The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 146

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The Hindu Editorial – 11.04.2018

1). Downright (Adjective) सर्वथा

Definition: (of something bad or unpleasant) utter; complete (used for emphasis).

Synonyms: complete, total, absolute, utter, thorough, perfect, out-and-out, outright

Usage: it’s a downright disgrace


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). Disastrous (Adjective) – विनाशकारी

Definition: causing great damage.

Synonyms: catastrophic, calamitous, cataclysmic, tragic

Usage: a disastrous fire swept through the museum


4). Sectarian (Adjective) – संप्रदायिक

Definition: rigidly following the doctrines of a sect or other group.

Synonyms: factional, schismatic, cliquish, clannish, partisan, parti pris

Usage: the sectarian Bolshevism advocated by Moscow


5). Ruthless (Adjective) – क्रूर

Definition: having or showing no pity or compassion for others.

Synonyms: merciless, pitiless, cruel, heartless, hard-hearted, hard, stony-hearted, stony

Usage: a ruthless manipulator


6). Perpetual (Adjective) – लगातार होना

Definition: occurring repeatedly; so frequent as to seem endless and uninterrupted.

Synonyms: interminable, incessant, ceaseless, endless, without respite, relentless, unrelenting

Usage: their perpetual money worries


7). Ethnic (Adjective) – संजातीय

Definition: relating to a population subgroup (within a larger or dominant national or cultural group) with a common national or cultural tradition.

Synonyms:  racial, race-related, ethnological, genetic, inherited

Usage: ethnic and cultural rights and traditions


8). Catastrophes (Noun) – आपदाओं

Definition: an event causing great and usually sudden damage or suffering; a disaster.

Synonyms: disaster, calamity, cataclysm, crisis, holocaust, ruin, ruination, tragedy, blow

Usage: an environmental catastrophe


9). Obligation (Noun) – कर्तव्य

Definition: a debt of gratitude for a service or favour.

Synonyms: contract, agreement, deed, covenant, bond, treaty, deal, pact, compact,


Usage: she didn’t want to be under an obligation to him


10). Verdict (Noun) – अधिमत

Definition: a decision on an issue of fact in a civil or criminal case or an inquest.

Synonyms: judgement, adjudication, adjudgement, decision, finding, ruling, resolution

Usage: the jury returned a verdict of not guilty


11). Admonished (Verb) – धिक्कारना

Definition: advise or urge (someone) earnestly.

Synonyms: advise, recommend, urge, caution, warn, counsel, exhort, implore,

beseech, entreat

Usage: she admonished him to drink no more than one glass of wine


12). Embarrassing (Verb) – शर्मनाक होना

Definition: cause (someone) to feel awkward, self-conscious, or ashamed.

Synonyms: shame, humiliate, make ashamed, demean, abash

Usage: she wouldn’t embarrass either of them by making a scene


13). Frustration (Noun) – कुंठा, हताशा

Definition: the feeling of being upset or annoyed as a result of being unable to change or achieve something

Synonyms: exasperation, annoyance, anger, vexation, irritation, bitterness,


Usage: tears of frustration rolled down her cheeks


14). Litigation (Noun) — मुकदमेबाज़ी

Definition: the process of taking legal action.

Synonyms:  legal proceeding(s), legal action, lawsuit, legal dispute, legal case, case, legal contest

Usage: the company wishes to avoid litigation


15). Reluctance (Noun) – अनिच्छा

Definition: unwillingness or disinclination to do something.

Synonyms:  unwillingness, disinclination, lack of enthusiasm

Usage: she sensed his reluctance to continue


16). Ambiguity (Noun) – अस्पष्टता

Definition: the quality of being open to more than one interpretation; inexactness.

Synonyms: ambivalence, equivocation

Usage: we can detect no ambiguity in this section of the Act


17). Assuaged (Verb) – आश्वासन देना,शांत करना

Definition:  make (an unpleasant feeling) less intense.

Synonyms: relieve, ease, alleviate, soothe, mitigate, dampen, allay, calm, palliate, abate

Usage: the letter assuaged the fears of most members


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