The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 163

SSC and all Competitive Exams. Explore The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary to score good marks in English Section. Start practicing these vocabulary to increase your word power. While reading a passage you have to highlight tough words in it and analyse the correct meaning for those words. This will help you understand the passage clearly and also you can learn more new words, it means also you can develop your vocabulary. To help you in this part we have provided a English Vocabulary passage along with meaning, synonyms and usages of hard words in the passage, make use of it. We also providing Important Vocabulary Quiz based on “THE ECONOMIST” and “THE HINDU”

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1). Fraught (Adjective) चिंतित

Definition: causing or affected by anxiety or stress

Synonyms: anxious, worried, upset, distraught, overwrought, agitated, distressed

Usage: there was a fraught silence


2). Prevail (Verb) प्रबल होना

Definition: prove more powerful or superior

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

Usage: it is hard for logic to prevail over emotion


3). Imperative (Adjective) आज्ञार्थक

Definition: giving an authoritative command; peremptory

Synonyms: all-important, vital, crucial, critical, essential

Usage: immediate action was imperative


4). Nourish (Adjective) लालन –पालन करना

Definition: provide with the food or other substances necessary for growth, health

Synonyms: feed, provide for, sustain, maintain; rare

Usage: I was doing everything I could to nourish and protect the baby


5). Acute (Adjective) तीव्र

Definition: present or experienced to a severe or intense degree

Synonyms: severe, critical, drastic, dire, dreadful, terrible, awful, grave

Usage: an acute housing shortage


6). Armistice (Noun) विराम संधि

Definition: an agreement made by opposing sides in a war to stop fighting for a certain time; a truce

Synonyms: truce, ceasefire, suspension of hostilities, cessation of hostilities, peace

Usage: the Italian government signed an armistice with the Allies


7). Acrimony (Noun) रूखापन

Definition: bitterness or ill feeling

Synonyms: bitterness, rancour, resentment, ill feeling, ill will, bad blood

Usage: the AGM dissolved into acrimony


8). Rhetoric (Noun) अलंकार शास्त्र

Definition: the art of effective or persuasive speaking or writing

Synonyms: eloquence, power of speech, command of language, expression

Usage: he is using a common figure of rhetoric, hyperbole


9). Deteriorate (Verb) और ख़राब होना

Definition: become progressively worse

Synonyms: decline, be in decline, degenerate, decay; collapse, fail, fall, drop

Usage: relations between the countries had deteriorated sharply


10). Credible (Adjective) प्रत्ययनीय

Definition: able to be believed; convincing

Synonyms: acceptable, trustworthy, reliable, dependable, sure, goods

Usage: few people found his story credible

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