The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 300

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). Coalition (Noun) — गठबंधन

Definition: a temporary alliance for combined action, especially of political parties forming a government.

Synonyms: alliance, union, partnership, affiliation, bloc, caucus

Antonyms: detachment, disunion, divorce.

Usage: a coalition between Liberals and Conservatives


2). Chequered (Adjective) — विविध, मिश्रित

Definition: marked by periods of varied fortune or discreditable incidents.

Synonyms:  varied, mixed, eventful, full of ups and downs, up and down

Antonyms: fixed, stable.

Usage: the chequered history of post-war Britain


3). Nemesis (Noun) — लंबे समय से प्रतिद्वंद्वी

Definition: a long-standing rival; an arch-enemy.

Synonyms:  arch-enemy, arch-rival, enemy, rival, foe, adversary, opponent,  antagonist, combatant, challenger

Antonyms: advantage, associate, happiness.

Usage: will Harry Potter finally defeat his nemesis, Voldemort?


4). Reconciliation (Noun) — सुलह

Definition: the restoration of friendly relations.

Synonyms: reuniting, reunion, bringing (back) together (again), conciliation, reconcilement

Antonyms: estrangement, alienation, feud, incompatibility

Usage: his reconciliation with your uncle


5). Bonhomie (Noun) — खुशमिज़ाजी

Definition: cheerful friendliness; geniality.

Synonyms:  geniality, congeniality, conviviality, cordiality, affability, amiability

Antonyms: coldness

Usage: he exuded good humour and bonhomie


6). Impetus (Noun) – प्रेरणा या प्रोत्साहन

Definition: something that makes a process or activity happen or happen more quickly.

Synonyms: motivation, stimulus, incitement, incentive, inducement, inspiration, encouragement, boost

Antonyms: block, check, discourage, hindrance.

Usage: the ending of the Cold War gave new impetus to idealism


7). Ghastly (Adjective) — भयंकर

Definition: causing great horror or fear.

Synonyms:  terrible, frightful, horrible, grim, awful, dire

Antonyms: pleasant, trivial, excusable

Usage: one of the most ghastly crimes ever committed


8). Carnage (Noun) — नरसंहार

Definition: the killing of a large number of people.

Synonyms:  slaughter, massacre, mass murder, mass destruction, butchery,  bloodbath, indiscriminate bloodshed

Antonyms: peace, calm.

Usage: the bombing was timed to cause as much carnage as possible


9). Frantic (Adjective) — घबराहट

Definition: distraught with fear, anxiety, or other emotion.

Synonyms:  panic-stricken, panic-struck, panicky, beside oneself, at one’s wits’ end, berserk, distraught

Antonyms: calm, peace.

Usage: she was frantic with worry


10). Proximity (Noun) — सामीप्य

Definition: nearness in space, time, or relationship.

Synonyms: closeness, nearness, presence, juxtaposition, propinquity

Antonyms: distance, remote, fair.

Usage: do not operate microphones in close proximity to television sets


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