The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 125

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1) Pertaining (verb) – से सम्बंधित

Meaning: be appropriate, related, or applicable to.

Synonyms: concern, relate to, be related to, be connected with, be relevant to

Antonyms: disconnect, disjoin

Usage: “matters pertaining to the organization of government”

 

2) Smacked (verb) — चांटा मारना

Meaning: strike (someone or something), typically with the palm of the hand and as a punishment.

Synonyms: slap, hit, strike, spank, cuff

Antonyms: abundance, barrel, boatload, bucket, bundle

Usage: “Jessica smacked his face, quite hard”

 

3) Perversity (noun) – विकृति

Meaning: a deliberate desire to behave in an unreasonable or unacceptable way; contrariness.

Synonyms: contrariness, perverseness, awkwardness

Usage: “they responded with typical perversity”

 

4) Malice (noun) — विद्वेष

Meaning: the desire to harm someone; ill will.

Synonyms: spitefulness, spite, malevolence, maliciousness

Antonyms: benevolence

Usage: “I bear no malice towards anybody”

 

5) Intervene (verb) — हस्तक्षेप करना

Meaning: take part in something so as to prevent or alter a result or course of events.

Synonyms: intercede, involve oneself, get involved

Antonyms: avoid, eschew, shun

Usage: “he acted outside his authority when he intervened in the dispute”

 

6) Abridging (verb) — संक्षेप करना

Meaning: shorten (a piece of writing) without losing the sense.

Synonyms: shorten, cut, cut short/down, curtail

Usage: “the introduction is abridged from the author’s afterword to the novel”

 

7) Concession (noun) — रियायत

Meaning: a thing that is granted, especially in response to demands.

Synonyms: compromise, adjustment, modification

Antonyms: denial, disallowance, disclaimer, recantation, rejection, renouncement, repudiation

Usage: “the government was unwilling to make any further concessions”

 

8) Inflammatory (adjective) — सूजन-संबंधी

Meaning: relating to or causing inflammation of a part of the body.

Synonyms: provocative, provoking, inflaming, incendiary

Antonyms: uncontroversial

Usage: “inflammatory remarks”

 

9) Rampant (adjective) — अनियंत्रित

Meaning: (especially of something unwelcome) flourishing or spreading unchecked.

Synonyms: uncontrolled, unrestrained, unchecked, unbridled

Antonyms: controlled, under control

Usage: “political violence was rampant”

 

10) Incarcerate (verb) — क़ैद कर देना

Meaning: imprison or confine.

Synonyms: imprison, put in prison, send to prison

Antonyms: free, release

Usage: “many are incarcerated for property offences”

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