The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 45

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) Legacy (Noun) – विरासत या वसीयत  

Meaning: an amount of money or property left to someone in a will.

Synonyms: bequest, inheritance, heritage

Antonyms: forfeit, hurt, loss

Usage: “my grandmother died and unexpectedly left me a small legacy”


2) Catapulted (Verb) प्रक्षेपण करना  

Meaning: hurl or launch (something) with or as if with a catapult.

Synonyms: propel, launch, hurl

Antonyms: catch, hold, collect

Usage: “the explosion catapulted the car 30 yards along the road”


3) Embroiled (Verb) शामिल होना, उलझाना

Meaning: involve (someone) deeply in an argument, conflict, or difficult situation.

Synonyms: involve, entangle, ensnare

Antonyms: exonerated, free, freed

Usage: “the organization is currently embroiled in running battles with pressure groups”


4) Splinter (Noun)किरच

Meaning: a small, thin, sharp piece of wood, glass, or similar material broken off from a larger piece.

Synonyms: sliver, shiver, chip

Antonyms: whole, entirety, lot

Usage: “a splinter of ice”


5) Assertion (Noun)अभिकथन

Meaning: a confident and forceful statement of fact or belief.

Synonyms: declaration, contention, statement

Antonyms: disavowal, denial, desertion

Usage: “his assertion that his father had deserted the family”


6) Detrimental (Adjective)हानिकारक

Meaning: tending to cause harm.

Synonyms: harmful, damaging, injurious

Antonyms: benign, beneficial

Usage: “recent policies have been detrimental to the interests of many old people”


7) Ethos (Noun)लोकाचार

Meaning: the characteristic spirit of a culture, era, or community as manifested in its attitudes and aspirations.

Synonyms: spirit, character, atmosphere

Antonyms: being, reality

Usage: “a challenge to the ethos of the 1960s”


8) Ponder (Verb)विचार करना

Meaning: think about (something) carefully, especially before making a decision or reaching a conclusion.

Synonyms: think about, give thought to, consider

Antonyms: agree, discard, disregard

Usage: “I pondered the question of what clothes to wear for the occasion”


9) Dereliction (Noun) परित्यक्ति

Meaning: the state of having been abandoned and become dilapidated.

Synonyms: dilapidation, disrepair, decrepitude

Antonyms: reclamation, recoupment, recovery

Usage: “a 15th-century farmhouse has been saved from dereliction”


10) Detained (Verb) – रोकना  

Meaning: keep (someone) from proceeding by holding them back or making claims on their attention.

Synonyms: delay, hold up, make late

Antonyms: free, independent, uninterested

Usage: “she made to open the door, but he detained her”

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