The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 96

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) Perilous (Adjective) – खतरे या जोखिम से भरा हुआ

Meaning: full of danger or risk.

Synonyms: dangerous, fraught with danger

Antonyms: safe, secure

Usage: “a perilous journey south”


2) Shamble (Verb) – भद्दी चाल

Meaning: move with a slow, shuffling, awkward gait.

Synonyms: shuffle, lumber, totter

Antonyms: run, sprint, bound

Usage: “he shambled off down the corridor”


3) Desperation (Noun) – निराशा

Meaning: a state of despair, typically one which results in rash or extreme behaviour.

Synonyms: hopelessness, despair, distress

Antonyms: hope, hopefulness, advantage

Usage: “she wrote to him in desperation”


4) Flouting (Verb) – खुलेआम अवहेलना करना

Meaning: openly disregard (a rule, law, or convention).

Synonyms: defy, refuse to obey, go against

Antonyms: observe

Usage: “the advertising code is being flouted”


5) Replenish (Verb)पुनःपूर्ति करना

Meaning: fill (something) up again.

Synonyms: refill, top up, fill up

Antonyms: empty

Usage: “he replenished Justin’s glass with mineral water”


6) Reimburse (Verb)प्रतिपूर्ति करना

Meaning: repay (a person who has spent or lost money).

Synonyms: compensate, recompense, refund

Antonyms: damage, deprive, lose

Usage: “the investors should be reimbursed for their losses”


7) Indelicate (Adjective)संवेदनशील समझ या चातुर्य की कमी होना

Meaning: having or showing a lack of sensitive understanding or tact.

Synonyms: insensitive, tactless, undiplomatic

Antonyms: tactful

Usage: “forgive me asking an indelicate question, but how are you off for money?”


8) Deferring (Verb) स्थगित करना या टालना

Meaning: put off (an action or event) to a later time; postpone.

Synonyms: postpone, put off, adjourn

Antonyms: abbreviating, advancing

Usage: “they deferred the decision until February”


9) Abdicating (Verb)त्यागना

Meaning: fail to fulfil or undertake (a responsibility or duty).

Synonyms: disown, turn down, spurn

Antonyms: accept, take on

Usage: “the government was accused of abdicating its responsibility”


10) Resorted (Verb) – सहारा लेना  

Meaning: turn to and adopt as to resolve a difficult situation.

Synonyms: use, utilize, avail oneself of

Antonyms: abstained, avoided, broke

Usage: “the duke was prepared to resort to force if negotiation failed”

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