The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 184

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). Divulge (Verb) – प्रकाशित करना

Definition: make known (private or sensitive information).

Synonyms:  disclose, reveal, make known, tell, impart, communicate, pass on, publish, broadcast, proclaim, promulgate

Antonyms:  hide, keep out of sight, keep hidden, secrete, tuck away

Usage: I am too much of a gentleman to divulge her age

 

2). Fleecing (Verb) – धोखा देना

Definition: obtain a great deal of money from (someone), typically by overcharging or swindling them.

Synonyms: cheat, defraud, clip, overcharge.

Antonyms: give, offer

Usage: the city’s cab drivers are notorious for fixing fares and fleecing tourists

 

3). Frayed (Adjective) – अस्तव्यस्त

Definition: showing the effects of strain.

Synonyms: strain, overtax, irritate, put on edge, make edgy, make tense

Antonyms: please, sew.

Usage: an effort to soothe frayed nerves

 

4). Jeopardised (Verb) – ख़तरे में डालना

Definition: put (someone or something) into a situation in which there is a danger of loss, harm, or failure.

Synonyms:  threaten, endanger, imperil, menace, risk, put at risk, expose to risk, put in danger

Antonyms:  safeguard, save, protect.

Usage: a devaluation of the dollar would jeopardize New York’s position as a financial centre

 

5). Pecking (Verb) – चोंच मारना

Definition: strike or bite something with its beak.

Synonyms: bite, nip, strike, hit, tap, rap, jab, poke, prick

Antonyms: lose, release.

Usage: two geese were pecking at some grain

 

6). Reassure (Verb) – यकीन दिलाना

Definition: say or do something to remove the doubts and fears of (someone).

Synonyms: put/set someone’s mind at rest, dispel someone’s fears, restore/bolster someone’s confidence

Antonyms: alarm, unnerve

Usage: he understood her feelings and tried to reassure her

 

7). Recalibration (Verb) – सोच में बदलाव लाना

Definition: to change the way you do or think about something

Synonyms: fix, improve, redress, remedy.

Antonyms: corrupt, injure, break,  destroy.

Usage: The administration appears to have recalibrated its strategy.

 

8). Substantively (Adverb) – काफ़ी

Definition: in a way that is important, meaningful, or considerable.

Synonyms: affect, count, mean, value.

Antonyms: exclude.

Usage: the parties differ substantively on many issues

 

9). Drifting (Verb) – बहती हुई

Definition: move passively, aimlessly, or involuntarily into a certain situation or condition.

Synonyms:  wander, wander aimlessly, roam, rove, meander, stray, coast

Antonyms: run, stay, go direct, divide.

Usage: I was drifting off to sleep

 

10). Travails (Verb) – पीड़ा सहना

Definition: engage in painful or laborious effort.

Synonyms: agony, anguish, tribulation.

Antonyms: comfort, joy, peace, fun

Usage: creation may travail in pain but it cannot escape its destiny

 

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