The Hindu English Vocabulary

Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary: Aug Month – Day 29

SUBJUGATE : 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 की तुलना में कम महत्वपूर्ण मानना
  • Synonyms: conquer, enslave
  • Antonyms: lose, release
  • Usage: Reporters must subjugate personal political convictions to their professional commitment to balance.

ADROIT : निपुण

  • Meaning: very skillful and quick in the way you think or move
  • अर्थ: जिस तरह से आप सोचते हैं या चलते हैं, बहुत कुशल और त्वरित
  • Synonyms: adept, artful
  • Antonyms: clumsy, awkward
  • Usage: She was adroit at removing my armor, which she did well and beautifully.

EXORBITANT : अत्यधिक

  • Meaning: (of prices and demands) much too large
  • अर्थ: (कीमतों और माँगों का) बहुत बड़ा
  • Synonyms: enormous, outrageous
  • Antonyms: cheap, good
  • Usage: The interest charged on most credit cards is exorbitant.

PROTAGONISTS(noun) : मुख्य पात्र

  • Meaning: the leading character or one of the major characters in a play, film, novel, etc.
  • अर्थ: किसी नाटक, फिल्म, उपन्यास आदि में प्रमुख चरित्र या प्रमुख पात्रों में से एक।
  • Synonym: supporter, upholder
  • Antonym: opponent
  • Usage: For the next nine years he was the protagonist of Reform.

BRUTAL (adjective) : क्रूर

  • Meaning:savagely violent.
  • अर्थ: हिंसक रूप से हिंसक।
  • Synonym: savage, cruel
  • Antonym: gentle, humane
  • Usage: The writer describes the dangers of drugs with brutal honesty.

PROTAGONISTS(noun) : मुख्य पात्र

  • Meaning: the leading character or one of the major characters in a play, film, novel, etc.
  • अर्थ: किसी नाटक, फिल्म, उपन्यास आदि में प्रमुख चरित्र या प्रमुख पात्रों में से एक।
  • Synonym: supporter, upholder
  • Antonym: opponent
  • Usage: For the next nine years he was the protagonist of Reform.

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.

HAPLESS (Adjective) : अभागी

  • Meaning: (especially of a person) unfortunate.
  • अर्थ: (विशेषकर किसी व्यक्ति का) दुर्भाग्य।
  • Synonyms: unfortunate, unlucky
  • Antonyms: fortunate, lucky
  • Usage: When Jason lost his wife and job on the same day, he knew he was a hapless soul.

DESPOTIC (Adjective) : निरंकुश

  • Meaning: of or typical of a despot; tyrannical.
  • अर्थ: या एक निरंकुश के विशिष्ट; अत्याचारी।
  • Synonyms: autocratic, dictatorial, totalitarian, authoritarian,
  • Antonyms: democratic, accountable
  • Usage: Under orders from the despotic ruler, citizens were denied freedom of speech.

EXPUNGE (verb) : मिटाना

  • Meaning: obliterate or remove completely (something unwanted or unpleasant).
  • अर्थ: पूरी तरह से तिरछे या हटाएं (कुछ अवांछित या अप्रिय)।
  • Synonyms: eradicate, eliminate, abolish, annihilate.
  • Antonyms: renovate, repair, restore, revamp.
  • Usage: Time and the weather have expunged any evidence that a thriving community once existed here.

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