The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 197

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1) Recur (Verb) पुनरावृत्ति होना

Meaning: occur again periodically or repeatedly.

Synonyms:       happen again, reoccur, occur again

Antonyms: cease, halt, stop, disappear

Usage: “when the symptoms recurred, the doctor diagnosed something different”


2) Hefty (Adjective)बड़ा और भारी

Meaning: large and heavy.

Synonyms:       burly, heavy, sturdy

Antonyms:        slight, gaunt, light

Usage: “a hefty young chap”


3) Deterrent (Noun)निवारक

Meaning: a thing that discourages or is intended to discourage someone from doing something.

Synonyms:       disincentive, discouragement, dissuasion

Antonyms: incentive, encouragement

Usage: “cameras are a major deterrent to crime”


4) Spate (Noun) – बौछार

Meaning: a large number of similar things coming in quick succession.

Synonyms:       series, succession, run

Antonyms: drought, drouth, trickle

Usage: “a spate of attacks on holidaymakers”


5) Sultry (Adjective)उमसदार

Meaning: hot and humid.

Synonyms:       humid, close, airless, stuffy

Antonyms:        cool, cold, refreshing

Usage: “the sultry late summer weather had brought swarms of insects”


6) Mishaps (Noun)दुर्घटनाओं

Meaning: an unlucky accident.

Synonyms:       accident, trouble, problem

Antonyms: fortune, luck, serendipity

Usage: “although there were a few minor mishaps, none of the pancakes stuck to the ceiling”


7) Divisive (Adjective)विभाजनकारी या अलगाव

Meaning: tending to cause disagreement or hostility between people.

Synonyms:       alienating, estranging, isolating

Antonyms:        unifying

Usage: “the highly divisive issue of abortion”


8) Obviated (Verb) – रोकनाया हटाना  

Meaning: remove (a need or difficulty).

Synonyms:       preclude, prevent, remove

Antonyms: led, caused, brought on

Usage: “the presence of roller blinds obviated the need for curtains”


9) Palliative (Adjective)उपशामक

Meaning: relieving pain without dealing with the cause of the condition.

Synonyms:        soothing, alleviating, sedative

Antonyms: charge, condemnation, conviction

Usage: “orthodox medicines tend to be palliative rather than curative”


10) Resentment (Noun)कड़वाहट, आक्रोश

Meaning: bitter indignation at having been treated unfairly.

Synonyms: bitterness, indignation, irritation

Antonyms:        contentment, happiness

Usage: “his resentment at being demoted”

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