The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 32

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1) Mounting (Verb)बढ़ते रहना

Meaning: climb up (stairs, a hill, or other rising surface).

Synonyms:       go up, ascend, climb

Antonyms: descend

Usage: “he mounted the steps”


2) Revoked (Verb)रद्द करना

Meaning: officially cancel (a decree, decision, or promise).

Synonyms:       cancel, repeal, rescind

Antonyms:        introduce, enact, ratify

Usage: “the men appealed and the sentence was revoked”


3) Proclivity (Noun)झुकाव

Meaning: a tendency to choose or do something regularly; an inclination or predisposition towards a particular thing.

Synonyms:       liking, inclination, tendency

Antonyms: antipathy, disinclination, dislike

Usage: “a proclivity for hard work”


4) Snub (Noun)अपमान

Meaning: rebuff, ignore, or spurn disdainfully.

Synonyms:       insult, slight, affront

Antonyms: acknowledge, approve, compliment

Usage: “he snubbed faculty members and students alike”


5) Adverse (Adjective)विपरीत

Meaning: preventing success or development; harmful; unfavourable.

Synonyms:       unfavourable, disadvantageous, inauspicious,

Antonyms:        favourable, beneficial, positive, friendly

Usage: “taxes are having an adverse effect on production”


6) Deportation (Noun)निर्वासन

Meaning: the action of deporting a foreigner from a country.

Synonyms:       expulsion, expelling, banishment

Antonyms:        admission

Usage: “asylum seekers facing deportation”


7) Whimsical (Adjective)काल्पनिक, चंचल, शरारती

Meaning: playfully quaint or fanciful, especially in an appealing and amusing way.

Synonyms:       fanciful, playful, mischievous,

Antonyms: behaving, boring, common

Usage: “a whimsical sense of humour”


8) Peril (Noun)जोखिम

Meaning: serious and immediate danger.

Synonyms:       danger, jeopardy, risk

Antonyms: safety, security

Usage: “you could well place us both in peril”


9) Robust (Adjective) मजबूत और स्वस्थ

Meaning: strong and healthy; vigorous.

Synonyms:        strong, vigorous, sturdy

Antonyms: weak, frail

Usage: “the Caplan family are a robust lot”


10) Bleak (Noun)उजागर, उजाड़

Meaning: lacking vegetation and exposed to the elements.

Synonyms:       bare, exposed, desolate

Antonyms: lush, verdant

Usage: “a bleak and barren moor”


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