The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 87

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) Paramount (Adjective) – आला दर्जे का

Meaning: more important than anything else; supreme.

Synonyms: supreme, chief, overriding

Antonyms: least, last, inferior

Usage: “the interests of the child are of paramount importance”


2) Repudiated (Verb) – अस्वीकार करना

Meaning: refuse to accept; reject.

Synonyms: reject, renounce, abandon


Usage: “she has repudiated policies associated with previous party leaders”


3) Presumption (Noun) – उपधारणा

Meaning: behaviour perceived as arrogant, disrespectful, and transgressing the limits of what is permitted or appropriate.

Synonyms: brazenness, audacity, boldness

Antonyms:certainty, fact, humility

Usage: “he lifted her off the ground, and she was enraged at his presumption”


4) Laudatory (Adjective) – प्रशंसा, बधाई

Meaning: expressing praise and commendation.

Synonyms: complimentary, congratulatory, praising

Antonyms: disparaging, damning

Usage: “enthusiastic and laudatory articles”


5) Buttress (Verb)– मजबूत या सुदृढ़ करना

Meaning: increase the strength of or justification for; reinforce.

Synonyms: strengthen, reinforce, fortify

Antonyms: weaken, let down, undermine

Usage: “authority was buttressed by religious belief”


6) Adherent (Noun) – अनुयायी, समर्थक

Meaning: someone who supports a particular party, person, or set of ideas.

Synonyms: follower, supporter, upholder

Antonyms: opponent

Usage: “he was a strong adherent of monetarism”


7) Incitement (Noun) – उत्तेजना

Meaning: the action of provoking unlawful behaviour or urging someone to behave unlawfully.

Synonyms: urging, goading, spurring on

Antonyms: suppression, discouragement

Usage: “this amounted to an incitement to commit murder”


8) Dispensation (Noun) – छूट, प्रतिरक्षा

Meaning: exemption from a rule or usual requirement.

Synonyms: exemption, immunity, exception

Antonyms: responsibility, liability, obligation

Usage:”although she was too young, she was given special dispensation to play before her birthday”


9)Endorsement (Noun) – परांकन

Meaning: the action of endorsing someone or something.

Synonyms:support, backing, approval

Antonyms: opposition

Usage: “the issue of full independence received overwhelming endorsement”


10) Surpassed (Verb) – अधिक होना

Meaning: exceed; be greater than.

Synonyms: excel, be better than, be superior to

Antonyms: lost, succumbed, capitulated

Usage: “pre-war levels of production were surpassed in 1929”

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