose or do something regularly; an inclination or predisposition towards a particular thing.
  • अर्थ: नियमित रूप से कुछ चुनने या करने की प्रवृत्ति; किसी विशेष चीज के प्रति झुकाव या पूर्वाभास।
  • Synonyms: liking, inclination, tendency, leaning
  • Antonyms: disinclination, dislike, antipathy, hate
  • Usage:His proclivity for cooking made him a big hit in the homeowner’s association.

GUILE (Noun) : धूर्तता,  छल-कपट 

  • Meaning: sly or cunning intelligence.
  • अर्थ : धूर्त या चालाक बुद्धि।
  • Synonyms: cunning, artifice, canniness
  • Antonyms: forthrightness,  guilelessness
  • Example: A shady salesman usually relies on a combination of quick thinking and guile.

REVELRY(Noun) : आनंदोत्सव 

  • Meaning: a situation in which people are drinking, dancing, singing, etc. at a party or in public, especially in a noisy way 
  • अर्थ : ऐसी स्थिति जिसमें लोग किसी पार्टी में या सार्वजनिक रूप से, विशेष रूप से शोर-शराबे में शराब पीना, नाचना, गाना आदि कर रहे हों।
  • Synonyms: debauchery, carouse
  • Antonyms: sadness, mourning
  • Example: The revelries next door kept me awake all night.

Vernacular (Noun) : जनभाषा

  • Meaning: the language or dialect spoken by the ordinary people of a country or region.
  • अर्थ: किसी देश या क्षेत्र के सामान्य लोगों द्वारा बोली जाने वाली भाषा या बोली।
  • Synonym: everyday language, spoken language, colloquial speech, slang
  • Usage: To hold the interest of the community, the playwright penned his play using only the local vernacular.

DILATORY (adjective) : धीमा

  • Meaning: slow to act
  • अर्थ: कार्य करने में धीमा
  • Synonyms: sluggish, slothful, lax, slack.
  • Antonyms: fast, prompt, brisk, quick.
  • Usage: They were dilatory in providing the researchers with information.

CULL (verb) : चुनना

  • Meaning: select from a large quantity; obtain from a variety of sources.
  • अर्थ: बड़ी मात्रा से चयन करें; विभिन्न स्रोतों से प्राप्त करें।
  • Synonyms: elect, choose, select, handpick.
  • Antonyms: discard, reject, decline, spurn.
  • Usage: When we cull the contestants for the show, we choose individuals with outgoing personalities.

PROTRACTED (adjective) : फैला हुआ

  • Meaning: lasting for a long time or longer than expected or usual.
  • अर्थ: लंबे समय तक या अपेक्षा से अधिक समय तक या सामान्य रूप से स्थायी।
  • Synonyms: expanded, lasting, prolonged, sustained.
  • Antonyms: abbreviated, abridged, curtailed, shortened.
  • Usage: Three years of long and protracted negotiations characterized the proposals for an indoor-events arena.

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