Daily Vocab

Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary: August Month – Day 5

PLUMMET : तेजी से गिरना 

  • Meaning: decrease rapidly in value or amount.
  • अर्थ: मूल्य या राशि में तेजी से कमी।
  • Synonyms: dwindle, diminish
  • Antonyms: increase, grow
  • Example: Because the number of deer in the area has started to plummet, deer hunting has been temporarily banned.

CROTCHETY : चिडचिडा 

  • Meaning: often in a bad mood and easily annoyed
  • अर्थ: अक्सर बुरे मूड में और आसानी से नाराज
  • Synonyms: grouchy, grumpy
  • Antonyms: happy, pleasant
  • Example: By the time the meal began, the youngest children were getting tired and crotchety.

PETULANT : दुष्ट /तुनकमिजाज 

  • Meaning: easily angered or annoyed, esp. in a rude way
  • अर्थ: आसानी से नाराज या नाराज, एक अशिष्ट तरीके से जासूसी
  • Synonyms:impatient, fractious
  • Antonyms: agreeable, patient
  • Example:I have listened to the arguments, and have confined myself to an impatient or petulant intervention.

BADGER : तंग करना 

  • Meaning: to annoy someone by repeatedly asking questions or telling the person to do something
  • अर्थ: बार-बार सवाल पूछने या किसी को कुछ करने के लिए कहने से किसी को नाराज करना
  • Synonyms: bully, goad
  • Antonyms: support, assist
  • Example: Every time we go into a shop, the kids badger me to buy them sweets.

STUPEFY : चकित करना 

  • Meaning: to shock someone; stun
  • अर्थ: किसी को झटका देना; अचेत
  • Synonyms: astound, benumb
  • Antonyms: enliven, calm
  • Example: The people exclaim in horror and are stupefied with fear.

COMPLAISANT : मेहरबान/अनुग्रहपूर्ण 

  • Meaning: willing to satisfy others by being polite and fitting in with their plans
  • अर्थ: अपनी योजनाओं के साथ विनम्र और फिटिंग होकर दूसरों को संतुष्ट करने के लिए तैयार हैं
  • Synonyms: amiable, polite
  • Antonyms: discontented, antagonistic
  • Example: He spent the next hour setting up an alibi with two complaisant friends.

ABOMINATE : घृणा करना 

  • Meaning: to hate something very much
  • अर्थ: किसी चीज से बहुत अधिक घृणा करना
  • Synonyms: abhor, despise
  • Antonyms: love, like
  • Example: Eventually one has to bring people together and sit down with those whose records one abominates.

CONSTANCY : नियमितता 

  • Meaning: the quality of being faithful and dependable
  • अर्थ: वफादार और भरोसेमंद होने का गुण
  • Synonyms: steadiness, adherence
  • Antonyms: apathy, disgrace
  • Example: Constancy is what it takes to get kids to help out and develop a sense of responsibility.

MEEK  :  विनीत/ विनम्र 

  • Meaning: quiet and unwilling to disagree or fight or to strongly support personal ideas and opinions
  • अर्थ: व्यक्तिगत विचारों और विचारों का दृढ़ता से समर्थन करने या लड़ने के लिए शांत और अनिच्छुक
  • Synonyms: submissive, passive
  • Antonyms: bold, brave
  • Example: The poor do not gain heaven, and the meek inherit the least of the earth.

SUPERSEDE : हटा देना/ अलग करना 

  • Meaning: to replace something, especially something older or more old-fashioned
  • अर्थ: कुछ को बदलने के लिए, विशेष रूप से पुराने या अधिक पुराने जमाने के कुछ
  • Synonyms: overrule, usurp
  • Antonyms:keep, retain
  • Example: Most of the old road has been superseded by the great interstate highways.

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