The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 81

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) Condemned (Verb) – की निंदा करना  

Meaning: express complete disapproval of; censure.

Synonyms: censure, criticize, castigate

Antonyms: praise, commend

Usage: “most leaders roundly condemned the attack”


2) Promulgate (Verb)प्रवर्तन करना

Meaning: promote or make widely known (an idea or cause).

Synonyms: publicize, spread, communicate

Antonyms: abrogate, collect, conceal

Usage: “these objectives have to be promulgated within the organization”


3) Stigma (Noun) कलंक

Meaning: a mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality, or person.

Synonyms: shame, disgrace, dishonour

Antonyms: honour, credit

Usage: “the stigma of having gone to prison will always be with me”


4) Compliance (Noun)अनुपालन

Meaning: excessive acquiescence.

Synonyms: acquiescence, agreement, assent

Antonyms: defiance

Usage: “the appalling compliance with government views shown by the commission”


5) Bolster (Verb)समर्थन या मजबूत करना  

Meaning: support or strengthen.

Synonyms: strengthen, support, reinforce

Antonyms: undermine

Usage: “the fall in interest rates is starting to bolster confidence”


6) Quandary (Noun)दुविधा, दुर्दशा

Meaning: a state of perplexity or uncertainty over what to do in a difficult situation.

Synonyms: dilemma, plight, predicament

Antonyms: advantage, boon, certainty

Usage: “Kate was in a quandary”


7) Expertise (Noun)विशेषज्ञता

Meaning: expert skill or knowledge in a particular field.

Synonyms: skill, skilfulness, expertness

Antonyms: incompetence

Usage: “technical expertise”


8) Souvenirs (Noun)स्मारिका

Meaning: a thing that is kept as a reminder of a person, place, or event.

Synonyms:       memento, keepsake, reminder

Antonyms: forgotten

Usage: “the recording provides a souvenir of a great production”


9) Dissidents (Noun)असंतुष्टों

Meaning: a person who opposes official policy, especially that of an authoritarian state.

Synonyms: dissenter, objector, protester

Antonyms: conformist

Usage: “a dissident who had been jailed by a military regime”


10) Excise (Noun)उत्पाद शुल्क

Meaning: a tax levied on certain goods and commodities produced or sold within a country and on licences granted for certain activities.

Synonyms: duty, tax, levy, tariff

Antonyms: rebate

Usage: “the rate of excise duty on spirits”

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