The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 94

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) Strewn (Verb)  – बिखेरना या फैलाना

Meaning: scatter or spread (things) untidily over a surface or area.

Synonyms: scatter, spread, disperse

Antonyms: gather

Usage: “a small room with newspapers strewn all over the floor”


2) Aggravated (Verb) – कष्टप्रद या अतिरंजित करना

Meaning: annoy or exasperate.

Synonyms: annoy, irritate, exasperate

Antonyms:calm, conciliate

Usage: “military action would only aggravate the situation”


3) Infirm (Adjective) – कमजोर

Meaning: not physically or mentally strong, especially through age or illness.

Synonyms: frail, weak, feeble

Antonyms:strong, healthy

Usage: “those who were old or infirm”


4) Indelible (Adjective) – अमिट

Meaning: making marks that cannot be removed.

Synonyms: ineradicable, inerasable, ineffaceable

Antonyms: erasable

Usage: “an indelible marker pen”


5) Tenuous (Adjective) – बहुत कमजोर या मामूली

Meaning: very weak or slight.

Synonyms: slight, insubstantial, flimsy

Antonyms: convincing, substantial, strong

Usage: “the tenuous link between interest rates and investment”


6) Slumber (Verb) – नींद

Meaning: sleep.

Synonyms: sleep, be asleep, doze

Antonyms: wake up

Usage: “Sleeping Beauty slumbered in her forest castle”


7) Onerous (Adjective) – कष्टदायक

Meaning: involving a great deal of effort, trouble, or difficulty.

Synonyms: burdensome, heavy, inconvenient

Antonyms: easy, effortless

Usage: “he found his duties increasingly onerous”


8) Desperate (Adjective) बेकरार

Meaning: feeling or showing a hopeless sense that a situation is so bad as to be impossible to deal with.

Synonyms: despairing, hopeless, anguished

Antonyms: cheerful, composed

Usage:”a desperate sadness enveloped Ruth”


9)Mitigate(Verb) – संकोच

Meaning: make (something bad) less severe, serious, or painful.

Synonyms:alleviate, reduce, diminish

Antonyms: aggravate, increase, intensify

Usage: “drainage schemes have helped to mitigate this problem”


10) Hesitation (Noun)

Meaning: the action of pausing before saying or doing something.

Synonyms: pausing, delay

Antonyms: resolution, certainty

Usage: “she answered without hesitation”


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