The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 336

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) Aloft (Adjective) — ऊपर की ओर

Definition: Up in or into the air; overhead.

Synonyms: Upwards, Up, High

Antonyms: Down

Usage: India’s heaviest satellite GSAT-11 is aloft in space from Kourou.

 

2) Meticulous (Adjective) – सावधानीपुर्वक

Definition: showing great attention to detail; very careful and precise.

Synonyms: Careful, Conscientious, Diligent, Ultra-careful, Scrupulous

Antonyms: Careless, Sloppy, Slapdash

Usage: A meticulous civil servant, he will assess the police findings and the recommendations of his own team.

 

3) Rigorous (Adjective) – बेहद सावधानी से या कठोर

Definition: Extremely thorough and careful.

Synonyms: Meticulous, Punctilious, Conscientious

Antonyms: Slapdash, Lax

Usage: The rigorous testing of consumer products.

 

4) Vicinity (Noun) — आस-पास की जगह

Definition: The area near or surrounding a particular place.

Synonyms: Nearness, Closeness, Proximity, Propinquity

Antonyms:  Distance, Remoteness

Usage: There are no hotels in the vicinity of the hospital.

 

5) Purport (Verb) – दावा करना

Definition: Appear to be or do something, especially falsely.

Synonyms: Claim, Lay Claim, Profess, Pretend

Antonyms: Abandon, Disavow, Disclaim, Disown,

Usage: He purports to be an expert in criminalistics

 

6) Insinuation (Noun) — परोक्ष संकेत

Definition: An unpleasant hint or suggestion of something bad.

Synonyms: Implication, Inference, Suggestion, Hint

Antonyms: Announce, Declare, Proclaim, Elucidate

Usage: Are you insinuating that I won by cheating?

 

7) Stringent (Adjective) – कठोर, कड़ी से कड़ी

Definition: (of regulations, requirements, or conditions) strict, precise, and exacting

Synonyms: Strict, Firm, Rigid, Rigorous, Severe

Antonyms: Lenient, Flexible

Usage: Stringent guidelines on air pollution

 

8) Calibrate (Verb) – मापित होना

Definition: Mark (a gauge or instrument) with a standard scale of readings.

Synonyms: Measured, Registered, Serialized, Tapered

Antonyms: Disorder, Disorganize, Guess, Ignore

Usage: the radiocarbon results would need to be calibrated to convert them to calendar ages.

 

9) Contagion (Noun) — संसर्ग

Definition: The communication of disease from one person or organism to another by close contact.

Synonyms: Contamination, Infection, Disease, Illness, Infirmity, Pestilence

Antonyms: Purification, Advantage, Cleanliness

Usage: The rooms held no risk of contagion

 

10) Revelation (Noun) — रहस्योद्घाटन

Definition: A surprising and previously unknown fact that has been disclosed to others.

Synonyms: Disclosure, Declaration, Utterance, Announcement

Antonyms: Keeping, Covering up

Usage: “Revelations about his personal life

 

11) Devoid (Adjective) — विहीन

Definition: Entirely lacking or free from.

Synonyms: Lacking, Without, Free from/of, Empty of

Antonyms: Filled, Flush, Fraught, Full, Replete, Rife

Usage: The so-called comedy is totally devoid of intelligence, originality, and even laughs.

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