English Vocabulary

Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary: April Month – Day 2

1) Endorsement (Noun) – समर्थन, पृष्ठांकन

Meaning: the action of endorsing someone or something.

Synonyms: support, backing, approval

Antonyms: opposition

Usage: “the issue of full independence received overwhelming endorsement”

2) Disseminated (Verb) – फैलाया हुआ

Meaning: spread (something, especially information) widely.

Synonyms: spread, circulate, distribute

Antonyms:concentrated, connected, united

Usage: “health authorities should foster good practice by disseminating information”

3) Exaggeration (Noun) – अतिशयोक्ति

Meaning: a statement that represents something as better or worse than it really is.

Synonyms: overstatement, overemphasis, magnification

Antonyms:understatement, meiosis, restraint

Usage: “it would be an exaggeration to say I had morning sickness, but I did feel queasy”

4) Credible (Adjective) – प्रत्ययनीय

Meaning: able to be believed; convincing.

Synonyms: acceptable, trustworthy, reliable

Antonyms: untrustworthy

Usage: “few people found his story credible”

5) Concede (Verb) – स्वीकार करना

Meaning: admit or agree that something is true after first denying or resisting it.

Synonyms: admit, acknowledge, accept

Antonyms: deny

Usage: “I had to concede that I’d overreacted”

6) Restrain (Verb) – नियंत्रित करना

Meaning: prevent (someone or something) from doing something; keep under control or within limits.

Synonyms: prevent, stop, keep

Antonyms: force, compel, encourage

Usage: “the need to restrain public expenditure”

7) Implicit (Adjective) – अंतर्निहित

Meaning: suggested though not directly expressed.

Synonyms: implied, indirect, inferred

Antonyms: explicit, direct

Usage: “comments seen as implicit criticism of the policies”

8) Proactive (Adjective) – सक्रिय

Meaning: creating or controlling a situation rather than just responding to it after it has happened.

Synonyms: enterprising, take-charge, energetic

Antonyms: reactive, responsive

Usage:”employers must take a proactive approach to equal pay”

9) Culpable (Adjective) – दोषी  

Meaning: deserving blame.

Synonyms:to blame, guilty, at fault

Antonyms: blameless, innocent

Usage: “mercy killings are less culpable than ‘ordinary’ murders”

10) Meticulous (Adjective) – नुकताचीन

Meaning: showing great attention to detail; very careful and precise.

Synonyms: careful, conscientious, diligent

Antonyms: careless, sloppy, slapdash

Usage: “the designs are hand-glazed with meticulous care”

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