The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 73

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) Apparent (Adjective) – प्रत्यक्ष या स्पष्ट

Meaning: clearly visible or understood; obvious.

Synonyms: evident, plain, obvious

Antonyms: unclear, obscure

Usage: “for no apparent reason she laughed”


2) Consign (Verb) – भेजना, पहुंचाना, सौंपना

Meaning: put someone or something in (a place) in order to be rid of it or them.

Synonyms: send, deliver, hand over

Antonyms:keep, hold, detain

Usage: “she consigned the letter to the waste-paper basket”


3) Delinquent (Adjective) – अपराधी या दोषी

Meaning: tending to commit crime, particularly minor crime.

Synonyms: lawless, lawbreaking, criminal

Antonyms:well behaved, conformist

Usage: “delinquent teenagers”


4) Obviate (Verb) – हटाना या रोकना

Meaning: remove (a need or difficulty).

Synonyms: preclude, prevent, remove

Antonyms: aid, allow, assist

Usage: “the presence of roller blinds obviated the need for curtains”


5) Precedent (Noun) – मिसाल

Meaning: an earlier event or action that is regarded as an example or guide to be considered in subsequent similar circumstances.

Synonyms: model, exemplar, example

Antonyms: after, ensuing, following

Usage: “there are substantial precedents for using interactive media in training”


6) Fright (Noun) – डर या भय  

Meaning: a sudden intense feeling of fear.

Synonyms: fear, fearfulness, terror

Antonyms: boldness, bravery, courage

Usage: “I jumped up in fright”


7) Imperative (Adjective) – महत्वपूर्ण

Meaning: of vital importance; crucial.

Synonyms: vital, crucial, critical

Antonyms: unimportant, optional

Usage: “immediate action was imperative”


8) Unanimous (Adjective) – सर्व-सम्मत

Meaning: fully in agreement.

Synonyms: united, in complete agreement

Antonyms: divided, at odds

Usage:”the doctors were unanimous in their diagnoses”


9)Conservative (Adjective) – रूढ़िवादी

Meaning: averse to change or innovation and holding traditional values.

Synonyms:traditionalist, traditional, conventional

Antonyms: radical

Usage: “they were very conservative in their outlook”


10) Surveillance (Noun) – निगरानी

Meaning: close observation, especially of a suspected spy or criminal.

Synonyms: observation, scrutiny, watch

Antonyms: carelessness, ignorance, indifference

Usage: “he found himself put under surveillance by British military intelligence”

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