The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 56

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) Wane (Verb) – घट जाना, कम हो जाना

Meaning: have a progressively smaller part of its visible surface illuminated, so that it appears to decrease in size.

Synonyms: disappear, decrease, diminish

Antonyms: wax

Usage: “confidence in the dollar waned”


2) Squandered (Verb) – गंवाना

Meaning: waste (something, especially money or time) in a reckless and foolish manner.

Synonyms: waste, misspend, misuse

Antonyms: manage, make good use of, save

Usage: “£100m of taxpayers’ money has been squandered on administering the tax”


3) Impending (Verb) – होने वाला

Meaning: be about to happen.

Synonyms: imminent, at hand, close

Antonyms: late, recent, distant

Usage: “my impending departure”


4) Unravelling (Verb) – उजागर करने

Meaning: investigate and solve or explain (something complicated or puzzling).

Synonyms: solve, resolve, work out

Antonyms: complicate

Usage: “they were attempting to unravel the cause of death”


5) Salvage (Verb) – उबार

Meaning: rescue (a wrecked or disabled ship or its cargo) from loss at sea.

Synonyms: rescue, save, recover

Antonyms: abandon, endanger, forfeit

Usage: “an emerald and gold cross was salvaged from the wreck”


6) Luring (Verb) – लुभाना

Meaning: tempt (a person or animal) to do something or to go somewhere, especially by offering some form of reward.

Synonyms: tempt, entice, attract

Antonyms: deter, put off

Usage: “the child was lured into a car but managed to escape”


7) Dubious (Adjective) – संदिग्ध

Meaning: hesitating or doubting.

Synonyms: doubtful, uncertain, unsure

Antonyms: certain, definite

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


8) Usurping (Verb) – हड़पना

Meaning: take (a position of power or importance) illegally or by force.

Synonyms: seize, take over, expropriate

Antonyms: surrender

Usage: “Richard usurped the throne”


9) Restraint (Noun) – आत्म-नियंत्रण, आत्म-संयम

Meaning: unemotional, dispassionate, or moderate behaviour; self-control.

Synonyms: self-control, self-restraint, self-discipline

Antonyms: abandon, forwardness, outspokenness

Usage: “he urged the protestors to exercise restraint”


10) Truncated (Verb) – छंटनी की गई

Meaning: shorten (something) by cutting off the top or the end.

Synonyms: shorten, cut, cut short

Antonyms: lengthen, extend

Usage: “a truncated cone shape”

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