The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 88

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1) preside (verb) अध्यक्षता करना

Meaning : be in the position of authority in a meeting or other gathering.

Synonyms : chair, take the chair

Antonyms : ancillary, inferior, last, less

Usage : “the prime minister will preside at an emergency cabinet meeting”


2) onslaught (noun) घातक आक्रमण

Meaning : a fierce or destructive attack.

Synonyms : assault, attack, offensive, aggression, advance

Antonyms : defense, defensive, guard, shield

Usage : “a series of onslaughts on the citadel”


3) deplorable (adjective) खेदजनक

Meaning : deserving strong condemnation; completely unacceptable.

Synonyms : disgraceful, shameful, dishonourable, disreputable

 Antonyms : excellent

Usage : “children living in deplorable conditions”


4) aggrieved (adjective) व्यथित

Meaning : feeling resentment at having been unfairly treated.

Synonyms : affronted, indignant, disgruntled, discontented

Antonyms : pleased

Usage : “they were aggrieved at the outcome”


5) anguish (verb) – पीड़ा होना

Meaning : severe mental or physical pain or suffering.

Synonyms : agony, pain, torment, torture, suffering, distress

Antonyms : happiness, contentment

Usage : “she shut her eyes in anguish”


6) contended (verb) – संघर्ष करना

Meaning : struggle to surmount (a difficulty).

Synonyms : cope with, face, grapple with, deal with

Antonyms : deny, gainsay

Usage : “she had to contend with his uncertain temper”


7) purported (adjective) – कथित

Meaning : appearing or stated to be true, though not necessarily so; alleged.

Synonyms : claim, lay claim, profess, pretend

Antonyms : challenge, dispute, question

Usage : “the purported marriage was void”


8) acquiescent (adjective) – संतुष्ट

Meaning : ready to accept something without protest, or to do what someone else wants.

Synonyms : compliant, complying, consenting, cooperative

Antonyms : balky, perverse, wayward, wrongheaded

Usage : “his acquiescent mood”


9) redacted (verb) — संपादन करना

Meaning : edit (text) for publication.

Synonyms : adjusted, amended

Antonyms : kept, left behind

Usage : “a confidential memo which has been redacted from 25 pages to just one paragraph”


10) exonerates (verb) — हक़ बहाल करना

Meaning : (of an official body) absolve (someone) from blame for a fault or wrongdoing.

Synonyms : absolve, clear, acquit, declare innocent

Antonyms : charge, convict

Usage : “an inquiry exonerated those involved”

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