The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 283

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). Scrutiny (Noun) — संवीक्षा

Definition: critical observation or examination.

Synonyms: careful examination, inspection, survey, scan, study, perusal

Antonyms:  glance, cursory look

Usage: every aspect of local government was placed under scrutiny


2). Sceptics (Noun) — संशयवादियों

Definition: a person inclined to question or doubt accepted opinions.

Synonyms: cynic, doubter, questioner, scoffer

Antonyms: believer, accept.

Usage: The crowd is sceptics to president


3). Intrusion (Noun) — अनाहूत प्रवेश

Definition: the action of intruding.

Synonyms:  encroachment on, trespass on, obtrusion into

Antonyms: withdrawal

Usage: he was furious about this intrusion into his private life


4). Staved (Verb) — तोड़ना, टूटना

Definition: break something by forcing it inwards or piercing it roughly.

Synonyms: break in, smash in, put a hole in, push in, kick in, cave in, splinter

Antonyms: aid, assist, support.

Usage: the door was staved in


5). Leveraging (Verb) – इस्तेमाल करना

Definition: use (something) to maximum advantage.

Synonyms: grip, purchase, hold, grasp

Antonyms: disadvantage, weakness.

Usage: the organization needs to leverage its key resources


6). Rampant (Adjective) — अनियंत्रित

Definition: (especially of something unwelcome) flourishing or spreading unchecked.

Synonyms:uncontrolled, unrestrained, unchecked, unbridled, widespread, pandemic, epidemic, pervasive

Antonyms:  controlled, under control

Usage: political violence was rampant


7). Fret (Verb) – झल्लाहट होना

Definition: be constantly or visibly anxious.

Synonyms: worry, be anxious, feel uneasy, be distressed, be upset, upset oneself

Antonyms: ignore , please, appease, pacify.

Usage: she fretted about the cost of groceries


8). Incurred (Verb) – झेला हुआ, खर्च किया हुआ

Definition: become subject to (something unwelcome or unpleasant) as a result of one’s own behaviour or actions.

Synonyms: suffer, sustain, experience, bring upon oneself, expose oneself to

Antonyms: loss, miss, discourage, misunderstand.

Usage: I will pay any expenses incurred


9). Abridge (Verb) — संक्षेप करना

Definition: shorten (a book, film, speech, etc.) without losing the sense.

Synonyms: shorten, cut, cut short/down, curtail, truncate, lessen, trim

Antonyms: lengthen, expand on, pad out, lengthened, expanded

Usage: an abridged text of his speech


10). Defiance (Noun) — अवज्ञा

Definition: open resistance; bold disobedience.

Synonyms:  resistance, opposition, confrontation

Antonyms: submission, obedience

Usage: an act of defiance


11). Flaws (Noun) — दोषों

Definition: a mark, blemish, or other imperfection which mars a substance or object.

Synonyms: defect, blemish, fault, imperfection, deficiency, weakness, weak spot/point, inadequacy

Antonyms:power, brawn, brawniness, muscle, muscularity, burliness, sturdiness, robustness, toughness

Usage: a flaw in the glass


12). Ushered (Verb) – शुरुआत करना

Definition:  cause or mark the start of something new.

Synonyms: herald, mark the start of, signal, announce, give notice of, ring in, show in, set the scene for

Antonyms: cease, close, conclude, finish, stop.

Usage:  the railways ushered in an era of cheap mass travel


13). Clamping (Verb) — कसकर पकड़ना

Definition: hold (something) tightly against another thing.

Synonyms: clench, grip, hold, press, squeeze

Antonyms:  release, free.

Usage:  Maggie had to clamp a hand over her mouth to stop herself from laughing


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