The Hindu English Vocabulary

Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary: Aug Month– Day 15

STIPULATE (verb) : शर्त लगाना

  • Meaning: demand or specify (a requirement), typically as part of an agreement.
  • अर्थ: आमतौर पर एक समझौते के तहत मांग या निर्दिष्ट (एक आवश्यकता)।
  • Synonyms: specify, prescribe, enjoin, assign.
  • Antonyms: relinquish, surrender, yield, imply.
  • Example: The software company’s policies stipulate employees must take two fifteen-minute breaks a day.

OBSTREPEROUS (Adjective) : प्रचंड 

  • Meaning: difficult to deal with and noisy
  • अर्थ: मुश्किल और शोर से निपटना
  • Synonyms: loud, blusterous
  • Antonyms: calm, silent
  • Example: Only a few highly publicised cases have been manipulated to give the impression of obstreperous owners.

 TREPIDATION (noun) : घबराहट

  • Meaning: a feeling of fear or anxiety about something that may happen.
  • अर्थ: किसी चीज़ को लेकर भय या चिंता की भावना।
  • Synonyms: fear, apprehension, dread, fearfulness. Antonyms: contentment, bravery, happiness, delight.
  • Usage: As the earthquake bared down, I was overpowered with trepidation.

NAB (verb) : दबोचना

  • Meaning: catch (someone) doing something wrong.
  • अर्थ: कुछ गलत करते हुए (किसी को) पकड़ना।
  • Synonyms: seize, apprehend, arrest, restrain.
  • Antonyms: emancipate, free, liberate, unchain.
  • Usage: A bank robber was nabbed because he made the classic mistake of returning to the scene of the crime.

CULLING (verb) : चुनाव करें

  • Meaning: select from a large quantity; obtain from a variety of sources.
  • अर्थ: बड़ी मात्रा से चयन करें; विभिन्न स्रोतों से प्राप्त करें।
  • Synonyms: elect, select, choose, pick.
  • Antonyms: reject, disapprove, repudiate, spurn.
  • Usage: In nine months, we as a group, tracked an unknown number of missing children, culling out two hundred and eleven Howie attempted to locate.

ARTICULATE : स्पष्ट

  • Meaning:able to express thoughts and feelings easily and clearly
  • अर्थ: विचारों और भावनाओं को आसानी से और स्पष्ट रूप से व्यक्त करने में सक्षम
  • Synonyms:expressive, eloquent
  • Antonyms: misrepresented, unclear
  • Example:She gave a witty, entertaining, and articulate speech.

FURTIVE : चुराया हुआ

  • Meaning: Done in a quiet and secretive way to avoid being noticed
  • अर्थ: ध्यान देने से बचने के लिए एक शांत और गुप्त तरीके से किया गया
  • Synonyms: shady, sneaky
  • Antonyms: honest, open
  • Example:The look in his eyes became furtive


WHINE (Noun) : कराहना

  • Meaning:to make a long, high, sad sound
  • अर्थ: लम्बी, ऊँची, उदास ध्वनि करना
  • Synonyms:gripe, moan
  • Antonyms:happiness, pleasure
  • Example:Leon’s dog was sitting by the door whining, so I thought I’d better take it for a walk.

Veteran (Noun) : दीर्घानुभवी

  • Meaning: a person who has had long experience in a particular field.
  • अर्थ: एक व्यक्ति जिसे किसी विशेष क्षेत्र में लंबे समय से अनुभव है।
  • Synonyms: experienced, seasoned, expert, skilled
  • Antonyms: inexperienced, rookie, amateur, unskilled
  • Usage in a sentence: He is a veteran parliamentarian whose views enjoy widespread respect.

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