The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 211

     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) Resilience (Noun) – लाचीलाता

Definition:  the ability of a substance or object to spring back into shape; elasticity.

Synonyms: flexibility, pliability, suppleness, plasticity, elasticity

Antonyms: rigidity, fragility, vulnerability, weakness

Usage: nylon is excellent in wearability, abrasion resistance and resilience


2). Scourge (Noun) – संकट,यातना

Definition: a person or thing that causes great trouble or suffering

Synonyms: affliction, bane, curse, plague, menace, evil, misfortune, burden,

Antonyms: blessing, godsend

Usage: the scourge of mass unemployment


3) Lackadaisical (Adjective) कमज़ोर

Definition: lacking enthusiasm and determination; carelessly lazy

Synonyms:  careless, lazy, lax, unenthusiastic, half-hearted, uninterested, lukewarm, indifferent, uncaring, unconcerned, casual

Antonyms: enthusiastic, excited

Usage: a lackadaisical defence left spurs adrift in the second half


4). Disclosure (Noun) – प्रकटीकरण

Definition: the action of making new or secret information known.

Synonyms:  revelation, surprising fact, divulgence, declaration, announcement

Antonyms: concealment, denial

Usage: a judge ordered the disclosure of the government documents


5) Disruptive (Adjective) विघटनकारी

Definition: causing or tending to cause disruption

Synonyms: troublesome, unruly, rowdy, disorderly, undisciplined, attention-seeking, riotous, wild, turbulent

Antonyms: well behaved, manageable

Usage: disruptive pupils


6). Consolidate (Verb) समेकन करना

Definition: combine (a number of things) into a single more effective or coherent whole

Synonyms:combine, unite, merge, integrate, amalgamate, fuse, blend, mingle, marry, synthesize,

Antonyms: decrease, discourage, disperse, hurt, weaken

Usage: the company consolidated its position in the international market


7). Untrammelled (Adjective) बेरोक

Definition:  not deprived of freedom of action or expression; not restricted or hampered.

Synonyms: rampant, unbridled, unhampered

Antonyms: checked, restrained

Usage: a mind untrammelled by convention


8). Secularist (Adjective) – धर्म-निरपेक्षतावादी

Definition: advocating or relating to separation of the state from religious institutions.

Synonyms: civil, materialistic, worldly, lay

Antonyms: religious, spiritual, holy, godly

Usage: secularist ideology”


9). Blight (Noun) – तुषार

Definition: a thing that spoils or damages something.

Synonyms:affliction, scourge, bane, curse, plague, menace, evil, misfortune, woe, calamity, trouble, ordeal

Antonyms: cleanliness, goodness, purification, health

Usage: her remorse could be blight on that happines


10). Triumphalism (Noun) – विजयी धर्म

Definition: excessive exultation over one’s success or achievements

Synonyms:  proud, success, victory

Antonyms: disappointed, miserable, sad, sorrowful

Usage: an air of triumphalism reigns in his administration



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