The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 168

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1) Aplenty (Adjective) — बहुतायत में

Meaning: in abundance.

Synonyms: in abundance, in profusion, galore

Antonyms: bare, minimal, scant, spare

Usage: “there is passion aplenty in the events described”


2) Fraught (Adjective) — भरा हुआ

Meaning: filled with or likely to result in (something undesirable).

Synonyms: full of, filled with, swarming with

Antonyms:scanty, scarce, wanting, bare

Usage: “marketing any new product is fraught with danger”


3) Rampant (Adjective) — अनियंत्रित

Meaning: (especially of something unwelcome) flourishing or spreading unchecked.

Synonyms: uncontrolled, unrestrained, unchecked

Antonyms:  controlled, under control

Usage: “political violence was rampant”


4) Flagrant (Adjective) – स्पष्ट

Meaning: (of an action considered wrong or immoral) conspicuously or obviously offensive.

Synonyms: blatant, glaring, obvious

Antonyms: unobtrusive, slight

Usage: “a flagrant violation of the law”


5) Altruistic (Adjective) — परोपकारी

Meaning: showing a disinterested and selfless concern for the well-being of others; unselfish.

Synonyms: unselfish, selfless, self-sacrificing

Antonyms: selfish

Usage: “it was an entirely altruistic act”


6) Obsession (Noun) — ग्रस्तता

Meaning: an idea or thought that continually preoccupies or intrudes on a person’s mind.

Synonyms: fixation, ruling/consuming passion, passion

Antonyms: dislike, hate, hatred, indifference

Usage: “he was in the grip of an obsession he was powerless to resist”


7) Lethal (Adjective) — जानलेवा

Meaning: very harmful or destructive.

Synonyms: fatal, deadly, mortal, causing death

Antonyms:  harmless, safe

Usage: “the Krakatoa eruption was the most lethal on record”


8) Denounce (Verb) — दोषारोपण करना

Meaning: publicly declare to be wrong or evil.

Synonyms: condemn, criticize, attack, censure

Antonyms: praise

Usage:”the Assembly denounced the use of violence”


9) Bigotry (Noun) — कट्टरता

Meaning: intolerance towards those who hold different opinions from oneself.

Synonyms:  prejudice, bias, partiality, partisanship

Antonyms:  tolerance

Usage: “the difficulties of combating prejudice and bigotry”


10) Espousing (Verb) — अपनाने या समर्थन करना

Meaning: adopt or support (a cause, belief, or way of life).

Synonyms:  adopt, embrace, take up, take to

Antonyms:  reject, oppose

Usage: “she espoused the causes of justice and freedom for all”


11) Glaring (Adjective) — चकाचौंध,

Meaning: giving out or reflecting a strong or dazzling light.

Synonyms: dazzling, blinding, blazing

Antonyms: dim, soft

Usage: “the glaring sun”


12) Xenophobia (Noun) – जातिवाद

Meaning: dislike of or prejudice against people from other countries.

Synonyms: racism, racialism, racial hatred

Antonyms: Xenomania

Usage: “the resurgence of racism and xenophobia”


13) Emboldened (Verb) — प्रोत्साहित करना

Meaning: give (someone) the courage or confidence to do something.

Synonyms: give courage, make brave/braver, encourage

Antonyms: dishearten, discourage

Usage: “emboldened by the claret, he pressed his knee against hers”


14) Buttressed (Verb) – सुदृढ़ या दृढ़ बनाना

Meaning: increase the strength of or justification for; reinforce.

Synonyms: strengthen, reinforce, fortify, support

Antonyms: weaken, let down, undermine

Usage: “authority was buttressed by religious belief”

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