The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 253

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. Manifold (adjective) – बहुविध या विविध

Definition: many and various.

Synonyms: many, numerous, multiple, multifarious, multitudinous, multiplex, legion, diverse, various, several, varied, different, miscellaneous, assorted, sundry, copious,

Antonyms: singular, only, sole, single, one (and only), solitary, lone, unique, only possible, individual, exclusive

Usage: the implications of this decision were manifold


  1. Inclined (verb) — अनुकूल रूप से तैयार रहना

Definition: be favourably disposed towards or willing to do something.

Synonyms: disposed, minded, of a mind, willing, ready, prepared; predisposed

Antonyms: disinterested, unbiased, unprejudiced, impartial, neutral, non-partisan, non-discriminatory

Usage: he was inclined to accept the offer


  1. Liberalise (verb) — उदार बनाना

Definition: remove or loosen restrictions on (something, typically an economic or political system)

Synonyms: make liberal, free, wide-ranging, broad-based, general, humanistic

Antonyms: constricted, restricted, confined, cramped, minimal

Usage: several agreements to liberalize trade were signed


  1. Pitfall (noun) — ख़तरा

Definition: a hidden or unsuspected danger or difficulty.

Synonyms: hazard, danger, risk, peril, difficulty, issue, problem, catch, snag, stumbling block, drawback

Antonyms: pros, advantages, upper hand, edge, positives

Usage: the pitfalls of buying goods at public auctions


  1. Concord (noun) — सामंजस्य

Definition: agreement or harmony between people or groups.

Synonyms: agreement, harmony, accord, consensus, concurrence, unity, unanimity, unison

Antonyms: disagreement, chaos, dissent, dispute, dissimilarity, variance, disparity

Usage: They signed a pact of peace and concord


  1. Incumbent (adjective) — अवलंबी

Definition: necessary for (someone) as a duty or responsibility.

Synonyms: binding, obligatory, mandatory, necessary, compulsory, required, requisite, essential, imperative

Antonyms: unnecessary, not needed, unimportant, insignificant, trivial

Usage: it is incumbent on the government to give a clear lead


  1. Irregularity (noun) — अनियमितता

Definition: the state or quality of being irregular.

Synonyms: asymmetry, lack of symmetry, non-uniformity, unevenness, crookedness, lopsidedness, contortion, deformity, jaggedness, raggedness, cragginess

Antonyms: regular, orderly, organized, methodical, systematic, structured

Usage: there is evidence that fraud and irregularity continue on a large scale


  1. Forefront (noun) – सबसे आगे

Definition: the leading or most important position or place.

Synonyms: vanguard, van, spearhead, head, lead, fore, front, front line, cutting edge, foreground

Antonyms: follow, copy, imitate, follow suit, unoriginal, final, last

Usage: the issue has moved to the forefront of the political agenda


  1. 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.

Synonyms: bombast, loftiness, turgidity, grandiloquence, magniloquence, ornateness, portentousness, pomposity, boastfulness, boasting, bragging, heroics, hyperbole,

Antonyms: sincere, meaningful, to the point, direct, honest

Usage: all we have from the Opposition is empty rhetoric


  1. Mainstream (noun) — मुख्यधारा

Definition: the ideas, attitudes, or activities that are shared by most people and regarded as normal or conventional.

Synonyms: normal, conventional, ordinary, orthodox, conformist, accepted, established, recognized, common, usual, prevailing, popular

Antonyms: radical, uncommon, strange, unnatural, not accepted, unusual, out of ordinary

Usage: the author never strays far from mainstream physics

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