The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 66

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) Contagion (Noun) – रोग-संचार

Meaning: a disease spread by close contact.

Synonyms: contamination, infection, disease

Antonyms: advantage, cleanliness, purification

Usage: “through personal hygiene the spread of common contagions is discouraged”

 

2) Lethal (Adjective) – जानलेवा

Meaning: very harmful or destructive.

Synonyms: fatal, deadly, mortal

Antonyms: harmless, safe

Usage: “the Krakatoa eruption was the most lethal on record”

 

3) Viable (Adjective) – व्यवहारक्षम

Meaning: capable of working successfully; feasible.

Synonyms: workable, feasible, practicable

Antonyms: impracticable

Usage: “the proposed investment was economically viable”

 

4) Impediment (Noun) – स्र्कावट

Meaning: a hindrance or obstruction in doing something.

Synonyms: hindrance, obstruction, obstacle

Antonyms: benefit

Usage: “a serious impediment to scientific progress”

 

5) Trajectory (Noun) – प्रक्षेपवक्र

Meaning: the path followed by a projectile flying or an object moving under the action of given forces.

Synonyms: course, route, path

Antonyms: deviation, wrong way

Usage: “the missile’s trajectory was preset”

 

6) Reckless (Adjective) – लापरवाह

Meaning: heedless of danger or the consequences of one’s actions; rash or impetuous.

Synonyms: rash, careless, thoughtless

Antonyms: careful, cautious, prudent

Usage: “you mustn’t be so reckless”

 

7) Enfeebled (Verb) – कमज़ोर बनाना

Meaning: make weak or feeble.

Synonyms: weaken, make weak, make feeble

Antonyms: strengthen

Usage: “trade unions are in an enfeebled state”

 

8) Pristine (Adjective) – बेदाग, सही हालत में

Meaning: clean and fresh as if new; spotless.

Synonyms: immaculate, in perfect condition, perfect

Antonyms: dirty, sullied

Usage: “a pristine white shirt”

 

9) Void (Adjective) – अमान्य, अशक्त

Meaning: not valid or legally binding.

Synonyms: invalid, null and void, null

Antonyms: valid

Usage: “the contract was void”

 

10) Twitches (Verb) – चिकोटी या झटका देना  

Meaning: give or cause to give a short, sudden jerking or convulsive movement.

Synonyms: jerk, spasm, convulse

Antonyms: aid, assist, fix

Usage: “her lips twitched and her eyelids fluttered”

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