The Hindu English Vocabulary

Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary: Aug Month– Day 12

AUTONOMOUS : स्वायत्तशासी

  • Meaning:independent and having the power to make your own decisions
  • अर्थ: स्वतंत्र और अपने निर्णय लेने की शक्ति होना
  • Synonyms: self- governing, sovereign
  • Antonyms: dependent, subservient
  • Example:The company’s divisions, which have been largely autonomous up to now, will be centralized under the newly appointed CEO.


  • Meaning:to have as a result or be the final result of a process
  • अर्थ: एक परिणाम के रूप में या एक प्रक्रिया का अंतिम परिणाम हो
  • Synonyms: conclude, climax
  • Antonyms: begin, commence
  • Example:My arguments with the boss got worse and worse, and finally culminated in my resignation.

AFFILIATE : संबद्ध

  • Meaning:to cause a group to become part of or form a close relationship with another, usually larger, group, or organization
  • अर्थ: एक समूह का कारण बनने के लिए या दूसरे के साथ घनिष्ठ संबंध बनाने के लिए, आमतौर पर बड़ा, समूह या संगठन
  • Synonyms: partner, associate
  • Antonyms: enemy
  • Example:The school is affiliated with a national association of driving schools.

MALICE : द्वेष

  • Meaning:the wish to harm or upset other people
  • अर्थ: दूसरे लोगों को नुकसान या परेशान करने की इच्छा
  • Synonyms: animosity, bitterness
  • Antonyms: love, liking
  • Example:An employee would have to prove an employer acted out of malice in order to sue.

SCRUNCH: कुचलना

  • Meaning:to make something or yourself smaller to fit into a small space
  • अर्थ: एक छोटी सी जगह में फिट होने के लिए कुछ या अपने आप को छोटा करने के लिए
  • Synonyms: compress, crunch
  • Antonyms: expand, uncompress
  • Example:The cat was hiding, scrunched up under the sofa.

RESORT (Verb) : प्रश्रय

  • Meaning: turn to and adopt (a course of action, especially an extreme or undesirable one) so as to resolve a difficult situation.
  • अर्थ: एक कठिन परिस्थिति को हल करने के लिए मुड़ें और अपनाएं (कार्रवाई का एक कोर्स, विशेष रूप से एक चरम या अवांछनीय)।
  • Meaning: turn to and adopt (a course of action, especially an extreme or undesirable one) so as to resolve a difficult situation.
  • Synonyms: address, recur
  • Antonyms: abstain, halt
  • Example: She would never resort to the law courts to resolve her marital problems.

GARNER (Verb) : संग्रह

  • Meaning: gather or collect (something, especially information or approval).
  • अर्थ: इकट्ठा या इकट्ठा (कुछ, विशेष रूप से जानकारी या अनुमोदन)।
  • Synonyms: gather, collect, accumulate, amass, assemble
  • Antonyms: disperse, distribute
  • Example: he church members are trying to garner enough funds to purchase the pastor a new house.

SOBERING (Adjective) : बुद्धिमत्ता

  • Meaning: creating a more serious, sensible, or solemn mood.
  • अर्थ: अधिक गंभीर, समझदार, या गंभीर मूड बनाना।
  • Synonyms: dangerous, severe, difficult, grievous
  • Antonyms: calm, facile
  • Example:  Once again he was in the sobering presence of violent death.

POIGNANT (Adjective) : हृदयविदारक

  • 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
  • Example: Because the poignant movie reminded me of my painful childhood, it made me cry.

TRAMMEL (Noun) : रुकावट

  • Meaning: restrictions or impediments to freedom of action.
  • अर्थ: कार्रवाई की स्वतंत्रता के लिए प्रतिबंध या बाधाएं।
  • Synonyms: restraint, constraint, curb, check, impediment,
  • Antonyms: help, assistance
  • Example: Protesters refused to let anyone trammel their first amendment rights and pushed for freedom and equality for all.

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