English Vocabulary from “The Hindu Editorial”-(Day-126)

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The Hindu Editorial – 19.03.2018


1). Provocation (Noun) – उकसावा

Definition: action or speech that makes someone angry, especially deliberately.

Synonyms:  goading, prodding, egging on, incitement, rousing, stirring, stimulation, prompting

Usage: you should remain calm and not respond to provocation


2). Tampered (Verb) – हस्तक्षेप करना

Definition: interfere with (something) in order to cause damage or make unauthorized alterations.

Synonyms:  interfere, monkey around, meddle, tinker, fiddle (about/around), fool about/around

Usage: someone tampered with the brakes of my car


3). Obscene (Adjective) – अश्लील

Definition: offending against moral principles; repugnant.

Synonyms:  shocking, scandalous, vile, foul, atrocious, outrageous, heinous,  wicked, evil, odious

Usage: using animals’ skins for fur coats is obscene


4). Deliberate (Adjective) – जानबूझकर

Definition:  done consciously and intentionally.

Synonyms:  intentional, calculated, conscious, done on purpose, intended, planned, meant

Usage: a deliberate attempt to provoke conflict


5). Blanche (Verb) – पीले पड़ जाना

Definition: to become white; turn pale

Synonyms: Recoil, Flinch, Pale

Usage: The very thought of going made him blanch.


6). Prevail (Verb) — जीतना

Definition: prove more powerful or superior.

Synonyms:  win, win out, win through, triumph, be victorious, be the victor, gain the victory, carry the day

Usage: it is hard for logic to prevail over emotion


7). Overwhelmed (Verb) – अभिभूत

Definition: have a strong emotional effect on.

Synonyms:  overcome, move, stir, affect, touch, impress, sweep someone off their feet, strike

Usage: I was overwhelmed with guilt


8). Indisputably (Adverb) – निर्विवाद रूप से

Definition: in a way that cannot be challenged or denied.

Synonyms: decided, decidedly, definite, assured.

Usage: what he said was indisputably true.


9). Heartening (Verb) – खुश होना

Definition: make more cheerful or confident.

Synonyms:  cheer up, cheer, raise someone’s spirits, encourage, comfort, reassure

Usage: she was heartened to observe that the effect was faintly comic


10). Debris (Noun) – मलबा

Definition: scattered pieces of rubbish or remains.

Synonyms:  detritus, refuse, rubbish, waste, waste matter, discarded matter, litter, scrap, dross

Usage: workmen were clearing the roads of the debris from shattered buildings


11). Consensus (Noun) – मतैक्य, आम सहमति

Definition: a general agreement.

Synonyms: agreement, harmony, concord, like-mindedness, concurrence

Usage: there is a growing consensus that the current regime has failed

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