The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 141

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1) Scrutiny (noun) — संवीक्षा

Meaning: critical observation or examination.

Synonyms: careful examination, inspection, survey

Antonyms: cursory look

Usage: “every aspect of local government was placed under scrutiny”


2) Redemption (noun) — मोचन

Meaning: the action of saving or being saved from sin, error, or evil.

Synonyms: saving/freeing from sin, vindication

Antonyms: forfeiture

Usage: “God’s plans for the redemption of his world”


3) Redeem (verb) — क्षतिपूर्ति करना

Meaning: compensate for the faults or bad aspects of.

Synonyms: compensate for the defects of, rescue,

Antonyms: disregard, forget, ignore, neglect, overlook

Usage: “a disappointing debate redeemed only by an outstanding speech”


4) Modicum (noun) — थोड़ी मात्रा

Meaning: a small quantity of a particular thing, especially something desirable or valuable.

Synonyms: little bit, small amount, particle

Antonyms: Lot

Usage: “his statement had a modicum of truth”


5) Hinder (verb) — बाधा पहुंचाना

Meaning: make it difficult for (someone) to do something or for (something) to happen.

Synonyms: hamper, be a hindrance to, obstruct

Antonyms: help, facilitate

Usage: “language barriers hindered communication between scientists”


6) Ripple (noun) — छोटा लहर

Meaning: a small wave or series of waves on the surface of water, especially as caused by a slight breeze or an object dropping into it.

Synonyms: wavelet, wave, undulation, ripplet

Usage: “he dived into the pool leaving barely a ripple”


7) Substantive (adjective) — पृथक सत्ता का

Meaning: having a firm basis in reality and so important, meaningful, or considerable.

Synonyms: substantial, significant, hearty, essential

Antonyms: nonmeaningful, unessential, inessential,

Usage: “there is no substantive evidence for the efficacy of these drugs”


8) Cordial (adjective) — सौहार्दपूर्ण

Meaning: warm and friendly.

Synonyms: friendly, warm, genial, affable

Antonyms: unfriendly

Usage: “the atmosphere was cordial and relaxed”


9) Fugitives (noun) — भगोड़ों

Meaning: a person who has escaped from captivity or is in hiding.

Synonyms: escaper, runaway, deserter, refugee

Usage: “fugitives from justice”


10) Detracted (verb) –कम करना

Meaning: diminish the worth or value of (a quality or achievement).

Synonyms: take away from, diminish, reduce, lessen

Antonyms: enhance

Usage: “these quibbles in no way detract from her achievement”

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