The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 230

The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary

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. Lynch (verb) — बिना मुकदमे मार डालना

Definition: to kill (someone) for an alleged offence without a legal trial, especially by hanging.

Synonyms: hang, hang by the neck; execute, put to death, kill, murder

Antonyms: create, bear, tolerate

Usage: Six policemen were lynched by angry crowds.


  1. Vigilante (noun) – सतर्कता

Definition: a member of a self-appointed group of citizens who undertake law enforcement in their community without legal authority, typically because the legal agencies are thought to be inadequate

Synonyms: avenger, castigator, chastiser, nemesis, punisher

Antonyms: ransomer, redeemer, vindicator.

Usage: He was a moral vigilante and wanted to bring justice to those who erred.


  1. Disquiet (noun) – परेशानी या बेचैनी

Definition: a feeling of worry or unease.

Synonyms: unease, uneasiness, worry, anxiety, anxiousness, distress, concern

Antonyms: calm, at ease, peaceful

Usage: There was public disquiet about the animal testing.


  1. Indictment (noun/verb) – अभियोग

Definition: a formal charge or accusation of a serious crime.

Synonyms: charge, accusation, arraignment, citation, summons

Antonyms: acquittal, released, cleared (of charges)

Usage: They were indicted for conspiracy.


  1. Preponderance (noun) – प्रमुखता

Defiition: to outweigh in importance, to overburden

Synonyms: predominance, prevalence, overburden, important, special

Antonyms: ordinary, common, equal, unimportant

Usage: There is an implicit indictment of the preponderant mood of the times when it says that “hate crimes as a product of intolerance, ideological dominance and prejudice ought not to be tolerated”.


  1. Onus (noun) – जिम्मेदारी

Definition: something that is one’s duty or responsibility.

Synonyms: burden, responsibility, liability, obligation, duty, weight, load, charge, mantle, encumbrance

Antonyms: blamelessness, unaccountable, irresponsibility

Usage: The onus is on you to show that you have suffered loss


  1. Credible (adjective) — विश्वसनीय

Definition: able to be believed; convincing

Synonyms: acceptable, trustworthy, reliable, dependable, sure, good, valid

Antonyms: unacceptable, untrustworthy, unreliable, invalid

Usage: People found his story credible and decided to support him.


  1. Institutionalise (verb) – संस्थागत करना

Definition: establish (something, typically a practice or activity) as a convention or norm in an organization or culture.

Synonyms: regulate, order, systemize, make official, norm

Antonyms: disorder, disorganized, unusual, out of ordinary

Usage: He institutionalized the practice of collaborative research on a grand scale


  1. Stifle (verb) — रोकना

Definition: to suffocate or restrain (an emotion)

Synonyms: suppress, smother, restrain, keep back, hold back, hold in, fight back, choke back, gulp back, withhold

Antonyms: let out, release, emit, disclose, give away

Usage: Those in the streets during the attacks were stifled by the fumes.


  1. Profess (verb) – दावा करना

Definition: claim or affirm one’s faith or feeling

Synonyms: declare, announce, proclaim, assert, state, affirm, avow, maintain, protest, aver, vow

Antonyms: conceal, deny, disavow, hide, renounce

Usage: The people of the town professed christianity.

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