The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 95

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1) Contempt (Noun) – तिरस्कार

Meaning: The feeling that a person or a thing is worthless or beneath consideration

Synonyms: Scorn, disdain, disrespect, deprecation

Antonyms: Respect

Usage: Pam stared at the girl with total contempt


2) Defiance (Noun) – आज्ञा का उल्लंघन करना

Meaning: Open resistance; bold disobedience

Synonyms: Resistance, opposition, confrontation; non-compliance, disobedience

Antonyms: Submission, obedience

Usage: An act of defiance


3) Transparency (Noun) – पारदर्शिता

Meaning: The condition of being transparent

Synonyms: Translucency, lucidity, pellucidity, limpidness

Antonyms: Opacity, cloudiness, obscurity, ambiguity

Usage: The transparency of ice


4) Reluctance (Noun) – अनिच्छा

Meaning: Unwillingness or disinclination to do something

Synonyms: Unwillingness, disinclination, lack of enthusiasm; hesitation

Antonyms: Willingness, eagerness

Usage: She sensed his reluctance to continue


5) Prominent (Adjective) – प्रसिद्ध

Meaning: Important; famous

Synonyms: Important, well known, leading, eminent, pre-eminent, distinguished, notable

Antonyms: Unimportant, obscure, unknown

Usage: She was a prominent member of the city council


6) Rival (Noun) – प्रतिद्वंद्वी

Meaning: A person or thing competing with another for the same objective or for superiority in the same field of activity

Synonyms:       Competitor, opponent, contestant, contender, challenger

Antonyms: Partner, ally

Usage: He has no serious rival for the job


7) Proponent (Noun) – प्रस्तावक

Meaning: A person who advocates a theory, proposal, or course of action

Synonyms: Advocate, supporter, upholder, exponent, promoter, adherent

Antonyms: Adversary, antagonist, opponent, detractor

Usage: A strong proponent of the free market and liberal trade policies


8) Insurgent (Noun) – विद्रोही

Meaning: A person fighting against a government or invading force; a rebel or revolutionary

Synonyms: Rebel, revolutionary, revolutionist, mutineer, agitator, subversive

Antonyms: Loyalist

Usage: An attack by armed insurgents


9) Disavow (Noun) – मुकरना

Meaning: Deny any responsibility or support for

Synonyms: Deny, disclaim, disown, wash one’s hands of; reject

Antonyms: Acknowledge, avow, own, admit, allow, claim

Usage: The union leaders resisted pressure to disavow picket-line violence


10) Endorse (Verb) – पृष्ठांकित करना

Meaning: Declare one’s public approval or support of

Synonyms: Support, back, approve (of), be in agreement with, favour

Antonyms: Oppose

Usage: The report was endorsed by the college


11) Invasion (Noun) – आक्रमण

Meaning: An instance of invading a country or region with an armed force

Synonyms:       Occupation, conquering, capture, seizure, annexation, annexing, takeover

Antonyms: Withdrawal

Usage: Napoleon’s disastrous invasion of Russia in 1812


12) Regret (Verb) – खेद प्रकट करना

Meaning: Feel sad, repentant, or disappointed over (something that one has done or failed to do)

Synonyms: Be sorry about, feel contrite about, feel apologetic about, feel remorse about/for

Antonyms: Applaud, welcome

Usage: She immediately regretted her words

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