The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 213

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). Doldrums (Noun) – उदासी

Definition: a state or period of stagnation or depression.

Synonyms:depression, melancholy, gloom, gloominess, glumness, downheartedness, dejection, despondency,

Antonyms: happiness, busy, lively

Usage: the mortgage market has been in the doldrums for three years


2). Amid (Preposition) के बीच में

Definition:  surrounded by; in the middle of.

Synonyms: in the middle of, surrounded by, among, amongst, between

Antonyms: away from, beyond, far from, outside

Usage: our dream home, set amid magnificent rolling countryside


3). Steep (Adjective) – खड़ी

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

Synonyms: sharp, sudden, precipitate, precipitous, rapid

Antonyms: calm, gradual, kind, low, nice

Usage: a steep rise in unemployment


4). Tantrum (Noun) – गुस्से का आवेश

Definition: an uncontrolled outburst of anger and frustration, typically in a young child.

Synonyms:  fit of temper, fit of rage, fit of pique, fit, outburst, flare-up, blow-up, pet, paroxysm, frenzy, bad mood, mood, huff, scene

Antonyms: happiness, peace, calm, contentment

Usage: he has temper tantrums if he can’t get his own way


5). Taper (Verb) – संकीर्ण हो जाना

Definition: diminish or reduce in thickness towards one end

Synonyms: narrow, thin (out), become narrow, become narrower, become thin, become thinner, come to a point, attenuate

Antonyms: thicken, swell

Usage: it has roundish leaves which taper at the tip


6). Ethos (Noun)

Definition: the characteristic spirit of a culture, era, or community as manifested in its attitudes and aspirations. प्रकृति या स्वभाव

Synonyms: spirit, character, atmosphere, climate, prevailing tendency, mood, feeling, temper, tenor, flavour, essence, quintessence

Antonyms: body, physicality

Usage: a challenge to the ethos of the 1960s


7). Unfettered (Adjective) निरंकुश या मुक्त

Definition:  not confined or restricted.

Synonyms:  unrestrained, unrestricted, unconstrained, free, unbridled, untrammelled, unchecked, unconfined, unimpeded

Antonyms: restricted, fettered

Usage: his imagination is unfettered by the laws of logic


8). Unconscionable (Adjective) – अनैतिक

Definition: not right or reasonable.

Synonyms: unethical, amoral, immoral, unprincipled, indefensible, wrong

Antonyms: ethical, acceptable

Usage: the unconscionable conduct of his son


9). Migrant (Adjective) प्रवासी

Definition: tending to migrate or having migrated.

Synonyms: travelling, wandering, moving, migrating, migratory, expatriate

Antonyms: indigenous

Usage: migrant birds


10). Endorsement (Noun) समर्थन

Definition: the action of endorsing someone or something

Synonyms:  support, backing, approval, seal of approval, agreement, acceptance

Antonyms: denial, disapproval, opposition

Usage: the issue of full independence received overwhelming endorsement



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