The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 121

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1) defuse (verb) निष्क्रिय या अक्षम करना

Meaning: remove the fuse from (an explosive device) in order to prevent it from exploding.

Synonyms: deactivate, disarm, disable

Antonyms: activate

Usage: “explosives specialists tried to defuse the grenade”


2) embarking (verb) – आरंभ करना

Meaning: begin (a course of action).

Synonyms: begin, start, commence, undertake

Antonyms: disembark, land

Usage: “she embarked on a new career”


3) barring (preposition) — को छोड़कर

Meaning: except for; if not for.

Synonyms: except for, with the exception of, excepting, if there is/are no

Antonyms: admit, accept

Usage: “barring accidents, we should win”


4) unveiled (verb) — अनावरण करना

Meaning: remove a veil or covering from, in particular uncover (a new monument or work of art) as part of a public ceremony.

Synonyms: reveal, present, disclose, divulge

Antonyms: cloak, conceal, cover (up), enshroud, hide, mask, shroud, veil

Usage: “the Home Secretary has unveiled plans to crack down on crime”


5) outcry (noun) — चिल्लाहट

Meaning: an exclamation or shout.

Synonyms: shout, exclamation, cry, yell, howl

Antonyms: indifference

Usage: “an outcry of spontaneous passion”


6) averse (adjective) — के विरोध में

Meaning: having a strong dislike of or opposition to something.

Synonyms: opposed to, against, antipathetic to

Usage: “as a former CIA director, he is not averse to secrecy”


7) Gist (noun) — सार

Meaning: the substance or general meaning of a speech or text.

Synonyms: essence, substance, quintessence, main idea/theme

Antonyms: exterior, exteriority

Usage: “it was hard to get the gist of Pedro’s talk”


8) conciliatory (adjective) — मिलाप करनेवाला

Meaning: intended or likely to placate or pacify.

Synonyms: propitiatory, placatory, appeasing, pacifying

Antonyms: antagonistic

Usage: “a conciliatory approach”


9) primacy (noun) — प्रधानता

Meaning: the fact of being pre-eminent or most important.

Synonyms: greater importance, priority, precedence, pre-eminence

Antonyms: inferiority, mediocrity

Usage: “London’s primacy as a financial centre”


10) ascent (noun) — आरोहण

Meaning: a climb or walk to the summit of a mountain or hill.

Synonyms: climb, scaling, conquest, scramble

Antonyms: descent

Usage : “the first ascent of the Matterhorn”

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