The Hindu English Vocabulary

Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary: April Month– Day 6

HIATUS (Noun) : ख़ाली जगह

  • Meaning: a pause or break in continuity in a sequence or activity.
  • अर्थ: एक अनुक्रम या गतिविधि में निरंतरता में विराम या विराम।
  • Synonyms: pause, break, interval, interruption, suspension
  • Antonyms: closure, juncture, misfortune
  • Usage: The professor will take his family on a long vacation during his hiatus.

HEAVE (Verb) : ढोना

  • Meaning: lift or haul (something heavy) with great effort.
  • अर्थ: बड़े प्रयास से उठा या ढोना (कुछ भारी)।
  • Synonyms: haul, pull, lug, drag
  • Antonyms: push
  • Usage: After he tried to heave the heavyweight above his head for the third time, the weak lifter decided to give up.

DEBASE (Verb) : मूल्य घटाना

  • Meaning: reduce (something) in quality or value; degrade.
  • अर्थ: गुणवत्ता या मूल्य में कमी (कुछ); नीचा।
  • Synonyms: degrade, demean, disgrace, undermine
  • Antonyms: enhance
  • Usage: The politician tried to debase his rival’s good reputation by spreading false rumours about him.

THRALL(Noun) : ग़ुलाम

  • Meaning: the state of being under the control of another person
  • अर्थ: किसी अन्य व्यक्ति के नियंत्रण में होने की स्थिति
  • Synonyms: servitude, slavery
  • Antonyms: mastery, dominance
  • Example: After experiencing oppression at the thrall of Great Britain, the colonists decided to take action against the giant country in order to make decisions for themselves.

USURIOUS (adjective) : अति ब्याज

  • Meaning: rate of interest that is unfairly high.
  • अर्थ: ब्याज की दर जो गलत तरीके से उच्च है।
  • Synonyms: avaricious, acquisitive, rapacious, covetous.
  • Antonyms: affordable, moderate, generous, undulating.
  • Usage: Can you lend to the poor without charging usurious interest?

GRANULAR (adjective) : बारीक

  • Meaning: Resembling or consisting of small grains or particles.
  • अर्थ: छोटे अनाज या कणों से मिलकर बनता है।
  • Synonyms: powdery, grainy, gritty, sandy.
  • Antonyms: soft, fine, smooth, glossy.
  • Usage: In the dry state, granular soil particles can be easily separated and identified.

CONTRAVENTION (noun) : उल्लंघन

  • Meaning: An action that offends against a law, treaty, or other rulings.
  • अर्थ: एक कार्रवाई जो एक कानून, संधि या अन्य शासन के खिलाफ होती है।
  • Synonyms: breach, violation, infringement, transgression.
  • Antonyms: compliance, conformity, obedience, adoption.
  • Usage: These powers must be exercised on consideration of the likelihood of damage or distress caused by the contravention of the Act.

SCALDING(Adjective) : धधकते हुए

  • Meaning: If a liquid is scalding, it is extremely hot
  • अर्थ: यदि कोई तरल पदार्थ खुरच रहा है, यह बहुत गर्म है
  • Synonyms: blazing, blistering
  • Antonyms: cold, cool
  • Example:  Against her will, hot scalding tears burst from her eyes and down her cheeks.

ABSTEMIOUS (Adjective) : संयमी

  • Meaning: indulging only very moderately in something, especially food and drink.
  • अर्थ: किसी चीज में बहुत संयमपूर्वक भोजन करना, विशेष रूप से भोजन और पेय।
  • Synonym: temperate, abstinent, austere, moderate.
  • Antonym: self-indulgent, intemperate, rapacious, voracious.
  • Example: Although my husband is normally abstemious with his money, he will buy a ticket to a football game in a minute.

ARDUOUS(Adjective) : कठिन

  • Meaning: demanding great effort or labor; difficult
  • अर्थ: महान प्रयास या श्रम की माँग करना; कठिन
  • Synonyms: exhausting, grueling
  • Antonyms: facile, easy
  • Example: Needless to say, mastering a foreign language is an arduous challenge.

BESTOW(verb) : सम्मान देना

  • Meaning: to give something as an honour or present
  • अर्थ: किसी वस्तु को सम्मान या वर्तमान के रूप में देना
  • Synonyms: award, grant
  • Antonyms: take, deny
  • Example:The country’s highest medal was bestowed upon him for heroism.

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