The Hindu English Vocabulary

Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary: April Month– Day 15

Regale (Verb) :  प्रसन्न करना

  • Meaning: entertain or amuse (someone) with talk.
  • अर्थ: बात-बात पर मनोरंजन या मनोरंजन (किसी को) करना।
  • Synonym: entertain, amuse, divert, delight, fascinate
  • Antonym: anger, annoy, bore, dull, tired, upset
  • Usage: On the ghost tour, an experienced guide will regale you with scary stories of the house’s past residents.

Abdicate (Verb) : त्यागना

  • Meaning: (of a monarch) renounce one’s throne.
  • अर्थ: (किसी नरेश का) सिंहासन त्यागना।
  • Synonyms: resign, retire
  • Usage: Because the mother chose to abdicate her role as a parent, her children have become the terrors of the neighborhood.

INCENSE (Verb) : क्रोध से कुद्ध करना

  • Meaning: make very angry.
  • अर्थ: बहुत गुस्सा करना।
  • Synonyms: enrage, infuriate, anger, madden
  • Antonyms: placate, please, calm
  • Usage: News of the salary reduction is sure to incense the workers.

HIATUS (Noun) :  एक ठहराव

  • Meaning: a pause or break in continuity in a sequence or activity.
  • अर्थ: एक अनुक्रम या गतिविधि में निरंतरता में विराम या विराम।
  • Synonyms: pause, break, interval, interruption, suspension
  • Antonyms: closure, juncture, misfortune
  • UsageThe professor will take his family on a long vacation during his hiatus.

EMBELLISH (verb) : संवारना

  • Meaning: to make something sound or look better or more acceptable than it is in reality
  • अर्थ: किसी चीज को वास्तविक रूप से देखने के लिए कुछ बेहतर या बेहतर या अधिक स्वीकार्य बनाना
  • Synonyms: adorn, deck
  • Antonyms: lessen, reduce
  • UsageGrandma likes to embellish her knitting by hiding secret messages in the pattern.

AMNESTY(Noun) : आम माफ़ी

  • Meaning: a formal pardon or reprieve given to one who has committed a criminal or political offense
  • अर्थ: एक अपराधी या राजनीतिक अपराध करने वाले को दिया गया एक औपचारिक क्षमा या दण्ड
  • Synonyms: forgiveness, immunity
  • Antonyms: vulnerability
  • UsageAlthough the governor claimed to be an honest man of the people, he did not hesitate to give his wealthy friend amnesty for a tax-related crime.

RIPOSTE (noun) : जवाबी प्रहार

  • Meaning: a quick, clever reply to an insult or criticism.
  • अर्थ: अपमान या आलोचना का त्वरित, चतुर जवाब।
  • Synonyms: retaliation, repartee, squelch, quip.
  • Antonyms: request, query, bidding, catechize.
  • Usage: A riposte to that argument was provided by Sea Containers, the shipping group headed by James Sherwood.

FARRAGO (noun) :  संमिश्रण

  • Meaning: a confused mixture.
  • अर्थ: एक उलझन भरा मिश्रण।
  • Synonyms: mishmash, jumble, hodgepodge, turmoil.
  • Antonyms: constituent, ravel, sequence, categorization.
  • Usage: The present gun law is a farrago of nonsense as most of it is unenforceable.

ENNUI (noun) : विरक्ति

  • Meaning: a feeling of listlessness and dissatisfaction arising from a lack of occupation or excitement.
  • अर्थ: कब्जे या उत्तेजना की कमी से उत्पन्न होने वाली अशांति और असंतोष की भावना।
  • Synonym: boredom, tedium, listlessness.
  • Antonym: animation, contentment.
  • Usage: Listening to your dull story about becoming a librarian is leaving me in a state of ennui.

BAGATELLE (noun) : नगण्य

  • Meaning: a thing regarded as too unimportant or easy to be worth much consideration.
  • अर्थ: एक बात जिसे बहुत महत्वहीन या आसान माना जाता है, वह बहुत विचार योग्य है।
  • Synonyms: trifle, frippery, Picayune, gimcrack.
  • Antonyms: worth, gargantuan.
  • Usage: The question of who will pick up the coffee is a mere bagatelle in the overall planning of the conference.

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