The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 48

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) Rout (Noun) – एक निर्णायक हार।

Meaning: a decisive defeat.

Synonyms: crushing defeat, overwhelming defeat, defeat

Antonyms: victory

Usage: “the party lost more than half their seats in the rout”


2) Teetering (Verb) – डगमगाना

Meaning: move or balance unsteadily; sway back and forth.

Synonyms: totter, walk unsteadily, wobble

Antonyms:stable, steady, balanced

Usage: “she teetered after him in her high-heeled sandals”


3) Jolt (Noun) – झटका  

Meaning: push or shake (someone or something) abruptly and roughly.

Synonyms: push, thrust, jar


Usage: “a surge in the crowd behind him jolted him forwards”


4) Cope (Verb) – सामना करना

Meaning: deal effectively with something difficult.

Synonyms: manage, survive, subsist

Antonyms: ignore, neglect

Usage: “his ability to cope with stress”


5) Volatile (Noun) – अस्थिरमति

Meaning: liable to change rapidly and unpredictably, especially for the worse.

Synonyms: tense, strained, fraught

Antonyms: stable, calm

Usage: “the political situation was becoming more volatile”


6) Excise (Noun) – आबकारी या उत्पाद शुल्क

Meaning: a tax levied on certain goods and commodities produced or sold within a country and on licences granted for certain activities.

Synonyms: duty, tax, levy

Antonyms: rebate

Usage: “the rate of excise duty on spirits”


7) Cherubic (Adjective) – देवदूत संबंधी

Meaning: having the innocence or plump prettiness of a young child.

Synonyms: angelic, sweet, cute

Antonyms: demonic, infernal, satanic

Usage: “a round, cherubic face”


8) Accentuated (Verb) – दबाव का चिह्न करना

Meaning: make more noticeable or prominent.

Synonyms: focus attention on, draw attention to, point up

Antonyms: mask, divert attention from

Usage:”his jacket unfortunately accentuated his paunch”


9) Imperative(Adjective) – महत्वपूर्ण

Meaning: of vital importance; crucial.

Synonyms:vitally important, of vital importance, all-important

Antonyms: unimportant, optional

Usage: “immediate action was imperative”


10) Crusader (Noun) – धर्म युद्ध करने वाला

Meaning: a person who campaigns vigorously for political, social, or religious change; a campaigner.

Synonyms: campaigner, fighter, battler

Antonyms: nonmilitant, conservative, moderate

Usage: “crusaders for early detection and treatment of mental illnesses”

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