The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 348

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) Avert (Verb) — टालना

Definition: Turn away (one’s eyes or thoughts).

Synonyms: Prevent, Stop, Avoid

Antonyms: Abet, Aid, Assist

Usage: The strong support among citizens of all countries for urgent action to avert dangerous climate change.


2) Peg (verb) – खूंटी करना

Definition: An individual part of a process, series, or ranking.

Synonyms: Chapter, Cut, Degree, Grade, Inch

Antonyms: Confuse, Disarrange, Jumble

Usage: The UNFCCC has a long road ahead before carbon emissions can be pegged at levels flagged by scientists.


3) Stark (Adjective)निरा

Definition: Harsh and threatening in manner or appearance

Synonyms: Austere, Dour, Fierce, Flinty, Forbidding

Antonyms: Bland, Meek, Mellow, Soft, Soothing

Usage: Recently, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), in a special report, issued a stark warning on man-made emissions.


4) Reliance (Noun) निर्भरता

Definition: Dependence on or trust in someone or something.

Synonyms: Dependence, Mainstay, Pillar, Standby

Antonyms: Independence, Independency, Self-dependence, Self-reliance

Usage: Scaling up solar and wind power in line with the goal of reaching 175 GW of renewable energy by 2022, steadily reducing reliance on coal.


5) Complacency (Noun)आत्मतुष्टि

Definition: A feeling of smug or uncritical satisfaction with oneself or one’s achievements.

Synonyms: Smugness, Self-satisfaction, Self-approval

Antonyms: Dissatisfaction

Usage: The prospect of increased frequency and intensity of extreme weather events and sea level rise in a warming world affecting small island states allows little room for complacency.


6) Blaze (Noun)भड़कना

Definition: A sudden intense expression of strong feeling.

Synonyms: Agony, Burst, Ebullition, Eruption, Explosion

Antonyms: Blackness, Dark, Darkness, Dimness, Dusk

Usage: Twenty firemen fought the blaze.


7) Negligent (Adjective) — लापरवाह

Definition: Failing to take proper care over something.

Synonyms: Careless, Remiss, Neglectful

Antonyms: Careful, Attentive, Conscientious

Usage: The council had been negligent in its supervision of the children in care.


8) Adverse (Adjective) विपरीत

Definition: Preventing success or development, harmful

Synonyms: Unfavourable, Disadvantageous, Inauspicious

Antonyms: Favourable, Beneficial, Positive, Friendly

Usage: Taxes are having an adverse effect on production.


9) Combustible (Adjective)दहनशील

Definition: Able to catch fire and burn easily.

Synonyms: Inflammable, Flammable, Incendiary

Antonyms: Incombustible

Usage: A combustible gas.


10) Evacuate (Verb) खाली करना

Definition: To remove the contents of

Synonyms: Clear, Empty, Vacate, Void

Antonyms: Fill, Load

Usage: Evacuate the cupboards completely before spraying the insecticide.

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