The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 8 February 2021 (Improve Your Vocabulary)

 The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 8 February 2021
The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 8 February 2021

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 8 February 2021 (Improve Your Vocabulary)

GRISLY (Adjective) : भयानक

  • Meaning: causing horror or disgust.
  • अर्थ: आतंक या घृणा पैदा करना।
  • Synonyms: gruesome, ghastly, frightful, horrid,
  • Antonyms: pleasant, attractive
  • Example: Many massacres in history fade while some linger as grisly curiosities.

SCUPPER (Verb) : तबाह करना

  • Meaning: prevent from working or succeeding; thwart.
  • अर्थ: काम करने या सफल होने से रोकना; विफल।
  • Synonyms: ruin, wreck, devastate, destroy
  • Antonyms: further, promote
  • Example: They worry it could be used to scupper merger and acquisition deals.

DEROGATORY(Adjective) : अपमानजनक

  • Meaning: showing a critical or disrespectful attitude.
  • अर्थ: आलोचनात्मक या अपमानजनक रवैया दिखाना।
  • Synonyms: disparaging, slighting, pejorative, belittling
  • Antonyms: complimentary, appreciative, favorable, flattering
  • Example: He made some derogatory comment/remark about her appearance.

MURKY(Adjective) : संदिग्ध 

  • Meaning: dark and dirty or difficult to see through
  • अर्थ: अंधेरे और गंदे या मुश्किल से देखना
  • Synonyms: cloudy, dark
  • Antonyms: bright, luminous
  • Example: The river was brown and murky after the storm.

RENDER(Verb) : कारण

  • Meaning: to cause someone or something to be in a particular state
  • अर्थ: किसी विशेष अवस्था में किसी के या किसी के होने का कारण
  • Synonyms: deliver, cause
  • Antonyms: hold, keep
  • Example: Billions have been spent, but not one gallon of the estimated 54m gallons of waste has been rendered harmless.

EQUANIMITY(Noun) : समभाव

  • Meaning: to stay calm, especially under stress; to maintain composure
  • अर्थ: शांत रहने के लिए, विशेष रूप से तनाव में; बनाए रखने के लिए
  • Synonyms: calmness, cool
  • Antonyms: agitation, discomposure
  • Example: During the horrible storm, it was hard for us to focus on and maintain our equanimity.

HYSTERIA (Noun) : हमला

  • Meaning: exaggerated or uncontrollable emotion or excitement.
  • अर्थ: अतिरंजित या बेकाबू भावना या उत्तेजना।
  • Synonyms: frenzy, wildness, attack
  • Antonyms: calmness, self-possession
  • Example: The hostages were in a state of hysteria when they were rescued by the police.

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.

FETTER(Noun) : बंधन

  • Meaning: confine or restrict (someone).
  • अर्थ: सीमित या प्रतिबंधित (कोई)।
  • Synonyms: restrict, restrain, constrain, confine, limit; hinder
  • Antonyms: aid, allow, assist, expedite
  • Example: The budget crisis is a fetter to the city’s plan for repairing the highways.

REFRACTORY (adjective) : आज्ञा न मानने वाला

  • Meaning: stubborn or unmanageable.
  • अर्थ: जिद्दी या असहनीय।
  • Synonyms: recalcitrant, obstreperous, insubordinate, intractable.
  • Antonyms: obedient, manageable, amenable, compliant.
  • Example: Most teenagers go through a refractory phase where they don’t want to listen to authority figures.

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