The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 215

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1) Gobbledygook (Noun)अर्थहीन भाषा  

Meaning: language that is meaningless or is made unintelligible by excessive use of technical terms.

Synonyms: bafflegab, double-talk, gibberish

Antonyms: sense, truth, possessions

Usage: “reams of financial gobbledygook”

 

2) Vaguest (Adjective) – अस्पष्ट  

Meaning: of uncertain, indefinite, or unclear character or meaning.

Synonyms: indistinct, indefinite, indeterminate

Antonyms: clear, precise, firm

Usage: “many patients suffer vague symptoms”

 

3) Tweak (Noun)समायोजन, संशोधन, परिवर्तन

Meaning: a fine adjustment to a mechanism or system.

Synonyms: adjustment, modification, alteration

Antonyms: ease, release, be still

Usage: “no tweaks were required”

 

4) Heft (Verb)उठाना

Meaning: lift or carry (something heavy).

Synonyms: lift, lift up, raise

Antonyms: put down

Usage: “he lifted crates and hefted boxes”

 

5) Quelled (Verb)काबू पा लेना

Meaning: put an end to (a rebellion or other disorder), typically by the use of force.

Synonyms: put an end to, stamp out, put a stop to

Antonyms: bring about, prompt

Usage: “extra police were called to quell the disturbance”

 

6) Grim (Adjective) – गंभीर  

Meaning: very serious or gloomy.

Synonyms: stern, forbidding, uninviting

Antonyms: amiable, pleasant

Usage: “his grim expression”

 

7) Marred (Verb)बिगाड़ना

Meaning: impair the quality or appearance of; spoil.

Synonyms: spoil, ruin, impair

Antonyms: improve, enhance

Usage: “violence marred a number of New Year celebrations”

 

8) Yanked (Verb) एक झटके से खींचना

Meaning: pull with a jerk.

Synonyms: jerk, pull, tug

Antonyms: fixed, pushed, put in

Usage: “her hair was yanked, and she screamed”

 

9) Vested (Verb)को सौंपना

Meaning: confer or bestow (power, authority, property, etc.) on someone.

Synonyms: entrust to, invest in, bestow on

Antonyms: unconstitutional, contracted, illegal

Usage: “executive power is vested in the President”

 

10) Riposte (Noun)जवाबी प्रहार

Meaning: a quick, clever reply to an insult or criticism.

Synonyms: retort, counter, rejoinder

Antonyms: question, request

Usage: “‘You’ve got a strange sense of honour,’ Grant riposted”

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