The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 74

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) Subterfuge (Noun) – छल, साज़िश, कुटिलता

Meaning: deceit used in order to achieve one’s goal.

Synonyms: trickery, intrigue, deviousness

Antonyms: honesty, openness

Usage: “he had to use subterfuge and bluff on many occasions”


2) Culmination (Noun) – पराकाष्ठा

Meaning: the highest or climactic point of something, especially as attained after a long time.

Synonyms: climax, pinnacle, peak


Usage: “the deal marked the culmination of years of negotiation”


3) Glaring (Adjective) – चकाचौंध

Meaning: giving out or reflecting a strong or dazzling light.

Synonyms: dazzling, blinding, blazing

Antonyms:dim, soft

Usage: “the glaring sun”


4) Dislodging (Verb) – हटाना

Meaning: knock or force out of position.

Synonyms: remove, move, shift

Antonyms: ordering, planting, sowing

Usage: “the hoofs of their horses dislodged loose stones”


5) Erroneous (Adjective) – ग़लत

Meaning: wrong; incorrect.

Synonyms: wrong, incorrect, mistaken

Antonyms: right, correct

Usage: “employers sometimes make erroneous assumptions”


6) Incumbent (Adjective) – अवलंबी

Meaning: necessary for (someone) as a duty or responsibility.

Synonyms: binding, obligatory, mandatory

Antonyms: optional

Usage: “the government realized that it was incumbent on them to act”


7) Detriment (Noun) – नुकसान, क्षति

Meaning: a cause of harm or damage.

Synonyms: harm, damage, injury

Antonyms: benefit, good

Usage: “such tests are a detriment to good education”


8) Beleaguered (Noun) – घेराबंदी

Meaning: lay siege to.

Synonyms: besieged, under siege, blockaded

Antonyms: carefree, unbeleaguered, relaxed

Usage:”he led a relief force to the aid of the beleaguered city”


9)Remuneration (Noun) – पारिश्रमिक

Meaning: money paid for work or a service.

Synonyms:payment, pay, salary

Antonyms: evasion, defaulting, failure

Usage: “they work in excess of their contracted hours for no additional remuneration”


10) Sweep (Verb) – झाड़ू लगाना

Meaning: clean (an area) by brushing away dirt or litter.

Synonyms: brush, clean, scrub

Antonyms: limitation, extreme, height

Usage: “I’ve swept the floor”

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