The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 16

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1) Conundrum (Noun) — पहेली

Definition: a confusing and difficult problem or question.

Synonyms: Riddle, Puzzle, Word Game, Anagram

Antonyms: Answer, Axiom, Explanation, Proposition, Solution

Usage: Inflation conundrum


2) Persuade (Verb) — राज़ी करना

Definition: Induce (someone) to do something through reasoning or argument.

Synonyms: Coax, Convince, Make, Ge

Antonyms: Dissuade, Discourage, Deter

Usage: A weak performance and low inflation may persuade the RBI to go for an interest rate cut.


3) Divergent (Adjective) — विभिन्न

Definition: Tending to be different or develop in different directions.

Synonyms: Differing, Varying, Different, Dissimilar, Unlike

Antonyms: Similar

Usage: The inflation data have also thrown a curveball at policymakers in that their different components show divergent trends.


4) Entrant (Noun) — प्रवेशी

Definition: A person or group that enters or takes part in something.

Synonyms: Beginner, Newcomer, Fresher, Freshman, Recruit

Antonyms: Veteran

Usage: A further eight potential entrants sitting on the fence.


5) Accumulate (Verb) — संचय करना

Definition: Gather together or acquire an increasing number or quantity of.

Synonyms: Gather, Collect, Assemble

Antonyms: Dissipate

Usage: Ms. Harris enters this crowded arena with the heft of her star power, having accumulated considerable political capital through her tough questioning of President Donald Trump.


6) Swirl (Verb) — घूर्णन करना

Definition: Move in a twisting or spiralling pattern.

Synonyms: Whirl, Eddy, Billow, Spiral, Wind, Churn

Antonyms: Straighten

Usage: First, whoever wins the nomination will inherit the burden — and benefits — of the considerable anti-Trump sentiment that is swirling across diverse pockets of the country.


7) Overshadow (Verb) — अधिक प्रभावशाली या सफल होना

Definition: Be more impressive or successful than (another person).

Synonyms: Outshine, Eclipse


Usage: President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Serbia was overshadowed by ongoing protests against the country’s president, Aleksandar Vucic.


8) Revive (Verb) — पुनरजीवित करना

Definition: Give new strength or energy to

Synonyms: Reinvigorate, Revitalize, Refresh, Energize

Antonyms: Torpefy

Usage: He needs to revive the manufacturing sector and emulate other Asian countries by becoming part of the global supply chain.


9) Abstract (Adjective) — सार

Definition: Existing in thought or as an idea but not having a physical or concrete existence.

Synonyms: Theoretical, Conceptual, Notional, Intellectual

Antonyms: Actual, Concrete

Usage: Robert Saunders of Queen Mary University of London explains how the vote in 2016 reduced a complex question to an abstract proposition onto which voters could project incompatible versions of Brexit.


10) Utopia (Noun) आदर्शलोक

Definition: An imagined place or state of things in which everything is perfect.

Synonyms: Paradise, Heaven,

Antonyms: Hell on earth

Usage: A vote on a concrete proposition, he says, would focus debate on the strengths and weaknesses of a specific policy, not on the utopias (and dystopias) that predominated before.

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