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”
- Emotive (adjective) – भावनात्मक
Definition: arousing or able to arouse intense feeling.
Synonym: inflammatory, controversial, contentious, emotional
Antonym: unemotional, reserved, controlled, undemonstrative, collected, calm, composed
Usage: animal experimentation is an emotive subject
- Momentum (noun) – संवेग
Definition: the impetus gained by a moving object.
Synonym: energy, drive, propulsion, speed, strength, force, power
Antonym: lethargy, weakness, inert, not moving
Usage: the vehicle gained momentum as the road dipped
- Intervention (noun) – हस्तक्षेप
Definition: the action or process of intervening.
Synonym: involvement, intercession, interceding, interposing, interposition
Antonym: staying out of, ignoring, disregard, pay no notice, push aside
Usage: the government was reported to be considering military intervention
- Impeachment (noun) — महाभियोग
Definition: the action of calling into question the integrity or validity of something.
Synonym: questioning, reasoning, analysing, accusing, interrogate, examine
Antonym: unquestionable, believable, trustworthy, unsuspecting
Usage: the prosecutor’s detailed impeachment of the character witness.
- Misappropriation (noun) – गबन या दुरुपयोग
Definition: the action of misappropriating something; embezzlement.
Synonym: embezzlement, expropriation, swindle, stealing, theft, thieving, pilfering, unauthorized removal
Antonym: appropriation, gaining, saving, obtaining
Usage: an alleged misappropriation of funds caused his dismissal.
- Rhetoric (noun) — अलंकार शास्र
Definition: language designed to have a persuasive or impressive effect, but which is often regarded as lacking in sincerity or meaningful content.
Synonym: bombast, loftiness, turgidity, grandiloquence, magniloquence, ornateness, portentousness, pomposity, boastfulness, boasting, bragging, heroics, hyperbole,
Antonym: meaningful, significant, relevant, important, consequential, purposeful
Usage: all we have from the Opposition is empty rhetoric
- Rehabilitation (noun) — पुनर्वास
Definition: the action of restoring someone to former privileges or reputation after a period of disfavour.
Synonym: restoring, improvement, reconstruction, overhaul, repair, reestablishment
Antonym: damage, harm, hurt, ruin, worsen
Usage: a posthumous rehabilitation of the activist
- Trivialise (verb) – महत्वहीन बना देना
Definition: make (something) seem less important, significant, or complex than it really is.
Synonym: treat as unimportant, minimize, play down, underplay, make light of, treat lightly
Antonym: exaggerate, make a big thing of, overstate, overemphasise, overestimate
Usage: the problem was either trivialized or ignored by teachers
- Manifest (adjective) – प्रकट
Definition: clear or obvious to the eye or mind.
Synonym: obvious, clear, plain, apparent, evident, patent, palpable, distinct, definite, blatant
Antonym: not obvious, unclear, inevident,
Usage: her manifest charm and proven ability was what got her the position
- Assail (verb) – आक्रमण करना
Definition: make a concerted or violent attack on.
Synonym: attack, assault, make an assault on, launch an attack on, pounce on, set upon, set about
Antonym: defend, protect, safeguard, preserve, shelter, secure, screen
Usage: the Scots army assailed Edward’s army from the rear