English Vocabulary from “The Hindu Editorial”-(Day-128)

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The Hindu Editorial – 21.03.2018

 

1). Propped (Verb) — सहारा देना

Definition: support or keep in position

Synonyms:  hold up, shore up, bolster up, buttress, support, brace, underpin, reinforce

Usage: the longest branches were initially propped up with planks

 

2). Coalition (Noun) – गठबंधन

Definition: a temporary alliance for combined action, especially of political parties forming a government.

Synonyms:  alliance, union, partnership, affiliation, bloc, caucus

Usage: a coalition between Liberals and Conservatives

 

3). Fragile (Adjective) – नाज़ुक

Definition: easily destroyed or threatened.

Synonyms: tenuous, easily broken, easily destroyed, easily threatened, vulnerable

Usage: you have a fragile grip on reality

 

4). Mustered (Verb) – संकलित होना

Definition: assemble (troops), especially for inspection or in preparation for battle.

Synonyms: assemble, bring together, call together, marshal, mobilize, rally, round up

Usage: 17,000 men had been mustered on Haldon Hill

 

5). Undeniable (Adjective) – निर्विवाद

Definition: unable to be denied or disputed.

Synonyms:  indisputable, indubitable, unquestionable, beyond doubt, beyond question, beyond a shadow of a doubt

Usage: it is an undeniable fact that some dogs are easier to train than others

 

6). Patchy (Adjective) – विचित्र

Definition: existing or happening in small, isolated areas.

Synonyms: uneven, bitty, varying, variable, variegated, dappled, mottled, speckled,  multicoloured

Usage: patchy fog

 

7). Mainstreamed (Verb) – मुख्यधारा करना

Definition: the process of becoming accepted as normal by most people

Usage: vegetarianism has been mainstreamed

 

8). Sympathetic (Adjective) – सहानुभूतिपूर्ण

Definition: showing approval of or favour towards an idea or action

Synonyms:  in favour of, in sympathy with, approving of, pro, on the side of, supportive of

Usage: he was sympathetic to evolutionary ideas

 

9). Militia (Noun) – देश रक्षक सेना

Definition: a military force that is raised from the civil population to supplement a regular army in an emergency.

Synonyms: commandos, reserves, soldiers

Usage: creating a militia was no answer to the army’s manpower problem

 

10). Sceptical (Adjective) – अविश्वासी

Definition: not easily convinced; having doubts or reservations.

Synonyms:  dubious, doubtful, having reservations, taking something with a pinch of salt

Usage: the public were deeply sceptical about some of the proposals

 

11). Dispiritingly (Adjective) – निराश तरीके से

Definition: destructive of morale and self-reliance

Synonyms: enthusiasm; depressing; discouraging

Usage: in a dispiriting manner 

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