The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 128

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1) Prominent (adjective) –  प्रसिद्ध

Meaning: Important; famous

Synonyms: Important, well known, leading, eminent, pre-eminent, distinguished

Antonyms: Unimportant, obscure, unknown

Usage: She was a prominent member of the city council

 

2) Spate (Noun) – बौछार

Meaning: A large number of similar things coming in quick succession

Synonyms: Series, succession, run, cluster, string, outbreak

Antonyms: Drought

Usage: A spate of attacks on holidaymakers

 

3) Ambiguous (Adjective) – अस्पष्ट

Meaning: Not clear or decided

Synonyms: Equivocal, ambivalent, open to debate, open to argument, arguable

Antonyms: Unambiguous, clear

Usage: The election result was ambiguous

 

4) Viable (Adjective) – व्यवहार्य

Meaning: Capable of working successfully; feasible

Synonyms: Workable, feasible, practicable, practical, applicable

Antonyms: Impracticable

Usage: The proposed investment was economically viable

 

5) Devastating (Adjective) – विनाशकारी

Meaning: Highly destructive or damaging

Synonyms:Destructive, ruinous, disastrous, catastrophic, calamitous

Antonyms: Nondestructive, blessed, fortunate

Usage: A devastating cyclone

 

6) Evasive (Adjective) – कपटपूर्ण

Meaning: Tending to avoid commitment or self-revelation, especially by responding only indirectly

Synonyms:Prevaricating, elusive, ambiguous, equivocal

Antonyms: Frank

Usage: She was evasive about her phone number

 

7) Condone (Verb) – स्वीकार करना

Meaning: Accept (behaviour that is considered morally wrong or offensive)

Synonyms: Deliberately ignore, not take into consideration, disregard, take no notice of

Antonyms: Condemn, punish

Usage: The college cannot condone any behaviour that involves illicit drugs

 

8) Entrant (Noun) – प्रवेशी

Meaning: A person or group that enters or takes part in something

Synonyms: New member, new arrival, beginner, newcomer, fresher

Antonyms: Veteran

Usage: The prize will be awarded to the entrant who wins the tiebreak

 

9) Susceptible (Adjective) – अतिसंवेदनशील

Meaning: Likely or liable to be influenced or harmed by a particular thing

Synonyms: Open to, receptive to, vulnerable to, defenceless against

Antonyms: Immune, resistant

Usage: Patients with liver disease may be susceptible to infection

 

10) Self-indulgent (Adjective) – स्व कृपालु

Meaning: Characterized by doing or tending to do exactly what one wants, especially when this involves pleasure or idleness

Synonyms:  Pleasure-seeking, hedonistic, sybaritic, indulgent, luxurious

Antonyms: Abstemious, restrained

Usage: A self-indulgent extra hour of sleep

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