The Hindu English Vocabulary

Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary: Aug Month – Day 23

SPECULATE(Verb) : कल्पना करना

  • Meaning:to guess possible answers to a question when you do not have enough information to be certain
  • अर्थ: एक प्रश्न के संभावित उत्तर का अनुमान लगाने के लिए जब आपके पास निश्चित होने के लिए पर्याप्त जानकारी नहीं होती है
  • Synonyms: contemplate, figure out
  • Antonyms: abstain, forget
  • Example: Journalists are speculating about whether interest rates will be cut.

ENVISAGE(Verb) : परिकल्पना करना

  • Meaning: to imagine or expect something in the future, especially something good
  • अर्थ: भविष्य में कुछ कल्पना करना या अपेक्षा करना, विशेष रूप से कुछ अच्छा करना
  • Synonyms: confront, consider
  • Antonyms: disregard, ignore
  • Example: It’s envisaged that building will start at the end of this year.

PIQUE(Noun) : मनमुटाव

  • Meaning:a feeling of anger, especially caused by someone damaging your feeling of being proud of yourself
  • अर्थ: क्रोध की भावना, विशेष रूप से किसी के द्वारा अपने आप पर गर्व करने की भावना को नुकसान पहुंचाने के कारण
  • Synonyms: annoyance, displeasure
  • Antonyms: delight, happiness
  • Example:He stormed from the room in a fit of pique, shouting that he had been misunderstood.

BEWAIL (verb) : शोक मनाना

  • Meaning: express great regret, sadness, or disappointment about (something).
  • अर्थ: (कुछ) के बारे में बहुत अफसोस, उदासी या निराशा व्यक्त करें।
  • Synonyms: bemoan, deplore, lament, mourn.
  • Antonyms: cheer, laugh, smile, rejoice.
  • Example: He invariably spends more time bewailing his predicament than trying to fix it.

DURESS (noun) : अवरोध

  • Meaning: threats, violence, constraints, or other action used to coerce someone into doing something against their will or better judgment.
  • अर्थ: धमकी, हिंसा, अड़चन या अन्य कार्रवाई किसी को अपनी इच्छा या बेहतर निर्णय के खिलाफ कुछ करने में मजबूर करती है।
  • Synonyms: coercion, compulsion, pressurization, enforcement.
  • Antonyms: agreement, approval, consent, persuasion.
  • Example: I think Harry was under duress when she signed the agreement; he never would have voluntarily accepted those conditions.

SUBLIME(Adjective) : विशिष्ट

  • Meaning:extremely good, beautiful, or enjoyable
  • अर्थ: अत्यंत अच्छा, सुंदर, या आनंददायक
  • Synonyms:divine, exalted
  • Antonyms:bad, inferior
  • Example:A great deal of literature is only the obvious transformed into the sublime.

ASTUTE(Adjective) : चतुर

  • Meaning:able to understand a situation quickly and see how to take advantage of it
  • अर्थ: किसी स्थिति को जल्दी से समझने में सक्षम और इसका लाभ उठाने का तरीका देखें
  • Synonyms:crafty, canny
  • Antonyms:foolish, inept
  • Example:He was politically astute, and was soon appointed to a number of powerful committees in Congress.

APROPOS (adjective) : अनुरूप

  • Meaning: very appropriate to a particular situation.
  • अर्थ: किसी विशेष स्थिति के लिए बहुत उपयुक्त है।
  • Synonyms: appropriate, pertinent, relevant, apt.
  • Antonyms: impertinent, inapposite, irrelative, irrelevant.
  • Example: While the words may seem a bit strange, they are apropos and relate to the topic we are discussing.

PARIAH (noun) : निर्वासन

  • Meaning: an outcast.
  • अर्थ: एक प्रकोप।
  • Synonyms: outcast, exile, derelict, deportee.
  • Antonyms: fellow, insider, comrade, attender.
  • Example: The informant testified under anonymity rather than risk becoming a pariah in his community.

BELEAGUER (verb) : घेराबंदी

  • Definition: lay siege to.
  • परिभाषा:घेराबंदी करना।
  • Synonyms: besiege, beset, pester, badger.
  • Antonyms: aid, amend, alleviate, encourage.
  • Example: The troops plan to beleaguer the enemy’s city walls until the white flag is raised.

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