The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 227

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). Personnel (noun) – कार्मिक

Definition: people employed in an organization or engaged in an organized undertaking such as military service.

Synonyms: staff, employees, workforce, workers, labour force, manpower, human resources, people

Antonyms: person, unemployed person, unskilled

Usage: Many of the personnel involved require training


2). Adjudicate (verb) — अधिनिर्णय करना

Definition: make a formal judgement on a disputed matter, to judge.

Synonyms: judge, adjudge, try, hear, examine, arbitrate, decide on, decide, settle, resolve

Antonyms: bystand, equivocate, pussyfoot, skirt

Usage: We asked him to adjudicate at the local flower show


3). Contour (noun) — समोच्च रेखा

Definition: the outer limits of an object or surface

Synonyms: figure, outline, silhouette, boundary, limits

Antonyms: area, space, unlimited, endless, expanse

Usage: The artist defined the contours of his art by using swift black lines.


4). Construed (verb) – स्पष्ट करना

Definition: to make plain or understandable

Synonyms: clarify, clear (up), demonstrate, demystify, elucidate, explain, explicate, expound

Antonyms: obscure, befog, cloud, confound, confuse, obfuscate

Usage: The role of the justices of the Supreme Court is to construe the constitution


5). Misdemeanor (noun) – दुष्कर्म

Definition: a crime that is less serious than a felony

Synonyms: misconduct, misbehave, wrong, ill-mannered

Antonyms: good conduct, well-behaved, well-mannered

Usage: His misdemeanor could get him expelled from the school.


6). Spectacle (noun) – तमाशा

Definition: an eye-catching public display

Synonyms: circus, extravaganza, pageant, spectacular, exhibit, show

Antonyms: ordinary, not special, usual, boring, normal

Usage: The multimedia spectacles that have become established parts of the opening and closing ceremonies for the Olympic Games


7). Entail (verb) – शामिल करना या लागू करना

Definition: to impose, involve, or imply as a necessary accompaniment or result

Synonyms: carry, comprehend, contain, embrace, encompass, include, involve, number, subsume, take in

Antonyms: exclude, leave (out), omit, except, reject

Usage: The project will entail considerable expense.


8). Resilience (noun) — लचीलाता

Definition: the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness.

Synonyms: flexibility, pliability, strength, springiness

Antonyms: weakness, inflexibility, inflexible

Usage: He exhibited great resilience throughout the match.


 9). Doughty (adjective) – हिम्मती

Definition: brave and persistent.

Synonyms: fearless, dauntless, determined, resolute, indomitable, intrepid, plucky, spirited

Antonyms: weak, timid, cowardly, fearful

Usage: His doughty spirit kept him going throughout the game.


10). Emulate (verb) — सोत्साह अनुकरण करना

Definition: to strive to be equal, to create something same in meaning or effect to another

Synonyms: add up (to), amount (to), come (to), correspond (to), equal

Antonyms: unequal, unsimilar, different, unrelated

Usage: She grew up emulating her sports heroes.


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