The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 70

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) Hostile (Adjective) – शत्रुतापूर्ण

Meaning: showing or feeling opposition or dislike; unfriendly.

Synonyms: antagonistic, aggressive, confrontational

Antonyms: friendly, mild

Usage: “a hostile audience”


2) Reluctant (Adjective) – अनिच्छुक

Meaning: unwilling and hesitant; disinclined.

Synonyms: unwilling, disinclined, unenthusiastic

Antonyms: willing, eager, ready

Usage: “today, many ordinary people are still reluctant to talk about politics”


3) Accentuated (Verb) – अधिक ध्यान देने योग्य या प्रमुख बनाना

Meaning: make more noticeable or prominent.

Synonyms: underscore, accent, highlight

Antonyms: mask, divert attention from

Usage: “his jacket unfortunately accentuated his paunch”


4) Debilitated (Verb) – दुर्बल करना    

Meaning: make (someone) very weak and infirm.

Synonyms: weakening, enfeebling, enervating

Antonyms: restorative

Usage: “he was severely debilitated by a stomach upset”


5) Bashing (Verb)हिंसक तरीके से प्रहार करना  

Meaning: strike hard and violently.

Synonyms: strike, hit, beat

Antonyms: retreat

Usage: “she bashed him with the book”


6) Surge (Noun) महोर्मि

Meaning: a sudden powerful forward or upward movement, especially by a crowd or by a natural force such as the tide.

Synonyms: gush, rush, outpouring

Antonyms: decline, decrease, fall

Usage: “flooding caused by tidal surges”


7) Cessation (Noun)समाप्ति

Meaning: the fact or process of ending or being brought to an end.

Synonyms: end, ending, termination

Antonyms: start, resumption

Usage: “the cessation of hostilities”


8) Curb (Noun) नियंत्रण

Meaning: a check or restraint on something.

Synonyms: restraint, restriction, check

Antonyms: encouragement, freedom, inside

Usage: “plans to introduce tougher curbs on insider dealing”


9) Emphasis (Noun)प्रमुखता या महत्व

Meaning: special importance, value, or prominence given to something.

Synonyms: prominence, importance, significance

Antonyms: ignorance, incompetence, insignificance

Usage: “they placed great emphasis on the individual’s freedom”


10) Humane (Adjective)मानवोचित

Meaning: having or showing compassion or benevolence.

Synonyms: compassionate, kind, kindly

Antonyms: cruel, inhumane

Usage: “regulations ensuring the humane treatment of animals”

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