The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 319

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) Disrupt (Verb) विकृत या नुकसान करना

Definition: Drastically alter or destroy the structure of.

Synonyms: Distort, Damage, Buckle, Warp

Antonyms: Organize, Arrange

Usage: Alcohol can disrupt the chromosomes of an unfertilized egg


2) Instinct (Noun) — वृत्ति

Definition: A natural or intuitive way of acting or thinking.

Synonyms: Natural tendency, Inborn tendency, Inherent tendency, Inclination

Usage: They retain their old authoritarian instincts


3) Premise (Noun) — प्रस्ताव

Definition: A previous statement or proposition from which another is inferred or follows as a conclusion

Synonyms: Proposition, Assumption, Hypothesis, Thesis,

Antonyms: Denial, Reality, Rejection

Usage: If the premise is true, then the conclusion must be true.


4) Exacerbate (Verb) — ख़राब करना

Definition: Make (a problem, bad situation, or negative feeling) worse.

Synonyms: Aggravate, Make worse, Worsen, Inflame

Antonyms: Calm, Reduce

Usage: Political changes have exacerbated the conflict


5) Scrutiny (Verb) – संवीक्षा करना

Definition: Critical observation or examination.

Synonyms: Careful examination, Inspection

Antonyms: Glance, Cursory look

Usage: Every aspect of local government was placed under scrutiny


6) Tremendous (Adjective) — जबरदस्त

Definition: Extremely good or impressive; excellent.

Synonyms:   Excellent, Wonderful, Marvellous

Antonyms: Bad, Poor

Usage: The crew did a tremendous job


7) Lucrative (Adjective) – लाभदायक या लाभप्रद

Definition: Producing a great deal of profit.

Synonyms: Profitable, Gainful, Moneymaking

Antonyms: Unprofitable

Usage: A lucrative career as a stand-up comedian


8) Disclose (verb) – खुलासा करना

Definition: Make (secret or new information) known.

Synonyms: They disclosed her name to the press

Antonyms: Conceal, Hide

Usage: They disclosed her name to the press


9) Transparency (Noun) — पारदर्शीता

Definition: The condition of being transparent.

Synonyms: Translucency, Lucidity, Pellucidity, Limpidness

Antonyms: opacity, cloudiness, obscurity

Usage: The transparency of ice

10) Credibility (Verb) 
– विश्वसनीय होना

Definition: The quality of being convincing or believable.

Synonyms:   Plausibility, Believability, Acceptability

Antonyms:   Implausibility

Usage: The book’s anecdotes have scant regard for credibility


11) Enhance (Verb) — बेहतर बनाना

Definition: Intensify, increase, or further improve the quality, value, or extent of.

Synonyms: Increase, Add to, Intensify, Magnify, Amplify, Inflate

Antonyms: Diminish, Mar

Usage: His refusal does nothing to enhance his reputation


12) Ensue (verb) – उत्त्पन्न होना

Definition: Happen or occur afterwards or as a result.

Synonyms:   Result, Follow, Develop, Stem

Antonyms: Antecedent, Foregoing, Precedent

Usage: The difficulties which ensued from their commitment to Cuba


13) Mandate (Verb) – शासनादेश देना

Definition: Give (someone) authority to act in a certain way.

Synonyms: Accept, Advocate, Agree, Authorize

Antonyms: Contradict, Decline, Deny, Destroy

Usage: The rightful king was mandated and sanctioned by God.

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