The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 263

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). Trenchant (Adjective) – तीव्र या प्रखर

Definition: vigorous or incisive in expression or style.

Synonyms: incisive, cutting, pointed, piercing, penetrating, sharp, keen, acute, razor-sharp

Antonyms: woolly, vague

Usage: the White Paper makes trenchant criticisms of health authorities


2). Pertinent (Adjective) – संबंधित

Definition: relevant or applicable to a particular matter; apposite.

Synonyms:  relevant, to the point, apposite, appropriate, suitable,  fitting, fit, apt,  applicable, material, germane

Antonyms: irrelevant, inappropriate

Usage: she asked me a lot of very pertinent questions


3). Innocuous (Adjective) — अहानिकर

Definition: not harmful or offensive.

Synonyms:  harmless, safe, non-dangerous, non-poisonous, non-toxic, non-irritant, non-injurious, innocent

Antonyms: harmful, obnoxious

Usage: it was an innocuous question


4). Stinging (Verb) — झुकाव या अत्यधिक अधिभार होना

Definition: swindle or exorbitantly overcharge (someone).

Synonyms:  swindle, defraud, cheat, fleece, gull

Antonyms: aid, cure, heal, help.

Usage: I had to buy some boxer shorts at the last minute and got stung for £42.50


5). Seditious (Adjective) — राजद्रोही

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

Synonyms:  rabble-rousing, inciting, agitating, fomenting, troublemaking,  provocative, inflammatory

Antonyms: obedience, clam, peace, submission.

Usage: the letter was declared seditious


6). 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


7). Enunciated (Verb) — अभिव्यक्त करना

Definition: express (a proposition, theory, etc.) in clear or definite terms.

Synonyms: express, utter, state, give voice/expression to, put into words

Antonyms: ask, confine, leave alone, withhold.

Usage: a written document enunciating this policy


8). Doldrums (Noun) – उदासी

Definition: a state or period of stagnation or depression.

Synonyms: depression, melancholy, gloom, gloominess, glumness,

downheartedness, dejection, despondency

Antonyms: happiness, busy, lively

Usage: the mortgage market has been in the doldrums for three years


9). Intensified (Verb) — तीव्र होना

Definition:  become or make more intense.

Synonyms:  escalate, step up, boost, increase, raise, sharpen, strengthen, augment

Antonyms: lessen, abate

Usage: the dispute began to intensify


10). Carnage (Noun) — नरसंहार

Definition: the killing of a large number of people.

Synonyms:  slaughter, massacre, mass murder, mass destruction, butchery,  bloodbath, indiscriminate bloodshed

Antonyms: peace, calm, calmness, restfulness, peace and quiet, peacefulness, quiet, quietness

Usage: the bombing was timed to cause as much carnage as possible

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