The Hindu English Vocabulary

Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary: Aug Month– Day 1

Accolade (Noun) – सम्मान

  • Meaning: an award or privilege granted as a special honor or as an acknowledgment of merit.
  • अर्थ: एक सम्मान या विशेषाधिकार विशेष सम्मान के रूप में या योग्यता की स्वीकृति के रूप में दिया जाता है।
  • Synonym: honor, recognition, privilege, award, gift, title
  • Example: Mrs. Smith is such a great teacher that she is always getting one accolade after another.

Vernacular (Noun) – जनभाषा

  • Meaning: the language or dialect spoken by the ordinary people of a country or region.
  • अर्थ: किसी देश या क्षेत्र के सामान्य लोगों द्वारा बोली जाने वाली भाषा या बोली।
  • Synonym: everyday language, spoken language, colloquial speech, slang
  • Example: To hold the interest of the community, the playwright penned his play using only the local vernacular.

Perjury (Noun) – झूठा साक्ष्य

  • Meaning: the offense of willfully telling an untruth or making a misrepresentation under oath.
  • अर्थ: शपथ के तहत जानबूझकर असत्य बताने या गलत बयानी करने का अपराध।
  • Synonym: violation of an oath, giving false evidence/testimony, bearing false witness/testimony, forswearing oneself, making false statements, willful falsehood
  • Example: The mother who lied about her son’s whereabouts will soon face trial for perjury.

Plagiarize (Verb) – साहित्यिक चोरी करना

  • Meaning: take (the work or an idea of someone else) and pass it off as one’s own.
  • अर्थ: किसी और के काम (किसी विचार या विचार) को लेना और उसे स्वयं के रूप में बंद करना।
  • Synonym: infringe the copyright of, pirate, steal, poach, borrow,
  • Example: Professional writers who plagiarize can be taken to court and ordered to pay damages.

PROTRACTED (Adjective) : लंबा

  • Meaning: lasting for a long time or longer than expected or usual.
  • अर्थ: लंबे समय तक या अपेक्षित या सामान्य से अधिक समय तक चलने वाला।
  • Synonym: prolonged, extended
  • Antonym: curtail, shorten
  • Example: In the Senate, there was a protracted struggle.

INEFFABLE(adjective) : प्रशंसातीत

  • Meaning: too great or extreme to be expressed or described in words.
  • अर्थ: शब्दों में व्यक्त या वर्णित होने के लिए बहुत बढ़िया या चरम।
  • Synonyms: inexpressible, indescribable, marvelous, wonderful
  • Antonyms: definable, describable, utterable
  • Example: I breathed an air of ineffable sweetness.

RE-LITIGATING (Verb) : मुकदमेबाजी करना

  • Meaning: To dispute, debate, contest again.
  • अर्थ: विवाद करना, बहस करना, फिर से चुनाव लड़ना।
  • Synonym: prosecute, dispute
  • Antonym: agree
  • Example: This litigation filled the state and federal courts for many years.


  • Meaning: having an abundance of some characteristic quality (as flavor)
  • अर्थ: कुछ विशिष्ट गुणों की प्रचुरता (स्वाद के रूप में)
  • Synonyms: vigorous, influential, competent
  • Antonyms: ineffective, insignificant
  • Example: The potent poison killed him within seconds.


  • Meaning: marked by settled sedateness and often prim self-restraint
  • अर्थ: सुलझी हुई उदासीनता और अक्सर आत्म संयम द्वारा चिह्नित
  • Synonyms: dignified, composed, earnest, grave, humorless, no-nonsense
  • Antonyms: indecorous, frivolous, hilarious
  • Example: She was given a staid title-‘The Iron Lady’.

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