The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 124

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1) Nuance (noun/verb) अति सूक्ष्म अंतर

Meaning: a subtle difference in or shade of meaning, expression, or sound.

Synonyms: fine distinction, subtle distinction/difference, shade

Antonyms: coarse, inexact, rough

Usage: “he was familiar with the nuances of the local dialect”

 

2) Disincentives (noun) हतोत्साहन

Meaning: a factor, especially a financial disadvantage, that discourages a particular action.

Synonyms: deterrent, discouragement, dissuasion, damper

Antonyms: incentive

Usage: “spiralling house prices are beginning to act as a disincentive to development”

 

3) clawed (adjective) नोंकदार

Meaning: having a curved pointed horny nail on each digit.

Synonyms: scratch, lacerate, tear, rake

 Antonyms: unarmed, armless, clean

Usage: “a clawed hand grabbed for me”

 

4) Ails (verb) मुसीबत या कष्ट होना

Meaning: trouble or afflict (someone) in mind or body.

Synonyms: trouble, afflict, pain, bedevil

Antonyms: fitness, healthiness, heartiness, robustness, soundness

Usage: “exercise is good for whatever ails one”

 

5) Bogged down (verb) — फंस जाना

Meaning: to be/become so involved in something difficult or complicated that you cannot do anything else:

Usage: Let’s not get bogged down with individual complaints

 

6) Surpass (verb) — पार करना या अधिक होना

Meaning: exceed; be greater than.

Synonyms: be better than, be superior to, be greater than, exceed

Antonyms: lose

Usage: “pre-war levels of production were surpassed in 1929”

 

7) Relentlessly (adverb) – निर्दयता से

Meaning: in an unceasingly intense or harsh way.

Synonyms: intense

Antonyms: placable, sporadic

Usage: “Joseph worked relentlessly”

 

8) Exalted (verb) — शक्ति, या चरित्र में वृद्धि होना

Meaning: to raise in rank, power, or character

Synonyms: aggrandize, canonize, deify, dignify, elevate, ennoble, enshrine, ensky, enthrone, glorify, magnify

Antonyms: abase, degrade, demean, humble, humiliate

Usage: His behavior has exalted the power and prestige of his office.

 

9) Unparalleled (adjective) — अद्वितीय

Meaning:  having no parallel or equal; exceptional.

Synonyms: exceptional, unique, singular, rare, unprecedented

Antonyms: ordinary, unexceptional

Usage: “the sudden rise in unemployment is unparalleled in the post-war period”

 

10) Streak (verb) — लकीर करना

Meaning: cover (a surface) with streaks.

Synonyms: stripe, band, bar, fleck

Antonyms: abundance, barrel, boatload, bucket, bundle, bushel, deal, fistful

Usage: “tears streaking her face, Cynthia looked up”

 

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