The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 226

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). 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


2). Neutrality (Noun) – तटस्थता

Definition:  the state of not supporting or helping either side in a conflict, disagreement, etc.; impartiality

Synonyms: impartiality, lack of bias, lack of prejudice, objectivity, open-mindedness, disinterestedness, even-handedness, fairness

Antonyms: partiality, bias, participation

Usage: during the war, Switzerland maintained its neutrality


3). Discrimination (Noun) भेदभाव

Definition: the ability to judge what is of high quality; good judgement or taste

Synonyms: discernment, judgement, perception, perceptiveness, perspicacity, acumen, astuteness, shrewdness

Antonyms: impartiality, justice, equity, fairness

Usage: those who could afford to buy showed little taste or discrimination


4). Repeal (Verb) – निरसन करना

Definition: revoke or annul (a law or act of parliament)

Synonyms:  revoke, rescind, cancel, reverse, abrogate, annul, nullify, declare null and void, make void, void, invalidate,

Antonyms: introduce, enact, ratify

Usage: the legislation was repealed five months later


5). Ostensibly (Adverb) – स्पष्ट रूप से

Definition: as appears or is stated to be true, though not necessarily so; apparently

Synonyms: apparently, seemingly, on the face of it, to all appearances, on the surface, to all intents and purposes, outwardly

Antonyms: genuinely, really, truly

Usage: the party secretary resigned, ostensibly from ill health


6).  Rift (Noun) दरार या अनबन

Definition: a crack, split, or breaks in something

Synonyms: crack, fault, flaw, split, break, breach, fissure, fracture, cleft, crevice, gap, cranny, slit, chink, interstice, cavity, opening, space, hole, aperture

Antonyms: closure, solid, continuation

Usage: the wind had torn open a rift in the clouds


7). Denigration (Noun) बदनामी

Definition:  the action of unfairly criticizing someone or something

Synonyms:  defame, disparage, impugn, slander

Antonyms: approve, commend, compliment, flatter

Usage: I witnessed the denigration of anyone who failed to toe the line


8). Congruent (Adjective) – अनुरूप

Definition: in agreement or harmony

Synonyms: coinciding, concurring, compatible, conforming

Antonyms: disagreeable, incongruent, inharmonious

Usage: the rules may not be congruent with the requirements of the law


9). Divisive (Adjective) – विभाजक

Definition: tending to cause disagreement or hostility between people.

Synonyms: alienating, estranging, isolating, schismatic

 Antonyms: accord, agreement, concord, concurrence, harmony

Usage: the highly divisive issue of abortion


10). Emphasize (Verb) को महत्त्व देना

Definition:  give special importance or value to (something) in speaking or writing

Synonyms:   highlight, point up, spotlight, foreground, play up, make a point of

Antonyms: understate, play down

Usage: they emphasize the need for daily, one-to-one contact between parent and child


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