The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 42

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1) Clamour (Noun) — कोलाहल

Definition: A loud and confused noise, especially that of people shouting.

Synonyms: Din, Racket, Loud noise, Uproar, Tumult and Babel

Antonyms: Silence

Usage: It is clear that in the clamour to send Pakistan what it perceives to be the right message, India has shot itself in the foot.

 

2) Dampener (Noun) — हतोत्साहित

Definition: A thing that has a restraining or subduing effect.

Synonyms: Complainer, Grouch, Moaner and Pessimist

Usage: The language on terrorism in the joint statement was something of a dampener for those who would have hoped there would be stronger condemnation of the terror attack in Pulwama.

 

3) Embrace (Verb) – स्वागत और स्वीकार करना

Definition: Accept (a belief, theory, or change) willingly and enthusiastically.

Synonyms: Welcome and Accept

Antonyms: Reject

Usage: At the leadership level, Mr. Modi extended more than a personal touch to the visit by going to the airport and embracing the Crown Prince on landing.

 

4) Bolster (Verb) – बढ़ने लगा

Definition: Support or strengthen.

Synonyms: Strengthen, Support, and Reinforce.

Antonyms: Undermine

Usage: The fall in interest rates is starting to bolster confidence.

 

5) Precarious (Adjective) — अनिश्चित

Definition: Not securely held or in position; dangerously likely to fall or collapse.

Synonyms: Uncertain, Insecure, Unreliable, and Unsure

Antonyms: Safe, Secure

Usage: He made a precarious living as a painter.

 

6) Claimant (Noun) — दावेदार

Definition: A person making a claim, especially in a lawsuit or for a state benefit.

Synonyms: Applicant, Candidate

Usage: Obviously, a claim in the context of the above-mentioned Act is based on an assertion that a claimant has been in possession of a certain parcel of land located in the forest areas.

 

7) Negate (Noun) — निष्फल नकारना

Definition: Make ineffective; nullify.

Synonyms: Invalidate, Nullify

Antonyms: Confirm, Support, Validate

Usage: Alcohol negates the effects of the drug.

 

8) Vulnerable (Adjective) — भेद्य

Definition: Exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally.

Synonyms: Endangered, Unsafe, and Unprotected

Antonyms: Invulnerable, Resilient

Usage: We were in a vulnerable position.

 

9) Tenable (Adjective) – टिकने योग्य

Definition: Able to be maintained or defended against attack or objection.

Synonyms: Defensible, Justifiable,

Antonyms: Indefensible, Untenable

Usage: Such a simplistic approach is no longer tenable.

 

10) Pertain (Verb) – से सम्बंधित

Definition: Be appropriate, related, or applicable to.

Synonyms: Concern, Relate to, be Related to

Usage: Developments pertaining to the economy.

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