The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 55

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1) Reiterate (Verb) — बारम्बार दोहराना

Definition: say something again or a number of times, typically for emphasis or clarity.

Synonyms: Repeat, Say Again, Restate, Retell, Recapitulate

Usage: She reiterated that the government would remain steadfast in its support.

 

2) Inclination (Noun) — प्रवृत्ति

Definition: A person’s natural tendency or urge to act or feel in a particular way; a disposition.

Synonyms: Tendency, Propensity, Proclivity,

Antonyms: Aversion, Disinclination

Usage: John was a scientist by training and inclination.

 

3) Bleak (Adjective) — अप्रमाणिक

Definition: (of a situation) not hopeful or encouraging; unlikely to have a favourable outcome.

Synonyms: Unpromising, Unfavourable, Unpropitious, Inauspicious

Antonyms: Promising, Hopeful

Usage: He paints a bleak picture of a company that has lost its way he paints a bleak picture of a company that has lost its way.

 

4) Discerning (Adjective) – समझदार

Definition: Having or showing good judgement.

Synonyms: Discriminating, Selective, Judicious, Tasteful

Antonyms: Undiscerning, Indiscriminate

Usage: The brasserie attracts discerning customers.

 

5) Reinforce (Verb) — सुदृढ बनाना

Definition: Strengthen or support (an object or substance), especially with additional material.

Synonyms: Strengthen, Fortify

Usage: The helmet has been reinforced with a double layer of cork.

 

6)  Aura (Noun) — आभा

Definition: The distinctive atmosphere or quality that seems to surround and be generated by a person, thing, or place.

Synonyms: Atmosphere, Air, Quality, Aspect, Character, Ambience

Usage: Mr. Modi’s aura of invincibility.

 

7)  Invincible (Adjective) — अजेय

Definition: Incapable of being defeated, overcome, or subdued

Synonyms: Bulletproof, Impregnable, Indomitable

Antonyms: Defenseless, Helpless, Powerless, Weak

Usage: An invincible wrestler who has never lost a match.

 

8) Cumulative (Adjective) — संचयी

Definition: Increasing or increased in quantity, degree, or force by successive additions.

Synonyms: Increasing, Accumulative

Antonyms: Decremental, Decrescent

Usage: The trigger for a series of developments that cumulatively pose a challenge to his bid for a second term at the Centre.

 

9) Shunned (Adjective) — अनदेखा करना

Definition: Persistently avoid, ignore, or reject (someone or something) through antipathy or caution.

Synonyms: Avoid, Evade, Eschew,

Antonyms: Accept, Seek, Welcome

Usage: Aspirants are being shunned by each party, resulting in a pool of disgruntled local actors now scurrying for shelter in other parties.

 

10) Granular (Adjective) — दानेदार

Definition: Resembling or consisting of small grains or particles.

Synonyms: Powder, Powdered, Powdery, Grainy

Antonyms: Dusty, Fine, Floury, Powdery

Usage: Yet, there is uncertainty at the granular level.

 

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