The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 236

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. Warranted (verb) – औचित्य करना

 Definition: justify or necessitate (a course of action)

Synonyms: justify, vindicate, call for, sanction, validate, be a justification/reason for

Antonyms: unjustified, uncalled for, invalidate

Usage: The employees feel that industrial action is warranted.


  1. Intervention (noun) – हस्तक्षेप

 Definition: the action or process of intervening to improve the outcome

Synonyms: involvement, intercession, interceding, interposing, interposition

Antonyms: exclude, preclude, uninvolved, keep out of

Usage: a high degree of state intervention is seen in the economy.


  1. Sensitise (verb) — सुग्राही बनाना

 Definition: cause (someone or something) to respond to certain stimuli; make sensitive.

Synonyms: responsive to, quick to respond to, sensitized to, reactive to, sentient of

Antonyms: unresponsive, insensitive, lack of response, unfeeling

Usage: The introductory section aims to sensitize students to the methodology of the course


  1. Arbitrary (adjective) — मनमाना

 Definition: (of power or a ruling body) unrestrained and autocratic in the use of authority

Synonyms: despotic, tyrannical, tyrannous, peremptory, summary, autocratic, dictatorial

Antonyms: democratic, peaceful, accountable, rational, reasoned

Usage: As a country under an arbitrary government, the citizens suffered a great deal.


  1. Stigma (noun) — कलंक

 Definition: a mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality, or person

Synonyms: shame, disgrace, dishonour, ignominy, discredit, degradation, disrepute, ill-repute, infamy

Antonyms: honor, credit, fame, reputed

Usage: The stigma of having gone to prison will always remain with a person.


  1. Legitimate (adjective) — विधिसम्मत

 Definition: conforming to the law or to rules, able to be defended with logic or justification.

Synonyms: legal, lawful, licit, legalized, authorized, permitted, permissible, allowable, allowed, admissible

Antonyms: illegal, illegitimate, invalid, unjustifiable

Usage: His claims to legitimate authority could not be ignored.


  1. Taint (verb) — कलंकति करना

 Definition: affect with a bad or undesirable quality.

Synonyms: tarnish, sully, blacken, stain, besmirch, smear, blot, blemish, stigmatize, mar, corrupt

Antonyms: cleanse, improve, revamp, refine, upgrade

Usage: The people had many complaints since his administration was tainted with scandals.


  1. Scrutiny (noun) — संवीक्षा

 Definition: critical observation or examination.

Synonyms: careful examination, inspection, survey, scan, study, perusal

Antonyms: glance, cursory look, superficial checks

Usage: every aspect of local government was placed under scrutiny


  1. Impunity (noun) – दण्ड मुक्ति

 Definition: exemption from punishment or freedom from the injurious consequences of an action.

Synonyms: immunity, indemnity, exemption from punishment, freedom from punishment, exemption

Antonyms: held accountable, unexempted, punished

Usage: the impunity enjoyed by military officers implicated in civilian killings


  1. Rigged — जल्दी से इकट्ठा करो

 Definition: set up (equipment or a device or structure), typically in a makeshift or hasty way

Synonyms: assemble hastily, cobble together, put together, whip up, improvise, devise, contrive

Antonyms: dismantle, break apart, beak

Usage: He had rigged up a sort of a tent in the little time he had before it rained.

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