The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 41

Dear Readers, Here we have given The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary helpful for Upcoming Bank PO, SSC and all Competitive Exams. Explore The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary to score good marks in English Section. Start practicing 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.


1) Desperation (Noun) – निराशा

Meaning: a state of despair, typically one which results in rash or extreme behaviour.

Synonyms: hopelessness, despair, distress

Antonyms: hope, hopefulness, advantage

Usage: “she wrote to him in desperation”


2) Legitimate (Adjective) – कानूनी

Meaning: conforming to the law or to rules.

Synonyms: legal, lawful, licit

Antonyms:illegal, illegitimate

Usage: “his claims to legitimate authority”


3) Convulsed (Verb) – काबू / हिंसक रूप से हिलना

Meaning: suffer violent involuntary contraction of the muscles, producing contortion of the body or limbs.

Synonyms: shake uncontrollably/violently, go into spasms

Antonyms:cried, wept, sobbed

Usage: “she convulsed, collapsing to the floor with the pain”


4) Crippled (Verb) – विकलांग होना

Meaning: cause (someone) to become unable to walk or move properly.

Synonyms: disable, paralyse, immobilize

Antonyms: able-bodied

Usage: “a young student was crippled for life”


5) Tilt (Noun) – झुकाव

Meaning: move or cause to move into a sloping position.

Synonyms: lean, tip, list

Antonyms: level, right

Usage: “the floor tilted slightly”


6) Plunged (Verb) – जल्दी से जोर लगाना

Meaning: push or thrust quickly.

Synonyms: thrust, stick, ram

Antonyms: increased, rose, grew

Usage: “he plunged his hands into his pockets”


7) Stampeded (Verb) – बेतहाशा भागना

Meaning: rush wildly in a sudden mass panic.

Synonyms: bolt, charge, rush

Antonyms: retreat, standing, recess

Usage: “the nearby sheep stampeded as if they sensed impending danger”


8) Dumping (Verb) – के निपटान करना

Meaning: deposit or dispose of (rubbish, waste, or unwanted material), typically in a careless or hurried way.

Synonyms: dispose of, get rid of, throw away

Antonyms: beginning, building, construction

Usage:”trucks dumped 1,900 tons of refuse here”


9) Boycott (Noun) – बहिष्कार

Meaning: withdraw from commercial or social relations with (a country, organization, or person) as a punishment or protest.

Synonyms:spurn, snub, cold-shoulder

Antonyms: support, approve of

Usage: “we will boycott all banks which take part in the loans scheme”


10) Augur(Noun) – अच्छे या बुरे परिणाम को चित्रित करना

Meaning: portend a good or bad outcome.

Synonyms: bode, portend, herald

Antonyms: conceal, estimate, guess

Usage: “the end of the cold war seemed to augur well”

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