The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 334

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) Contextualize (Verb) — प्रासंगिक बनाएं

Definition: Place or study in context.

Synonyms: Doctrine, Philosophy, School of thought

Antonyms: Unbelief Imitation Pluralism Internationalism

Usage: The excellent introduction summarizes and contextualizes Bowen’s career.


2) Turbulence (Noun) — अस्थिरता, अशांति

Definition: Violent or unsteady movement of air or water, or of some other fluid.

Synonyms: Turmoil, Instability, Conflict, Upheaval, Tumult

Antonyms: Peace, Calmness

Usage: The plane shuddered as it entered some turbulence.


3) Depiction (Noun) — चित्रण

Definition: Portray in words; describe.

Synonyms: Describe, Detail, Relate, Narrate, Recount

Antonyms: Hide, Conceal, Suppress, Confuse

Usage: Ronald Reagan, who gave a rhetorical flourish to America’s pursuit of global dominance in the 1980s with his depiction of the Soviet Union as the “evil empire”, and his call to “break that wall”.


4) Evict (Verb) — बेदख़ल करना

Definition: Expel (someone) from a property, especially with the support of the law.

Synonyms: Expel, Eject, Oust, Remove, Dislodge

Antonyms: Admit

Usage: A single mother and her children have been evicted from their home.


5) Unravel (Verb) — सुलझाना

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

Synonyms: Untangle, Disentangle, Straighten out

Antonyms:       Entangle, Tangle, Complicate

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


6) Consensus (Verb) — आम सहमति

Definition: A general agreement.

Synonyms: Agreement, Harmony, Concord

Antonyms: Disagreement, Minority view

Usage: There is a growing consensus that the current regime has failed.


7) Bygone (Adjective) – विगत या बीता हुआ

Definition: Belonging to an earlier time.

Synonyms: Past, Former, Earlier, One-time, Long-ago

Antonyms: Present, Recent

Usage: Relics of a bygone age.


8) Strident (Adjective) — कठोर

Definition: Presenting a point of view, especially a controversial one, in an excessively forceful way.

Synonyms: Harsh, Raucous, Rough, Grating, Rasping, Jarring

Antonyms: Soft, Dulcet

Usage: His voice had become increasingly strident.


9) Mere (Adjective) – मात्र

Definition: Used to emphasize how small or insignificant someone or something is.

Synonyms: Trifling, Meagre, Bare, Trivial, Paltry

Antonyms: Decorated, Indefinite, Uncertain

Usage: His stomach rebelled at the mere thought of food.


10) Discernible (Adjective) — नमूदार

Definition: Able to be discerned; perceptible.

Synonyms: Visible, Detectable, Noticeable, Perceptible

Antonyms: Imperceptible

Usage: The scandal had no discernible effect on his career.


11) Prospect (Noun) — पूर्वेक्षण

Definition: The possibility or likelihood of some future event occurring.

Synonyms: Likelihood, Hope, Expectation, Anticipation

Antonyms: Incumbent, Officeholder, Awardee, Honoree, Inductee

Usage: Gazing at the wide prospect spread out before me.


12) Posit (Verb) — किसी स्थिति में रखना

Definition: Put forward as fact or as a basis for argument.

Synonyms: Postulate, Put forward, Advance, Propound

Antonyms: Abstain, Be honest, Disbelieve

Usage: The Confucian view posits a perfectible human nature.

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