The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 12

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1) Expedition(Noun) – यात्रा

Meaning: a journey undertaken by a group of people with a particular purpose, especially that of exploration, research, or war.

Synonyms: journey, voyage, tour

Antonyms: blockage, delay, halt

Usage: “an expedition to the jungles of the Orinoco”


2) Trampled (Verb) – कुचल डालना

Meaning: tread on and crush.

Synonyms: tread, tramp, stamp

Antonyms:created, built, constructed

Usage: “the fence had been trampled down”


3) Entice (Verb) – लुभाना

Meaning: attract or tempt by offering pleasure or advantage.

Synonyms: tempt, allure, lure

Antonyms:disenchant, disgust, dissuade

Usage: “a show which should entice a new audience into the theatre”


4) Inconspicuous (Adjective) – अस्पष्ट

Meaning: not clearly visible or attracting attention.

Synonyms: unobtrusive, unnoticeable, unremarkable

Antonyms: conspicuous, noticeable, high-profile

Usage: “an inconspicuous red-brick building”


5) Acquisition (Noun) – अर्जन

Meaning: an asset or object bought or obtained, typically by a library or museum.

Synonyms: purchase, accession, addition

Antonyms: loss, forfeiture, deprivation

Usage: “the legacy will be used for new acquisitions”


6) Trespassing (Verb) –  बिना अनुमति के प्रवेश करना

Meaning: enter someone’s land or property without permission.

Synonyms: enter without permission, intrude on, encroach on

Antonyms: behaving, obeying, retreating

Usage: “there is no excuse for trespassing on railway property”


7) Manoeuvring (Verb) – कुशलता से या सावधानी से आगे बढ़ना

Meaning: move skilfully or carefully.

Synonyms: steer, guide, drive

Antonyms: carefulness, caution, cautiousness

Usage: “the lorry was unable to manoeuvre comfortably in the narrow street”


8) Overhaul (Verb) – पूरी मरम्मत करना

Meaning: take apart (a piece of machinery or equipment) in order to examine it and repair it if necessary.

Synonyms: service, maintain, repair

Antonyms: break, damage, destroy

Usage:”the steering box was recently overhauled”


9) Sweeping (Adjective) – सीमा या प्रभाव में व्यापक

Meaning: wide in range or effect.

Synonyms:extensive, wide-ranging, global

Antonyms: narrow, restricted, limited

Usage: “we cannot recommend any sweeping alterations”


10) Revamp (Verb) – जीर्णोद्धार, पुनर्वितरण

Meaning: give new and improved form, structure, or appearance to.

Synonyms: renovate, redecorate, refurbish

Antonyms: fix, freeze, set

Usage: “an attempt to revamp the museum’s image”

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