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”
1) Rigour (Noun) – सावधानी
Definition: The quality of being extremely thorough and careful.
Synonyms: Meticulousness, Thoroughness, Carefulness
Usage: His analysis is lacking in rigour.
2) Requisition (Noun) — आवश्यकता
Definition: Something that someone insists upon having
Synonyms: Claim, Demand, Dun, Importunity, Ultimatum
Usage: A brand-new, top-notch computer was the new science teacher’s first requisition.
3) Remunerative (Adjective) — आर्थिक रूप से पुरस्कृत
Definition: Financially rewarding; lucrative.
Synonyms: Lucrative, Well Paid
Antonyms: Disadvantageous, Unfavorable
Usage: Made a highly remunerative investment that will end up paying my college tuition.
4) Unscrupulous (Adjective) —नीतिज्ञानहीन
Definition: Having or showing no moral principles; not honest or fair.
Synonyms: Unprincipled, Unethical, Immoral, Amoral,
Antonyms: Ethical, Honest
Usage: Unscrupulous landlords might be tempted to harass existing tenants.
5) Colloquial (Adjective) – बोलचाल की शैली
Definition: (of language) used in ordinary or familiar conversation; not formal or literary.
Synonyms: Informal, Conversational, Everyday, Casual
Antonyms: Literary, Formal
Usage: Colloquial and everyday language
6) Subtlety (Noun) — सूक्ष्मता
Definition: A subtle distinction, feature, or argument.
Synonyms: Delicacy, Delicateness, Subtleness
Antonyms: Slow-wittedness, Dullness, Crudeness
Usage: we appreciated the subtlety with which our host indicated that it was time to leave: he volunteered to pack us a little lunch for the road.
7) Coherent (Adjective) — सुसंबद्ध
Definition: (of an argument, theory, or policy) logical and consistent.
Synonyms: Logical, Reasoned, Reasonable
Antonyms: Incoherent, Muddled
Usage: They failed to develop a coherent economic strategy.
8) Disinclination (Noun) — अनिच्छुकता
Definition: A reluctance or lack of enthusiasm.
Synonyms: Reluctance, Unwillingness, Lack Of Enthusiasm, Indisposition, Slowness
Antonyms: Inclination, Enthusiasm
Usage: Lucy felt a strong disinclination to talk about her engagement
9) Betray (Verb) – प्रकट करना
Definition: Expose (one’s country, a group, or a person) to danger by treacherously giving information to an enemy.
Synonyms: Reveal, Disclose, Divulge
Antonyms: Conceal, Hide
Usage: Many of those employed by diplomats betrayed secrets.
10) Remnant (Noun) — अवशेष
Definition: A remaining group or portion.
Synonyms: Balance, Leavings, Leftovers
Antonyms: Body, Bulk, Main, Mass
Usage: Sailed home with just a remnant of the colonyʼs original population aboard