The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 219

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). Admonish (Verb) – धिक्कारना

Definition: advise or urge (someone) earnestly

Synonyms:advise, recommend, urge, caution, warn, counsel, exhort, implore, beseech, entreat, encourage, bid, enjoin, adjure, push, pressure

Antonyms: allow, flatter, compliment, laud, permit

Usage: she admonished him to drink no more than one glass of wine


2). Procurement (Noun) – प्राप्त करना या खरीदना

Definition:  the action of obtaining or procuring something

Synonyms: acquisition, appropriation, attainment, acquirement

Antonyms: discourage, hinder, forfeit, lose, prevent

Usage: financial assistance for the procurement of legal advice


3). Remuneration (Noun) पारिश्रमिक

Definition: money paid for work or a service

Synonyms: payment, pay, salary

Antonyms: non-payment, penalize, punishment

Usage: they work in excess of their contracted hours for no additional remuneration


4). Endeavour (Verb) प्रयास करना

Definition: try hard to do or achieve something.

Synonyms:  try, attempt, venture, undertake, aspire, aim, seek, set out

Antonyms: idleness, inactivity, passivity

Usage: he is endeavouring to help the Third World


5). Concomitant (Adjective) सहवर्ती

Definition: naturally accompanying or associated

Synonyms: attendant, accompanying, associated, collateral, related, connected

Antonyms: unrelated, chance, accidental

Usage: she loved travel, with all its concomitant worries


6). Distortion (Noun) विरूपण

Definition: the action of distorting or the state of being distorted.

Synonyms: warp, twist, contortion, bend, buckle, deformation, deformity, curve, curvature, malformation, disfigurement

Antonyms: beauty, clarity, perfection

Usage: the virus causes distortion of the leaves


7). Onerous (Adjective) कष्टदायक

Definition: (of a task or responsibility) involving a great deal of effort, trouble, or difficulty.

Synonyms:burdensome, heavy, inconvenient, troublesome, awkward, crushing, back-breaking, oppressive;

Antonyms: easy, effortless

Usage: he found his duties increasingly onerous


8). Jeopardize (Verb) – ख़तरे में डालना

Definition: put (someone or something) into a situation in which there is a danger of loss, harm, or failure.

Synonyms: threaten, endanger, imperil, menace, risk

Antonyms: protect, caution, save

Usage: a devaluation of the dollar would jeopardize New York’s position as a financial centre


9). Reluctant (Adjective) अनिच्छुक

Definition: unwilling and hesitant; disinclined.

Synonyms: unwilling, disinclined, unenthusiastic, grudging, resistant, resisting, opposed, antipathetic

 Antonyms: willing, eager, ready

Usage: today, many ordinary people are still reluctant to talk about politics


10). Perilous (Adjective) – ख़तरा और जोखिम  से भरा हुआ

Definition: full of danger or risk

Synonyms: dangerous, fraught with danger, hazardous, risky, unsafe, treacherous

Antonyms: safe, secure

Usage: a perilous journey south


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