The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 90

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1) bullying (verb) – धमकाया जाना

Meaning : seek to harm, intimidate, or coerce (someone perceived as vulnerable).

Synonyms : persecute, oppress, tyrannize, torment

Antonyms : atrocious, awful, execrable, lousy, pathetic, poor, rotten, terrible, vile, wretched

Usage : “her 11- year-old son has been constantly bullied at school”


2) intransigent (adjective) — अनभिलाषित

Meaning : unwilling or refusing to change one’s views or to agree about something.

Synonyms : uncompromising, inflexible, unbending, unyielding

Antonyms : compliant, flexible

Usage : “her father had tried persuasion, but she was intransigent”


3) unviable (adjective) — अव्यावहारिक

Meaning : not capable of working successfully; not feasible.

Synonyms : impractical, unrealistic. doubtful, dubious

 Antonyms : achievable, attainable, doable

Usage : “the commission found the plan to be financially unviable”


4) pragmatic (adjective) — व्यावहारिक

Meaning : dealing with things sensibly and realistically in a way that is based on practical rather than theoretical considerations.

Synonyms : commonsensical, hard-headed, expedient, businesslike

Antonyms : impractical, unrealistic, idealistic

Usage : “a pragmatic approach to politics”


5) reprieve (verb) — सजा को स्थगित करना

Meaning : cancel or postpone the punishment of (someone, especially someone condemned to death).

Synonyms : postponement of punishment, remission, suspension of punishment, respite

Antonyms : charge, punish

Usage : “under the new regime, prisoners under sentence of death were reprieved”


6) inflationary (adjective) — मुद्रास्फीति

Meaning : characterized by or tending to cause monetary inflation.

Synonyms : affectation, affectedness, grandiosity, pretense (or pretence), pretension, pretentiousness

Antonyms : demureness, down-to-earthness, humbleness, humility, lowliness, meekness, modesty

Usage : “the Prime Minister came close to accusing the Chancellor of starting the inflationary spiral”


7) jeopardize (verb) — ख़तरे में डालना

Meaning : put (someone or something) into a situation in which there is a danger of loss, harm, or failure.

Synonyms : threaten, endanger, imperil, menace, risk

Antonyms : safeguard

Usage : “a devaluation of the dollar would jeopardize New York’s position as a financial centre”


8) blatant (adjective) — ज़बरदस्त

Meaning : (of bad behaviour) done openly and unashamedly.

Synonyms : flagrant, glaring, obvious, undisguised, unconcealed

Antonyms : inconspicuous, subtle

Usage : “blatant lies”


9) inevitable (adjective) — अवश्यंभावी

Meaning : certain to happen; unavoidable.

Synonyms : unavoidable, inescapable, bound to happen

Antonyms : avoidable, uncertain

Usage : “war was inevitable”


10) corrosive (adjective) — संक्षारक

Meaning : tending to cause corrosion.

Synonyms : erosive, abrasive, biting, mordant, burning

Antonyms : amusing, droll, merry, playful, sportive, waggish

Usage : “the corrosive effects of salt water”

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