The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 353

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) Malign (Adjective) – दुष्ट

Definition: Evil in nature or effect.

Synonyms: Harmful, Evil, Bad, Baleful, Hostile

Antonyms: Beneficial

Usage: She had a strong and malign influence.


2) Faraway (Adjective) — सुदूर

Definition: Distant in space or time.

Synonyms: Distant, Far Off, Far

Antonyms: Nearby, Neighbouring

Usage: Exotic and faraway locations


3) Tantrum (Noun) – गुस्से का आवेश

Definition: An uncontrolled outburst of anger and frustration, typically in a young child.

Synonyms: Fit, Outburst, Flare-up, Blow-up, Pet

Antonyms: Happiness, Peace, Calm

Usage:  He has temper tantrums if he can’t get his own way


4) Palpable (Adjective) — बोधगम्य

Definition: (of a feeling or atmosphere) so intense as to seem almost tangible.

Synonyms: Perceptible, Perceivable, Visible, Noticeable, Appreciable

Antonyms: Intangible, Imperceptible

Usage: A palpable sense of loss.


5) Fraught (Adjective) — चिंताजनक

Definition: Causing or affected by anxiety or stress.

Synonyms: Anxious, Worried, Upset, Distraught

Antonyms: Clam

Usage: There was a fraught silence.


6) Stymie (Verb) – प्रगति को रोकना

Definition: Prevent or hinder the progress of.

Synonyms: Impede, Interfere with, Hamper, Hinder, Obstruct

Antonyms: Assist, Help

Usage: The changes must not be allowed to stymie new medical treatments.


7) Retaliation (Noun) – प्रतिशोध

Definition: The action of returning a military attack; counter-attack.

Synonyms: Revenge, Vengeance, Reprisal, Retribution

Antonyms: Clemency, Grace, Leniency, Lenity, Mercy

Usage: The bombings are believed to be in retaliation for the trial of 15 suspects


8) Covert (Adjective) – प्रच्छन्न या गुप्त

Definition: Not openly acknowledged or displayed.

Synonyms: Secret, Furtive, Clandestine, Surreptitious,

Antonyms: Overt, Above Board

Usage: Covert operations against the dictatorship.


9) Prudent (Adjective) – विवेकी

Definition: Acting with or showing care and thought for the future.

Synonyms: Wise, Well Judged, Judicious, Sagacious, Sage

Antonyms: Unwise, Imprudent, Incautious, Extravagant

Usage: No prudent money manager would authorize a loan without first knowing its purpose.


10) Apparent (Adjective) – स्पष्ट

Definition: Clearly visible or understood; obvious.

Synonyms: Evident, Plain, Obvious, Clear, Manifest,

Antonyms: Unclear, Obscure

Usage: For no apparent reason she laughed.

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