The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 337

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) Tumble (Verb) – अचानक गिर जाना

Definition: Fall suddenly, clumsily, or headlong.

Synonyms: Hurry, Rush, Scramble

Antonyms: Rise, Soar

Usage: The price of India’s crude basket tumbled almost 30% to below $60 by end-November from $85 in early October.


2) Endure (Verb) – सहना

Definition: Suffer (something painful or difficult) patiently.

Synonyms: Undergo, Go Through, Live Through, Experience

Antonyms: Fade, Short-lived

Usage: It foresees the softness in prices enduring through the April-September half of next year.


3) Bolster (Verb) — समर्थन या मजबूत करना

Definition: Support or strengthen.

Synonyms: Strengthen, Support, Reinforce

Antonyms: Undermine

Usage: The MPC’s decision to stand pat on rates must also have been bolstered by the findings in the RBI’s November survey of households’ inflation expectations.


4) Prognosis (Noun) — प्राग्ज्ञान

Definition: A forecast of the likely outcome of a situation.

Synonyms: Forecast, Prediction, Projection, Prognostication

Antonyms: Calculation, Measurement

Usage: On growth, the monetary authority has largely stuck with its prognosis from October.


5) Perishable (Adjective) — नाश होने योग्य

Definition: (Especially of food) likely to decay or go bad quickly.

Synonyms: Biodegradable; Putrefiable

Antonyms: Continuation, Endurance

Usage: The RBI reckons there is the clear and present danger of a sudden reversal, especially in prices of volatile perishable items.


6) Buttress (Verb) – पुश्ता देना

Definition: Increase the strength of or justification for; reinforce.

Synonyms: Strengthen, Reinforce, Fortify, Support

Antonyms: Undercut, Undermine, Weaken

Usage: A mass of circumstantial evidence buttresses the prosecutor’s case


7) Opportune (Adjective) — समयानुकूल

Definition: (Of a time) especially convenient or appropriate for a particular action or event.

Synonyms: Auspicious, Propitious, Favourable, Advantageous

Antonyms: Disadvantageous, Ill-timed

Usage: He couldn’t have arrived at a less opportune moment.


8) Prudence (Noun) – समझदारी

Definition: The quality of being prudent; cautiousness.

Synonyms: Wisdom, Judgement, Good judgement

Antonyms: Folly, Recklessness

Usage: We need to exercise prudence in such important matters.


9) Adverse (Adjective) — विपरीत

Definition: Preventing success or development; harmful; unfavourable.

Synonyms: Unfavourable, Disadvantageous, Inauspicious

Antonyms: Favourable, Beneficial, Positive, Friendly

Usage: Taxes are having an adverse effect on production


10) Funnel (Verb) – मार्गदर्शन करना

Definition: Guide or channel (something) through or as if through a funnel.

Synonyms: Channel, Guide, Feed, Direct, Convey

Antonyms: Scatter, Splurge

Usage: Some $12.8 billion was funnelled through the Marshall Plan

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