The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 61

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) Clamouring (Verb) – जोर से चिल्लाना

Meaning: shout loudly and insistently.

Synonyms: yell, shout loudly, bay

Antonyms: acceptance, approval, calm

Usage: “the surging crowds clamoured for attention”


2) Palliatives (Noun)उपशामक

Meaning: a palliative medicine, measure, etc.

Synonyms: painkiller, analgesic, pain reliever

Antonyms: treatments

Usage: “antibiotics and other palliatives”


3) Proactive (Adjective)सक्रिय

Meaning: creating or controlling a situation rather than just responding to it after it has happened.

Synonyms: enterprising, take-charge, energetic

Antonyms: reactive, responsive

Usage: “employers must take a proactive approach to equal pay”


4) Laudable (Adjective)प्रशंसनीय

Meaning: deserving praise and commendation.

Synonyms: praiseworthy, commendable, admirable

Antonyms: blameworthy, shameful

Usage: “laudable though the aim might be, the results have been criticized”


5) Spurring (Verb)प्रोत्साहित करना

Meaning: give an incentive or encouragement to (someone).

Synonyms: encourage, prompt, propel

Antonyms: counterincentive, disincentive, block

Usage: “her sons’ passion for computer games spurred her on to set up a software business”


6) Trifle (Noun)कम मूल्य या महत्व की चीज

Meaning: a thing of little value or importance.

Synonyms: inessential, nothing, technicality

Antonyms: essential, rudiment

Usage: “we needn’t trouble the headmaster over such trifles”


7) Whopping (Adjective)विशाल

Meaning: very large.

Synonyms: huge, massive, enormous

Antonyms: microminiature, microscopic

Usage: “a whopping £74 million loss”


8) Turmoil (Noun)उथल-पुथल

Meaning: a state of great disturbance, confusion, or uncertainty.

Synonyms: confusion, upheaval(s), turbulence

Antonyms: calm, peace

Usage: “the country was in turmoil”


9) Rebuffed (Verb)अस्वीकार कर देना  

Meaning: reject (someone or something) in an abrupt or ungracious manner.

Synonyms: reject, turn down, spurn

Antonyms: accept, welcome

Usage: “I asked her to be my wife, and was rebuffed in no uncertain terms”


10) Contemplated (Verb) – विचार करना  

Meaning: look thoughtfully for a long time at.

Synonyms: look at, view, regard

Antonyms: rejected, rebuffed, shunned

Usage: “he contemplated his image in the mirrors”

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