The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 190

SSC and all Competitive Exams. Explore The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary to score good marks in English Section. Start practising this vocabulary to increase your word power. While reading a passage you have to highlight tough words in it and analyse the correct meaning of 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 an 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).Coalition (Noun) गठबंधन

Definition: a temporary alliance for combined action, especially of political parties forming a government.

Synonyms:alliance, union, partnership, affiliation, bloc, caucus

Antonyms:separate, detach, division.

Usage:a coalition between Liberals and Conservatives


2).Rapprochement (Noun) मेल- मिलाप

Definition:(especially in international affairs) an establishment or resumption of harmonious relations.

Synonyms:harmony, friendship, reunion.

Antonyms:trouble, upset, disagreement.

Usage:there were signs of a growing rapprochement between the two countries


3).Wrested (Verb) – छीन लेना

Definition:forcibly pull (something) from a person’s grasp.

Synonyms:wrench, snatch, seize, grab, take by force, remove by force, force, prise, peel, pluck, tear, rip

Antonyms:give, provide, help, assist.

Usage:Leila tried to wrest her arm from his hold


4).Ally (Verb) — संबद्ध करना

Definition:combine or unite a resource or commodity with (another) for mutual benefit.

Synonyms:combine, marry, couple, merge, amalgamate, join, pool, fuse

Antonyms:enemy, opponent

Usage:he allied his racing experience with his father’s business acumen


5).Rallying (Noun) – इकट्ठा होना

Definition:the action or process of coming together to support a person or cause.

Synonyms:reassemble, regroup, re-form, reunite, gather together again, get together again; round up

Antonyms:demobilize, disband

Usage:the rallying of ethnic minorities to form a new opposition party


6).Tumbled (Verb) – अचानक गिरना

Definition: fall suddenly, clumsily, or headlong.

Synonyms:fall (over), fall down, topple over, lose one’s footing, lose one’s balance, keel over, pitch over

Antonyms: rise, soar

Usage:she pitched forward, tumbling down the remaining stairs


7).Apprehensive (Adjective) – शंकित

Definition:anxious or fearful that something bad or unpleasant will happen.

Synonyms:anxious, alarmed, worried, uneasy, nervous, concerned, agitated, restless, edgy, on edge, fidgety, tense

Antonyms:self-assured, assured, sure of oneself, self-confident, positive

Usage:he felt apprehensive about going home


8).Unleashed (Verb) – खोल देना

Definition:release from leash.

Synonyms:let loose, release, free, set free, loose, unloose, unbridle, untie, untether, unchain, unbind, unshackle, unmanacle


Usage:they dig up badger setts and unleashterriers into them


9). Hedge (Verb) – सीमित करना

Definition: limit or qualify (something) by conditions or exceptions.

Synonyms:  confine, restrict, limit, hinder, obstruct, impede, constrain, trap


Usage: they hedged their story about with provisos


10). Profligacy (Noun) – आवारगी

Definition: reckless extravagance or wastefulness in the use of resources.

Synonyms: experience, luxury, excess.

Antonyms: lack, frugality.

Usage: the government returned to fiscal profligacy


11). Propped (Verb) — समर्थन या स्थिति में रखें

Definition: support or keep in position.

Synonyms:  hold up, shore up, bolster up, buttress, support, brace,  underpin, reinforce, strengthen

Antonyms: discourage, hinder, refuse.

Usage: she propped her chin in the palm of her right hand


12). Upheavals (Noun) – विघटन

Definition: a violent or sudden change or disruption to something.

Synonyms: disruption, upset, disturbance, trouble, turbulence

Antonyms: stability, tranquillity

Usage: major upheavals in the financial markets


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