The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 54

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) Crass (Adjective)बेवकूफ, असंवेदनशील

Meaning: showing no intelligence or sensitivity.

Synonyms: stupid, insensitive, blundering

Antonyms: intelligent

Usage: “the crass assumptions that men make about women”


2) Futile (Adjective)निष्फल

Meaning: incapable of producing any useful result; pointless.

Synonyms: fruitless, vain, pointless

Antonyms: useful, fruitful

Usage: “a futile attempt to keep fans from mounting the stage”


3) Eminent (Adjective)प्रख्यात

Meaning: famous and respected within a particular sphere.

Synonyms: illustrious, distinguished, renowned

Antonyms: unimportant, unknown

Usage: “one of the world’s most eminent statisticians”


4) Dubious (Adjective)संदिग्ध

Meaning: hesitating or doubting.

Synonyms: doubtful, uncertain, unsure

Antonyms: certain, definite

Usage: “I was rather dubious about the whole idea”


5) Exonerated (Verb) दोषमुक्त करना

 Meaning: absolve (someone) from blame for a fault or wrongdoing.

Synonyms: absolve, clear, acquit

Antonyms: charge, convict

Usage: “an inquiry exonerated those involved”


6) Restraining (Verb)निरोधक

Meaning: prevent (someone or something) from doing something; keep under control or within limits.

Synonyms: prevent, stop, keep

Antonyms: force, compel, encourage

Usage: “the need to restrain public expenditure”


7) Heft (Verb)उठाना या ले जाना

Meaning: lift or carry (something heavy).

Synonyms: lift, lift up, raise

Antonyms: put down

Usage: “he lifted crates and hefted boxes”


8) Insurmountable (Adjective)दुरतिक्रम्य

Meaning: too great to be overcome.

Synonyms: insuperable, unconquerable, invincible

Antonyms: surmountable

Usage: “an insurmountable problem”


9) Surmised (Verb)अनुमान लगाना  

Meaning: suppose that something is true without having evidence to confirm it.

Synonyms: guess, conjecture, suspect

Antonyms: know

Usage: “he surmised that something must be wrong”


10) Purport (Verb)दावा करना

Meaning: appear to be or do something, especially falsely.

Synonyms: claim, lay claim, profess

Antonyms: exterior, exteriority, insignificance

Usage: “she is not the person she purports to be”

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