The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 282

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1). Grappling (Verb) – जूझना

Definition: engage in a close fight or struggle without weapons; wrestle

Synonyms: wrestle, struggle, tussle

Antonyms: agree, free, avoid.

Usage: passers-by grappled with the man after the knife attack


2). Bureaucracy (Noun) — नौकरशाही

Definition: excessively complicated administrative procedure.

Synonyms:  red tape, rules and regulations, etiquette, protocol, officialdom

Usage: the unnecessary bureaucracy in local government


3). Immigrants (Noun) — आप्रवासियों

Definition:  a person who comes to live permanently in a foreign country.

Synonyms: newcomer, settler, incomer, new arrival, migrant, emigrant

Antonyms: native, local, national.

Usage: they found it difficult to expel illegal immigrants


4). Rallied (Verb) – वापस आना

Definition: recover or cause to recover in health, spirits, or poise.

Synonyms:  recover, improve, get better, pick up, revive, come back, make a comeback, rebound, bounce back

Antonyms: disperse

Usage: he floundered for a moment, then rallied again


5). Infiltrators (Noun) — पैठनेवाला

Definition: a person who secretly becomes part of a group in order to get information or to influence the way the group thinks or behaves

Usage: He accused infiltrators of turning the protests violent and said the alleged saboteurs must be dealt with by the security agencies.


6). Allegedly (Adverb) — कथित तौर पर

Definition: used to convey that something is claimed to be the case or have taken place, although there is no proof.

Synonyms: reportedly, supposedly, reputedly, purportedly, ostensibly, apparently,

by all accounts, so the story goes

Antonyms:  certain, definite, sure.

Usage: he was allegedly a leading participant in the coup attempt


7). Dwelt (Verb) – रहना

Definition: live in or at a specified place

Synonyms: reside, live, have one’s home, have one’s residence, be settled, be housed

Antonyms: move, carry on, depart.

Usage:  groups of gypsies still dwell in these caves


8). Reiterating (Verb) — बार बार दुहराना

Definition: say something again or a number of times, typically for emphasis or clarity.

Synonyms: repeat, say again, restate, retell, recapitulate, go over (and over), iterate, rehearse, belabour

Antonyms: take back.

Usage: she reiterated that the government would remain steadfast in its support


9). Analogies (Noun) – समानता

Definition: a correspondence or partial similarity.

Synonyms: comparison, affinity, homology, correlation

Antonyms: difference, dissimilarity, unlikeness.

Usage: the syndrome is called deep dysgraphia because of its analogy to deep dyslexia


10). Cynicism (Noun) — संशयवाद

Definition: an inclination to believe that people are motivated purely by self-interest; scepticism.

Synonyms: scepticism, doubt, distrust, mistrust, doubtfulness, suspicion, disbelief,

incredulity, unbelief

Antonyms: optimism, hope, cheer.

Usage: public cynicism about politics


11). Clamping (Verb) — जकड़ना

Definition: fasten (something) in place with a clamp.

Synonyms:  fasten, secure, fix, clip, attach, make fast

Antonyms: realise, revert, free.

Usage: the sander is clamped on to the edge of a workbench


12). Ushered (Verb) – रास्ता दिखाना

Definition: show or guide (someone) somewhere.

Synonyms: escort, accompany, help, assist, take, show, see, lead, show someone the way, lead the way

Antonyms: cease, close, conclude, finish.

Usage: a waiter ushered me to a table


13). Shrill (Adjective) — अनिमेष

Definition: (of a voice or sound) high-pitched and piercing.

Synonyms: high-pitched, piercing, high, sharp, ear-piercing, ear-splitting, air-rending, penetrating, shattering,

Antonyms: low, soft, dulcet

Usage: a shrill laugh

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