The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 179

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). Introspect (Verb) – आत्मनिरीक्षण करना

Definition: examine one’s own thoughts or feelings.

Synonyms:  brooding, self-analysis, soul-searching, heart-searching,  introversion, self-observation, self-absorption

Antonyms: unthoughtful,

Usage: what they don’t do is introspect much about the reasons for their pligh


2). Trauma (Noun) – अभिघात

Definition: physical injury

Synonyms: injury, damage, hurt, wound, wounding, sore, bruise, cut, laceration,

lesion, abrasion, contusion

Antonyms: healing.

Usage: rupture of the diaphragm caused by blunt trauma


3). Triumph (Noun) – विजय

Definition: a highly successful example of something.

Synonyms: win, succeed, be successful, come first, be the victor, be victorious, gain a victory, carry the day

Antonyms: failure

Usage: the marriage had been a triumph of togetherness


4). 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

Antonyms: non-racial.

Usage: ethnic and cultural rights and traditions


5). Outlived (Verb) – जीवित रहना

Definition: survive or last beyond (a specified period or expected lifespan).

Synonyms:  live on after, live longer than, outlast, remain alive after, survive

Antonyms: cease, discontinue.

Usage: the organization had largely outlived its usefulness


6). Proactively (Adverb) — आक्रमक रूप से

Definition: by taking action to control a situation rather than just responding to it after it has happened.

Synonyms:  aggressive, dedicate, excited, anxious.

Antonyms: passive, lazy.

Usage: the police will be working proactively to help reduce the problem


7). Haunt (Noun) — स्थायी मुलाक़ात की जगह

Definition: a place frequented by a specified person.

Synonyms: hang-out, stamping ground, meeting place, territory,  domain, purlieu, resort, den, retreat

Usage: the bar was a favourite haunt of artists of the time


8). Overwhelming (Adjective) – अधिक मात्रा में

Definition: very great in amount.

Synonyms: very large, profuse, enormous, immense, inordinate, massive, huge, formidable, stupendous

Antonyms: small, little, few.

Usage: his party won overwhelming support


9). Cessation (Noun) – समाप्त होना

Definition: the fact or process of ending or being brought to an end.

Synonyms: end, ending, termination, stopping, halting, ceasing, finish, finishing, stoppage, closing, closure, close, conclusion

Antonyms: start, resumption

Usage: the cessation of hostilities


10). Pelting (Verb) – बौछार करना

Definition: hurl missiles repeatedly at.

Synonyms: bombard, shower, attack, assail, batter, pepper, strafe, rake, sweep,

enfilade, blitz

Antonyms: lose, slow, tap.

Usage: two boys pelted him with rotten apples


11). Spiralling (Verb) – चढ़ती हुई

Definition: show a continuous and dramatic increase.

Synonyms: soar, shoot up, rocket, increase rapidly, rise rapidly, leap up, escalate, climb, mount

Antonyms: become smaller, reduce, drop, diminish, decline, dwindle, contract, shrink Usage: inflation continued to spiral


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