The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 207

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). Intent (Noun) आशय

Definition: intention or purpose

Synonyms: aim, purpose, intention, objective, object, goal, target, end

Antonyms: flexible, trivial, indefinite, soft, unconcerned

Usage: with alarm she realized his intent


2). Regime (Noun) शासन

Definition: a government, especially an authoritarian one

Synonyms:government, rule, reign, dominion, sovereignty, jurisdiction, authority, control

Antonyms: chaos, disorder, anarchy

Usage: ideological opponents of the regime


3). Harmonise (Verb) समन्वय करना , एक साथ जाना

Definition: produce a pleasing visual combination

Synonyms: coordinate, go together, match, fit together, blend, mix, balance

Antonyms: struggle, chief, conflict, disagree

Usage: steeply pitched roofs which harmonize with the form of the main roof


4). Reluctance (Noun) अनिच्छा

Definition: unwillingness or disinclination to do something

Synonyms: unwillingness, disinclination, lack of enthusiasm

Antonyms: willingness, eagerness

Usage: she sensed his reluctance to continue


5). Flak (Noun) मजबूत आलोचना

Definition: strong criticism

Synonyms: criticism, censure, disapproval, disapprobation, hostility

Antonyms: approval, compliment, commendation, endorsement

Usage: you must be strong enough to take the flak if things go wrong


6). Revive (Verb) – पुनर्जीवित करना

Definition: give new strength or energy to

Synonyms:reinvigorate, revitalize, refresh, energize, reanimate, resuscitate, brace, fortify

Antonyms: bore, break, damage, depress, destroy

Usage: the cool, refreshing water revived us all


7). Impasse (Noun) – गतिरोध

Definition: a situation in which no progress is possible, especially because of disagreement; a deadlock

Synonyms: deadlock, dead end, stalemate, checkmate, stand-off;

Antonyms: solution, boon, agreement, breakthrough

Usage: the current political impasse


8). Outrage (Noun) क्रोध

Definition: an extremely strong reaction of anger, shock, or indignation

Synonyms:indignation, fury, anger, rage, disapproval, wrath, shock, resentment, horror, disgust, amazement

Antonyms: advantage, aid, benefit, blessing, compliment

Usage: her voice trembled with outrage


9). Mitigate (Verb) न्यूनीकरण करना

Definition: make (something bad) less severe, serious, or painful.

Synonyms: alleviate, reduce, diminish, lessen, weaken, lighten, attenuate

Antonyms: aggravate, increase, intensify

Usage: drainage schemes have helped to mitigate this problem


10). Garner (Verb) संचित करना

Definition: gather or collect (something, especially information or approval)

Synonyms: gather, collect, accumulate, amass, assemble

Antonyms: speed, divide, disperse, distribute, scatter

Usage: the police struggled to garner sufficient evidence

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