The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 193

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). Distress (Noun) – — संकट

Definition: extreme anxiety, sorrow, or pain

Synonyms:anguish, suffering, pain, agony, ache, affliction, torment, torture, discomfort, heartache, heartbreak

Antonyms: advantage, cheer, aid, comfort, gladness, calm

Usage: to his distress he saw that she was trembling


2). Procurement (Noun) – अधिग्रहण

Definition:  the action of obtaining or procuring something

Synonyms: acquisition, appropriation, attainment, acquirement

Antonyms: discourage, hinder, forfeit, lose, prevent

Usage: financial assistance for the procurement of legal advice


3). Glut (Noun) भरमार

Definition: an excessively abundant supply of something

Synonyms: surplus, excess, surfeit, overabundance, oversupply

Antonyms: dearth, scarcity

Usage: there is a glut of cars on the market


4). Culmination (Noun) परिणति

Definition: the highest or climactic point of something, especially as attained after a long time

Synonyms:  climax, pinnacle, peak, height, top, summit

Antonyms: begin, commence, start, create, open

Usage: the deal marked the culmination of years of negotiation


5). Malaise (Noun) – अस्वस्थता

Definition: a general feeling of discomfort, illness, or unease whose exact cause is difficult to identify

Synonyms: unhappiness, restlessness, unease, melancholy, depression, anxiety

Antonyms: comfort, well-being

Usage: a general air of malaise


6). Agitation (Noun) – व्यग्रता

Definition: a state of anxiety or nervous excitement

Synonyms: anxiety, perturbatio, disquiet, distress, concern, worry

Antonyms: calmness, relaxation

Usage: she was wringing her hands in agitation


7). Tangible (Adjective) – वास्तविक

Definition:  perceptible by touch

Synonyms:  palpable, tactile, material, physical, real, substantial, corporeal, solid, concrete

Antonyms: intangible, unreal, abstract, conceptual

Usage: he atmosphere of neglect and abandonment was almost tangible


8). Imperceptible (Adjective) – अतीन्द्रिय

Definition: so slight, gradual, or subtle as not to be perceived

Synonyms:unnoticeable, undetectable, indistinguishable, indiscernible, unapparent, inappreciable, invisible, inaudible, impalpable, unobtrusive

Antonyms: obvious, noticeable

Usage: his head moved in an almost imperceptible nod


9). Verdict (Noun) – निर्णय

Definition: a decision on an issue of fact in a civil or criminal case or an inquest

Synonyms:judgement,decision, finding, ruling, resolution, pronouncement, decree, order, settlement, result, conclusion, opinion, prognosis, conviction, assumption, presumption;

Antonyms: accusation

Usage: the jury returned a verdict of not guilty


10). Coalition (Noun) – गठबंधन

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

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

Antonyms: detachment, disunion, division, disconnection, separation

Usage: a coalition between Liberals and Conservatives


11). Slender (Adjective) – अल्प

Definition: (of something abstract) barely sufficient in amount or basis.

Synonyms:meagre, limited, slight, modest, scanty, scant, sparse, small, little, paltry, inconsiderable, insubstantial, inadequate, insufficient

Antonyms: considerable, substantial, abundant

Usage: a notion based on slender evidence


12). Manoeuvre (Noun) – पैंतरेबाज़ी

Definition: a movement or series of moves requiring skill and care.

Synonyms: operation, exercise, activity, move, movement, action

Antonyms: tautness, tightness, browbeat

Usage: snowboarders performed daring manoeuvres on precipitous slopes


13). Instability (Noun) – अस्थिरता

Definition: the state of being unstable; lack of stability.

Synonyms:unreliability, uncertainty, unpredictability, unpredictableness, precariousness, unsteadiness, insecurity, vulnerability,

Antonyms: stability, soundness

Usage: political and economic instability


14). Recession (Noun) – मंदी

Definition: a period of temporary economic decline during which trade and industrial activity are reduced, generally identified by a fall in GDP in two successive quarters

Synonyms:  downturn, depresssion, slump, slowdown, trough

Antonyms: boom, upturn

Usage: the country is in the depths of a recession


15). Vigil (Noun) – जलूस

Definition: a period of keeping awake during the time usually spent asleep, especially to keep watch or pray.

Synonyms:  observance, duty, guard, patrol, attention, notice, observation

Antonyms: disregard, ignorance, neglect, indifference

Usage: my birdwatching vigils lasted for hours

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