The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 333

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) Clemency (Noun) दया

Definition: Mercy; Lenience.

Synonyms: Mercy, Mercifulness, Leniency, Lenience

Antonyms: Ruthlessness, Strictness

Usage: There is scope for judicial review even against a sovereign decision denying clemency.


2) Condign (Adjective) लायक़

Definition: (of punishment or retribution) appropriate to the crime or wrongdoing; fitting and deserved.

Synonyms: Competent, Deserved, Due, Fair

Antonyms: Incoherent, Incorrect, Irrelative, Irrelevant

Usage: A suspension without pay is condign punishment for breaking the company’s code of business ethics.


3) Heinous (Adjective)  जघन्य

Definition: (of a person or wrongful act, especially a crime) utterly odious or wicked.

Synonyms: Odious, Wicked, Evil, Atrocious

Antonyms: Admirable

Usage: A battery of heinous crimes.


4) Clamour (Noun) कोलाहल

Definition: A loud and confused noise, especially that of people shouting.

Synonyms: Din, Racket, Loud Noise, Uproar, Tumult, Babel

Antonyms: Silence

Usage: The questions rose to a clamour.


5) Deterrence (Noun) रोकथाम

Definition: The action of discouraging an action or event through instilling doubt or fear of the consequences.

Synonyms: Determent, Disincentive, Dissuasion, Obviation

Antonyms: Permissive

Usage: Nuclear missiles remain the main deterrence against possible aggression.


6) Freakish (Adjective) आवेगपूर्ण, सनकी

Definition: Very unusual, strange, or unexpected.

Synonyms: Capricious, Impulsive, Whimsical

Antonyms: Equable

Usage: Freakish weather


7) Tepid (adjective) थोड़ा उत्साह दिखाना

Definition: Showing little enthusiasm.

Synonyms:  Unenthusiastic, Apathetic, Half-hearted, Indifferent

Antonyms: Enthusiastic, Passionate

Usage: Across a majority of geographies and economic groupings, wage expansions were noticeably tepid last year.


8) Intensification (Noun) — तीव्रता

Definition: The action of making or becoming more intense.

Synonyms: Escalation, Stepping up, Boosting, Increase, Pickup

Antonyms: Lessening, Abatement

Usage: The intensification of the conflict.


9) Deceleration (Noun) — अवत्‍वरण

Definition: Reduction in speed or rate.

Synonyms: Brake, Retard, Slacken, Slow

Antonyms: Accelerate, Hasten, Hurry, Quicken

Usage: she decelerated the car as we entered the school zone.


10) Decouple (Verb) – अलग करना

Definition: Separate, disengage, or dissociate (something) from something else.

Synonyms: Break up, Disassociate, Disconnect, Disjoin

Antonyms: Join, Link, Unify, Unite

Usage: To have a fruitful discussion, we need to decouple fact from opinion.

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