The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 68

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) Confer (Verb) – प्रदान करना

Meaning: grant (a title, degree, benefit, or right).

Synonyms: bestow on, present with/to, grant to

Antonyms: withhold, remove

Usage: “the Minister may have exceeded the powers conferred on him by Parliament”


2) Amicable (Adjective) – सौहार्दपूर्ण

Meaning: characterized by friendliness and absence of discord.

Synonyms: friendly, good-natured, cordial

Antonyms:unfriendly, hostile

Usage: “an amicable settlement of the dispute”


3) Promulgated (Verb) – प्रख्यापित

Meaning: promote or make widely known (an idea or cause).

Synonyms: make known, make public, publicize

Antonyms:concealed, covered, hid

Usage: “these objectives have to be promulgated within the organization”


4) Moot (Adjective) – विवादास्पद

Meaning: subject to debate, dispute, or uncertainty.

Synonyms: debatable, open to debate, open to discussion

Antonyms: accomplished, certain, hands-down

Usage: “whether the temperature rise was mainly due to the greenhouse effect was a moot point”


5) Concurrent (Adjective) – समवर्ती

Meaning: existing, happening, or done at the same time.

Synonyms: simultaneous, coincident, coinciding

Antonyms: separate, unrelated, different

Usage: “there are three concurrent art fairs around the city”


6) Scandalous (Adjective) – परिवादात्मक

Meaning: causing general public outrage by a perceived offence against morality or law.

Synonyms: discreditable, disreputable, dishonourable

Antonyms: seemly, proper

Usage: “a series of scandalous liaisons”


7) Beheaded (Verb) – सिर काटना

Meaning: cut off the head of (someone), especially as a form of execution.

Synonyms: decapitate, cut off the head of, guillotine

Antonyms: recapitate

Usage: “Mary was beheaded at Fotheringhay”


8) Provincial (Adjective) – प्रांतीय

Meaning: of or concerning a province of a country or empire.

Synonyms: non-metropolitan, small-town, non-urban

Antonyms: national, metropolitan, cosmopolitan

Usage:”provincial elections”


9)Opprobrium (Noun) – कठोर आलोचना या निंदा

Meaning: harsh criticism or censure.

Synonyms:vilification, abuse, vituperation

Antonyms: praise

Usage: “the critical opprobrium generated by his films”


10) Leniency(Noun) – दया या क्षमादान

Meaning: the fact or quality of being more merciful or tolerant than expected; clemency.

Synonyms: mercifulness, mercy, clemency

Antonyms: mercilessness, strictness, severity

Usage: “the court could show leniency”

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