The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 341

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) Clutch (Noun) – छोटा समूह

Definition:  A small group of people or things.

Synonyms:  Group, Collection, Set, Quantity

Usage: RBI were engaged in an unseemly tussle over a clutch of issues that had a bearing on the RBI’s autonomy.


2) Thaw (Noun) — मित्रता या सौहार्द में वृद्धि

Definition: An increase in friendliness or cordiality.

Synonyms: Become friendlier, Relax.

Antonyms: Worry

Usage: Mr. Patel’s decision clearly caught everyone by surprise as it came following perceptions of a thaw in relations between the Centre and the RBI.


3) Endear (Verb) — आराध्य

Definition: Having qualities that tend to make one loved

Synonyms: Adorable, Darling, Dear, Disarming

Antonyms: Unloved, Contemptible, Disagreeable

Usage: Mr. Patel’s reclusive and non-communicative style may not have endeared him to some bankers.


4) Gauntlet (Noun) – कवच

Definition:  Go through an intimidating or dangerous crowd or experience in order to reach a goal.

Synonyms: Armor, Challenge, Glove, Onslaught

Usage: They firmly threw down the gauntlet to hosts Australia


5) Debilitating (Adjective) — कमजोरी लाने वाली

Definition:  Tending to weaken something.

Synonyms:  Weakening, Enfeebling, Enervating

Antonyms:  Restorative

Usage: That result set a debilitating pattern and subsequent visits ended up with two grim realities.


6) Anomaly (Noun) — विसंगति

Definition: something that deviates from what is standard, normal, or expected.

Synonyms: Oddity, Peculiarity, Abnormality, Irregularity

Antonyms: Normal, Typical, Regular

Usage: The larger goal now should be to rectify the other glaring anomaly.


7) Wrest (verb) — जबरन खींचना

Definition: Forcibly pull (something) from a person’s grasp.

Synonyms: Wrench, Snatch, Seize, Grab

Antonyms: Reattach

Usage: India’s much anticipated Test tours of Australia; maiden clashes have mostly been lost, with the occasional draw wrested by the visitors.


8) Niggardly (Adjective) — कृपणता से

Definition: Ungenerous with money, time, etc.; mean.

Synonyms:  Mean, Miserly, Parsimonious, Close-Fisted

Antonyms:  Generous, Lavish, Abundant

Usage: He accused the Government of being unbelievably niggardly.


9) Hinge (Verb) — निर्भर होना

Definition: Depend entirely on.

Synonyms: Depend, Hang, Rest, Turn, Pivot

Antonyms: Detach

Usage: The ironing board was set into the wall and hinged at the bottom.


10) Tamper (Verb) — हस्तक्षेप करना

Definition: Interfere with (something) in order to cause damage or make unauthorized alterations.

Synonyms: Interfere, Monkey Around, Meddle, Tinke

Usage: Someone tampered with the brakes of my car.

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