The Hindu English Vocabulary

Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary: Aug Month– Day 17

CONSTERNATION (Noun) : आतंक

  • Meaning: a feeling of anxiety or dismay, typically at something unexpected.
  • अर्थ: आम तौर पर कुछ अप्रत्याशित पर चिंता या निराशा की भावना।
  • Synonyms:  perturbation, anxiety, distress, disquiet,
  • Antonyms: satisfaction
  • Example: I sleep in consternation not knowing where my keys are.

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.

Dubious (adjective) : संदिग्ध

  • Meaning : hesitating or doubting.
  • अर्थ: संकोच या संदेह करना।
  • Synonyms: unsure, doubtful, incertain, uncertain
  • Antonyms: sure, certain, uncertainty, diffidence
  • Example: she looks dubious about the idea.

Meticulous(Adjective) : सूक्ष्म

  • Meaning: showing great attention to detail; very careful and precise.
  • अर्थ: विस्तार पर बहुत ध्यान देना; बहुत सावधान और सटीक।
  • Synonym: careful, conscientious
  • Antonym: careless, sloppy, slapdash
  • Usage: The painter gave meticulous attention to detail.

Quirk (Noun) : विशेषता

  • Meaning: a strange habit
  • अर्थ: एक अजीब आदत
  • Synonyms: irregularity, trait
  • Antonyms: normality,
  • Usage: His biggest quirk is his love for old marbles.

VALIANT (Adjective) : बहादुर

  • Meaning: possessing or showing courage or determination.
  • अर्थ: साहस या दृढ़ संकल्प रखना या दिखाना।
  • Synonyms: brave, fearless, courageous, valorous
  • Antonyms: cowardly, irresolute
  • Usage: Firemen are valiant individuals who put their lives on the line to save others.

SUCCOUR (Noun) : परेशानी में सहायता

  • Meaning: assistance and support in times of hardship and distress.
  • अर्थ: कष्ट और संकट के समय सहायता और समर्थन।
  • Synonyms: aid, assistance, support, ease
  • Usage: Even though Holly is painfully shy, she is never hesitant to offer succor to anyone who is in pain.

SUBJUGATE(verb) : अधीन करना

  • Meaning: to treat yourself, your wishes, or your beliefs as being less important than other people or their wishes or beliefs
  • अर्थ: अपने आप को, अपनी इच्छाओं को, या अपनी मान्यताओं को अन्य लोगों या उनकी इच्छाओं या विश्वासों से कम महत्वपूर्ण मानना
  • Synonyms: conquer, enslave
  • Antonyms: lose, release
  • Sentence: Reporters must subjugate personal political convictions to their professional commitment to balance.

BACKSTOP (noun) : सुरक्षा

  • Meaning: an emergency precaution or last resort.
  • अर्थ: एक आपातकालीन एहतियात या अंतिम उपाय।
  • Synonyms: safeguard, preventive measure, insurance.
  • Antonyms: constraint, limitation, restriction, sanction.
  • Sentence: They want the Democrats to act as a backstop for this wild nonsense.

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