The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 109

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) Lurks (Verb) दुबकना

Meaning: be or remain hidden so as to wait in ambush for someone or something.

Synonyms: skulk, loiter, lie in wait

Antonyms: appear

Usage: “a ruthless killer still lurked in the darkness”


2) Amplify (Verb) बढ़ाना

Meaning: increase the volume of (sound), especially using an amplifier.

Synonyms: louden, make louder

Antonyms: reduce, quieten

Usage: “the accompanying chords have been amplified in our arrangement”


3) Arcane (Adjective)  रहस्यमय, गुप्त  

Meaning: understood by few; mysterious or secret.

Synonyms: mysterious, secret, hidden

Antonyms: well known, open

Usage: “arcane procedures for electing people”


4) Noxious (Adjective) हानिकारक

Meaning: harmful, poisonous, or very unpleasant.

Synonyms: poisonous, toxic, deadly

Antonyms: innocuous, safe, pleasant

Usage: “they were overcome by the noxious fumes”


5) Antiquated (Adjective) प्राचीन, पुराने ढंग का

Meaning: old-fashioned or outdated.

Synonyms: outdated, out of date

Antonyms: current, modern

Usage: “this antiquated central heating system”


6) Blight (Noun) हानि पहुंचाने वाला

Meaning: a thing that spoils or damages something.

Synonyms: affliction, scourge, bane

Antonyms: blessing

Usage: “the vacant properties are a blight on the neighbourhood”


7) Precipitated (Verb) अनपेक्षित

Meaning: cause (an event or situation, typically one that is undesirable) to happen suddenly, unexpectedly, or prematurely.

Synonyms: cause, lead to, occasion

Antonyms: prevented, stopped

Usage: “the incident precipitated a political crisis”


8) Conducive (Adjective) अनुकूल

Meaning: making a certain situation or outcome likely or possible.

Synonyms: good for, helpful to

Antonyms: unhelpful, useless

Usage: “the harsh lights and cameras were hardly conducive to a relaxed atmosphere”


9) Disparate (Adjective) मुक़्तलिफ़

Meaning: essentially different in kind; not able to be compared.

Synonyms: contrasting, different, differing

Antonyms: homogeneous

Usage: “they inhabit disparate worlds of thought”


10) Equitable (Adjective) साम्यिक

Meaning: fair and impartial.

Synonyms: fair, just, impartial

Antonyms: inequitable, unfair

Usage: “the equitable distribution of resources”

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