The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 80

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) Prejudice (Noun) – प्रतिकूल प्रभाव  

Meaning: preconceived opinion that is not based on reason or actual experience.

Synonyms: preconceived idea, preconception

Antonyms: impartiality, neutrality, objectivity

Usage: “English prejudice against foreigners”


2) Creed (Noun) – पंथ

Meaning: a system of religious belief; a faith.

Synonyms: faith, religion, religious belief(s)

Antonyms: atheism, disbelief,x doubt

Usage: “people of many creeds and cultures”


3) Axiomatic (Adjective) – स्वयंसिद्ध

Meaning: self-evident or unquestionable.

Synonyms: self-evident, unquestionable, undeniable

Antonyms: misunderstood, questionable, uncertain

Usage: “it is axiomatic that dividends have to be financed”


4) Dousing (Verb) – एक तरल डालना

Meaning: pour a liquid over; drench.

Synonyms: drench, soak, souse

Antonyms: dehydrating, desiccating, drying

Usage: “he doused the car with petrol and set it on fire”


5) Primacy (Noun) – प्रधानता

Meaning: the fact of being pre-eminent or most important.

Synonyms: priority, precedence, pre-eminence

Antonyms: last place, bottom, last position

Usage: “London’s primacy as a financial centre”


6) Resilience (Noun) – लचीलाता

Meaning: the ability of a substance or object to spring back into shape; elasticity.

Synonyms: flexibility, pliability, suppleness

Antonyms: rigidity, fragility, vulnerability

Usage: “nylon is excellent in wearability, abrasion resistance and resilience”


7) Apparent (Adjective) – स्पष्ट

Meaning: clearly visible or understood; obvious.

Synonyms: evident, plain, obvious

Antonyms: unclear, obscure

Usage: “for no apparent reason she laughed”


8) Touted (Verb) – प्रशंसा करना

Meaning: attempt to persuade people of the merits of.

Synonyms: commend, endorse, praise

Antonyms: forgotten, suppressed

Usage: “she was touted as a potential Prime Minister”


9) Scrutiny (Noun) – संवीक्षा

Meaning: critical observation or examination.

Synonyms: inspection, survey, scan

Antonyms: glance, cursory look

Usage: “every aspect of local government was placed under scrutiny”


10) Amplifying (Verb) – ध्वनि की मात्रा में वृद्धि करना  

Meaning: increase the volume of (sound), especially using an amplifier.

Synonyms: louden, make louder, turn up

Antonyms: reduce, quieten

Usage: “the accompanying chords have been amplified in our arrangement”

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