The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 200

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) Diplomacy (Noun) कूटनीति

Definition: the art of dealing with people in a sensitive and tactful way.

Synonyms: tact, tactfulness, sensitivity, discretion, subtlety, finesse, delicacy

Antonyms: ignorance, bad manners, rudeness, impoliteness

Usage: with perfect diplomacy, he divided his attention between Meryl and Anthea


2). Comprehensive (Adjective) व्यापक

Definition: including or dealing with all or nearly all elements or aspects of something.

Synonyms: inclusive, all-inclusive, complete

Antonyms: partial, selective, limited

Usage: a comprehensive collection of photographs


3). Whimsical (Adjective) सनकी,कल्पनीय

Definition: playfully quaint or fanciful, especially in an appealing and amusing way.

Synonyms: fanciful, playful, mischievous, waggish, quaint, fantastic, unusual, curious, droll

Antonyms: boring, normal, regular, sad, common

Usage: a whimsical sense of humour


4). Expansive (Adjective) प्रशस्त

Definition: covering a wide area in terms of space or scope; extensive.

Synonyms: extensive, sweeping, rolling;

Antonyms: limited, restricted

Usage: expansive beaches


5). Rapprochement (Noun) मेल-मिलाप,एक्य

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

Synonyms: communion, fellowship, rapport

Antonyms: disagreement, trouble, upset

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


6). Waver (Verb) डगडगाना

Definition: move in a quivering way; flicker.

Synonyms: flicker, quiver, tremble, twinkle, glimmer, wink, blink

Antonyms: calm, continue, persist, stay

Usage: the flame wavered in the draught


7). Arsenal (Noun) आयुधशाला

Definition:  a collection of weapons and military equipment

Synonyms:  weapons, weaponry, arms, armaments

Antonyms: disarmament, disarming, demobilization

Usage: Britain’s nuclear arsenal


8). Rendezvous (Noun) मिलन स्थल

Definition: a meeting at an agreed time and place.

Synonyms: meeting, appointment, engagement, assignation

Antonyms: scatter, separate, spread, disperse

Usage: Edward turned up late for their rendezvous


9). Iterate (Verb) पुनारावृति करना

Definition: perform or utter repeatedly

Synonyms: repeat, recapitulate, go through again, go over again, run through again, rehearse

Antonyms: take back

Usage: the bird’s call is a monotonously iterated single note


10). Impulsive (Adjective) आवेगी

Definition: acting or done without forethought.

Synonyms:impetuous, spontaneous, hasty, passionate, emotional, uninhibited, unrepressed, abandoned;

Antonyms: cautious, premeditated

Usage: they’d married as impulsive teenagers


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