The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 198

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). Rehabilitation (Noun) पुनर्वास

Definition: the action of restoring something that has been damaged to its former condition

Synonyms: repair, overhaul, recovery, reclamation, improvement

Antonyms: injury, hurt, harm, damage

Usage: the rehabilitation of the mangrove forests


2). Fester (Verb) – बदतर या अधिक तीव्र हो जाना

Definition: become worse or more intense, especially through long-term neglect or indifference

Synonyms: rankle, chafe, ferment, brew, smoulder


Usage: below the surface, the old antogonishms festered


3). Dent (Noun) खरोज

Definition: a slight hollow in a hard even surface made by a blow or pressure

Synonyms: indentation, dint, dimple, dip, depression, hollow, crater, pit, trough

Antonyms: increase, bulge

Usage: there was a hideous dent in the front passenger door


4). Envisage (Verb) परिकल्पना करना

Definition: contemplate or conceive of as a possibility or a desirable future event.

Synonyms:  foresee, predict, forecast, foretell, anticipate, expect, think likely, envision

Antonyms: disregard, ignore

Usage: the Rome Treaty envisaged free movement across frontiers


5). Scrutiny (Noun) संवीक्षा

Definition: critical observation or examination

Synonyms: careful examination, inspection, survey, scan, study, perusal

Antonyms: glance, cursory look

Usage: every aspect of local government was placed under scrutiny


6). Glimmer (Verb) क्षीण प्रकाश होना

Definition: shine faintly with a wavering light

Synonyms: gleam, shine, glint, flicker, shimmer, glisten, glow, twinkle, sparkle, glitter

Antonyms: dullness

Usage: the moonlight glimmered on the lawn


7). Gambit (Adjective) योजना

Definition:  an act or remark that is calculated to gain an advantage, especially at the outset of a situation.

Synonyms:  stratagem, machination, scheme, plan, tactic, manoeuvre, move

Antonyms: frankness, honesty

Usage: his resignation was a tactical gambit


8). Decisive  (Adjective) निर्णयात्मक

Definition: settling an issue; producing a definite result

Synonyms: deciding, conclusive, determining, final, settling, key

Antonyms: insignificant, indefinite, trivial

Usage: the archers played a decisive part in the victory


9). Misery (Noun) – कष्ट या दुःख

Definition: a state or feeling of great physical or mental distress or discomfort.

Synonyms:unhappiness, distress, wretchedness, hardship, suffering, affliction, anguish, anxiety, angst, torment, torture

 Antonyms: contentment, pleasure

Usage: a man who had brought her nothing but misery


10). Appetite (Noun) भूख

Definition: a strong desire or liking for something

Synonyms:craving, longing, yearning, hankering, hunger, thirst, passion, relish, lust, love, zest, gusto, avidity, ardour

Antonyms: dislike, hate, lethargy, disinclination, indifference

Usage: her appetite for life

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