The Hindu English Vocabulary

Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary: Dec Month – Day 11

ENSHROUD(Verb) : छिपाना

  • Meaning: envelop completely and hide from view.
  • अर्थ: पूरी तरह से ढंकना और देखने से छिपाना।
  • Synonyms: conceal, pall
  • Antonyms: disclose, divulge
  • Example: The boy is trying to enshroud himself by placing a hoodie over his head.

VEX (Verb) : पीड़ा देना

  • Meaning: to irritate; annoy
  • अर्थ: जलन करना; झुंझुला देना
  • Synonyms: afflict, agitate, annoy, exasperate
  • Antonyms: aid, appease, soothe
  • Example: I get irritated when people go out of their way to vex me with their small problems.

STRANGLEHOLD(Noun) : पकड़

  • Meaning: a grip around the neck of another person that can kill by asphyxiation if held for long enough.
  • अर्थ: किसी अन्य व्यक्ति की गर्दन के चारों ओर एक ग्रिप जो बहुत लंबे समय तक पकड़े रहने पर श्वासावरोध द्वारा मार सकता है।
  • Synonyms: grip, monopoly
  • Example: These companies are determined to keep a stranglehold on the banana industry.

BEDECK (verb)  : सजाना

  • Meaning: to decorate or cover.
  • अर्थ: सजना या संवरना।
  • Synonyms: adorn, bedizen, embellish, emblaze.
  • Antonyms: denude, blemish, deface, disfigure.
  • Example:  The cars were all bedecked with flowers for the wedding ceremony.

ENVIRON (verb) लगभग

  • Meaning: surround; enclose.
  • अर्थ: चारों ओर।
  • Synonyms: encircle, envelop, cloak, swathe.
  • Antonyms: unbridle, free, open, release.
  • Example: The stone circle was environed by an expanse of peat soil.

VERNACULAR (noun) : मातृभाषा

  • Meaning: used in or suitable for speech and not formal writing.
  • अर्थ: भाषण के लिए इस्तेमाल किया गया उपयुक्त और औपचारिक लेखन नहीं।
  • Synonyms: colloquial, jargon, argot, patois.
  • Antonyms: standard, undialectical, genteel, formal.
  • Example: While the author never stated the novel’s setting, the vernacular of the characters identified the location as somewhere in Asia.

EMANCIPATE(Verb) स्वतंत्र करना

  • Meaning: to give people social or political freedom and rights
  • अर्थ: लोगों को सामाजिक या राजनीतिक स्वतंत्रता और अधिकार देना
  • Synonyms: liberate, loosen
  • Antonyms: detain, hold
  • Example: It neither made him be human to his slaves nor to emancipate them.

ADORATION(Noun) : आराधना

  • Meaning: deep love, devotion, and respect
  • अर्थ: गहरा प्रेम, भक्ति और सम्मान
  • Synonyms: love, affection
  • Antonyms: hatred, dislike
  • Example: She smiled in adoration of the picture her daughter drew for her.

IDOLIZE(verb) : देवता मानना

  • Meaning: to adore, admire, or love greatly
  • अर्थ: प्रशंसा करना, प्रशंसा करना या बहुत प्यार करना
  • Synonyms: admire, acknowledge
  • Antonyms: dislike, disrespect
  • Example: She wanted someone to idolize her for her strong work ethic.

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