The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 297

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). Repercussions (Noun) – परिणाम या प्रभाव

Definition: an unintended consequence of an event or action, especially an unwelcome one.

Synonyms: consequence, result, effect, outcome, by-product

Antonyms: cause, root, source.

Usage: the move would have grave repercussions for the entire region


2). Neophyte (Noun) — नवछात्रा

Definition: a person who is new to a subject or activity.

Synonyms: beginner, learner, novice, newcomer, new member, new entrant, new recruit, raw recruit

Antonyms: experts, professional
Usage: four-day cooking classes are offered to neophytes and experts


3). Glaring (Adjective) — बेहद स्पष्ट या विशिष्ट

Definition: highly obvious or conspicuous.

Synonyms:  obvious, conspicuous, plain to see, unmistakable, obtrusive,  striking, flagrant, blatant

Antonyms: inconspicuous, minor

Usage: there is a glaring omission in the data


4). Predecessor (Noun) — पूर्वाधिकारी

Definition: a person who held a job or office before the current holder.

Synonyms: former/previous holder of the post, forerunner, precursor

Antonyms: successor, beneficiary, inheritor.

Usage: the new President’s foreign policy is very similar to that of his predecessor


5). Saddle (Verb) — भारी जिम्मेदारी या कार्य देना

Definition: burden (someone) with an onerous responsibility or task.

Synonyms:  burden, encumber, lumber, hamper, weigh down, land, charge

Antonyms: aid, allow, assist, comfort.

Usage: he’s saddled with debts of $12 million


6). Shaky (Adjective) — अस्थिर

Definition: unstable because of poor construction or heavy use.

Synonyms: unsteady, unstable, wobbly, precarious, rocky, rickety, flimsy, frail

Antonyms: steady, stable, constant, regular.

Usage: a cracked, dangerously shaky table


7). Crunch (Noun) — महत्वपूर्ण बिंदु या स्थिति

Definition: a crucial point or situation, typically one at which a decision with important consequences must be made.

Synonyms: moment of truth, critical point, crux, crisis, decision time, zero hour

Antonyms: calm, peace, trivia.

Usage: when it comes to the crunch you chicken out
8). Bailouts (Noun) — एक असफल व्यापार या अर्थव्यवस्था को पतन से बचाने के लिए वित्तीय सहायता देने का एक अधिनियम

Definition: an act of giving financial assistance to a failing business or economy to save it from collapse.

Usage: The administration assembled the $50 billion emergency bailout package to ease a financial crisis in Mexico.


9). Disquieting (Adjective) — बेचैन

Definition: inducing feelings of anxiety or worry.

Synonyms: annoying, worrying, troubling

Antonyms: happy, calm, settling.

Usage: he found Jean’s gaze disquieting


10). Incumbent (Adjective) — अवलंबी

Definition: necessary for (someone) as a duty or responsibility.

Synonyms: binding, obligatory, mandatory, necessary, compulsory

Antonyms: optional, past, future.

Usage: the government realized that it was incumbent on them to act


11). Ousting (Verb) — बाहर निकालना

Definition: drive out or expel (someone) from a position or place.

Synonyms: drive out, expel, force out, throw out, remove, remove from office/power, eject, get rid of, depose

Antonyms: hire, place, allow, give.

Usage: the reformists were ousted from power


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