The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 77

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) Cue (Noun) – संकेत

Meaning: a thing said or done that serves as a signal to an actor or other performer to enter or to begin their speech or performance.

Synonyms: signal, sign, indication

Antonyms: exterior, exteriority, lock

Usage: “she had not yet been given her cue to come out on to the dais”


2) Afloat (Adjective) – तैरता हुआ

Meaning: floating in water; not sinking.

Synonyms: buoyant, floating

Antonyms:sunk, sinking

Usage: “they trod water to keep afloat”


3) Deploying (Verb) – तैनात करना

Meaning: move (troops or equipment) into position for military action.

Synonyms: position, station, post


Usage: “forces were deployed at strategic locations”


4) Indulge (Verb) – लिप्त होना

Meaning: allow oneself to enjoy the pleasure of.

Synonyms: wallow in, give oneself up to, give way to

Antonyms: stifle

Usage: “we indulged in a cream tea”


5) Assurance (Noun) – आश्वासन

Meaning: a positive declaration intended to give confidence; a promise.

Synonyms: word, guarantee, promise

Antonyms: falsehood, lie, breach

Usage: “he gave an assurance that work would begin on Monday”


6) Moratorium (Noun) – अधिस्थगन

Meaning: a temporary prohibition of an activity.

Synonyms: embargo, ban, prohibition

Antonyms: continuance, continuation, persistence

Usage: “a moratorium on the use of drift nets”


7) Anomaly (Noun) – विसंगति

Meaning: something that deviates from what is standard, normal, or expected.

Synonyms: oddity, peculiarity, abnormality

Antonyms: average, norm, normal

Usage: “there are a number of anomalies in the present system”


8) Granular (Adjective) – दानेदार

Meaning: resembling or consisting of small grains or particles.

Synonyms: powder, powdered

Antonyms: fine, comminuted, floury

Usage:The histogenesis of granular cell tumors has been debated since their recognition.


9)Imminent (Adjective) – आसन्न

Meaning:about to happen.

Synonyms:impending, at hand, close

Antonyms: remote

Usage: “they were in imminent danger of being swept away”


10) Dampen (Verb) – आर्द्र करना

Meaning: make slightly wet.

Synonyms: moisten, damp, wet

Antonyms: dry, drench

Usage: “the fine rain dampened her face”

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