The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 323

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) Professed (Adjective) — पेशेवर

Definition: (of a quality, feeling, or belief) claimed openly but often falsely

Synonyms: Supposed, Ostensible, Alleged

Antonyms: Conceal, Deny, Disavow

Usage: Their professed commitment to human rights


2) Bonhomie (Noun) — खुशमिज़ाजी

Definition: Cheerful friendliness; Geniality.

Synonyms: Geniality, Congeniality, Conviviality

Antonyms: Coldness

Usage: He exuded good humour and bonhomie


3) Plethora (Noun) — बहुतायत

Definition: A large or excessive amount of something.

Synonyms: Deluge, Glut, Overabundance

Antonyms: Lack, Need, Scarcity, Want

Usage: A plethora of committees and subcommittees


4) Pummel (Verb) — गंभीरता से आलोचना करना

Definition: Criticize severely

Synonyms: Bash, Batter, Crush, Flog

Antonyms: Compliment, Fail, Lose, Praise

Usage: He has been pummelled by the reviewers


5) Unravel (Verb) — पूर्ववत करें

Definition: Undo (twisted, knitted, or woven threads).

Synonyms: Untangle, Disentangle

Antonyms: Entangle, Tangle

Usage: He cut the rope and started to unravel its strands


6) Embezzlement (Noun) — दुरुपयोग

Definition: Theft or misappropriation of funds placed in one’s trust or belonging to one’s employer.

Synonyms: Misappropriation, Theft, Stealing, Robbing

Antonyms: Compensation, Pay, Reimbursement, Return

Usage: Charges of fraud and embezzlement


7) Prolong (adjective) — लंबे समय तक चलाना

Definition: Continuing for a long time or longer than usual; lengthy.

Synonyms: Lengthen, Make longer

Antonyms: Shorten

Usage: The region suffered a prolonged drought


8) Exigency (Noun) — लंबे समय तक चलाना

Definition: An urgent need or demand.

Synonyms: Need, Demand, Requirement

Usage: The exigencies requiring snap decisions that traders on the stock exchange face every day


9) Backlash (noun) — प्रतिक्रिया

Definition: A strong negative reaction by a large number of people, especially to a social or political development.

Synonyms: Adverse reaction/Response, Counteraction

Antonyms: Cause, Question

Usage: A public backlash against racism


10) Substantial (Adjective) — काफी महत्व का

Definition: Of considerable importance, size, or worth.

Synonyms: Considerable, Real, Material, Weighty

Antonyms: Insubstantial, Worthless

Usage: A substantial amount of cash


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