The Hindu English Vocabulary

Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary: Dec Month – Day 21

Adjudicate (Verb) : निर्णय करना

  • Meaning: to make an official decision about who is right in a dispute
  • अर्थ: किसी विवाद में कौन सही है, इस बारे में आधिकारिक निर्णय लेना
  • Synonym: adjudge, judge, arbitrate, decide, determine
  • Usage: You should never adjudicate a major decision when you are under the influence of alcohol.

Skulk(Verb) : छिपना

  • Meaning: Move in stealthy or furtive manner
  • अर्थ: चोरी या फ़र्ज़ी तरीके से आगे बढ़ना
  • Synonym: Avoid, elude
  • Antonym: Appear, Issue
  • Usage: At the gate she skulked, she felt like a thief.

Ardent(Adjective) : उत्साही

  • Meaning: Characterized by strong enthusiasm
  • अर्थ: प्रबल उत्साह द्वारा विशेषता
  • Synonyms: Passionate, enthusiastic,  zealous
  • Antonyms: apathetic, dull, calm.
  • Usage: One should be an ardent supporter for the right cause.

Corroborate (Verb) : परिपुष्ट करना

  • Meaning: Give evidence for, Back up with evidence.
  • अर्थ: सबूत के लिए, सबूत के साथ वापस दे।
  • Synonyms: Validate, support, confirm, verify, endorse.
  • Antonyms: Reject, Disapprove, contradict
  • Usage: Every one hastened to corroborate this verdict with some piece of evidence.

FLEECE (Verb) : धन हथियाना

  • Meaning: obtain a great deal of money from (someone), typically by overcharging or swindling them.
  • अर्थ: आम तौर पर ओवरचार्जिंग या उन्हें ठग कर (किसी से) बहुत अधिक धन प्राप्त करते हैं।
  • Synonyms: swindle, cheat, defraud, deceive, trick,
  • Antonyms: give, offer
  • Usage: Joining arms, they set out to fleece their latest victims.

ENNUI (Noun) : विरक्ति

  • Meaning: a feeling of listlessness and dissatisfaction arising from a lack of occupation or excitement.
  • अर्थ:  उत्तेजना की कमी से उत्पन्न होने वाली अशांति और असंतोष की भावना।
  • Synonym: boredom, tedium, listlessness.
  • Antonym: animation, contentment.
  • Usage: Listening to your dull story about becoming a librarian is leaving me in a state of ennui.

GRIPE (verb) : कष्ट

  • Meaning: to express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely.
  • अर्थ: असंतोष, दर्द या आक्रोश व्यक्त करने के लिए आमतौर पर थकाऊ होते हैं।
  • Synonyms: bellyache, bleat, carp, complain, crab, croak, fuss, grouch, grouse, growl, grumble, grump, nag, scream, squawk, squeal, whimper, whine.
  • Antonyms: bear, countenance, endure, tolerate, applaud, cheer, commend, delight, rejoice.
  • Usage: Her tendency to gripe constantly drove everyone away.

Misprision(Noun) : अवमानना

  • Meaning: Neglect or wrong performance of official duty.
  • अर्थ: आधिकारिक कर्तव्य की उपेक्षा या गलत प्रदर्शन।
  • Synonym: Contempt and despite
  • Antonym: Acceptance, tolerance
  • Usage: The punishment to the culprit was given out of misprision.

Suffuse(Verb) :  फैली हुई

  • Meaning: Spread over or through something
  • अर्थ: किसी चीज पर या उसके माध्यम से फैलना
  • Synonym: Steep and spread
  • Antonym: Deprive
  • Usage: Sweet and spicy flavors, including date, coriander and cumin suffuse the foods

Pell-Mell(Adverb) : तितर-बितर

  • Meaning: In a confused, disorderly, or rushed manner.
  • अर्थ: उलझन में, उच्छृंखल, या हड़बड़ी में।
  • Synonym: Hurries
  • Antonym: Slow, Organized
  • Usage: Mary ran down the stairs, chasing the rat with a marbel pell-mell

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