The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 203

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). Prominent (Adjective) प्रसिद्ध, मुख्य

Definition: important; famous

Synonyms: important, well known, leading, eminent, pre-eminent, distinguished, notable, noteworthy, noted, public, outstanding, foremost,

Antonyms: unimportant, obscure, unknown

Usage: she was a prominent member of the city council


2). Provocation (Noun) उत्तेजना

Definition:  action or speech that makes someone angry, especially deliberately.

Synonyms: goading, prodding, egging on, incitement, rousing, stirring, stimulation, prompting, inducement, encouragement, urging, inspiration, stimulus

Antonyms: compliment, happiness, discouragement, pleasure

Usage: you should remain calm and not respond to provocation


3). Vulnerability (Noun) भेद्यता

Definition: the quality or state of being exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally

Synonyms: accessible, sensitive, defenceless, exposed, liable

Antonyms: guarded, safe, protected, secure, strong

Usage: conservation authorities have realized the vulnerability of the local population


4). Persistence (Noun) – दृढ़ता

Definition: the fact of continuing in an opinion or course of action in spite of difficulty or opposition

Synonyms: perseverance, tenacity, determination, resolve, resolution, resoluteness, staying power,

Antonyms: irresolute

Usage: Cardiff’s persistence was rewarded with a try


5). Reconciliation (Noun) सुलह

Definition: the restoration of friendly relations

Synonyms: reuniting, reunion, bringing (back) together (again), conciliation

Antonyms: estrangement, alienation, feud, incompatibility

Usage: his reconciliation with your uncle


6). Cess (Noun) उपकर

Definition: a curse on

Synonyms: impost, tariff, toll, levy, duty

Antonyms: beg

Usage: bad cess to the day I joined that ban


7). Procurement (Noun) खरीद

Definition: the action of obtaining or procuring something

Synonyms:  buy up, get hold of, solicit, appropriate

Antonyms: discourage, dissuade, forfeit, hinder

Usage: financial assistance for the procurement of legal advice


8). Dissipate (Verb) गायब हो जाना

Definition: (with reference to a feeling or emotion) disappear or cause to disappear

Synonyms: disappear, vanish, evaporate, dissolve, melt away, melt into thin air,

Antonyms: grow, develop

Usage: the concern she’d felt for him had wholly dissipated


9). Extent (Noun) सीमा

Definition: the area covered by something

Synonyms: area, size, expanse, length, stretch, range, scope, compass

Antonyms: extreme

Usage: an enclosure ten acres in extent


10). Buffer (Verb) कम करना

Definition: lessen or moderate the impact of (something).

Synonyms:cushion, absorb, soften, lessen, diminish, moderate, mitigate, allay, deaden, muffle, stifle, shield

Antonyms: intensify

Usage: the massage helped to buffer the strain

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