The Hindu Vocabulary 14 July 2022 (Improve Your the Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Today


The Hindu Vocabulary 14 July 2022

Ostensibly (adverb) : जाहिरा तौर पर

  • Meaning:- as appears or is stated to be true, though not necessarily so; apparently.
  • अर्थ: –जैसा प्रतीत होता है या सत्य कहा जाता है, यद्यपि आवश्यक नहीं; जाहिरा तौर पर।
  • Synonyms: evidently, officially, seemingly
  • Antonyms:-improbably, obscurely, unlikely
  • Example:-Ostensibly they were a literary society; really they were diamond polishers.

Scurrilous (adjective) : मिथ्या

  • Meaning:- making or spreading scandalous claims about someone with the intention of damaging their reputation.
  • अर्थ: –अपनी प्रतिष्ठा को नुकसान पहुँचाने के इरादे से किसी के बारे में निंदनीय दावे करना या फैलाना।
  • Synonyms:-defamatory, indecent, insulting
  • Antonyms:-clean, decent
  • Example:-I stood aghast at this scurrilous address, the like of which I had never yet heard.

Heavy-handed ( adjective) : तानाशाही

  • Meaning:-dealing with people or problems in a severe or harsh way : too strict or controlling
  • अर्थ: – लोगों या समस्याओं से गंभीर या कठोर तरीके से निपटना: बहुत सख्त या नियंत्रित करना
  • Synonyms:- coercive, cruel, harsh
  • Example: –A rough-featured, heavy-handed peasant’s son was this Peter.

Delineating (verb) : चित्रित करना

  • Meaning:- describe or portray (something) precisely.
  • अर्थ: – ठीक-ठीक वर्णन (चित्रण) करो।
  • Synonyms:- define, depict, lay out
  • Antonyms:-confuse, distort
  • Example:-There was a particular dog in Washington which he was never tired of delineating.

Perfunctory (adjective) : असावधान

  • Meaning:-(of an action) carried out without real interest, feeling, or effort.
  • अर्थ: – (किसी क्रिया का) बिना वास्तविक रुचि, भाव या प्रयत्न के किया गया।
  • Synonyms:- cursory, offhand, sketchy
  • Antonyms:-careful, complete
  • Example:-She began to fry her pork and apples, with a perfunctory attempt at conversation.

Exaggerated (adjective) : अतिशयोक्तिपूर्ण

  • Meaning:- regarded or represented as larger, better, or worse than in reality.
  • अर्थ: – वास्तविकता से बड़ा, बेहतर या बुरा माना या माना गया।
  • Synonyms:-abstract, distorted, excessive
  • Antonyms:-actual, believable, calm
  • Example:-His great failing was that he exaggerated–no tale ever losing anything in his charge.

Scurrility (noun) : गाली-गलौज

  • Meaning:-the quality of being scurrilous.
  • अर्थ: – खूंखार होने का गुण।
  • Synonyms:-abomination, affront, atrocity
  • Antonyms:-blessing, compliment, decency
  • Example:-There is the low joke which arises from scurrility and idle conceit.

Lapse (verb) : समाप्त हुए

  • Meaning:-(of a right, privilege, or agreement) become invalid because it is not used, claimed, or renewed; expire.
  • अर्थ: –(अधिकार, विशेषाधिकार या समझौते के) अमान्य हो जाता है क्योंकि इसका उपयोग, दावा या नवीनीकरण नहीं किया जाता है; समय सीमा समाप्त हो।
  • Synonyms:- blunder, breach, crime
  • Antonyms:-accuracy, advantage, behavior
  • Example:-It was not, however, before the lapse of several months that he succeeded.

Contempt (noun) : निंदा

  • Meaning:-the feeling that a person or a thing is worthless or beneath consideration.
  • अर्थ: – वह भाव जो किसी व्यक्ति या वस्तु को व्यर्थ या विचाराधीन है।
  • Synonyms:- antipathy, condescension, defiance
  • Antonyms:-approval, esteem, flattery
  • Example:-Where he thinks a contempt due, he pays it to the uttermost.

TIZZY : घबराहट

  • Meaning: a state of nervous excitement or agitation.
  • अर्थ: घबराहट या उत्तेजना की स्थिति।
  • Synonyms: acrimony, animosity, annoyance, chagrin.
  • Antonyms: calm, calmness, delight, ease
  • Usage: Her mother was in a tizzy over Liz’s divorce.
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