The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 137

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01) parsing (noun) – पदच्छेद

Meaning:  to place something or someone in a particular context;  to break down into

basic elements;

Synonyms: fundamentals decompounding, dividing, pondering, reviewing, scrutinising

Antonyms: isolate obscure, cloud, confuse

Usage: But parsing the num­bers to see what is driving the in­ crease, and whether the

underly­ing  processes  are  working  well  is key


02) muddied (Adj) – गंदा करना

Meaning: To have made something more complex; to cause to be dirty or soiled; to

cause disarray or disorganization in the order of

Synonyms: disordered, jumbled, soiled, begrimed, confused, complicated,


Antonyms: transparent, translucent, simplified, uncomplicated, facilitated

Usage:  petrochemical indus­try have deliberately muddied the facts and the

messaging on climate change


03) obfuscating (verb) – अस्पष्ट करना

Meaning:  Make obscure, unclear, or unintelligible

Synonyms: confuse, befog, blur

Antonyms: clarify, illuminate, clear up

Usage: here  appears  nothing  to  be gained  from  deliberately  obfuscating the



04) vogue (verb) – शोहरत

Meaning:  The fact or condition of being common, prevalent, or in the majority; A

traditional or accepted way of behaving, specific to a particular society, place, or time

Synonyms: prevalence, frequency, custom, convention

Antonyms: unfashionable, unpopular, unstylish

Usage: Cricket’s quirks were also in vogue as the relevance of saliva and sweat in

triggering reverse  swing,  occupied  airwaves  and  column­ width.



05) Anecdotal   (noun) – उपाख्यानात्मक

Meaning: Informal; Marked by digression; Depicting small narrative incidents;

Occurring occasionally and at irregular intervals

Synonyms: episodic, irregular, intermittent, digressive, rambling, excursive

Antonyms: abstract, austere, continuous, constant, habitual

UsageAnecdotal   evidence   indi­cates entry ­level  graduate  salary  is about  15,000

to 20,000, which is amongst the lowest.


06) expunged (verb)- मिटाना

Meaning: to eliminate completely; to pat lightly and quickly to clean or wipe away; To

erase, revoke or strike out

Synonyms: revoke, recall, rescind, scrub, excoriate, scour, annihilate, eradicatem


Antonyms: build, construct, create

Usage: the conten­tious remarks were subsequently expunged on an application made

by the state


07) perpetuity (verb)  – नित्यता

Meaning: State of being perpetual;

Synonyms: endurance, continuance, eternity, infinity

Antonyms: end, stoppage, impermanence, transience

Usage: consent given for a particular sexual liaison cannot be read as ongoing con­sent,

given in perpetuity Liaison – communication or cooperation which facilitates a close

working relationship between people or organizations.


08) Resilience (Noun) – पलटाव

Meaning: power or ability to return to original state, position.

Synonyms: Flexibility, pliancy, elasticity, adaptability

Antonyms: fragile, vulnerable, weakness

Usage: The question of the resilience of the Indian health system becomes more



09) Ingenious (verb) – चतुर

Meaning: clever, original, and inventive.

Synonyms: intuitive, sophisticated, trailblazing, pioneering

Antonyms: unskillful, slow, uninventive, unready

Usage: She was ingenious at finding ways to work more quickly.


10) overturned (verb) – उथल-पुथल होना

Meaning: Inverted, so that the top is now at the bottom.

Synonyms: upended, upturned, inverted, reversed, backward, capsized

Antonyms: careful, formal, standard, disciplined, coherent

Usage: His decision, now overturned by the Delhi Lieutenant Governor.

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