The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 123

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1) Scholastic (adjective) — विद्याभिमानी

Meaning: of or concerning schools and education / relating to medieval scholasticism.

Synonyms: academic, educational, school, scholarly

Antonyms: nonacademic, noneducational, unacademic, unscholarly

Usage: “Walter’s scholastic achievements”

 

2) slumber (verb) — ऊंघना

Meaning: sleep

Synonyms: be asleep, doze, rest, take a siesta, nap

Antonyms: Awake

Usage: “Sleeping Beauty slumbered in her forest castle”

 

3) accommodative (adjective) — मिलनसार, मैत्रीपूर्ण

Meaning: willing to fit in with someone’s wishes or needs.

Synonyms: accommodating, friendly, indulgent, obliging

 Antonyms: competitive, unkindness, merciless

Usage: “she was understanding, patient, accommodative, and always had a solution to all problems”

 

4) Cumulative (adjective) — संचयी

Meaning: increasing or increased in quantity, degree, or force by successive additions.

Synonyms: increasing, accumulative, accumulating, growing

Antonyms: subtractive

Usage: “the cumulative effect of two years of drought”

 

5) fiscal (adjective) — राजकोषीय

Meaning: relating to government revenue, especially taxes.

Synonyms: tax, budgetary, revenue

Antonyms: nonfinancial

Usage: “monetary and fiscal policy”

 

6) Tremendous (adjective) – अधिक मात्रा में

Meaning: very great in amount, scale, or intensity.

Synonyms: very great, huge, enormous, immense, colossal, massive, prodigious

Antonyms: tiny, small, slight, soft

Usage: “Penny put in a tremendous amount of time”

7) onus (noun) — दायित्व

Meaning: something that is one’s duty or responsibility.

Synonyms: burden, responsibility, liability, obligation, duty

Antonyms: advantage, benefit

Usage: “the onus is on you to show that you have suffered loss”

 

8) toppled (verb) — गिर पड़ना

Meaning: overbalance or cause to overbalance and fall.

Synonyms: fall, tumble, overturn, overbalance, tip, keel

Antonyms: get up, rise, stand (up), uprise

Usage: “she toppled over when I touched her”

 

9) prolonged (adjective) — दीर्घकालीन

Meaning: continuing for a long time or longer than usual; lengthy.

Synonyms: make longer, extend, extend the duration of, draw out

Antonyms: Shorten

Usage: “the region suffered a prolonged drought”

 

10) notorious (adjective) — कुख्यात

Meaning: famous or well known, typically for some bad quality or deed.

Synonyms: of ill repute, with a bad reputation/name, ill-famed

Antonyms: unknown, anonymous, faceless

Usage: “Los Angeles is notorious for its smog”

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