The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 176

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). Bruised (Verb) – चोट लगाना

Definition: hurt (someone’s feelings).

Synonyms: upset, offend, insult, affront, hurt, wound, pain, injure, crush, displease,

peeve, vex, distress

Antonyms: aid, cure, praise.

Usage: she tried to bolster her bruised pride


2). Subverting (Verb) – अस्थिर करना

Definition: undermine the power and authority of (an established system or institution).

Synonyms: destabilize, unsettle, overthrow, overturn

Antonyms: help, purify, improve.

Usage: an attempt to subvert democratic government


3). Hung (Verb) – लटकाना

Definition: undermine the power and authority of (an established system or institution).

Synonyms: destabilize, unsettle, overthrow, overturn; bring down, bring about the downfall of, topple, depose

Antonyms: raise, increase, peel off.

Usage: an attempt to subvert democratic government


4). Dictate (Verb) – हुकुम देना

Definition: state or order authoritatively.

Synonyms: give orders to, order about/around, boss (about/around), impose one’s will on, lord it over

Antonyms: request.

Usage: the tsar’s attempts to dictate policy


5). Riparian (Adjective) – नदी के तट पर

Definition: relating to or situated on the banks of a river.

Usage: all the riparian states must sign an agreement


6). Ambiguous (Adjective) – उभयभावी

Definition: not clear or decided.

Synonyms: equivocal, ambivalent, open to debate, open to argument, arguable, debatable

Antonyms: unambiguous, clear

Usage: the election result was ambiguous


7). Intervene (Verb) — हस्तक्षेप करना

Definition: take part in something so as to prevent or alter a result or course of events

Synonyms: intercede, involve oneself, get involved, interpose oneself, insinuate oneself, step in, cut in

Antonyms: leave, connect, joint.

Usage: he acted outside his authority when he intervened in the dispute


8). Mustered (Verb) – जुटाना

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

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

Antonyms: avoid, cancel, destroy, dismiss.

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


9). Allay (Verb) — कम करना

Definition: diminish or put at rest (fear, suspicion, or worry).

Synonyms: reduce, diminish, decrease, lessen, assuage, alleviate, ease, relieve,

soothe, soften, take the edge off, dull

Antonyms:  increase, intensify.

Usage: the report attempted to educate the public and allay fears


10). Envisaged (Verb) – परिकल्पना की गयी

Definition: contemplate or conceive of as a possibility or a desirable future event.

Synonyms: foresee, predict, forecast, foretell, anticipate, expect, think likely, envision

Antonyms: disagree, ignore.

Usage: the Rome Treaty envisaged free movement across frontiers


11). Entrusted (Verb) – सौंपना

Definition: put (something) into someone’s care or protection.

Synonyms: hand over, give custody of, make over, turn over, commit, assign, consign, deliver

Antonyms: deny, hold, keep, retain.

Usage: you persuade people to entrust their savings to you


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