The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 209

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). Deprivation (Noun) अभाव

Definition: the lack of something considered to be a necessity

Synonyms: dispossession, withholding, withdrawal, removal, taking away, stripping, divestment, divestiture

Antonyms: advantage, benefit, gain, bestowal, endowment

Usage: sleep deprivation


2). Confound (Verb) उलझाना

Definition: cause surprise or confusion in (someone), especially by not according with their expectations.

Synonyms:amaze, astonish, dumbfound, stagger, surprise, startle, stun, stupefy, daze, nonplus

Antonyms: bore, calm, clarify, clear up, comfort

Usage: the inflation figure confounded economic analysts


3). Disparity (Noun) असमानता

Definition: a great difference

Synonyms:discrepancy, inconsistency, imbalance, inequality, incongruity, unevenness, disproportion

Antonyms: parity, similarity

Usage: economic disparities between different regions of the country


4). Imperative (Adjective) आज्ञार्थक

Definition: of vital importance; crucial

Synonyms: all-important, vital, crucial, critical, essential,

Antonyms: unimportant, optional

Usage: immediate action was imperative


5). Conceive (Verb) – सूत्रित करना

Definition: form or devise (a plan or idea) in the mind.

Synonyms: devise, form, formulate, design, frame, invent, coin, originate, create, develop, evolve

Antonyms: neglect, dislike, avoid, disregard, fail

Usage: the dam project was originally conceived in 1977


6). Dwarf (Noun) – बौना

Definition: a member of a mythical race of short, stocky human-like creatures who are generally skilled in mining and metalworking.

Synonyms: gnome, goblin, hobgoblin, troll, imp, elf, brownie, kelpie, leprechaun, fairy, pixie

Antonyms: giant, big, huge, large, tall

Usage: the wizard captured the dwarf


7). Overshoot (Verb) लक्ष्य के बाहर चले जाना

Definition: go past (an intended stopping or turning point) inadvertently.

Synonyms: leave, skip, cancel, abandon, digress, evade

Antonyms: uphold, address, decline, decrease, face

Usage: the department may overshoot its cash limit


8). Steep (Adjective) खड़ी

Definition: (of a rise or fall in an amount) very large or rapid

Synonyms: sharp, sudden, precipitate, precipitous, rapid

Antonyms: calm, low, gradual, nice, kind

Usage: the steep rise in unemployment


9). Vocal (Adjective) – मुखर

Definition: expressing opinions or feelings freely or loudly.

Synonyms:vociferous, outspoken, forthright, plainspoken, blunt, frank, direct, candid, open, uninhibited

Antonyms: taciturn, reticent

Usage: he was vocal in condemning the action


10). Appease (Verb) शांत करना

Definition: pacify or placate (someone) by acceding to their demands

Synonyms: conciliate, placate, pacify, make peace with, propitiate, palliate, allay, reconcile

Antonyms: provoke, inflame

Usage: amendments have been added to appease local pressure groups


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