The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 157

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1) Indigenous (Adjective) — स्वदेश में उत्पन्न

Meaning: originating or occurring naturally in a particular place; native.

Synonyms: native, aboriginal, local

Antonyms:        expatriate, migrant, adventitious

Usage: “the indigenous peoples of Siberia”


2) Velocity (Noun) — वेग

Meaning: (in general use) speed.

Synonyms: speed, pace, rate, tempo, momentum

Antonyms: slowness, sluggishness, block

Usage: “the tank shot backwards at an incredible velocity”


3) Altitude (Noun) — ऊंचाई

Meaning: the height of an object or point in relation to sea level or ground level.

Synonyms:       height, elevation, distance above the sea/ground

Antonyms: depth

Usage: “flight data including airspeed and altitude”


4) Decouple (Verb) – अलग करना

Meaning: separate, disengage, or dissociate (something) from something else.

Synonyms: disassociate, disconnect, disjoin, disjoint

Antonyms: join, link, unify

Usage: “the mountings effectively decouple movements of the engine from those of the wheels”


5) Snag (Noun) — रोड़ा

Meaning: an unexpected or hidden obstacle or drawback.

Synonyms:       obstacle, difficulty, complication

Antonyms: advantage, aid, assistance, benefit

Usage: “there’s one small snag”


6) Tweak (Verb) — समायोजित करन ,  संशोधित करना

Meaning: improve (a mechanism or system) by making fine adjustments to it.

Synonyms:       adjust, make adjustments to, modify

Antonyms: break, debase, harm

Usage: “engineers tweak the car’s operating systems during the race”


7) Iteration (Noun) — एक प्रक्रिया या उच्चारण की पुनरावृत्ति

Meaning: the repetition of a process or utterance.

Synonyms: duplication, redo, reduplication

Antonyms: instance, original

Usage: Now Carter and Knight are in their third iteration of a boy band, of sorts.


8) Divergence (Noun) — विचलन

Meaning: the process or state of diverging.

Synonyms:       separation, dividing, parting

Antonyms: meeting, confluence, junction, merging

Usage: “the divergence between primates and other groups”


9) Detractor (Noun) — आलोचक

Meaning: a person who disparages someone or something.

Synonyms:       critic, disparager, denigrator, deprecator

Antonyms: proponents, supporters

Usage: “the island, say its detractors, has been devoured by development”


10) Hitherto (Adverb) — अब तक

Meaning: until now or until the point in time under discussion.

Synonyms:       previously, formerly, earlier

Antonyms: henceforth, henceforward, hereafter

Usage: “hitherto part of French West Africa, Benin achieved independence in 1960”


11) Virulent (Adjective) विषैला

Meaning: extremely severe or harmful in its effects.

Synonyms:       poisonous, toxic, venomous, noxious

Antonyms: non-toxic, harmless, safe, non-contagious

Usage: “a virulent strain of influenza”


12) Resentment (Noun) — नाराज़गी

Meaning: bitter indignation at having been treated unfairly.

Synonyms:       bitterness, indignation, irritation, pique

Antonyms: contentment, happiness

Usage: “his resentment at being demoted”

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