The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 03

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) Stealth (Noun) गुप्तता

Definition: Cautious and surreptitious action or movement.

Synonyms: Furtiveness, Secretiveness, Secrecy, Surreptitiousness

Antonyms: Openness

Usage: In facilitating the entry of two women, albeit in stealth and under the cover of darkness.


2) Blockade (Noun) नाकाबंदी

Definition: An act or means of sealing off a place to prevent goods or people from entering or leaving.

Synonyms: Siege, Beleaguerment, Encirclement

Antonyms: Reopen, Unblock, Unbolt

Usage: The Kerala government has displayed some resolve in breaking the illegal blockade imposed by some devotees.


3) Upsurge (Noun) चढ़ाव

Definition: An upward surge in the strength or quantity of something; an increase.

Synonyms: Boom, Improvement, Recovery, Upswing

Antonyms: Downturn

Usage: Under some pressure to demonstrate that it had not gone soft as a result of the upsurge of protests against the Supreme Court’s order.


4) Orchestrate (Verb)  व्यवस्था करना

Definition: Arrange or score (music) for orchestral performance.

Synonyms: Arrange, Adapt, Score

Antonyms: Disperse, Divide

Usage: Unfortunately, but not entirely unpredictably, news of their visit has resulted in a cycle of violent and politically orchestrated protests, clashes, and mass arrests.


5) Desecration (Noun) – अपवित्रता

Definition: The action of desecrating something.

Synonyms: Violation, Profanation, Sacrilege

Antonyms: Veneration, Sanctification

Usage: The decision of the temple authorities to close the sanctum sanctorum and perform purification rituals has invoked old and regressive notions of purity and pollution, of defilement and desecration.


6) Gush (Noun) — यकायक बहाव

Definition: A flowing or going out

Synonyms: Exodus, Outflow, Outpour, Outpouring

Antonyms: Flux, Inflow, Influx, Inrush

Usage: The dam burst with a stupendous gush of water


7) Bombard (Verb) — बौछार करना

Definition: Attack (a place or person) continuously with bombs, shells, or other missiles.

Synonyms: Shell, Torpedo, Pound, Blitz, Strafe, Pepper,

Antonyms: Leave alone

Usage: The city was bombarded by federal forces


8) Emanate (Verb) – निकलना

Definition: To throw or give off

Synonyms: Cast, Discharge, Emit, Evolve

Antonyms: Absorb, Inhale, Soak (Up), Sponge

Usage: Honeysuckle emanating such a sweet scent.


9) Dichotomy (Noun) — दो भागों में विभाजन

Definition: a division or contrast between two things that are or are represented as being opposed or entirely different.

Synonyms: Division, Separation, Divorce, Split

Antonyms: Agreement, Likeness, Sameness

Usage: A rigid dichotomy between science and mysticism.


10) Haven (Noun) — शरण, निवृत्ति, आश्रय

Definition: A place of safety or refuge.

Synonyms: Refuge, Retreat, Shelter, Sanctuary, Asylum,

Antonyms: Dock, Harbor, Haven, Port

Usage: “a haven for wildlife”.

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