The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 62

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) Semblance (Noun) – बाहरी 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”


2) Inevitable (Noun) – अपरिहार्य

Meaning: certain to happen; unavoidable.

Synonyms: unavoidable, inescapable, bound to happen

Antonyms:avoidable, uncertain

Usage: “war was inevitable”


3) Combating (Verb) – संग्राम करना

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”


4) Malady (Noun) – एक बीमारी

Meaning: a disease or ailment.

Synonyms: illness, sickness, ailment

Antonyms: health, wellness, comfort

Usage: “an incurable malady”


5) Reconciliation (Noun) – सुलह

Meaning: the restoration of friendly relations.

Synonyms: reuniting, reunion, conciliation

Antonyms: estrangement, alienation, feud

Usage: “his reconciliation with your uncle”


6) Discord (Noun) – कलह

Meaning: disagreement between people.

Synonyms: strife, conflict, friction

Antonyms: agreement, accord, harmony

Usage: “a prosperous family who showed no signs of discord”


7) Cynical (Noun) – निंदक

Meaning: doubtful as to whether something will happen or whether it is worthwhile.

Synonyms: sceptical, doubtful, distrustful

Antonyms: optimistic, credulous

Usage: “most residents are cynical about efforts to clean mobsters out of their city”


8) Quaint (Adjective) – असामान्य या पुराने जमाने का  

Meaning: attractively unusual or old-fashioned.

Synonyms: picturesque, charming, sweet

Antonyms: modern, ugly, normal

Usage:”quaint country cottages”


9)Frayed (Verb) – उधेड़ जाना या घिस जाना   

Meaning: unravel or become worn at the edge, typically through constant rubbing.

Synonyms:unravel, wear, wear thin

Antonyms: pristine, new, current

Usage: “cheap fabric soon frays”


10)Detained (Verb) – पकड़े रहना या हिरासत में लेना

Meaning: officially seize and hold (goods).

Synonyms: hold, take into custody

Antonyms: release

Usage: “customs officers may detain goods for up to two days”

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