The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 55

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) Maladies (Noun) – एक लाइलाज खराबी

Meaning: a disease or ailment.

Synonyms: illness, sickness, ailment

Antonyms: health, wellness, comfort

Usage: “an incurable malady”


2) 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”


3) Affliction (Noun) – यातना

Meaning: a cause of pain or harm.

Synonyms: disorder, disease, malady

Antonyms:advantage, aid, calm

Usage: “a crippling affliction of the nervous system”


4) Nonchalance (Noun) – शांत, शीतलता

Meaning: the state of being nonchalant.

Synonyms: calmness, coolness, insouciance

Antonyms: anxiety, concern

Usage: “an air of nonchalance”


5) Stiffer (Adjective) – कठोर या दृढ़

Meaning: not easily bent or changed in shape; rigid.

Synonyms: rigid, hard, firm

Antonyms: flexible, plastic, limp

Usage: “a stiff black collar”


6) Looming (Verb) – मंडरा रहा है

Meaning: (of an event regarded as threatening) seem about to happen.

Synonyms: be imminent, be on the horizon, impend

Antonyms: distant, later, remote

Usage: “there is a crisis looming”


7) Alleviate (Verb) – कम गंभीर बनाना

Meaning: make (suffering, deficiency, or a problem) less severe.

Synonyms: reduce, ease, relieve

Antonyms: aggravate

Usage: “he couldn’t prevent her pain, only alleviate it”


8) Exhorted (Verb) – आग्रह करना , प्रोत्साहित करना

Meaning: strongly encourage or urge (someone) to do something.

Synonyms: urge, encourage, call on

Antonyms: discourage

Usage:”I exhorted her to be a good child”


9)Semblance (Noun) – दिखावा  

Meaning: the outward appearance or apparent form of something, especially when the reality is different.

Synonyms:appearance, outward appearance, approximation

Antonyms: back, character, concrete

Usage: “she tried to force her thoughts back into some semblance of order”


10) Clamour (Noun) – कोलाहल  

Meaning: a loud and confused noise, especially that of people shouting.

Synonyms: din, racket, loud noise

Antonyms: silence

Usage: “the questions rose to a clamour”

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