The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 60

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) Alleviating (Verb) – कम करना  

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”


2) Combat (Verb)युद्ध

Meaning: take action to reduce or prevent (something bad or undesirable).

Synonyms: fight, battle against, do battle with

Antonyms: give in to

Usage: “an effort to combat drug trafficking”


3) Retain (Verb)प्रतिधारित करना

Meaning: continue to have (something); keep possession of.

Synonyms: keep, keep possession of, keep hold of

Antonyms: give up, lose, abolish

Usage: “Labour retained the seat”


4) Shackles (Noun)बेड़ी

Meaning: a pair of fetters connected together by a chain, used to fasten a prisoner’s wrists or ankles together.

Synonyms: chain, fetter, manacle

Antonyms: free

Usage: “the prisoner was shackled to the heavy steel chair in the centre of the room”


5) Persecuted (Verb)परेशान या नाराज करना  

Meaning: harass or annoy (someone) persistently.

Synonyms: harass, hound, plague

Antonyms: happy, respected, rich

Usage: “Hilda was persecuted by some of the other girls”


6) Barefaced (Adjective) निर्लज्ज या ढीठ

Meaning: shameless and undisguised.

Synonyms: flagrant, blatant, glaring

Antonyms: ambiguous, clouded, cryptic

Usage: “a barefaced lie”


7) Hamstrung (Verb)प्रतिबंधित करना  

Meaning: severely restrict the efficiency or effectiveness of.

Synonyms: handicap, constrain, restrict

Antonyms: help

Usage: “we were hamstrung by a total lack of knowledge”


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/name

Antonyms: unknown, anonymous, faceless

Usage: “Los Angeles is notorious for its smog”


9) Resurgence (Noun)पुनरुत्थान

Meaning: an increase or revival after a period of little activity, popularity, or occurrence.

Synonyms: renewal, revival, recovery

Antonyms: disappearance, failure, downturn

Usage: “a resurgence of interest in religion”


10) Magnitude (Noun)विशालता

Meaning: the great size or extent of something.

Synonyms: immensity, vastness, hugeness

Antonyms: smallness

Usage: “they may feel discouraged at the magnitude of the task before them”

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