The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 72

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) Retaliation (Noun) – प्रतिका

Meaning: the action of returning a military attack; counter-attack.

Synonyms: revenge, vengeance, reprisal

Antonyms: forgiveness, pardon, sympathy

Usage: “the bombings are believed to be in retaliation for the trial of 15 suspects”


2) Lauded (Verb) – प्रशंसा करना

Meaning: praise (a person or their achievements) highly.

Synonyms: praise, extol, hail

Antonyms:condemn, criticize

Usage: “the obituary lauded him as a great statesman and soldier”


3) Efficacy (Noun) – प्रभावोत्पादकता

Meaning: the ability to produce a desired or intended result.

Synonyms: effectiveness, success, successfulness


Usage: “there is little information on the efficacy of this treatment”


4) Anecdotal (Adjective) – उपाख्यानात्मक

Meaning: not necessarily true or reliable, because based on personal accounts rather than facts or research.

Synonyms: informal, unreliable, based on hearsay

Antonyms: experimental, scientific

Usage: “while there was much anecdotal evidence there was little hard fact”


5) Juncture (Noun) – समयबिंदु

Meaning: a particular point in events or time.

Synonyms: point, point in time, time

Antonyms: advantage, blessing, calm

Usage: “it is difficult to say at this juncture whether this upturn can be sustained”


6) Endorsed (Verb) – पृष्ठांकित

Meaning: declare one’s public approval or support of.

Synonyms: allow, approve

Antonyms: disallowed, disapproved, discouraged

Usage: “the report was endorsed by the college”


7) Winnowed (Verb) – खोजें या पहचानें

Meaning: find or identify (a valuable or useful part of something).

Synonyms: isolate, sort out, find

Antonyms: open, lay open, put in

Usage: “amidst this welter of confusing signals, it’s difficult to winnow out the truth”


8) Caucuses (Noun) – सभा

Meaning: a meeting at which local members of a political party register their preference among candidates running for office or select delegates to attend a convention.

Synonyms: meeting, assembly, gathering

Antonyms: agreement, conformity, entirety

Usage:”Hawaii holds its nominating caucuses next Tuesday”


9)Presumptive (Adjective) – आनुमानिक

Meaning: of the nature of a presumption; presumed in the absence of further information.

Synonyms:conjectural, speculative, tentative

Antonyms: definitive

Usage: “a presumptive diagnosis”


10) Buoyed (Verb) – हँसमुख और आश्वस्त करना

Meaning: make (someone) cheerful and confident.

Synonyms: cheer, cheer up, brighten up

Antonyms: depress

Usage: “she was buoyed up by his praise”

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