English Vocabulary

Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary: April Month – Day 10

1) Apparent (Adjective) – प्रत्यक्ष या स्पष्ट

Meaning: clearly visible or understood; obvious.

Synonyms: evident, plain, obvious

Antonyms: unclear, obscure

Usage: “for no apparent reason she laughed”

2) Consign (Verb) – भेजना, पहुंचाना, सौंपना

Meaning: put someone or something in (a place) in order to be rid of it or them.

Synonyms: send, deliver, hand over

Antonyms:keep, hold, detain

Usage: “she consigned the letter to the waste-paper basket”

3) Delinquent (Adjective) – अपराधी या दोषी

Meaning: tending to commit crime, particularly minor crime.

Synonyms: lawless, lawbreaking, criminal

Antonyms:well behaved, conformist

Usage: “delinquent teenagers”

4) Obviate (Verb) – हटाना या रोकना

Meaning: remove (a need or difficulty).

Synonyms: preclude, prevent, remove

Antonyms: aid, allow, assist

Usage: “the presence of roller blinds obviated the need for curtains”

5) Precedent (Noun) – मिसाल

Meaning: an earlier event or action that is regarded as an example or guide to be considered in subsequent similar circumstances.

Synonyms: model, exemplar, example

Antonyms: after, ensuing, following

Usage: “there are substantial precedents for using interactive media in training”

6) Fright (Noun) – डर या भय  

Meaning: a sudden intense feeling of fear.

Synonyms: fear, fearfulness, terror

Antonyms: boldness, bravery, courage

Usage: “I jumped up in fright”

7) Imperative (Adjective) – महत्वपूर्ण

Meaning: of vital importance; crucial.

Synonyms: vital, crucial, critical

Antonyms: unimportant, optional

Usage: “immediate action was imperative”

8) Unanimous (Adjective) – सर्व-सम्मत

Meaning: fully in agreement.

Synonyms: united, in complete agreement

Antonyms: divided, at odds

Usage:”the doctors were unanimous in their diagnoses”

9)Conservative (Adjective) – रूढ़िवादी

Meaning: averse to change or innovation and holding traditional values.

Synonyms:traditionalist, traditional, conventional

Antonyms: radical

Usage: “they were very conservative in their outlook”

10) Surveillance (Noun) – निगरानी

Meaning: close observation, especially of a suspected spy or criminal.

Synonyms: observation, scrutiny, watch

Antonyms: carelessness, ignorance, indifference

Usage: “he found himself put under surveillance by British military intelligence”


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