The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 121

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)  Echelon (noun) सोपानक

Meaning: A level or rank in an organization, a profession, or society

Synonyms: category, grouping, repute, quality, eminence

Antonyms: insignificance, lowliness, unimportance

Usage:  For example, a friendly higher echelon may have interdicted the enemy formation we expected to see.

 

2) Eschew (verb) दूर करना या त्याग करना

Meaning: To shun or shy away from

Synonyms: evade, shun, elude, body-swerve,  get out of,  hedge, cheat, fudge

Antonyms: conspicuous, embrace, face, keep, like, love, meet, indulge in

Usage: Professionals don’t completely eschew the standard win and place bet, but their focus is overwhelmingly on the exotic bets, especially trifectas.

 

3) Immediacy (adj) तुरंत्ता

Meaning: feeling the quality of bringing one into direct and instant involvement with something, giving rise to a sense of urgency or excitement

Synonyms: propinquity, vicinity, imminence, juxtaposition, vicinage,  adjacency, closeness

Antonyms: hindrance, rest, slowing, stoppage

Usage: It’s that sense of immediacy and instant gratification that is part of the allure.

 

4) wriggling (verb) बाहर निकलना  

Meaning: Present participle for to insert or introduce in a stealthy way

Synonyms: winding, infiltrating, insinuating(Provoking doubt ), working in,  edging-in, injecting, inserting

Antonyms: accepting, confronting, admitting, realising

Usage: I let them down gently, first wriggling out of my board duties, and then letting go of the technical reins.

 

5) Reincarnation (noun) पुनर्जन्म

Meaning: A rebirth of a mental capacity, such as a soul, in a physical life form, such as a body

Synonyms: resurrection, revitalization, rejuvenation, renascence, revivification

Antonyms: degeneration, destruction, disappearance

Usage:  Under teachings of Tibetan Buddhism, reincarnation of important lamas is done through divination or mystical means.

 

6) Scattershot (verb) अचयनित, अचेतन

Meaning: Covering a broad range in a random and unsystematic way

Synonyms: unselective, unconsidered, desultory,  slapdash, unfocused, whimsical, changeable

Antonyms: selective, systematic, deliberate, methodical

Usage: Literature concerning photography by Africans remains scattershot and largely insubstantial.

 

7) Enunciation (noun) घोषणा करना

Meaning:  The style of enunciation or articulation in speaking or singing, To declare loudly, openly or publicly

Synonyms: declare, proclaim, state, promulgate,  announcement, assertion

Antonyms: silence, standard, denial, concealment, vagueness

Usage: Indeed, one might say that we reinterpret these concepts at every moment of utterance or enunciation.

 

8) Christened (noun)  समन्वित, प्रत्यायोजित

Meaning: To have appointed a person to a position

Synonyms: ordained, delegated, selected, chose, entitled,  preferred, singled out

Antonyms: ignored,  unnamed

Usage:  Celebrity fisherman Ian Botham christened the proceedings by pouring the traditional quaich of whisky into the dark waters.

 

9) Stoical (verb) उदासीन होना

Meaning: Enduring pain and hardship without showing feeling or complaint

Synonyms: unemotional, dispassionate, unexcitable, unflustered, untroubled, quiet, sober, torpid, lukewarm

Antonyms: emotional, upset, hot-headed, impulsive, perturbed

Usage: You sense that the man behind it was a stoical man and stoicism doesn’t talk too much.

 

10) oblique (verb) प्रत्यक्ष रूप से व्यक्त या नहीं किया गया

Meaning: Not expressed or done in a direct way

Synonyms: unclear, puzzling, enigmatic, cryptic, perplexing, mysterious, equivocal

Antonyms: upright symmetrical, roman, perpendicular, balanced

Usage: The painting suggests deeply considered feeling, transparent and mysterious, direct and oblique.

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