The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 67

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) Mitigation (Noun) – शमन

Meaning: the action of reducing the severity, seriousness, or painfulness of something.

Synonyms: alleviation, reduction, diminution

Antonyms: intensification

Usage: “the identification and mitigation of pollution”


2) Accumulating (Verb) – संचित करना

Meaning: gather together or acquire an increasing number or quantity of.

Synonyms: gather, collect, assemble


Usage: “investigators have yet to accumulate enough evidence”


3) Contaminated (Verb) – दूषित

Meaning: make (something) impure by exposure to or addition of a poisonous or polluting substance.

Synonyms: pollute, adulterate, make impure


Usage: “the site was found to be contaminated by radioactivity”


4) Frayed (Verb) – उधेडना

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”


5) Scurrying (Verb) – जल्दी जल्दी दौड़ना

Meaning: move hurriedly with short quick steps.

Synonyms: scamper, scuttle, bustle

Antonyms: amble, stroll

Usage: “pedestrians scurried for cover”


6) Angst (Noun) – गुस्सा  

Meaning: a feeling of deep anxiety or dread, typically an unfocused one about the human condition or the state of the world in general.

Synonyms: anxiety, fear, dread

Antonyms: calmness, composure, ease

Usage: “the existential angst of the middle classes”


7) Shunning (Verb) – बचना, बच निकलना

Meaning: persistently avoid, ignore, or reject (someone or something) through antipathy or caution.

Synonyms: avoid, evade, eschew

Antonyms: accept, seek, welcome

Usage: “he shunned fashionable society”


8) Rhetoric (Noun) – अलंकार शास्र

Meaning: the art of effective or persuasive speaking or writing, especially the exploitation of figures of speech and other compositional techniques.

Synonyms: oratory, eloquence, power of speech

Antonyms: conciseness, quiet, silence

Usage:”he is using a common figure of rhetoric, hyperbole”


9) Galvanising (Verb) – झटका देना या उत्साहित करना  

Meaning: shock or excite (someone) into taking action.

Synonyms:jolt, shock, startle

Antonyms: demotivate

Usage: “the urgency of his voice galvanized them into action”


10) Celestial (Adjective) – खगोलीय

Meaning: belonging or relating to heaven.

Synonyms: heavenly, holy, saintly

Antonyms: hellish, mundane

Usage: “the celestial city”

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