The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 169

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1) Throttling (Verb) — गला घोंटना

Meaning: attack or kill (someone) by choking or strangling them.

Synonyms: smother, suffocate, stifle

Antonyms: freeing, helping, releasing

Usage: “she was sorely tempted to throttle him”


2) Annulling (Verb) — अमान्य घोषित करना   

Meaning: declare invalid (an official agreement, decision, or result).

Synonyms:       declare invalid, declare null and void, nullify

Antonyms:        restore, enact

Usage: “the elections were annulled by the general amid renewed protests”


3) Clampdown (Noun) – रोकथाम

Meaning: a concerted or harsh attempt to suppress something.

Synonyms:       suppression, prevention, stopping

Antonyms: freedom, extension, increase

Usage: “a clampdown on crime”


4) Muzzling (Verb) – स्वतंत्र रूप से अपनी राय व्यक्त करने से रोकना।

Meaning: prevent (a person or group) from expressing their opinions freely.

Synonyms: gag, silence, censor, suppress

Antonyms: aiding, allowing, assisting, encouraging

Usage: “opposition leaders accused him of muzzling the news media”


5) Flurry (Noun) – प्रलय  

Meaning: a number of things arriving or happening suddenly and during the same period.

Synonyms:       spate, wave, flood, deluge

Antonyms: dearth, trickle

Usage: “a flurry of editorials hostile to the government”


6) Benign (Adjective) — सौम्य

Meaning: gentle and kind.

Synonyms:       kindly, kind, warm-hearted, good-natured

Antonyms:        unfriendly, hostile

Usage: “his benign but firm manner”


7) Turbulence (Noun) — अशांति

Meaning: a state of conflict or confusion.

Synonyms:       turmoil, instability, conflict

Antonyms:        peace, calmness

Usage: “political turbulence”


8) Suffice (Verb) — पर्याप्त होना

Meaning: be enough or adequate.

Synonyms:       be enough, be sufficient, be adequate

Antonyms: displease, dissatisfy, miss, refuse

Usage: “a quick look should suffice”


9) Vain (Adjective) — व्यर्थ

Meaning: having or showing an excessively high opinion of one’s appearance, abilities, or worth.

Synonyms: conceited, narcissistic, self-loving

Antonyms:        modest

Usage: “their flattery made him vain”


10) Aversion (Noun) घृणा

Meaning: a strong dislike or disinclination.

Synonyms:       dislike of, distaste for, disinclination

Antonyms:        liking, inclination, desire

Usage: “they made plain their aversion to the use of force”

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