The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 30

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1) Perverse (Adjective)अजीब

Meaning: showing a deliberate and obstinate desire to behave in a way that is unreasonable or unacceptable.

Synonyms:       awkward, contrary, difficult

Antonyms:        accommodating, cooperative

Usage: “Kate’s perverse decision not to cooperate held good”


2) Zeal (Noun) – उत्साह

Meaning: great energy or enthusiasm in pursuit of a cause or an objective.

Synonyms:       passion, zealousness, committedness

Antonyms:        apathy, indifference

Usage: “his zeal for privatization”


3) Dissent (Noun)असहमति

Meaning: the holding or expression of opinions at variance with those commonly or officially held.

Synonyms:       disagreement, lack of agreement, difference of opinion

Antonyms:        agreement, acceptance

Usage: “there was no dissent from this view”


4) Bail (Noun)जमानत

Meaning: the temporary release of an accused person awaiting trial, sometimes on condition that a sum of money is lodged to guarantee their appearance in court.

Synonyms: surety, security, collateral

Antonyms: break, breach, disagreement

Usage: “he has been released on bail”


5) Hounding (Verb) उत्पीड़न देना  

Meaning: harass, persecute, or pursue relentlessly.

Synonyms:       harass, persecute, harry

Antonyms:        leave in peace

Usage: “she was hounded by the Italian press”


6) Contentious (Adjective)विवादास्पद

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

Synonyms:       controversial, disputable, debatable

Antonyms:        uncontroversial

Usage: “a contentious issue”


7) Enmity (Noun) – दुश्मनी

Meaning: a state or feeling of active opposition or hostility.

Synonyms:       hostility, animosity, antagonism

Antonyms:        friendship, goodwill

Usage: “decades of enmity between the two countries”


8) Stringent (Adjective)कड़ी से कड़ी

Meaning: strict, precise, and exacting.

Synonyms:       strict, firm, rigid

Antonyms:        lenient, flexible

Usage: “stringent guidelines on air pollution”


9) Wanton (Adjective)प्रचंड

Meaning: deliberate and unprovoked.

Synonyms:        deliberate, wilful, malicious

Antonyms:        justifiable

Usage: “sheer wanton vandalism”


10) Blot (Noun) गहरा निशान या दाग

Meaning: a dark mark or stain made by ink, paint, dirt, etc.

Synonyms:       spot, dot, mark

Antonyms: enhancement, augmentation

Usage: “a blot of ink”

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