The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 322

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) Resilience (Noun)  लचीलाता

Definition: The capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness.

Synonyms: Flexibility, Pliability, Suppleness, Plasticity, Elasticity, Springiness, Spring, Give

Antonyms: Rigidity, Fragility, Vulnerability, Weakness

Usage: Coastal districts must continue to strengthen resilience against extreme weather events.


2) Catastrophic (Adjective) — विपत्तिपूर्ण

Definition: Involving or causing sudden great damage or suffering.

Synonyms: Disastrous, Calamitous, Cataclysmic, Ruinous

Antonyms: Fortunate, Beneficial

Usage: The National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Project started by the Ministry of Home Affairs has been working to reduce the impact of such catastrophic events.


3) Rehabilitation (Noun) पुनर्वास

Definition: The action of restoring someone to health or normal life through training and therapy after imprisonment, addiction, or illness.

Synonyms: Recondition, Restore, Renew, Renovate

Antonyms: Decline, Degeneration, Deterioration

Usage: Tamil Nadu’s political parties have acted in a mature manner and kept partisan criticism from getting in the way of relief and rehabilitation after Gaja.


4) Hazard (Noun) जोखिम

Definition: A danger or risk..

Synonyms: Risk, Put at risk, Jeopardize

Antonyms: Keep safe

Usage: Coastal States must, therefore, focus on reducing the hazard through policies that expand resilient housing, build better storm shelters.


5) Compensation (Noun) मुआवजा

Definition: Something, typically money, awarded to someone in recognition of loss, suffering, or injury.

Synonyms: Recompense, Repayment, Payment, Reimbursement

Antonyms: Underpayment

Usage: A warehouse worker who received a large compensation for his crippling injury while on the job


6) Casualty (Noun) हताहत

Definition: A person or thing badly affected by an event or situation.

Synonyms: Victim, Sufferer, Loser, Loss

Antonyms: Boon, Break, Fluke, Godsend

Usage: Casualties at sea that sometimes resulted in great losses of men or even of entire ships.


7) Vulnerability (Noun) — भेद्यता

Definition: The quality or state of being exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally.

Synonyms: Susceptibility, Accountability, Amenability

Antonyms: Aid, Asset, Help

Usage: The vulnerability of the car to vandalism when it’s parked on the street


8) Modalities (Noun) — रूपात्मकता

Definition: A particular mode in which something exists or is experienced or expressed.

Synonyms: Subjunctive mood, Interrogative mood, Common mood.

Antonyms: Unconsciousness, Effector, Odorless

Usage: Prime Minister Theresa May’s government is facing a possible vote of no confidence, orchestrated by her own deeply divided Conservative Party, over the modalities of a future relationship with the EU.


9) Eloquent (Adjective) सुवक्ता

Definition: Fluent or persuasive in speaking or writing.

Synonyms: Persuasive, Expressive, Articulate, Fluent

Antonyms: Inarticulate

Usage: An eloquent speech


10) Fragility (Noun) नाजुकता

Definition: The quality of being easily broken or damaged.

Synonyms: Frailty, Flimsiness, Weakness

Antonyms: Robustness

Usage: A film about the fragility of relationships


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