The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 261

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). Indignation (Noun) — आक्रोश

Definition: anger or annoyance provoked by what is perceived as unfair treatment.

Synonyms: resentment, umbrage, affront, disgruntlement, anger, distress,

unhappiness, discontent, dissatisfaction

Antonyms: contentment

Usage: the letter filled Lucy with indignation


2). Orchestrated (Verb) — व्यवस्थित करना

Definition: plan or coordinate the elements of (a situation) to produce a desired effect, especially surreptitiously.

Synonyms: organize, arrange, put together, plan, set up, bring about, manage, mobilize, mount, stage

Antonyms: disperse, divide, separate.

Usage: the situation has been orchestrated by a tiny minority


3). Scrutinised (Verb) — संवीक्षण करना

Definition: examine or inspect closely and thoroughly.

Synonyms: examine carefully, inspect, survey, scan, study, look over

Antonyms: glance at

Usage: customers were warned to scrutinize the small print


4). Inexplicably (Adverb) – बेवजह

Definition: in a way that cannot be explained or accounted for.

Synonyms: unaccountable, unexplainable, incomprehensible, unfathomable, impenetrable, insoluble, unsolvable

Antonyms: understandable

Usage: many crucial documents had inexplicably disappeared


5). Morphed (Verb) – बदला गया

Definition: undergo or cause to undergo a gradual process of transformation.

Synonyms:  alter, modify, transform.

Antonyms: stable, static.

Usage: the cute moppet has morphed into the moody moll of the indie world


6). Harassed (Adjective) — उत्पीड़ित करना

Definition: feeling or looking strained as a result of having too many demands made on one.

Synonyms: stressed, strained, frayed, harried, stressed out, worn out, hard-pressed, careworn, worried

Antonyms: carefree

Usage: it is a godsend for harassed parents


7). Sedition (Noun) — विद्रोहात्मक आचरण

Definition: conduct or speech inciting people to rebel against the authority of a state or monarch.

Synonyms: incitement (to riot/rebellion), agitation, rabble-rousing, fomentation (of discontent), troublemaking

Antonyms: clam, peace, submission

Usage: advocating multiparty democracy is considered sedition


8). Incitement (Noun) — भड़काव

Definition: the action of provoking unlawful behaviour or urging someone to behave unlawfully.

Synonyms:  egging on, urging, goading, spurring on, motivation, persuasion, inducement

Antonyms: suppression, discouragement

Usage: this amounted to an incitement to commit murder


9). Cognisance (Noun) — संज्ञान

Definition: knowledge or awareness

Synonyms: awareness, notice, knowledge, consciousness, apprehension, perception, realization, recognition, appreciation

Antonyms: disregard, ignorance, indifference.

Usage: the Renaissance cognizance of Greece was limited


10). Stagnant (Adjective) — गतिहीन

Definition: showing no activity; dull and sluggish.

Synonyms:  inactive, sluggish, slow, slow – moving, lethargic, static, flat,  depressed,  quiet, dull, declining

Antonyms: active, vibrant

Usage: a stagnant economy


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