The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 222

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). Dispensation (Noun) – छूट

Definition: exemption from a rule or usual requirement

Synonyms:exemption, immunity, exception, exclusion, exoneration, freedom, release, relief, reprieve, remission, relaxation, absolution

Antonyms: disfavour, whole, denial

Usage: although she was too young, she was given special dispensation to play before her birthday


2). Campaign (Noun) अभियान

Definition:  an organized course of action to achieve a goal

Synonyms: crusade, drive, push, effort, struggle, move, movement;

Antonyms: discourage, pull, dissuade, leave alone, repress

Usage: an election campaign


3). Privilege (Noun) विशेषाधिकार

Definition: a special right, advantage, or immunity granted or available only to a particular person or group.

Synonyms: advantage, right, benefit, prerogative, entitlement, birthright, due

Antonyms: disadvantage, handicap, hindrance, loss

Usage: education is a right, not a privilege


4). Fraught (Noun) – भरा हुआ

Definition: causing or affected by anxiety or stress.

Synonyms:  anxious, worried, upset, distraught, overwrought, agitated, distressed, distracted, desperate, frantic, panic-stricken

Antonyms: empty, calm

Usage: there was a fraught silence


5). Disseminate (Verb) – प्रसार करना

Definition: spread (something, especially information) widely.

Synonyms: spread, circulate, distribute, disperse, diffuse, proclaim, promulgate, propagate, publicize, communicate

Antonyms: conceal, hide, collect, gather

Usage: health authorities should foster good practice by disseminating information


6). Curtailment (Noun) कटौती

Definition: the action or fact of reducing or restricting something

Synonyms:reduction, cut, cutback, decrease, lessening, diminution, retrenchment, shrinkage

Antonyms: increase, expansion

Usage: the curtailment of human rights


7). Rebellion (Noun) विप्लव

Definition:  an act of armed resistance to an established government or leader.

Synonyms:uprising, revolt, insurrection, mutiny, revolution, insurgence, insurgency, rising, rioting, riot

Antonyms: happy, obedient, compliant, governable

Usage: the authorities put down a rebellion by landless colonials


8). Upheaval (Noun) उथल – पुथल

Definition: a violent or sudden change or disruption to something

Synonyms: disruption, upset, disturbance, trouble, turbulence

Antonyms: stability, tranquillity

Usage: major upheavals in the financial markets


9). Comply (Verb) अनुपालन करना

Definition: act in accordance with a wish or command.

Synonyms: abide by, act in accordance with, observe, obey, adhere to, conform to

Antonyms: ignore, disobey

Usage: we are unable to comply with your request


10). Stagger (Verb) – अस्थिरता से आगे बढ़ना

Definition: walk or move unsteadily, as if about to fall

Synonyms:  lurch, walk unsteadily, reel, sway, teeter, totter, stumble, wobble, move clumsily, weave, flounder, falter, pitch

Antonyms: carry on, continue, stay

Usage: he staggered to his feet, swaying a little


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