The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 316

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”

The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary from Day 1 – Click Here

Important English Vocabulary from “The Economist” – Free PDF

Daily Editorial Pages from All Popular News Papers


1) Negate (Verb) — निष्फल नकारना   

Definition: Make ineffective; Nullify.

Synonyms: Invalidate, Nullify

Antonyms: Confirm, Support, Validate

Usage: Dissolution of Sri Lanka’s Parliament negates the letter and spirit of constitutional reforms


2) Roil (verb) क्रोधित करना

Definition: To move or proceed turbulently.

Synonyms: Annoy, Fret, Ruffle, Exasperate, Provoke, Rile.

Antonyms: Aid, Calm, Help

Usage: Sri Lanka has been roiled by political uncertainty


3)  Garner (Verb) संचित करना

Definition: Gather or collect (something, especially information or approval).

Synonyms: Gather, Collect, Accumulate, Amass

Antonyms: Spend, Disperse, Distribute, Divide

Usage: This was a move to buy Mr. Rajapaksa time to garner support through defections.


4) Fig leaf (Noun) छलावरण

Definition: A thing intended to conceal a difficulty or embarrassment.

Synonyms: Camouflage, Affectation, Appearance

Antonyms: Reality, Truth

Usage: A fig leaf of constitutionality has been made up, citing Article 33(2)(c), which says the President has the power to summon, prorogue and dissolve Parliament.


5) Cryptic (Adjective)  गुप्त

Definition: Having a meaning that is mysterious or obscure.

Synonyms: Enigmatic, Mysterious

Antonyms: Straightforward, Clear

Usage: The clarification is cryptic, referring to “misunderstandings of public data products and the ways that the LIGO data need to be treated” by those raising objections.


6) Lacuna (Noun) एक निर्वासित जगह

Definition: an unfilled space; a gap

Synonyms: Break, Cavity, Depression, Gap

Antonyms: Closure, Continuation

Usage: The journal has filled a lacuna in Middle Eastern studies


7) Correlate (Verb) सहसंबंधी बनाना

Definition: Establish a mutual relationship or connection between.

Synonyms: Connect, Analogize, Associate, Relate, Compare

Antonyms: Contrast

Usage: we should correlate general trends in public opinion with trends in the content of television news”


8) Untenable (Adjective) अस्थिर, असमर्थनीय

Definition: (especially of a position or view) not able to be maintained or defended against attack or objection.

Synonyms: Indefensible, Undefendable, Unarguable, Insupportable

Antonyms: Tenable, Defensible

Usage: Mr. Rajapaksa’s continuance became untenable.

9) Enumerate (Verb) 
एक एक करके बताना

Definition: Mention (a number of things) one by one.

Synonyms: List, Itemize, Catalogue

Antonyms: Conceal, Estimate, Guess, Hide

Usage: It is difficult to see how a general provision enumerating some powers can override a specific provision elsewhere in the Constitution that expressly limits those powers.


10) Prorogue (Verb) स्थगित करना

Definition: Discontinue a session of (a parliament or other legislative assembly) without dissolving it.

Synonyms: Adjourn, Defer, Delay

Antonyms: Advance, Continue, Expedite, Forward

Usage: A fig leaf of constitutionality has been made up, citing Article 33(2) (c), which says the President has the power to summon, prorogue and dissolve Parliament.

0 0 votes
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments