The Hindu English Vocabulary

Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary: April Month– Day 5

Jeopardize (verb) : ख़तरे में डालना

  • Meaning: put (someone or something) into a situation in which there is a danger of loss, harm, or failure.
  • अर्थ: (किसी को या किसी को) ऐसी स्थिति में रखना जिसमें हानि, हानि या असफलता का खतरा हो।
  • Synonyms: imperil, threaten, chance, gamble
  • Antonyms: guard, protect, save, design
  • Example: By a word, he could have done it, yet he feared lest that word must jeopardize his brother.

Abate (Verb) – रोक-थाम करना

  • Meaning: (of something unpleasant or severe) become less intense or widespread
  • अर्थ: (कुछ अप्रिय या गंभीर) कम तीव्र या व्यापक हो जाता है
  • Synonyms: subside, die down/away/out, drop off/away, lessen, ease (off), let up, decrease, diminish, moderate, decline, fade, dwindle,
  • Antonyms: intensify, advance, extend, develop
  • Example: the storm suddenly abated

Rescind (Verb) – रद्द कर देना

  • Meaning: revoke, cancel, or repeal (a law, order, or agreement).
  • अर्थ: निरस्त, रद्द या निरस्त (एक कानून, आदेश, या समझौता)।
  • Synonyms: revoke, repeal, cancel, reverse, abrogate, overturn, overrule, override, annul, nullify,
  • Antonyms: enforce, enact
  • Example: the government eventually rescinded the directive

Odious (adjective) :घृणित

  • Meaning: extremely unpleasant; repulsive.
  • अर्थ: अत्यंत अप्रिय; प्रतिकारक।
  • Synonyms: revolting, repulsive, repellent, repugnant
  • Antonyms: delightful, pleasant, agreeable, charming
  • Example: The athlete got arrested for participating in the odious sport of dogfighting.

Rebuffed (Verb) : अस्वीकार कर दिया

  • Meaning: Reject or refuse something or someone in an abrupt or ungracious manner.
  • अर्थ: किसी या किसी को अचानक या अनुचित तरीके से अस्वीकार या अस्वीकार करना।
  • Synonyms: Turn down, Decline, Dismiss, Repel, Spurn.
  • Antonyms: Accept, Welcome, Approve, Permit, Assist.
  • Sentence: The company rebuffed the proposals of all clients.

Leeway (Noun) :स्वतंत्रता

  • Meaning: the amount of freedom to move or act that is available.
  • अर्थ: उपलब्ध होने या चलने की स्वतंत्रता की मात्रा।
  • Synonyms: freedom, scope
  • Antonyms: Bigotry, extremism
  • Sentence: My boss grants me leeway to make my own decisions.

Dilatory (adjective) :धीमा

  • Meaning: slow to act
  • अर्थ: कार्य करने में धीमा
  • Synonyms: sluggish, slothful, lax, slack.
  • Antonyms: fast, prompt, brisk, quick.
  • Sentence: They were dilatory in providing the researchers with information.

Reprobate (Noun) :बदमाश

  • Meaning: an unprincipled person.
  • अर्थ:  एक अप्रतिष्ठित व्यक्ति।
  • Synonyms: rogue, scoundrel, villain, wretch.
  • Antonyms: upright, virtuous, principled, righteous
  • Sentence: Although the old man pretended to be a reprobate in public, in private he did a lot of good deeds for the homeless.

Axiomatic (Adjective): सिद्ध

  • Meaning: self-evident or unquestionable.
  • अर्थ: स्वयं स्पष्ट या निर्विवाद।
  • Synonym: Understood, Given, Granted, self-evident
  • Antonym: Misunderstood, uncertain
  • Sentence:  The arithmetic principles are axiomatic in nature.

Fester (Verb): सड़ना

  • Meaning: Become septic or become rotten and offensive to the senses.
  • अर्थ: सड़ जाना और आक्रामक बनना।
  • Synonyms: Suppurate, Rot, Decay, Degrade, Disintegrate.
  • Antonym: Build, Grow, Please, Improve, Flourish.
  • Sentence: If a cut or other injury festers, it becomes infected

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