The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 331

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) Onerous (Adjective) — कष्टदायक

Definition: (of a task or responsibility) involving a great deal of effort, trouble, or difficulty.

Synonyms: Burdensome, Heavy, Inconvenient, Troublesome

Antonyms: Easy, Effortless

Usage: There is still the onerous task of resolving the bad loans stock, which is at a little over Rs. 10 lakh crore now.


2) Détente (Noun) — सुखभोग

Definition: The easing of hostility or strained relations, especially between countries.

Synonyms: Easement, Pause, Policy, Precaution

Antonyms: Disruptive

Usage: Though he was careful not to say anything that would break the détente forged by the Centre and the central bank at its last board meeting on November 19.


3) Escalation (Noun) — वृद्धि

Definition: A rapid increase; a rise.

Synonyms: Rapid increase, Rise, Hike, Advance, Growth

Antonyms: Plunge, Relaxation

Usage: The rapid escalation in tensions following the flare-up is evident.


4) Detention (Noun) – हिरासत

Definition: the action of detaining someone or the state of being detained in official custody.

Synonyms: Custody, Imprisonment, Confinement, Incarceration

Antonyms: Emancipation, Freedom, Liberation

Usage: The fifteen people arrested were still in police detention.


5) Impound (Verb) — ज़ब्त करना

Definition:  seize and take legal custody of (something, especially a vehicle, goods, or documents) because of an infringement of a law.

Synonyms: Confiscate, Appropriate

Antonyms: Free, Let Go, Release, Abandon

Usage: Vehicles parked where they cause an obstruction will be impounded.


6) Coincide (Verb) – एक ही समय में होना

Definition: Occur at the same time.

Synonyms: Coexist, Concur; Clash, Conflict

Antonyms:        Differ

Usage: Publication is timed to coincide with a major exhibition.


7) Artillery (Noun) — तोपखाना

Definition: Large-calibre guns used in warfare on land.

Synonyms: Ordnance, Cannonry

Usage: Tanks and heavy artillery.


8) Schism (Noun) – फूट

Definition: A split or division between strongly opposed sections or parties, caused by differences in opinion or belief.

Synonyms: Division, Split, Rift, Breach, Rupture

Antonyms: Concurrence, Cooperation

Usage: The widening schism between Church leaders and politicians


9) Provocation (Noun) – उकसावा

Definition: Action or speech that makes someone angry, especially deliberately.

Synonyms: Incitement, Rousing, Stirring, Stimulation

Antonyms: Compliment, Discouragement, Happiness, Hindrance

Usage: You should remain calm and not respond to provocation


10) Perceive (Verb) – समझना

Definition: Become aware or conscious of (something); come to realize or understand.

Synonyms: Discern, Recognize

Antonyms: Disregard, Ignore, Neglect, Overpass

Usage: His mouth fell open as he perceived the truth


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