The Hindu English Vocabulary

Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary: April Month– Day 24

Inflammatory(adjective) : भड़काऊ

  • Meaning: relating to or causing inflammation of a part of the body.
  • अर्थ: शरीर के किसी अंग की सूजन या उससे संबंधित।
  • Synonyms: incendiary, intemperate, provocative
  • Antonyms: calming, mitigating, placating
  • Example: They call them seditious and inflammatory, which was far from being their character.

slogans (noun): नारा

  • Meaning: a short and striking or memorable phrase used in advertising.
  • अर्थ: विज्ञापन में इस्तेमाल किया जाने वाला छोटा और हड़ताली या यादगार वाक्यांश।
  • Synonyms: expression, jingle, saying
  • Antonyms: laugh, dysphemism, euphemism
  • Example: “Food will win the war” was the slogan which challenged American agriculture.

Flair(noun) : स्वभाव

  • Meaning: a special or instinctive aptitude or the ability for doing something well.
  • अर्थ: एक विशेष या सहज योग्यता या कुछ अच्छा करने की क्षमता।
  • Synonym: aptitude, talent
  • Antonym: inability
  • Example: He demonstrated his flair for organization

Grazed(verb) : घांस चरना

  • Meaning: of cattle, sheep, etc.) eat grass in a field.
  • अर्थ: मवेशी, भेड़, आदि) एक खेत में घास खाते हैं।
  • Synonym: feed, eat, crop
  • Antonym: bash, bump
  • Example: It grazed her arm.

Glee(noun) : उल्लास

  • Meaning: great delight, especially from one’s own good fortune or another’s misfortune.
  • अर्थ: विशेष रूप से अपने स्वयं के सौभाग्य या किसी दूसरे के दुर्भाग्य से, बहुत प्रसन्नता।
  • Synonym: delight, pleasure
  • Antonym: gloom, disappointment
  • Example: He could hardly contain his glee over his victory

STENTORIAN (adjective) : बुलंद

  • Meaning: (of a person’s voice) loud and powerful.
  • अर्थ: (किसी व्यक्ति की आवाज़) ज़ोर से और शक्तिशाली।
  • Synonyms: booming, clangorous, piercing, roaring.
  • Antonyms: soothing, muffled, muted, softened.
  • Usage: When my father speaks in a stentorian voice, I know I’m in trouble.

PURLOIN (verb) : चुराना

  • Meaning: steal (something).
  • अर्थ: चोरी (कुछ)।
  • Synonyms: loot, pilfer, steal, embezzle.
  • Antonyms: bestow, contribute, donate, purchase.
  • Usage: Sometimes it’s impossible to not purloin an excerpt from another person’s blog.

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.

PROTAGONISTS(noun) : मुख्य पात्र

  • Meaning: the leading character or one of the major characters in a play, film, novel, etc.
  • अर्थ: किसी नाटक, फिल्म, उपन्यास आदि में प्रमुख चरित्र या प्रमुख पात्रों में से एक।
  • Synonym: supporter, upholder
  • Antonym: opponent
  • Example : For the next nine years he was the protagonist of Reform.

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