English Vocabulary from “The Hindu Editorial”-(Day-137)

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The Hindu Editorial – 31.03.2018

1). Defy (Verb) – चुनौती देना

Definition: appear to be challenging (someone) to do or prove something.

Synonyms:  challenge, dare

Usage: he glowered at her, defying her to mock him

 

2). Uttered (Verb) – बोलना

Definition: make (a sound) with one’s voice.

Synonyms:  emit, let out, give, produce, give vent to, issue, come out with, breathe

Usage: he uttered an exasperated snort

 

3). Inciting (Verb) – उत्तेजित करना

Definition: encourage or stir up (violent or unlawful behaviour).

Synonyms: stir up, whip up, work up, encourage, fan the flames of, stoke up, fuel, kindle, ignite

Usage: they conspired to incite riots

 

4). Sectarian (Noun) – संप्रदायिक

Definition: a member of a sect.

Synonyms:  separatist, dissenter, dissident, nonconformist, free thinker,  renegade, recusant

Usage: a Jewish sectarian who preached the redemption of the Gentiles

 

5). Swathe (Verb) – लपेटना

Definition: wrap in several layers of fabric.

Synonyms:  wrap, envelop, bind, swaddle, bandage, bundle up, muffle up, cover, cloak, shroud

Usage: his hands were swathed in bandages

 

6). Fraught (Adjective) – भरा हुआ

Definition: (of a situation or course of action) filled with (something undesirable).

Synonyms:  full of, filled with, swarming with, rife with, thick with, bristling with, charged with

Usage: marketing any new product is fraught with danger

 

7). Persuasion (Noun) – अनुनय

Definition: the action or process of persuading someone or of being persuaded to do or believe something.

Synonyms: coaxing, persuading, coercion, inducement, convincing, blandishment

Usage: Monica needed plenty of persuasion before she actually left

 

8). Plausible (Adjective) – सत्य प्रतीत होने वाला

Definition: (of an argument or statement) seeming reasonable or probable.

Synonyms: credible, reasonable, believable, likely, feasible, probable, tenable,

possible, conceivable

Usage: a plausible explanation

 

9). Appellate (Adjective) – अपीलीय

Definition: (especially of a court) concerned with or dealing with applications for decisions to be reversed.

Usage: courts of appellate jurisdiction

 

10). Aggrieved (Adjective) – क्रोधित

Definition: feeling resentment at having been unfairly treated.

Synonyms: resentful, affronted, indignant, disgruntled, discontented, angry,

distressed, unhappy

Usage: they were aggrieved at the outcome

 

11). Intent (Adjective) – इरादा

Definition: determined to do (something).

Synonyms:  bent, set, determined, insistent, fixed, resolved, hell-bent, keen

Usage: the government was intent on achieving greater efficiency

 

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