The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 86

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) Hover (Verb) – मंडराना

Meaning: remain in one place in the air.

Synonyms: hang, float, levitate

Antonyms: settles, sinks, descends

Usage: “Army helicopters hovered overhead”


2) Tweak (Verb) – मोड़ना या खींचना

Meaning: twist or pull (something) sharply.

Synonyms: twist, tug, pinch

Antonyms:fix, freeze, set

Usage: “he tweaked the boy’s ear”


3) Surveillance (Noun) – निगरानी

Meaning: close observation, especially of a suspected spy or criminal.

Synonyms: observation, scrutiny, watch

Antonyms:carelessness, ignorance, indifference

Usage: “he found himself put under surveillance by British military intelligence”


4) Prompted (Verb) – प्रेरित करना

Meaning: cause or bring about (an action or feeling).

Synonyms: give rise to, bring about, cause

Antonyms: deter, restrain

Usage: “the violence prompted a wave of refugees to flee the country”


5) Vulnerable (Adjective) – भेद्य

Meaning: exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally.

Synonyms: at risk, endangered, unsafe

Antonyms: invulnerable, resilient

Usage: “we were in a vulnerable position”


6) Clogged (Verb) – भरा हुआ

Meaning: block or become blocked with an accumulation of thick, wet matter.

Synonyms: block, obstruct, congest

Antonyms: unblock

Usage: “the gutters were clogged up with leaves”


7) Inferring (Verb) – निष्कर्ष करना या परिणाम निकालना

Meaning: deduce or conclude (something) from evidence and reasoning rather than from explicit statements.

Synonyms: deduce, reason, work out

Antonyms: disbelieving, doubting, discrediting

Usage: “from these facts we can infer that crime has been increasing”


8) Prudent (Adjective) – विवेकी

Meaning: acting with or showing care and thought for the future.

Synonyms: wise, well judged, judicious

Antonyms: unwise, imprudent, incautious

Usage:”no prudent money manager would authorize a loan without first knowing its purpose”


9)Stringent (Adjective) – कड़ी से कड़ी

Meaning: strict, precise, and exacting.

Synonyms:strict, firm, rigid

Antonyms: lenient, flexible

Usage: “stringent guidelines on air pollution”


10) Probe(Noun) – तहक़ीक़ात

Meaning: a thorough investigation into a crime or other matter.

Synonyms: investigation, inquiry, examination

Antonyms: answer, ignore, misunderstand

Usage: “a probe into city hall corruption”


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