The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 188

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). Remunerative (Adjective) — पारिश्रमिक-संबंधी

Definition: financially rewarding; lucrative.

Synonyms:  lucrative, well paid, financially rewarding, financially worthwhile, moneymaking, paying, gainful

Antonyms: loss, unfavourable.

Usage: highly remunerative activities


2). Chunk (Noun) – टुकड़ा

Definition: a thick, solid piece of something.

Synonyms: lump, hunk, wedge, block, slab, square, nugget, nub, brick, cube, bar

Antonyms: some, few, little quantity.

Usage: huge chunks of masonry littered the street


3). Curb (Noun) – संयम

Definition: a check or restraint on something.

Synonyms: restraint, restriction, check, brake, rein, control, limitation, limit,

constraint, stricture

Antonyms:  free, set free, let go, allow to leave, set/let/turn loose, let out, liberate, set at liberty, deliver, rescue

Usage: plans to introduce tougher curbs on insider dealing


4). Shackles (Verb) – हथकड़ी लगाना

Definition: chain with shackles.

Synonyms: secure, tie (up), bind, tether, hobble;

put in chains, put/clap in irons, handcuff

Antonyms: free, release.

Usage: the prisoner was shackled to the heavy steel chair in the centre of the room


5). Contentious (Adjective) – विवादास्पद

Definition: causing or likely to cause an argument; controversial.

Synonyms:  controversial, disputable, debatable, disputed, contended, open to question/debate, moot, vexed

Antonyms: agree, approve.

Usage: a contentious issue


6). Plenary (Adjective) – शर्थ्राहित

Definition: unqualified; absolute.

Synonyms: unconditional, unlimited, unrestricted, unqualified, absolute, complete,   sweeping, comprehensive;

Antonyms: incomplete, limit, part, partial

Usage: crusaders were offered a plenary indulgence by the Pope


7). Burgeoning (Verb) – तेजी से बढ़ते

Definition: begin to grow or increase rapidly; flourish.

Synonyms:  grow rapidly, increase rapidly/exponentially, expand, spring up, shoot up, swell, explode, boom

 Antonyms: shrink, reduce.

Usage: manufacturers are keen to cash in on the burgeoning demand


8). Assassination (Noun) – हत्या

Definition: the action of assassinating someone.

Synonyms: murder, killing, political execution, slaughter, butchery, homicide, liquidation, elimination, extermination, termination

Antonyms: bear, create, keep.

Usage: the assassination of President Kennedy


9). Mainstreamed (Adjective) – मुख्यधारा

Definition: considered normal, and having or using ideas, beliefs

Synonyms: normal, conventional, ordinary, orthodox, conformist, accepted,

established, recognized, common

Antonyms: abnormal, extraordinary, unusual, secondary.

Usage: vegetarianism has been mainstreamed


10). Untapped (Adjective) – अप्रयुक्त

Definition: (of a resource) not yet exploited or used.

Synonyms: initial, first, fresh, new

Antonyms: final, used, old, concluded.

Usage: the vast untapped potential of individual women and men


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