The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 31

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1) Prudence (Noun) – विवेक

Meaning: the quality of being prudent; cautiousness.

Synonyms: wisdom, judgement, good judgement

Antonyms: folly, recklessness

Usage: “we need to exercise prudence in such important matters”


2) Turmoil (Noun) – उथल-पुथल

Meaning: a state of great disturbance, confusion, or uncertainty.

Synonyms: confusion, upheaval(s), turbulence

Antonyms: calm, peace

Usage: “the country was in turmoil”


3) Aghast (Adjective) – भौचक्का

Meaning: filled with horror or shock.

Synonyms: horrified, appalled, astounded

Antonyms: fearless, unafraid, unaffected

Usage: “she winced, aghast at his cruelty”


4) Sanctity (Noun) – पवित्रता

Meaning: the state or quality of being holy, sacred, or saintly.

Synonyms: holiness, godliness, sacredness

Antonyms: wickedness

Usage: “the site of the tomb was a place of sanctity for the ancient Egyptians”


5) Contingency (Noun) – आकस्मिकता

Meaning: a future event or circumstance which is possible but cannot be predicted with certainty.

Synonyms: eventuality, (chance) event, incident

Antonyms: advantage, certainty, definiteness

Usage: “a detailed contract which attempts to provide for all possible contingencies”


6) Cascading (Verb) – तेजी से नीचे की ओर डालना

Meaning: pour downwards rapidly and in large quantities.

Synonyms: pour, gush, surge

Antonyms: stop, cease, contain

Usage: “water was cascading down the stairs”


7) Staggered (Verb) – कंपित

Meaning: walk or move unsteadily, as if about to fall.

Synonyms: lurch, walk unsteadily, reel

Antonyms: continued, dived in, plunged in

Usage: “he staggered to his feet, swaying a little”


8) Demolished (Verb) – ध्वस्त करना

Meaning: pull or knock down (a building).

Synonyms: knock down, pull down, tear down

Antonyms: build, construct

Usage: “the house was demolished to make way for the shopping centre”


9) Enshrined (Verb) – प्रतिष्ठापित करना

Meaning: preserve (a right, tradition, or idea) in a form that ensures it will be protected and respected.

Synonyms: set down, set out, spell out

Antonyms: abased, degraded, demeaned

Usage: “the right of all workers to strike was enshrined in the new constitution”


10) Inherent (Adjective) – अंतर्निहित

Meaning: existing in something as a permanent, essential, or characteristic attribute.

Synonyms: intrinsic, innate, immanent

Antonyms: acquired, alien

Usage: “any form of mountaineering has its inherent dangers”

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