The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 136

Dear Readers, Here we have given The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary helpful for Upcoming Bank PO, SSC and all Competitive Exams. Explore The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary to score good marks in English Section. Start practicing this vocabulary to increase your word power. While reading a passage you have to highlight tough words in it and analyse the correct meaning of those words. This will help you understand the passage clearly and also you can learn more new words, it means also you can develop your vocabulary. To help you in this part we have provided an English Vocabulary passage along with meaning, synonyms and usages of hard words in the passage, make use of it.

1)  spawned (Verb) – पैदा की

Meaning: To come into being or have its starting point at a certain time or place; Something that is visually identical to something else

Synonyms: generate, breed, effect, begin, start, transpire, replication, carbon, clone

Antonyms: die, perish, demise, killed, maimed

Usage:  Chinese cyber bullying  of  a Thai film star spawned a new “Milk Tea Alliance.”


2) blatant (verb) – ज़बरदस्त

Meaning: Very loud or having a high volume ; Conspicuously or obviously bad, wrong or offensive

Synonyms: obvious, glaring, patent, oaring, blaring, clamorous, deafening

Antonyms: co inconspicuous, subtle, agreeable, indirect, circuitous, roundabout, minor, partial

Usage: Beijing’s blatant aggressiveness is accelerating long­standing debates about  the  underlying  costs  of  re­ liance on China and spurring sup­port  for  closer  coordination  bet­ween other Indo­ Pacific  partners.

3) outlier (adj) – ग़ैर

Meaning: Something that stands apart

Synonyms: aberration, deviation, irregularity, quirk

Antonyms: standard midpoint

Usage: India’s deadly  encounter  with China  in  the  Galwan  Valley  is not an outlier in Beijing’s recent behaviour in Asia.

4) Crestfallen (Adj) – उदास

Meaning: Sad and disappointed;

Synonyms: saddened, shattered, dejected, depressed, deflated disenchanted

Antonyms: happy, cheerful, joyful, exultant, ebullient, proud, unashamed

Usage: To the crestfallen architect it  assured them that only qualified candidates registered with the Council of Archi­tecture  (CoA),  the  statutory  body,could call  themselves ‘architects’.

5) Dereliction (noun) – त्याग

Meaning: The state of having been abandoned and become dilapidated.

Synonyms: Decrepitude, negligence, delinquent,

Antonyms: Fulfillment, satisfied,

Usage:  Former Supreme Court judges took public transport to visit the affected areas and pointed out clear dereliction of duty by the police

6) tor­ment (verb) – कष्ट

Meaning: The state of being in great mental or physical pain; Fail to fulfil the hopes or expectations of; To cause damage to; To cause pain or anguish to

Synonyms: injure, damage, disappoint, fail, dismay, affliction, plague, bane, kill, hurt, pain, threat, danger

Antonyms: advantage, aid, assistance, admire, approve, hoard, save, look after

Usage: First, let us turn to the fears that tor­ment architects.

7) reek (noun) – धूआं

Meaning: An obscuration

Synonyms: mist, smog, murk, brume

Antonyms: clearness, cognizance, understanding

Usage: This idea not only reeks of naiveté but, importantly, will never get the sanction. naiveté  — ack of experience, wisdom, or judgement.

8) missives (noun) – फैल

Meaning: a letter, especially a long or official one.

Synonyms: news, bulletin, announcement.

Antonyms: neglect, silence

Usage:  Elon musk’s latest missives on the social media network was his demand to break up Amazon

9) entwined (verb)- गुथना

Meaning: linked; To twist or twine around something (or one another).

Synonyms: weave, intertwine, interlace

Antonyms: apparent, clear, obvious, relaxed, straight, separate

Usage: A 45­ member Joint Parliamentary committee scrutinized  the  Bill  and  concluded  that spatial  design,  aesthetic  considera­tions, structural safety and construction were entwined in the making of a building


10) Flicker (noun) -जगमगाना

Meaning:  A very small trace of something; to move about or around quickly and randomly; be undecided between two opinions or courses of action

Synonyms: blink, glitter, scintillate, glimmer, trace, breath, spark

Antonyms: determine, resolve, remain, stay, burn steadily, be still

Usage: Relationship expert Siggy Flicker shares exactly how to show the love to all your best boys.


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