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The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 251

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  1. Unprecedented (adjective) — अभूतपूर्व

Definition: never done or known before.

Synonyms: unparalleled, unequalled, unmatched, unrivalled, without parallel, without equal

Antonyms: known, expected, experienced, seen, well-known

Usage: the government took the unprecedented step of releasing confidential correspondence

 

  1. Deluge (noun) — बाढ़

Definition: overwhelmed with a heavy flood.

Synonyms: flood, inundate, engulf, submerge, swamp, drown, flash flood

Antonyms: safe, dry-land, drought, dry, emerged

Usage: caravans were deluged by the heavy rains

 

  1. Marooned (verb) – असहाय होना

Definition: leave (someone) trapped and alone in an inaccessible place, especially an island

Synonyms: strand, leave stranded, cast away, cast ashore, abandon, leave behind, leave, leave in the lurch, desert, turn one’s back on, leave isolated

Antonyms: saved, safe, rescued, together, rescued, found, comfortable

Usage: It is a novel about schoolboys marooned on a desert island

 

  1. Respite (noun) – राहत

Definition: a short period of rest or relief from something difficult or unpleasant.

Synonyms: rest, break, breathing space, interval, intermission, interlude, recess, lull, pause, time out, hiatus, halt, stop, stoppage, cessation, discontinuation, standstill

Antonyms: continuous, continuing, not ceasing, incessant, without break, constant

Usage: the refugee encampments will provide some respite from the suffering

 

  1. Unleash (verb) — उजागर करना

Definition: cause (a strong or violent force) to be released or become unrestrained

Synonyms: let loose, release, free, set free, loose, unloose, unbridle, untie, untether, unchain, unbind, unshackle, unmanacle

Antonyms: restrain, hold back, control, manage, subdue, withhold

Usage: the failure of the talks could unleash more fighting

 

  1. Benign (adjective) — सौम्य

Definition: gentle and kind, not harmful in nature.

Synonyms: kindly, kind, warm-hearted, good-natured, friendly, warm, affectionate, agreeable, amiable, good-humoured, genial, congenial, cordial, approachable, tender

Antonyms: troublesome, dangerous, harmful, damaging, injurious, detrimental

Usage: he was admired by his peers for his benign but firm manner

 

  1. Bracing (adjective) — ताजा और उत्साहजनक

Definition: fresh and invigorating.

Synonyms: invigorating, refreshing, stimulating, energizing, exhilarating, enlivening, reviving

Antonyms: tiring, draining, weakening, consuming, troubling

Usage: She enjoyed the bracing sea air

 

  1. Wrest (verb) – गलतफहमी होना

Definition: distort the meaning or interpretation of (something) to suit one’s own interests or views.

Synonyms: misconstrue, misunderstand, misinterpret, misconceive, misapprehend, mistake, misread, miss, confuse, confound

Antonyms: understand, know, interpret, conceive, read, construe

Usage: you appear convinced of my guilt, and wrest every reply I have made

 

  1. Deplete (verb) – व्यय करना

Definition: use up the supply or resources of.

Synonyms: exhaust, use up, consume, expend, spend, drain, empty, sap, milk, suck dry, evacuate

Antonyms: refill, fill up, rejuvenate, replenish, recharge, stock, reload

Usage: fish stocks are severely depleted

 

  1. Debut (verb) – पहली बार शुरू होना

Definition: happening for the first time

Synonyms: first time, entrance, premiere, beginning, introduction, inception, inauguration

Antonyms: repeated, seen before, witnessed, expected, known, well known

Usage: the Rolling Stones debuted at the Marquee

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