Daily Vocab

Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary: August Month – Day 3

Temporal: लौकिक

  • Meaning: relating to worldly as opposed to spiritual affairs; secular.
  • अर्थ: आध्यात्मिक मामलों के विपरीत सांसारिक से संबंधित; धर्म निरपेक्ष।
  • Synonyms: temporary, worldly, earthly, terrestrial
  • Antonyms: spiritual, permanent, lasting, endless
  • Usage in a Sentence: The devout villagers, in their appeal for spiritual aid, did not forget the importance of temporal weapons.

WOO (verb) : अंतर्ग्रहण

  • Meaning: seek the favor, support, or custom of.
  • अर्थ: एहसान, समर्थन, या रिवाज की तलाश।
  • Synonyms: chase, pursue, ingratiate,
  • Antonyms: deter, affront, repulse, reject.
  • Usage: Political parties have roped in Bollywood stars only to woo the young.

Stereotype : श्रेणीबद्ध करना

  • Meaning: a widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing.
  • अर्थ: किसी विशेष प्रकार के व्यक्ति या बात का व्यापक रूप से आयोजित लेकिन निश्चित और सुस्पष्ट चित्र या विचार।
  • Synonyms: categorize, pigeonhole, cliché, archetype
  • Antonyms: differentiate, disorganize, dissimilate,
  • Usage in a Sentence: It’s not fair to stereotype a whole group of people based on one person you don’t like.

Downturn : मोड़

  • Meaning: a decline in economic, business, or other activity.
  • अर्थ:आर्थिक, व्यावसायिक या अन्य गतिविधि में गिरावट।
  • Synonyms: decline, slump, recession, drop, slowdown
  • Antonyms:upsurge, recovery, improvement, betterment
  • Usage in a Sentence:Some economists say a recession is possible in 2022, while others believe an economic downturn may not begin until the following year.

TRAMMEL (Noun) : बाधा

  • 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
  • Usage: Protesters refused to let anyone trammel their first amendment rights and pushed for freedom and equality for all.

Eventful : घटने वाला

  • Meaning: marked by interesting or exciting events.
  • अर्थ: दिलचस्प या रोमांचक घटनाओं द्वारा चिह्नित।
  • Synonyms: momentous, memorable, significant, noteworthy
  • Antonyms: uneventful, dull, insignificant, trivial
  • Usage in a Sentence: It was an extremely eventful period in American history.

Lackadaisical (adjective) : आधे-अधूरे

  • Meaning: lacking enthusiasm and determination; carelessly lazy.
  • अर्थ: उत्साह और दृढ़ संकल्प की कमी; लापरवाही से आलसी।
  • Synonym: unenthusiastic, half-hearted, uninterested, lukewarm.
  • Antonym: enthusiastic, excited, energetic, active
  • Sentence: Mary is so lackadaisical she will not get out of bed most mornings.

Retaliation : प्रतिशोध

  • Meaning: the action of returning a military attack; counter-attack.
  • अर्थ: एक सैन्य हमले की वापसी की कार्रवाई; जवाबी हमला।
  • Synonyms: revenge, vengeance, reprisal
  • Antonyms: mercy, forgiveness, acceptance
  • Usage in a sentence: He, in retaliation, has launched against them the most concentrated onslaughts that he has been able to devise.

Tipping point : क्रांतिकारी परिवर्तन

  • Meaning: the point at which a series of small changes or incidents becomes significant enough to cause a larger, more important change.
  • अर्थ: वह बिंदु जिस पर किसी बड़े, अधिक महत्वपूर्ण परिवर्तन के कारण छोटे परिवर्तन या घटनाओं की श्रृंखला महत्वपूर्ण हो जाती है।
  • Synonyms: game changer, turning point, critical moment
  • Usage in a Sentence: There are two prevailing theories for what might happen past Amazon’s tipping point.

Proselytize: फुसलाना

  • Meaning: To attempt to convert someone to one’s own religious faith
  • अर्थ: किसी को अपने धार्मिक विश्वास में बदलने का प्रयास करना
  • Synonyms: propagandist, campaigner, crusader
  • Antonyms: nonpartisan, decode, stay, dissuade
  • Usage in a Sentence: The efforts of early missionaries to proselytize the Native Americans of Minnesota were largely unproductive.

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