The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 292

SSC and all Competitive Exams. Explore The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary to score good marks in English Section. Start practising 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. We also providing Important Vocabulary Quiz based on “THE ECONOMIST” and “THE HINDU”

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1). Overwhelmingly (Adverb) अत्यधिक रूप से

Definition: to a very great degree or with a great majority.

Synonyms: very large, profuse, enormous, immense, inordinate, massive, huge, formidable, stupendous

Antonyms: small, little, few.

Usage: the country voted overwhelmingly for independence


2). Perception (Noun) दृष्टिकोण

Definition:  the way in which something is regarded, understood, or interpreted.

Synonyms: approach, impression, flash, thought.

Antonyms: concrete, ignorance, stupidity.

Usage: Hollywood’s perception of the tastes of the American public


3). Rally (Verb) ठीक हो जाना

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, slump.

Usage: he floundered for a moment, then rallied again


4). Contentious (Adjective) — विवादास्पद

Definition:  causing or likely to cause an argument; controversial.

Synonyms: controversial, disputable, debatable, disputed, contended, open to question/debate, moot

Antonyms: agreeable.

Usage: a contentious issue


5). Intensified (Verb) — तीव्र हो जाना

Definition: become or make more intense.

Synonyms: escalate, step up, boost, increase, raise, sharpen, strengthen, augment, add to, concentrate

Antonyms: lessen, abate

Usage: the dispute began to intensify


6). Brink (Noun) — कगार

Definition: a point at which something, typically something unwelcome, is about to happen; the verge.

Synonyms: verge, edge, threshold, point, dawn

Antonyms: middle, centre.

Usage: the country was on the brink of a constitutional crisis


7). Tenet (Noun) — सिद्धांत

Definition: a principle or belief, especially one of the main principles of a religion or philosophy.

Synonyms: principle, belief, doctrine, precept, creed, credo, article of faith, dogma

Antonyms: doubt, disbelief, unbelief.

Usage: the tenets of classical liberalism


8). Epoch (Noun) — युग

Definition: the beginning of a period in the history of someone or something.

Synonyms: era, age, period, time, aeon, span

Usage: these events marked an epoch in their history


9). Herald (Noun) — अग्र-दूत

Definition: a person or thing viewed as a sign that something is about to happen.

Synonyms: harbinger, sign, indicator, indication, signal, prelude, portent, omen,

augury, forewarning

Usage: they considered the first primroses as the herald of spring


10). Ethnic (Adjective) — संजाति विषयक

Definition: relating to a population subgroup (within a larger or dominant national or cultural group) with a common national or cultural tradition.

Synonyms:  racial, race-related, ethnological, genetic, inherited

Antonyms: new, recent.

Usage: ethnic and cultural rights and traditions

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