The Hindu Vocabulary 20 July 2022 (Improve Your the Hindu Editorial Vocabulary Today


The Hindu Vocabulary 20 July 2022

Intimidate(verb) : धमकाना

  • Meaning: frighten or overawe (someone), especially in order to make them do what one wants.
  • अर्थ: भयभीत करना या ओवरवेट करना (कोई), विशेष रूप से उन्हें ऐसा करने के लिए जो कोई चाहता है।
  • Synonyms: dishearten, dismay, terrify
  • Antonyms: please, praise
  • Sentence: Her boss intimidates her

REPINE (verb) : विलाप करना  

  • Meaning: feel or express discontent; fret.
  • अर्थ: असंतोष महसूस करना या व्यक्त करना; झल्लाहट।
  • Synonyms: mope, languish, despondent, lament.
  • Antonyms: complacent, fulfilled, rejoice, contented.
  • Sentence: The soldiers repine for their families when they are stationed overseas.

RECUPERATE (Verb) : स्वस्थ हो जाना

  • Meaning: recover from illness or exertion.
  • अर्थ: बीमारी या परिश्रम से उबरना।
  • Synonyms:  recover, convalesce,  improve, mend
  • Antonyms: deteriorate, hurt
  • Sentence: Other mammals and birds recuperate or grow to maturity in outdoor enclosures.

STINT (Noun) : कार्यकाल

  • Meaning: a limited period of work or a limited time in a specific job or profession.
  • अर्थ: किसी विशेष कार्य या पेशे में काम की सीमित अवधि या सीमित समय।
  • Synonyms: assignment, , duty, job, spell, stretch
  • Antonyms: entertainment, failure, fun, pastime, stagnation
  • Sentence: I want to finish this stint, so as to have the afternoon off.

BOLSTER (verb) : आधार

  • Meaning: support or strengthen.
  • अर्थ: सहारा देना या मजबूत करना।
  • Synonyms: strengthen, support, reinforce, boost
  • Antonyms: undermine
  • Sentence: In order to bolster its profits, the computer company is cutting its workforce.

STONEWALL (Verb) : रुकावट डालना 

  • Meaning: delay or obstruct (a request, process, or person) by refusing to answer questions or by being evasive.
  • अर्थ: सवालों के जवाब देने से इंकार करने या निष्कासित होने से देरी या बाधा (एक अनुरोध, प्रक्रिया या व्यक्ति)।
  • Synonyms: delay, rebuff
  • Sentence: Picketing protestors were determined to stonewall the peace talks and keep the lockout going.

 PROACTIVE (Adjective) : सक्रिय 

  • Meaning: (of a person or action) creating or controlling a situation rather than just responding to it after it has happened.
  • अर्थ: (किसी व्यक्ति या क्रिया का) किसी स्थिति को उत्पन्न करने या नियंत्रित करने के बजाय केवल ऐसा होने के बाद उस पर प्रतिक्रिया देना।
  • Synonyms: enterprising, energetic
  • Sentence: Emergency procedures are proactive measures to ensure everyone’s safety.

DEBASE (Verb) : अवमूल्यन करना 

  • Meaning: reduce (something) in quality or value; degrade.
  • अर्थ: गुणवत्ता या मूल्य में कमी (कुछ); नीचा।
  • Synonyms: degrade, demean, disgrace, undermine
  • Antonyms: enghance
  • Sentence: The politician tried to debase his rival’s good reputation by spreading false rumors about him.

FLAGRANT (Adjective) : कुख्यात 

  • Meaning: (of an action considered wrong or immoral) conspicuously or obviously offensive.
  • अर्थ: (गलत या अनैतिक मानी जाने वाली एक क्रिया के) स्पष्ट या स्पष्ट रूप से आक्रामक।
  • Synonyms: blatant, glaring, obvious, overt, evident,
  • Antonyms:  unobtrusive, slight
  • Sentence: The bruises on the boy’s legs revealed the flagrant abuse he had suffered at home.

FATALITY (NOUN): मृत्यु-दर

  • Meaning: the quality or state of causing death or destruction
  • अर्थ: मृत्यु या विनाश करने का गुण या स्थिति
  • Synonyms: casualty, loss, prey, victim
  • Antonyms: harmer, injurer, assassin, killer
  • Sentence: Seatbelt use significantly reduces the risk of a fatality during a traffic accident
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