The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 21

Dear Readers, Here we have given The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary helpful for Upcoming Bank PO, SSC and all Competitive Exams. Explore The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary to score good marks in English Section. Start practicing this vocabulary to increase your word power. While reading a passage you have to highlight tough words in it and analyse the correct meaning of those words. This will help you understand the passage clearly and also you can learn more new words, it means also you can develop your vocabulary. To help you in this part we have provided an English Vocabulary passage along with meaning, synonyms and usages of hard words in the passage, make use of it.

1) Augment (Verb) – बढ़ाना

Meaning: make (something) greater by adding to it; increase.

Synonyms: increase, make larger, make bigger

Antonyms: decrease

Usage: “he augmented his summer income by painting houses”


2) Formidable (Adjective) – दुर्जेय

Meaning: inspiring fear or respect through being impressively large, powerful, intense, or capable.

Synonyms: intimidating, forbidding, redoubtable

Antonyms:pleasant-looking, comforting, easy

Usage: “a formidable opponent”


3) Dent (Noun) – राशि या आकार में कमी

Meaning: a reduction in amount or size.

Synonyms: reduction, depletion, deduction


Usage: “he has barely made a dent in the poverty rate”


4) Robust (Adjective) – मजबूत

Meaning: strong and healthy; vigorous.

Synonyms: strong, vigorous, sturdy

Antonyms: weak, frail

Usage: “the Caplan family are a robust lot”


5) Loath (Adjective) – अनिच्छुक

Meaning: reluctant; unwilling.

Synonyms: reluctant, unwilling, disinclined

Antonyms: willing, eager

Usage: “I was loath to leave”


6) Gestation (Noun) – गर्भावधि

Meaning: the development of something over a period of time.

Synonyms: development, origination, drafting

Antonyms: decrease

Usage: “a thorough and painstaking work which was a long time in gestation”


7) Wary (Noun) – सतर्क

Meaning: feeling or showing caution about possible dangers or problems.

Synonyms: cautious, careful, circumspect

Antonyms: unwary, inattentive, trustful

Usage: “dogs which have been mistreated often remain very wary of strangers”


8) Galore (Adjective) – बहुतायत

Meaning: in abundance.

Synonyms: aplenty, in abundance, in profusion

Antonyms: in short supply

Usage:”there were prizes galore for everything”


9)Tussle (Noun) – खींचतान,संघर्ष

Meaning: a vigorous struggle or scuffle, typically in order to obtain or achieve something.

Synonyms:scuffle, fight, struggle

Antonyms: accord, agreement, calm

Usage: “there was a tussle for the ball”


10) Churn (Noun) – मथनी

Meaning: move or cause to move about vigorously.

Synonyms: be turbulent, heave, boil

Antonyms: freeze, be happy, stream

Usage: “the seas churned”

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