The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 214

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). Stake (Verb) चिन्हित करना

Definition: mark an area with stakes so as to claim ownership of it.

Synonyms: mark off, mark out, demarcate, mark the boundaries/limits of, outline

Antonyms: whole, safety, displace

Usage: the boundary between the two manors was properly staked out


2). Envisage (Verb) परिकल्पना करना

Definition: contemplate or conceive of as a possibility or a desirable future event.

Synonyms:  foresee, predict, forecast, foretell, anticipate, expect, think likely, envision

Antonyms: disregard, ignore

Usage: the Rome Treaty envisaged free movement across frontiers


3). Infusion (Noun) आसव

Definition: the introduction of a new element or quality into something

Synonyms: extract, decoction, mixture, infiltration

Antonyms: exclusion, erasure, deletion

Usage: the infusion of $6.3 million for improvements


4). Staunch (Adjective) प्रतिबद्ध, समर्पित

Definition: very loyal and committed in attitude.

Synonyms:stalwart, loyal, faithful, trusty, committed, devoted, dedicated, dependable, reliable, steady, constant,

Antonyms: disloyal, unfaithful, unreliable

Usage: a staunch supporter of the anti-nuclear lobby


5). Exempt (Adjective) – मुक्त

Definition: free from an obligation or liability imposed on others.

Synonyms: absolved, clear, excepted, excluded, favoured

Antonyms: hindered, accountable, prevented, answerable

Usage: these patients are exempt from all charges


6). Sovereignty (Noun) संप्रभुता

Definition: supreme power or authority.

Synonyms:jurisdiction, supremacy, dominion, power, ascendancy, suzerainty, tyranny, hegemony, domination, sway, predominance

Antonyms: subservience, subjection

Usage: the sovereignty of Parliament


7). Manoeuvre (Noun) पैंतरेबाजी

Definition: a movement or series of moves requiring skill and care.

Synonyms: operation, exercise, activity, move, movement, action

Antonyms: tautness, tightness, browbeat

Usage: snowboarders performed daring manoeuvres on precipitous slopes


8). Ratification (Noun) अनुसमर्थन

Definition: the action of signing or giving formal consent to a treaty, contract, or agreement, making it officially valid.

Synonyms: approve, confirm, endorse, establish

Antonyms: deny, destroy, disapprove, disagree

Usage: ratification of the treaty raised problems in several member states


9). Confrontational (Adjective) टकराव

Definition: tending to deal with situations in an aggressive way; hostile or argumentative

Synonyms: battle, contest, crisis, dispute

Antonyms: agreement, calm, peace

Usage: he distanced himself from the confrontational approach adopted by his predecessor


10). Recrimination (Noun) आलोचना

Definition: an accusation in response to one from someone else

Synonyms:  criticism, attack, attribution, censure, charge

Antonyms: endorsement, harmony, peace, flattery, approval

Usage: there are no tears, no recriminations


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