The Hindu English Vocabulary

Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary: Aug Month– Day 11

SULK (Noun) : उदास होना

  • Meaning: a state of resentful silence or irritability
  • अर्थ: आक्रोशपूर्ण चुप्पी या चिड़चिड़ापन की स्थिति
  • Synonyms: grouch, hump
  • Antonyms: cheerfulness, gaiety
  • Example: A child sitting in a sulk over a minor disagreement.

INVIGORATE (Verb) : बलवर्धन करना

  • Meaning: give strength or energy to.
  • अर्थ: शक्ति या ऊर्जा देना।
  • Synonyms: revitalize, energize, refresh, revive, vivify
  • Antonyms: discourage, dissuade
  • Example: As soon as the water hits the roots of the dehydrated plant, it will invigorate it.

MALADY (Noun) : अधमता

  • Meaning: a disease or ailment.
  • अर्थ: एक बीमारी।
  • Synonyms: affliction,disorder, illness, disability
  • Antonyms: comfort, health
  • Example: in the olden days people were always suffering from some unknown malady.

DRUB (Verb) : पीटना

  • Meaning: hit or beat (someone) repeatedly.
  • अर्थ: बार-बार मारना या पीटना (किसी को)।
  • Synonyms: thrash, trounce, spank, beat
  • Antonyms: aid
  • Example: Continuing to drub the victim with his fist, the attacker didn’t stop until the police showed up.

MORIBUND (Adjective) : मृतप्राय

  • Meaning: (of a person) at the point of death.
  • अर्थ: (किसी व्यक्ति का) मृत्यु के बिंदु पर।
  • Synonyms: dying
  • Antonyms: thriving
  • Example: As the moribund man held his Bible and took his last breath, a bright light appeared in the corner of the room.

REPULSE : खदेड़ना

  • Meaning:to push someone or something back or away, esp. to successfully stop an attack
  • अर्थ: किसी हमले या किसी चीज को पीछे धकेलना, सफलतापूर्वक किसी हमले को रोकना
  • Synonyms: check, defeat
  • Antonyms: attraction, success
  • Example:The attacks were repulsed by means of tear smoke.

ASTOUND : घबराना

  • Meaning:to surprise or shock someone very much
  • अर्थ: किसी को बहुत आश्चर्य या आघात पहुँचाना
  • Synonyms: astonish, bewilder
  • Antonyms: explain, clarify
  • Example:Considering how badly they’re paid and what little support they get, the dedication of these teachers astounds me.

RATIONAL : युक्तिसंगत

  • Meaning:based on clear thought and reason
  • अर्थ: स्पष्ट विचार और कारण पर आधारित
  • Synonyms: intelligent, judicious
  • Antonyms: careless, foolish
  • Example:Bayesian analysis provides a rational basis for the qualitative form of set-theoretic models of similarity.

DODGE : चकमा

  • Meaning:a trick to deceive someone or to avoid doing something that you do not want to do
  • अर्थ: किसी को धोखा देने या कुछ ऐसा करने से बचने के लिए जो आप नहीं करना चाहते हैं
  • Synonyms: device, method
  • Antonyms: face, confront
  • Example:When measured in yen, trade went up by only 2%, but measuring trade in yen is a dodge, because almost all of it is conducted in dollars.

DEDUCE : परिणाम निकालना

  • Meaning: to reach an answer or a decision by thinking carefully about the known facts
  • अर्थ: ज्ञात तथ्यों के बारे में सावधानी से सोचकर किसी उत्तर या निर्णय तक पहुँचना
  • Synonyms: derive, surmise
  • Antonyms: destroy, disperse
  • Example:The police have deduced that he must have left his apartment yesterday evening.

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