The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 47

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) Stubborn (Adjective)जिद्दी

Meaning: having or showing dogged determination not to change one’s attitude or position on something, especially in spite of good arguments or reasons to do so.

Synonyms: obstinate, stubborn as a mule, mulish

Antonyms: compliant, docile

Usage: “a stubborn refusal to learn from experience”


2) Altercation (Noun)तकरार

Meaning: a noisy argument or disagreement, especially in public.

Synonyms: argument, quarrel, squabbl

Antonyms: accord, agreement, calm

Usage: “I had an altercation with the ticket collector”


3) Disruptive (Adjective)विघटनकारी

Meaning: causing or tending to cause disruption.

Synonyms: troublemaking, troublesome, unruly

Antonyms: well behaved, manageable

Usage: “disruptive pupils”


4) Gallows (Noun)फांसी का तख़्ता

Meaning: execution by hanging.

Synonyms: hanging, being hanged, the noose

Antonyms: abandoning, disregard, failure

Usage: “he was saved from the gallows by a last-minute reprieve”


5) Aisle (Noun)गलियारा

Meaning: a passage between rows of seats in a building such as a church or theatre, an aircraft, or train.

Synonyms: passage, passageway, corridor

Antonyms: metropolis, sky, whole

Usage: “the musical had the audience dancing in the aisles”


6) Disinclination (Noun)अनिच्छा, अनिच्छुकता

Meaning: a reluctance or lack of enthusiasm.

Synonyms: reluctance, unwillingness, lack of enthusiasm

Antonyms: inclination, enthusiasm

Usage: “Lucy felt a strong disinclination to talk about her engagement”


7) Combative (Adjective)जुझारू

Meaning: ready or eager to fight or argue.

Synonyms: pugnacious, aggressive, antagonistic

Antonyms: conciliatory

Usage: “he made some enemies with his combative style”


8) Notorious (Adjective)कुख्यात

Meaning: famous or well known, typically for some bad quality or deed.

Synonyms: infamous, of ill repute, with a bad reputation

Antonyms: unknown, anonymous, faceless

Usage: “Los Angeles is notorious for its smog”


9) Crude (Adjective) अशोधित या कच्चा  

Meaning: in a natural or raw state; not yet processed or refined.

Synonyms: unrefined, unpurified, unprocessed

Antonyms: refined

Usage: “crude oil”


10) Pernicious (Adjective)विघातक

Meaning: having a harmful effect, especially in a gradual or subtle way.

Synonyms: harmful, damaging, destructive

Antonyms: beneficial, benign, favourable

Usage: “the pernicious influences of the mass media”

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