The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 9 November 2020 (Improve Your Vocabulary)

The Hindu Editorial VOCAB 9 November 2020 (Improve Your Vocabulary)

DIVEST (verb) विनिहित करना

  • Meaning: to set (a person or thing) free of something that encumbers.
  • अर्थ: किसी वस्तु को मुक्त करने के लिए (किसी व्यक्ति या बात) को सेट करना।
  • Synonyms: disencumber, rid, emancipate, release.
  • Antonyms: hamper, restrain, shackle, encumber.
  • Example:  Under the new deal, the company agreed to divest itself of half its revenues, so they could distribute it among their creditors.

BERATE (verb) जोर से डाँटना

  • Meaning: cold or criticize (someone) angrily.
  • अर्थ: ठंड या आलोचना (किसी को) गुस्से से।
  • Synonyms: castigate, chastise, lambaste, reprimand.
  • Antonyms: approve, extol, laud, praise.
  • Example: Every time the referee made a questionable call, the fans would berate him and throw beans on the field.

FABLED (adjective) कथा में बर्णन किया हुआ

  • Meaning: mythical; imaginary.
  • अर्थ: पौराणिक; काल्पनिक।
  • Synonyms: fictitious, hypothetical, apocryphal, allegorical.
  • Antonyms: authentic, existent, factual, confirmed.
  • Example: Long after the kingdoms of southern Arabia disappeared, the fabled riches of the region live on in the popular imagination.

Chronic (Adjective) – स्थायी

  • Meaning: continuing or occurring again and again for a long time,  happening or existing frequently or most of the time, always or often doing something specified
  • अर्थ: लंबे समय तक बार-बार जारी रहना या घटित होना, लगातार या अधिकतर समय, हमेशा या अक्सर कुछ किया जाना
  • Synonym: natural; persistent, regular,
  • Antonym: unaccustomed, unused; intermittent, occasional
  • Example: He suffers from chronic arthritis.

Punctilious (Adjective) – समयनिष्ठ (पाबंद)

  • Meaning: showing great attention to detail or correct behavior.
  • अर्थ: विस्तार या सही व्यवहार पर बहुत ध्यान देना।
  • Synonym: meticulous, conscientious, careful, diligent, attentive,
  • Antonym: careless, easy-going, slapdash
  • Example: While I enjoy cleanliness, I am not so punctilious that I get upset about a little dust on my furniture.

REVULSION (noun) : तबदीली

  • Meaning: a sense of disgust and loathing.
  • अर्थ: घृणा और घृणा का भाव।
  • Synonyms: abhorrence, repugnance, nausea, detestation.
  • Antonyms: penchant, predilection, preference, propensity.
  • Sentence: Widespread public revulsion at the executions exacerbated a growing alienation from the British administration in Ireland.

Credence (noun) : प्रत्यय

  • Meaning: belief in or acceptance of something as true.
  • अर्थ: किसी वस्तु को सत्य मान लेना या मानना।
  • Synonym: acceptance, belief, faith, trust
  • Antonym: distrust, mistrust, suspicion, dubiety.
  • Sentence: Since you have a history of lying, I find it difficult to give credence to anything you tell me.

 Malapert (adjective) : असभ्य

  • Meaning: boldly disrespectful; impudent.
  • अर्थ: साहसपूर्वक अनादर; बेशर्म।
  • Synonym: impertinent, cheeky, rude, brazen.
  • Antonyms: courteous, humble, modest, polite.
  • Sentence: In a fury, she said that he was too malapert to give her such an answer, and affirmed that both he and they should repent it.

Amicable (adjective) : मैत्रीपूर्ण

  • Meaning: Friendly
  • अर्थ: मित्रवत
  • Synonym: Cordial, Harmonious, amiable, polite.
  • Antonym: impolite, uncivil, rude, unfriendly.
  • Sentence: Most customer service agents are amicable people who are good at settling disagreements.

Banter (noun) : मज़ाक

  • Meaning: the playful and friendly exchange of teasing remarks.
  • अर्थ: चिढ़ाने वाली टिप्पणियों का चंचल और मैत्रीपूर्ण आदान-प्रदान।
  • Synonym: wisecracks, crosstalk, wordplay, ribbing.
  • Antonym: flattery, praise, work
  • Sentence: If the banter between the award presenters is not exciting, no one will watch the show.

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