The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 54

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1) embroil(verb) — उलझाना

Definition: involve (someone) deeply in an argument, conflict, or difficult situation.

Synonyms: involve, entangle, ensnare, enmesh

Antonyms: emancipate, free, liberate, release

Usage: “what merit do you claim for having embroiled everything in which you are concerned?”

2) protracted  (Noun) – लंबा

Definition: lasting for a long time or longer than expected or usual.

Synonyms: prolonged, extended, stretched out

Usage: “a protracted and bitter dispute”

3) aggrieved (adjective) — पीड़ित

Definition: feeling resentment at having been unfairly treated.

Synonyms: resentful, affronted, indignant, disgruntled

Usage: “they were aggrieved at the outcome”

4) incongruous(adjective) — बेमेल

Definition: not in harmony or keeping with the surroundings or other aspects of something.

Synonyms: out of place, out of keeping, inappropriate

Usage: At “the duffel coat looked incongruous with the black dress she wore underneath”

5) vitiate(verb)– बिगाड़ना 

Definition: spoil or impair the quality or efficiency of.

Synonyms: blemish, darken, mar, poison, spoil, stain, taint, tarnish, touch

Antonyms: Friendly, Mild

Usage: “development programmes have been vitiated by the rise in population”

6) prolonged (adjective) – लंबा चलने वाला

Definition: continuing for a long time or longer than usual; lengthy.

Synonyms: drag (out), draw out, elongate, extend, lengthen, outstretch, protract, stretch

Antonyms: abbreviate, abridge, curtail, cut, cut back, shorten

Usage: “an idea which prolonged the life of the engine by many years”

7) envisaged(verb) — परिकल्पना की गई

Definition: contemplate or conceive of as a possibility or a desirable future event.

Synonyms: conceive, conjure (up), dream

Antonyms: disregard, ignore

Usage: “the Rome Treaty envisaged free movement across frontiers”

8) bolster(Noun) — गोल लम्बा तकिया

Definition: a long, thick pillow that is placed under other pillows for support.

Synonyms: pillow, cushion, pad, support, rest

Antonyms: undercut, undermine, weaken

Usage: “most of them were sitting on the floor which was strewn with cushions, bolsters, and rugs”

9) spurred (adjective) — प्रेरित

Definition:(of a rider or their boots) having a spiked device on the heels for urging a horse forward.

Synonyms: stimulus, incentive, encouragement

Usage:”two young men appeared booted and spurred”

10) renegotiation(Noun) — पुनः मध्यस्थता

Definition: negotiation of something again in order to change the original agreed terms.

Synonyms: borrowed, reconstituted, redeemed, reestablished

Antonyms: fail, buy, divest

Usage: “they demanded renegotiation of the treaty”

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