The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 199

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). Mimic (Noun) – नक़ल करनेवाला

Definition: a person skilled in imitating the voice or actions of others in an entertaining way

Synonyms: impersonator, impressionist, imitator, mimicker

Antonyms: classic, real, true, original

Usage: he has great ability as a mimic


2). Cognitive (Adjective) संज्ञानात्मक

Definition: relating to cognition

Synonyms: emotional, subjective, intellectual

Antonyms: physical, body

Usage: the cognitive processes involved in reading


3). Pathology (Noun) विकृति विज्ञान

Definition: the science of the causes and effects of diseases, especially the branch of medicine that deals with the laboratory examination of samples of body tissue for diagnostic or forensic purposes

Synonyms: anatomy, horticulture, physiology, genetics

Antonyms: action, activeness, activity

Usage: research people skilled in experimental pathology


4). Lofty (Adjective) बुलंद या ऊँचा

Definition: of imposing height

Synonyms: tall, high, giant, towering, soaring, sky-high

Antonyms: low, short

Usage: the elegant square was shaded by lofty palms


5). Elite (Noun) – अभिजात वर्ग

Definition: a select group that is superior in terms of ability or qualities to the rest of a group or society

Synonyms: best, pick, cream, flower, nonpareil, elect

Antonyms: dregs

Usage: the elite of Britain’s armed forces


6). Formidable (Adjective) दुर्जेय

Definition: inspiring fear or respect through being impressively large, powerful, intense, or capable

Synonyms: intimidating, forbidding, redoubtable, daunting, alarming, frightening, terrifying

Antonyms: pleasant-looking, comforting, easy, weak

Usage: a formidable opponent


7). Overwhelming (Adjective) अधिक मात्र में

Definition: very great in amount

Synonyms: very large, profuse, enormous, immense, inordinate, massive, huge

Antonyms: small

Usage: his party won overwhelming support


8). Tactical (Adjective) सामरिक

Definition: showing adroit planning; aiming at an end beyond the immediate action

Synonyms: calculated, planned, plotted, prudent, strategic, politic, diplomatic, judicious

Antonyms: unwise, spontaneous

Usage: in a tactical retreat, she moved into a hotel with her daughters


9). Aggression (Noun) आक्रामकता

Definition: feelings of anger or antipathy resulting in hostile or violent behaviour; readiness to attack or confront

Synonyms: hostility, aggressiveness, belligerence, bellicosity, antagonism, truculence

Antonyms: meekness

Usage: his chin was jutting with aggression


10). Dominance (Noun) प्रभुत्व

Definition: power and influence over others

Synonyms: supremacy, superiority, ascendancy, pre-eminence, predominance, domination

Antonyms: subservience, subjugation

Usage: the worldwide dominance of Hollywood

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