The Hindu English Vocabulary

Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary: April Month– Day 18

PANDER (verb) : प्राप्ति

  • Meaning: gratify or indulge (an immoral or distasteful desire or taste or a person with such a desire or taste)
  • अर्थ: तृप्ति या भोग (एक अनैतिक या अरुचिकर इच्छा या स्वाद या ऐसी इच्छा या स्वाद वाला व्यक्ति)
  • Synonyms: indulge, gratify, satisfy, yield.
  • Antonyms: dissatisfy, deny, refuse, disturb.
  • Usage: She tries to hold on to as much genuine stuff as she can while pandering to fancier tastes.

INVIGORATE (Verb) : उत्साहित

  • Meaning: to give life, vigor, or spirit to
  • अर्थ: जीवन, जोश या भावना देना
  • Synonym: amp (up), animate, brace, energize, enliven, fillip, fire
  • Antonym: damp, dampen, deaden, dull, kill
  • Usage: The fresh air and sunshine invigorated the children after a long winter indoors.

PERSUASION (noun) : विश्वास

  • Meaning: a belief or set of beliefs, especially religious or political ones.
  • अर्थ: मान्यताओं का एक विश्वास या सेट, विशेषकर धार्मिक या राजनीतिक।
  • Synonyms: opinion, conviction, faith, view.
  • Antonyms: dissuasion, distrust, constraint, disbelief.
  • Usage: Political leaders and women of all political persuasions are expected to attend the commemorations.

PLAUDIT (noun) : शाबाशी

  • Meaning: an expression of praise or approval.
  • अर्थ: प्रशंसा या अनुमोदन की अभिव्यक्ति।
  • Synonyms: acclamation, commendation, encomiums, accolades.
  • Antonyms: condemnation, criticism, vilification, admonition.
  • Usage: The film smoothly rides on its success, earning the plaudit of being one of the highest-ever grossers in the Malayalam film industry. 

FARE (verb) :  प्रबंधन

  • Meaning: perform in a specified way in a particular situation or over a particular period.
  • अर्थ: किसी विशेष स्थिति में या किसी विशेष अवधि में निर्दिष्ट तरीके से प्रदर्शन करना।
  • Synonyms: proceed, progress, manage, cope.
  • Antonyms: cease, regress, suppress, retard.
  • Usage: We’ll also give you an exclusive analysis of how each team fared over the weekend.

AMICABLE (Adjective) : मैत्रीपूर्ण

  • Meaning: characterized by friendliness and absence of discord.
  • अर्थ: मित्रता और कलह के अभाव की विशेषता।
  • Synonyms: cordial, civil, courteous
  • Antonyms: unfriendly, hostile
  • Usage: If you were a bit more amicable, people would not be afraid to approach you.

HYSTERIA (Noun) : हमला

  • Meaning: exaggerated or uncontrollable emotion or excitement.
  • अर्थ: अतिरंजित या बेकाबू भावना या उत्तेजना।
  • Synonyms: frenzy, wildness, attack
  • Antonyms: calmness, self-possession
  • Usage: The hostages were in a state of hysteria when they were rescued by the police.

MEED(Noun) : पारितोषिक

  • Meaning: a much deserved reward or honor
  • अर्थ: एक बहुत ही योग्य इनाम या सम्मान
  • Synonyms: atonement, compensation
  • Antonyms: disregard, penalty
  • Usage: The handyman is owed a meed for his work on the home but is yet to be paid.

CARNAGE(Noun) : नरसंहार

  • Meaning: that which is left after an extremely violent event such as a massacre
  • अर्थ: वह जो नरसंहार जैसे अत्यंत हिंसक घटना के बाद बचा है
  • Synonyms: crime, bloodshed
  • Antonyms: peace, non- violence
  • Usage: We banned our child from playing his favorite video game because of the violence and carnage it contained.

DISENFRANCHISE (Verb) : नागरिकता से वंचित करना

  • Meaning: Deprive of the right to vote.
  • अर्थ: वोट के अधिकार का ह्रास।
  • Synonym: Opress, shackle, coerce
  • Antonym: Liberate, release, permit
  • Usage: Government should disenfranchise the people having the voting identity of two cities/states 

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