The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 19

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1) Plunge (Verb) – अचानक नीचे गिरना

Definition: Fall suddenly and uncontrollably.

Synonyms: Crash, Plummet, Pitch, Drop, Fall

Antonyms: Ascent, Climb, Rise, Rising

Usage: Venezuela plunges from one catastrophic crisis to another.


2) Grapple (Verb) – पकड़ना

Definition: Seize hold of (someone).

Synonyms: Seize, Grab, Grip, Hold, Grasp, Clasp, Clench

Antonyms: Release

Usage: Venezuela has grappled with an economic and political crisis of its own making for almost two years now.


3) Brute (Adjective) — अत्याचारी

Definition: having or showing the desire to inflict severe pain and suffering on others.

Synonyms: Atrocious, Barbaric, Barbarous, Brutal

Antonyms: Merciful, Pitying, Pacific, Peaceable, Peaceful

Usage: The government used brute force to suppress them, while the economic situation deteriorated.


4) Boycott (verb) — बहिष्कार करना

Definition: Withdraw from commercial or social relations with (a country, organization, or person) as a punishment or protest.

Synonyms: Spurn, Snub

Antonyms: Support, Approve of

Usage: The main opposition boycotted last year’s presidential election, which Mr. Maduro won with 67.8% vote.


5) Anoint (Verb) — तेल लगाना

Definition: To rub an oily or sticky substance over

Synonyms: Bedaub, Besmear, Daub, Smear

Usage: Mr. Guaidó may have hoped that by anointing himself a rebel President with backing from the U.S.


6) Treachery (Noun) — द्रऋह

Definition: Betrayal of trust.

Synonyms: Betrayal, Disloyalty, Perfidy

Antonyms: Loyalty, Faithfulness

Usage: We are one step before a historic event,” said Alexis Tsipras, the embattled Greek prime minister, who has been accused of treachery by the opposition.


7) Upend (Verb) – सीधा करना

Definition: to fix in an upright position

Synonyms: Erect, Pitch, Put Up, Raise

Antonyms: Demolish, Flatten, Knock Down

Usage: E-commerce has upended this arrangement.


8) Unencumbered (Adjective) — अभारग्रस्त

Definition: Not having any burden or impediment.

Synonyms: Burdenless, Unburdened

Antonyms: Encumbered, Burdened

Usage: Now they often travel by different routes, unencumbered by shopping bags.


9) Realism (Noun) — यथार्थवाद

Definition: Realistic depiction in art and literature

Synonyms: Literalism, Naturalism, Representationalism

Antonyms: Irreality, Unreality

Usage: Since October a new type of outlet has brought in some Lewis Carroll-like magical realism.


10) Devote (Verb) – समर्पित करना

Definition: To keep or intend for a special purpose

Synonyms: Address, Apply, Bend, Buckle, Give

Antonyms: Dally, Dawdle, Dillydally

Usage: That is where ikea is devoting lots of attention.

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