The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 75

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) Inevitable (Adjective) – अपरिहार्य

Meaning: certain to happen; unavoidable.

Synonyms: unavoidable, inescapable, bound to happen

Antonyms: avoidable, uncertain

Usage: “war was inevitable”


2) Rigorous (Adjective) – सख्त

Meaning: extremely thorough and careful.

Synonyms: meticulous, punctilious, conscientious

Antonyms: slapdash

Usage: “the rigorous testing of consumer products”


3) Presumes (Verb) – मान लेना  

Meaning: suppose that something is the case on the basis of probability.

Synonyms: assume, suppose, dare say

Antonyms: abstains, calculates, disbelieves

Usage: “I presumed that the man had been escorted from the building”


4) Subsequent (Adjective)अनुवर्ती

Meaning: coming after something in time; following.

Synonyms: following, ensuing, succeeding

Antonyms: previous, prior, former

Usage: “the theory was developed subsequent to the earthquake of 1906”


5) Adhere (Verb)पालन या अनुसरण करना

Meaning: stick fast to (a surface or substance).

Synonyms: stick, stick fast, cling

Antonyms: separate, loosen, remove

Usage: “paint won’t adhere well to a greasy surface”


6) Distressing (Verb)चिंता, दुःख

Meaning: cause (someone) anxiety, sorrow, or pain.

Synonyms: grieve, sadden, trouble

Antonyms: calm, soothe, please

Usage: “I didn’t mean to distress you”


7) Moribund (Adjective)मरणासन्न

Meaning: at the point of death.

Synonyms: dying, expiring

Antonyms: thriving, recovering

Usage: “on examination she was moribund and dehydrated”


8) Meagre (Adjective)मात्रा या गुणवत्ता में कमी

Meaning: lacking in quantity or quality.

Synonyms: inadequate, scanty, scant

Antonyms: abundant

Usage: “they were forced to supplement their meagre earnings”


9) Bloc (Noun)गुट

Meaning: a group of countries or political parties with common interests who have formed an alliance.

Synonyms: alliance, association, coalition

Antonyms: agreement, conformity, entirety

Usage: “the Soviet bloc”


10) Intrusive (Adjective)पेचीदा

Meaning: causing disruption or annoyance through being unwelcome or uninvited.

Synonyms: intruding, invasive, obtrusive

Antonyms: low-key

Usage: “that was an intrusive question”

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