The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 93

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1) Gruesome (Adjective) – भीषण

Meaning: Causing repulsion or horror; grisly

Synonyms: Grisly, ghastly, frightful, horrid, horrifying, fearful

Antonyms: Pleasant

Usage: The most gruesome murder


2) Fragile (Adjective) – नाजुक

Meaning: Easily broken or damaged

Synonyms:       Breakable, easily broken, brittle, frangible, smashable

Antonyms: Robust

Usage: Fragile items such as glass and china


3) Prominence (Noun) – विशिष्ठता

Meaning: The state of being important, famous, or noticeable

Synonyms:       Fame, celebrity, eminence, pre-eminence, importance

Antonyms: Obscurity, depression, unimportance, hollow, insignificance

Usage: She came to prominence as an artist in the 1960s


4) Absence (Noun) – अनुपस्थिति

Meaning: The state of being away from a place or person

Synonyms:       Non-attendance, non-appearance, absenteeism

Antonyms:        Presence, attendance

Usage: The letter had arrived during his absence


5) Hostile (Adjective) – शत्रुतापूर्ण

Meaning: Showing or feeling opposition or dislike; unfriendly

Synonyms: Antagonistic, aggressive, confrontational, belligerent, bellicose

Antonyms: Friendly, mild

Usage: A hostile audience


6) Devolve (Verb) – प्रत्यायोजित करना

Meaning: Transfer or delegate (power) to a lower level, especially from central government to local or regional administration

Synonyms: Delegate, pass (down/on), hand down/over/on, depute, transfer

Antonyms: Centralize, retain

Usage: Measures to devolve power to a Scottish assembly


7) Credence (Noun) – स्वीकृति

Meaning: Belief in or acceptance of something as true

Synonyms:       Acceptance, belief, faith, trust, confidence

Antonyms: Disbelief, discredit, distrust, doubt, mistrust

Usage: Psychoanalysis finds little credence among laymen


8) Conspiracy (Noun) – षड़यन्त्र

Meaning: A secret plan by a group to do something unlawful or harmful

Synonyms:       Plot, scheme, stratagem, plan, machination, cabal

Antonyms: Faithfulness, honesty, ignorance, loyalty

Usage: A conspiracy to destroy the government


9) Subsequent (Adjective) – उत्तरवर्ती

Meaning: Coming after something in time; following

Synonyms: Following, ensuing, succeeding, successive, later, future

Antonyms: Previous, prior, former, prior to

Usage: The theory was developed subsequent to the earthquake of 1906


10) Disgruntled (Adjective) – असंतुष्ट

Meaning: Angry or dissatisfied

Synonyms: Dissatisfied, discontented, aggrieved, resentful, fed up

Antonyms: Pleased, contented

Usage: Judges receive letters from disgruntled members of the public


11) Emphasize (Verb) – महत्त्व देना

Meaning: Give special importance or value to (something) in speaking or writing

Synonyms: Bring/call/draw attention to, focus attention on, highlight

Antonyms: Understate, play down

Usage: They emphasize the need for daily, one-to-one contact between parent and child

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