The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 105

Dear Readers, Here we have given The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary helpful for Upcoming Bank PO, SSC and all Competitive Exams. Explore The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary to score good marks in English Section. Start practicing 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.

1) Deteriorate (Verb) – बिगड़ जाना

Meaning: become progressively worse.

Synonyms: worsen, get worse, decline

Antonyms: improve

Usage: “relations between the countries had deteriorated sharply”


2) Nadir (Noun) – निम्नतम स्तर

Meaning: the lowest or most unsuccessful point in a situation.

Synonyms: rock-bottom, the depths

Antonyms: zenith, acme

Usage: “asking that question was the nadir of my career”


3) Shambles (Noun) – अव्यवस्था, कुल विकार की स्थिति

Meaning: a state of total disorder.

Synonyms: chaos, mess, muddle

Antonyms: orderliness, calm, harmony

Usage: “my career was in a shambles”


4) Empathy (Noun) – समानुभूति

Meaning: the ability to understand and share the feelings of another

Synonyms: togetherness, closeness to

Antonyms: distance

Usage: I did not have empathy for the characters


5) Daunting (Adjective) – भयभीत करने वाला

Meaning: seeming difficult to deal with in prospect; intimidating.

Synonyms: intimidating, formidable, disconcerting

Antonyms: encouraging, heartening

Usage: “a daunting task”


6) Accumulated (Verb) – संचित

Meaning: gather together or acquire an increasing number or quantity of.

Synonyms: gather, collect, assemble

Antonyms: dissipate

Usage: “investigators have yet to accumulate enough evidence”


7) Nurtured (Verb) – पालना  

Meaning: care for and protect (someone or something) while they are growing.

Synonyms: bring up, care for

Antonyms: neglect, hinder

Usage: “Jarrett was nurtured by his parents in a close-knit family”


8) Lethal (Adjective)जानलेवा

Meaning: very harmful or destructive.

Synonyms: fatal, deadly, mortal

Antonyms: harmless, safe

Usage: “the Krakatoa eruption was the most lethal on record”


9) Contention (Noun)विवाद

Meaning: heated disagreement.

Synonyms: disagreement, dispute, disputation

Antonyms: agreement

Usage: “the captured territory was the main area of contention between the two countries”


10) Behest (Noun) – आज्ञा या आदेश

Meaning: a person’s orders or command.

Synonyms: instruction, bidding, request

Antonyms: answer, question, reply

Usage: “they had assembled at his behest”

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