The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 71

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) Dispensation (Noun) – छूट, प्रतिरक्षा, अपवाद

Meaning: exemption from a rule or usual requirement.

Synonyms: exemption, immunity, exception

Antonyms: denial, disfavour

Usage: “although she was too young, she was given special dispensation to play before her birthday”


2) Disenchantment (Noun) –  मोहभंग

Meaning: a feeling of disappointment about someone or something you previously respected or admired; disillusionment.

Synonyms: disillusionment, disappointment, dissatisfaction


Usage: “their growing disenchantment with the leadership”


3) Alacrity (Noun) –  उत्सुकता, तत्परता

Meaning: brisk and cheerful readiness.

Synonyms: eagerness, willingness, readiness


Usage: “she accepted the invitation with alacrity”


4) Corpus (Noun) – लिखित ग्रंथों का संग्रह

Meaning: a collection of written texts, especially the entire works of a particular author or a body of writing on a particular subject.

Synonyms: collection, compilation, body

Antonyms: part

Usage: “the Darwinian corpus”


5) Robust (Adjective) – मजबूत और स्वस्थ

Meaning: strong and healthy; vigorous.

Synonyms: strong, vigorous, sturdy

Antonyms: weak, frail

Usage: “the Caplan family are a robust lot”


6) Patronage (Noun) – सरपरस्ती

Meaning: the support given by a patron.

Synonyms: sponsorship, backing, funding

Antonyms: attack, blockage, competition

Usage: “the arts could no longer depend on private patronage”


7) Dispense(Verb) – सरपरस्ती

Meaning: distribute or provide (a service or information) to a number of people.

Synonyms: distribute, pass round, pass out

Antonyms: collect

Usage: “orderlies went round dispensing drinks”


8) Abrogation (Noun) – निराकरण

Meaning: the repeal or abolition of a law, right, or agreement.

Synonyms: repudiation, revocation, repeal

Antonyms: institution, introduction

Usage:This is an absolute abrogation of the principle of rangatiratanga inherent in the deed of settlement.


9)Detention (Noun) – नज़रबंदी

Meaning: the action of detaining someone or the state of being detained in official custody.

Synonyms:custody, imprisonment, confinement

Antonyms: discharge, release, acquittal

Usage: “the fifteen people arrested were still in police detention”


10) Languish (Verb) – दुर्बल होना

Meaning: lose or lack vitality; grow weak.

Synonyms: weaken, grow weak, deteriorate

Antonyms: thrive, flourish

Usage: “plants may appear to be languishing simply because they are dormant”

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