The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 314

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) Resonant (Adjective) गुंजयमान

Definition:   (of sound) deep, clear, and continuing to sound or reverberate.

Synonyms: Deep, Low, Sonorous, Full, Full-bodied

Antonyms: Faint, Thin, Weak

Usage: A full-throated and resonant guffaw


2) Beleaguer (Verb) — एक बहुत मुश्किल स्थिति में होना

Definition:  Put in a very difficult situation.

Synonyms: Hard-pressed, Troubled, In difficulties

Antonyms: Aid, Make happy

Usage: The board is supporting the beleaguered director


3) Exaggerate (Verb) — अतिरंजना करना

Definition:  Represent (something) as being larger, better, or worse than it really is.

Synonyms: overstate, overemphasize, overstress

Antonyms: Play down, Understate, Understated

Usage: she was apt to exaggerate any aches and pains


4) Demonstrate (verb) — दिखाना

Definition:  Clearly show the existence or truth of (something) by giving proof or evidence.

Synonyms:  Reveal, Bespeak, Indicate, Signify

Antonyms: Hide

Usage: Their shameful silence demonstrates their ineptitude


5) Apprehension (Noun) – डर या बेचैनी

Definition:  Anxiety or fear that something bad or unpleasant will happen

Synonyms: Anxiety, Angst, Alarm, Worry, Uneasiness

Antonyms: Confidence

Usage:  He felt sick with apprehension


6) Soar (verb) – ऊंची उड़ान भरना

Definition: Fly or rise high in the air.

Synonyms: Fly up, Wing, Wing its way

Antonyms: Plummet

Usage: The bird spread its wings and soared into the air


7) Subvention (Noun) — राजकीय सहायता

Definition:  A grant of money, especially from a government.

Synonyms: Admission, Allocation, Allotment

Antonyms: Denial, Disadvantage

Usage: Ottawa has begun to cut federal subventions to the provinces


8) Dole (verb)  ख़ैरात करना

Definition:  Distribute shares of something.

Synonyms: Deal out, Share out, Mete out, Divide up

Antonyms: Collect, Combine

Usage: The scanty portions of food doled out to them


9) Unintended (Adjective) — अनायास ही

 Definition:  Not planned or meant.

Synonyms: Accidental, Inadvertent, Unexpected, Unforeseen

Antonyms: Expected, Intentional, Planned

Usage: The unintended consequences of people’s actions


10) Anticipate (Verb) – प्रत्याशा करना

Definition:  Look forward to.

Synonyms: Await, Count the days until

Antonyms: Dread

Usage: Elaine tingled with excitement as she anticipated her meeting with Will.

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