The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 171

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). Misery (Noun) कष्ट,दुःख

Definition: a state or feeling of great physical or mental distress or discomfort.

Synonyms: unhappiness, distress, wretchedness, hardship, suffering, affliction, anguish, anxiety

Antonyms: contentment, pleasure

Usage: a man who had brought her nothing but misery


2). Ferocity (Noun) — क्रूरता

Definition: the state or quality of being ferocious.

Synonyms: savagery, brutality, brutishness, barbarity, fierceness, violence,  aggression

Antonyms: gentleness

Usage: the ferocity of the storm caught them by surprise


3). Mitigate (Verb) – कम करना

Definition: make (something bad) less severe, serious, or painful.

Synonyms: alleviate, reduce, diminish, lessen, weaken, lighten, attenuate, take the edge off, allay

Antonyms: aggravate, increase, intensify

Usage: drainage schemes have helped to mitigate this problem


4). Aerosols (Noun) — वायु या गैस में फैले कणों का एक कोलाइडियल निलंबन।

Definition: a colloidal suspension of particles dispersed in air or gas.

Usage: the organisms are spread in the aerosols generated by showers


5). Unilaterally (Adverb) – इकतरफ़ा

Definition: used to indicate that something is done by only one person, group, or country involved in a situation, without the agreement of others.

Synonyms: one part, one side.

Antonyms: multilateral, five-side

Usage: in 1996 the region unilaterally declared independence


6). Curtailed (Verb) – कटौती करना

Definition: reduce in extent or quantity; impose a restriction on.

Synonyms: reduce, cut, cut down, cut back, decrease, lessen, diminish, slim down

Antonyms: increase, improve.

Usage: civil liberties were further curtailed


7). Wrecked (Verb) – बर्बाद करना

Definition: spoil completely.

Synonyms: ruin, spoil, disrupt, undo, mar, play havoc with, make a mess of, put an end to

Antonyms: preserve, protect.

Usage: an eye injury wrecked his chances of a professional career


8). Tumultuous (Adjective) – शोर

Definition: making an uproar or loud, confused noise.

Synonyms: loud, deafening, thunderous, thundering, ear-shattering, ear-splitting, ear-piercing

Antonyms: peaceful, uneventful, orderly

Usage: tumultuous applause


9). Preparedness (Noun) – तत्परता

Definition: a state of readiness, especially for war.

Synonyms: ready, about to start.

Antonyms: delay, late.

Usage: the country maintained a high level of military preparedness


10). Buckle (Noun) – बकसुआ

Definition: a flat, typically rectangular frame with a hinged pin, used for joining the ends of a belt or strap

Synonyms: clasp, clip, catch, fastener, fastening, hasp

Antonyms: release, unfasten.

Usage: most rucksacks have quick release buckles


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