The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 143

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1) Manoeuvre (Noun) — पैंतरेबाज़ी

Meaning: a movement or series of moves requiring skill and care.

Synonyms: operation, exercise, activity, move

Antonyms: decline, decrease, halt

Usage: “snowboarders performed daring manoeuvres on precipitous slopes”


2) Coalition (Noun) — गठबंधन

Meaning: a temporary alliance for combined action, especially of political parties forming a government.

Synonyms: alliance, union, partnership, affiliation, bloc

Antonyms:detachment, disassociation

Usage: “a coalition between Liberals and Conservatives”


3) Opportunism (Noun) अवसरवाद

Meaning: the taking of opportunities as and when they arise, regardless of planning or principle.

Synonyms: expediency, exploitation, taking advantage, Machiavellianism

Antonyms: inexpediency, disadvantage

Usage: “he was accused of political opportunism”


4) Meagre (Adjective) — अल्प

Meaning: (of something provided or available) lacking in quantity or quality.

Synonyms: inadequate, scanty, scant, paltry, limited, restricted, modest

Antonyms: abundant

Usage: “they were forced to supplement their meagre earnings”


5) Turmoil (Noun) उथल-पुथल

Meaning: a state of great disturbance, confusion, or uncertainty.

Synonyms: confusion, upheaval(s), turbulence, tumult, disorder

Antonyms: calm, peace

Usage: “the country was in turmoil”


6) Resilience (Noun) — लचीलाता

Meaning: the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness.

Synonyms: flexibility, pliability, suppleness, elasticity

Antonyms: rigidity, fragility, vulnerability, weakness

Usage: rigidity, fragility, vulnerability, weakness


7) Catastrophe (Noun) — तबाही

Meaning: an event causing great and usually sudden damage or suffering; a disaster.

Synonyms: disaster, calamity, cataclysm, crisis, holocaust

Antonyms: salvation, godsend

Usage: “an environmental catastrophe”


8) Paralysed (Adjective) लक़वा मारा हुआ

Meaning: (of a person or part of the body) partly or wholly incapable of movement; disabled.

Synonyms: disable, immobilize, render/make powerless


Usage:”he became partially paralysed”


9) Incurring (Gerund) — अपने ऊपर लेना

Meaning: become subject to (something unwelcome or unpleasant) as a result of one’s own behaviour or actions.

Synonyms:  suffer, sustain, experience, bring upon oneself

Antonyms: avoid

Usage: “I will pay any expenses incurred”


10) Paradigm (Noun) — रूप-निदर्शन

Meaning: a typical example or pattern of something; a pattern or model.

Synonyms: model, pattern, example, standard, prototype

Antonyms: contrast, converse, counter

Usage: “society’s paradigm of the ‘ideal woman’”


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