The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 312

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) Contemplate (Verb) — विचार करना

Definition: Look thoughtfully for a long time at

Synonyms: Look at, View, Regard, Examine, Inspect

Antonyms: Forget, Ignore, Neglect, Reject

Usage: She contemplated her body in the mirror


2) Behove (Verb) — अनिवार्य रहना

Definition: It is a duty or responsibility for someone to do something.

Synonyms: Be incumbent on, Be obligatory for, Be required of

Usage: It behoves the House to assure itself that there is no conceivable alternative.


3) Furnish (Verb) — प्रस्तुत करना

Definition: Be a source of; provide.

Synonyms: Supply, Equip, Provide, Provision

Antonyms: Divest

Usage: Fish furnish an important source of protein


4) Unsparing (Adjective) — बेरहम

Definition: Merciless; Severe

Synonyms: Merciless, Pitiless, Unpitying, Ruthless

Antonyms: Merciful, Gentle, Mild

Usage: He is unsparing in his criticism of the arms trade


5) Fiduciary (Adjective) — प्रत्ययी

Definition: Involving trust, especially with regard to the relationship between a trustee and a beneficiary

Usage: The Company has a fiduciary duty to shareholders


6) Burgeon (Verb) — फलना-फूलना

Definition: Begin to grow or increase rapidly; flourish.

Synonyms:  grow rapidly, increase rapidly/exponentially

Antonyms: Shrink

Usage: Manufacturers are keen to cash in on the burgeoning demand


7) Ostensible (Adjective) — ख़याली

Definition: Stated or appearing to be true, but not necessarily so.

Synonyms:  Apparent, Seeming, Outward, Surface, Superficial

Antonyms: Real, Genuine

Usage: The real dispute which lay behind the ostensible complaint


8) Bourgeoisie (Noun) — पूंजीपति वर्ग

Definition: The middle class, typically with reference to its perceived materialistic values or conventional attitudes.

Usage: The rise of the bourgeoisie at the end of the eighteenth century


9) Poignant (Adjective) — मार्मिक

Definition: Evoking a keen sense of sadness or regret.

Synonyms:  Touching, Moving, Sad

Usage: A poignant reminder of the passing of time


10) Pomp (Noun) — धूमधाम

Definition:  Ceremony and splendid display.

Synonyms:  Ceremony, Ceremonial, Solemnity

Antonyms: Simplicity

Usage: Entertaining overseas visitors with the right degree of pomp.

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