English Vocabulary

Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary: April Month – Day 13

1) Cohort (Noun) – जत्था या समूह

Meaning: a group of people with a common statistical characteristic.

Synonyms: group, grouping, category

Antonyms: individual, one

Usage: “the 1940–4 birth cohort of women”

2) Lucrative (Adjective) – लाभदायक या लाभप्रद

Meaning: producing a great deal of profit.

Synonyms: profitable, profit-making, gainful


Usage: “a lucrative career as a stand-up comedian”

3) Remittance (Noun) – प्रेषित धन

Meaning: a sum of money sent in payment or as a gift.

Synonyms: payment, settlement, money

Antonyms:nonpayment, evasion, defaulting

Usage: “complete your booking form and send it together with your remittance”

4) Subsistence (Noun) – जीवन निर्वाह

Meaning: the action or fact of maintaining or supporting oneself, especially at a minimal level.

Synonyms: maintenance, keep, upkeep

Antonyms: inexistence, nonbeing, nonexistence

Usage: “the minimum income needed for subsistence”

5) Procuring (Verb) – प्राप्त करना

Meaning: obtain (something), especially with care or effort.

Synonyms: obtain, acquire, get

Antonyms: giving, according, ceding

Usage: “food procured for the rebels”

6) Succour(Noun) – परेशानी में सहायता

Meaning: assistance and support in times of hardship and distress.

Synonyms: aid, help, a helping hand

Antonyms: hindrance, obstruction, opposition

Usage: “the wounded had little chance of succour”

7) Nurtured (Verb) – पालना या देखभाल करना

Meaning: care for and protect (someone or something) while they are growing.

Synonyms: bring up, care for, provide for

Antonyms: neglect, hinder

Usage: “Jarrett was nurtured by his parents in a close-knit family”

8) Juncture (Noun) – समयबिंदु

Meaning: a particular point in events or time.

Synonyms: point, point in time, time

Antonyms: advantage, blessing, calm

Usage:”it is difficult to say at this juncture whether this upturn can be sustained”

9)Myriad (Noun) – असंख्य

Meaning: a countless or extremely great number of people or things.

Synonyms:quantities, mass, crowd

Antonyms: countable, enumerable,numberable

Usage: “myriads of insects danced around the light above my head”

10) Harness (Verb) – नियंत्रण करना

Meaning: control and make use of (natural resources), especially to produce energy.

Synonyms: control, exploit, utilize

Antonyms: underuse

Usage: “attempts to harness solar energy”

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