The Hindu English Vocabulary

Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary: April Month– Day 26

BELITTLE (Verb) : पतन

  • Meaning: dismiss (someone or something) as unimportant.
  • अर्थ: महत्वहीन (किसी या कुछ) को खारिज करना।
  • Synonyms: disparage, denigrate, deprecate, downgrade
  • Antonyms: praise, magnify
  • Sentence: There is no reason for you to belittle my wardrobe simply because your clothes are more expensive than the ones I own.

DELVE (Verb) : जांच

  • Meaning: research or make painstaking inquiries into something.
  • अर्थ: किसी चीज में शोध या श्रमसाध्य पूछताछ करना।
  • Synonyms: investigate, probe, examine, explore
  • Antonyms: ignore, neglect
  • Sentence: Because she was planning a trip, the woman began to delve into a search for plane tickets.

POIGNANT (Adjective) : मार्मिक

  • Meaning: evoking a keen sense of sadness or regret.
  • अर्थ: दुख या अफसोस की गहरी भावना पैदा करना।
  • Synonyms: affecting, pitiful, piteous, pitiable, pathetic,
  • Antonyms: cheerful, indifferent
  • Sentence: Because the poignant movie reminded me of my painful childhood, it made me cry.

Ephemeral (Adjective) : अल्पकालिक

  • Meaning: Lasting for a short time
  • अर्थ: थोड़े समय के लिए रहना
  • Synonyms: Temporary, Short-lived, transient.
  • Antonyms: long-lived, enduring, everlasting, eternal, perpetual.
  • Sentence:  time is ephemeral so don’t waste it.

Harping(Verb) : दोहराना

  • Meaning: talk or write persistently and tediously on (a particular topic).
  • अर्थ: किसी विशेष विषय पर लगातार और थकाऊ ढंग से बात करना या लिखना।
  • Synonym: dwell, reiterate, repeat
  • Antonym: forbid, fearfulness
  • Sentence: He’s always harping on about lack of discipline

Blatant(Adjective) : ऊधमी

  • Meaning: (of bad behavior) done openly and unashamedly.
  • अर्थ: (बुरे व्यवहार का) खुलकर और निर्दयता से किया।
  • Synonym: flagrant, glaring
  • Antonym: inconspicuous, subtle
  • Sentence: The whole episode was a blatant attempt to gain publicity.

Clampdown : कठोर नीति

  • Meaning: a concerted or harsh attempt to suppress something.
  • अर्थ: किसी चीज को दबाने के लिए ठोस या कठोर प्रयास।
  • Synonyms: suppression, prevention, crackdown, limitation, restraint, curb, check
  • Antonyms: freedom, advantage, liberty, arousal
  • Sentence: The ensuing clampdown resulted in at least 128 people being killed across Sudan, according to protest organizers.

Blockade : नाकेबन्दी/ संरोध करना

  • Meaning: an act or means of sealing off a place to prevent goods or people from entering or leaving. [Noun]
  • अर्थ:माल या लोगों को प्रवेश करने या छोड़ने से रोकने के लिए किसी स्थान को बंद करने का एक कार्य या साधन।
  • Synonyms: block, barricade, siege
  • Antonyms: access, opening
  • Sentence: They attempted to break the blockade by using submarines.

Unleashing(verb) : उन्मुक्त

  • Meaning: release (a dog) from a leash.
  • अर्थ: एक पट्टे से रिहाई (एक कुत्ता)।
  • Synonym: set free, release
  • Antonym: restrain
  • Sentence: Other parishioners were wary of unleashing political passions in the parish.

Encumbrance(Noun) : भार

  • Meaning: an impediment or burden.
  • अर्थ: एक बाधा या बोझ।
  • Synonym: hindrance, obstruction
  • Antonym: help, asset
  • Sentence: I felt I was being an encumbrance to them.

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