The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 30

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1) Rampant (Adjective)  अनियंत्रित

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

Synonyms: Uncontrolled, Unrestrained, Unchecked,

Antonyms: Controlled

Usage: In the prevailing atmosphere of rampant institutional corruption dating back decades, Mr. Buhari’s image as a morally incorruptible leader held sway with a disillusioned electorate during the 2015 polls.

 

2) Intact (Adjective) अक्षुण्ण, बरक़रार

Meaning: Not damaged or impaired in any way; complete.

Synonyms: Whole, Entire, Complete, Unbroken

Antonyms: Broken, Damaged

Usage: That reputation is still intact. But the former army general now seems politically vulnerable following electoral reverses in the provinces last year.

 

3) Notoriety (Noun) — कुख्याति

Meaning: The state of being famous or well known for some bad quality or deed.

Synonyms: Infamy, bad reputation/name, Disrepute, Ill repute, Ill fame

Antonyms:  Anonymity

Usage: On the security front, Mr. Buhari has had moderate success in pushing back Boko Haram, the Islamist terror organisation that gained notoriety some years ago.

 

4) Fragile (Adjective) — नाजुक

Meaning:  (of an object) easily broken or damaged.

Synonyms: Breakable, Easily broken, Brittle, Frangible

Antonyms: Robust, Durable

Usage: With poverty and earthquakes crippling an already fragile economy, Nepal, in recent years, has become a major hub of human trafficking.

 

5) Impunity (Noun) — दण्ड मुक्ति

Meaning: Exemption from punishment or freedom from the injurious consequences of an action.

Synonyms: Immunity, Indemnity

Antonyms: Liability, Responsibility

Usage: More dangerous than the earthquakes, however, is the fact that powerful people behind trafficking networks enjoy impunity.

 

6) Disillusion (Adjective) – मायूसी या आशाभंग

Meaning: Disappointed in someone or something that one discovers to be less good than one had believed.

Synonyms: Disenchanted, Disappointed,

Antonyms: Trusting, Enthusiastic

Usage: In the prevailing atmosphere of rampant institutional corruption dating back decades, Mr. Buhari’s image as a morally incorruptible leader held sway with a disillusioned electorate during the 2015 polls.

 

7) Adverse (Adjective) — विपरीत

Meaning: Preventing success or development; harmful; unfavourable.

Synonyms: Unfavourable, Disadvantageous, Inauspicious, Unpropitious

Antonyms: Favourable, Beneficial, Positive, Friendly

Usage: Taxes are having an adverse effect on production.

 

8) Stronghold (Noun) — गढ़

Meaning: A place that has been fortified so as to protect it against attack.

Synonyms: Fortress, Fort, Castle, Citadel, Garrison, Keep

Usage: Their mountain strongholds fell to enemy attack

 

9) Nascent (Adjective) नवजात

Meaning: (especially of a process or organization) just coming into existence and beginning to display signs of future potential.

Synonyms: Budding, Developing, Growing, Embryonic

Antonyms:  Advanced, Developed, Evolved

Usage: The nascent economic recovery.

 

10) Conflict (Noun) झगड़ा

Meaning: A serious disagreement or argument, typically a protracted one.

Synonyms: Dispute, Quarrel, Squabble, Disagreement

Antonyms: Agreement

Usage: Bewildered by her own inner conflict, she could only stand there feeling vulnerable.

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