The Hindu English Vocabulary

Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary: Jan Month – Day 13

Vocabulary अब हर Competitive Exam का महत्वपूर्ण हिस्सा बन चुकी हैं. चाहे बात बैंकिंग की हो या SSC की या किसी अन्य प्रतियोगी परीक्षा की सभी परीक्षाओं में vocabulary एक important part होती है. Reading comprehension को Solve करने से लेकर किसी भी को Solve करने के लिए Vocabulary अच्छी होना ज़रूरी है. इसलिए, EducationKeeda आपको Daily Vocabulary प्रदान करता है जिससे आप आगामी परीक्षाओं की तैयारी को और बेहतर बना सकते हो.

Agony (noun) : व्यथा

  • Meaning: extreme physical or mental suffering.
  • अर्थ: अत्यधिक शारीरिक या मानसिक पीड़ा।
  • Synonym: pain, hurt, suffering
  • Antonym: Heaven, paradise
  • Usage: The victim’s legs had been crushed under the car and she was in obvious agony

Contrition:(Noun) : पछतावा

  • Meaning: the state of feeling sorry for bad behavior: the state of repentance.
  • अर्थ: बुरे व्यवहार के लिए खेद महसूस करने की स्थिति: पश्चाताप की स्थिति।
  • Synonyms: contriteness, guilt, penitence, regret, remorse, repentance
  • Antonyms: impenitence, remorselessness
  • Sentence: The defendant pled guilty to the crime and expressed heartfelt contrition for the things he had done.

Plaintive (Adjective) : दर्दनाक

  • Meaning: expressing suffering or sadness, sounding sad and mournful.
  • अर्थ: दुख या दुख व्यक्त करना, दु: खी और शोकाकुल लगना।
  • Synonym: aching, agonized, bitter, mournful, sad, wistful, doleful, pathetic, pitiful, piteous, melancholy, lamentable
  • Antonym: delighted, exulting, glorying, happy, joyful, rejoicing, triumphant, blithesome, euphoric.
  • Sentence: We could hear the plaintive cry of the wounded animal in the woods.

Piquant (Adjective) : सरस

  • Meaning: having a pleasantly sharp taste or appetizing flavour., pleasantly stimulating or exciting to the mind.
  • अर्थ: एक सुखद तेज स्वाद या स्वादिष्ट स्वाद।, मन को सुखद या उत्तेजक।
  • Synonym: poignant, intriguing, stimulating, interesting, fascinating, zesty
  • Antonym: bland, insipid, dull, zestless, insipid
  • Sentence: Gobblezz restaurant has a secret piquant sauce that makes the dish scrumptious.

Scurrilous (Adjective): मिथ्या

  • Meaning: Making or spreading scandalous claims about someone with the intention of damaging their reputation.
  • अर्थ: अपनी प्रतिष्ठा को नुकसान पहुंचाने के इरादे से किसी के बारे में निंदनीय दावे करना या फैलाना।
  • Synonym: abusive, vituperative, derogatory, disparaging
  • Antonym: clean, decent, moral, deferential, tempered
  • Sentence: There were scurrilous attacks on the party leader by the opposition.

Beset : टूट पड़ना

  • Meaning: (of a problem or difficulty) trouble (someone or something) persistently.
  • अर्थ:  (किसी समस्या या कठिनाई के कारण) (किसी को या किसी को) निरंतर कष्ट होना।
  • Synonyms: harass, plague, assail, hound, attack
  • Antonyms: protect, defend, aid, assist
  • Usage in a Sentence: A lack of money is the greatest problem besetting the city today.

Eponymous : व्यक्ति जिसके नाम से किसी रचना का नाम रखा हो

  • Meaning: (of a person) giving their name to something.
  • अर्थ: (किसी व्यक्ति का) किसी चीज को अपना नाम देना।
  • Synonyms: self-titled, namesake, homonymous, titular
  • Antonyms: anonymous, nameless, unknown, incognito
  • Usage in a Sentence: Benko is the author of an eponymous opening line for the black pieces.

Fillip : प्रेरणा

  • Meaning: something which acts as a stimulus or boost to activity.
  • अर्थ: कोई ऐसी चीज जो उत्तेजना या गतिविधि को बढ़ावा देने का काम करती है।
  • Synonyms: incentive, stimulus, boost, encouragement
  • Antonyms: deterrence, disincentive
  • Usage in a sentence: The news gave a fillip to the telecommunication sector.

Saving grace : विशेष गुण

  • Meaning: the redeeming grace of God.
  • अर्थ: ईश्वर की कृपा से छुड़ाने वाली कृपा।
  • Synonyms: good point, attractive aspect, advantage
  • Antonyms: weak point, disadvantage, difficulty, weakness
  • Usage in a Sentence: Dogs are a man’s best friend and a cop’s saving grace.

Uptick : उत्थान

  • Meaning: a small increase or slight upward trend.
  • अर्थ: एक छोटी वृद्धि या थोड़ा ऊपर की ओर प्रवृत्ति।
  • Synonyms: uptrend, rise, increase, growth, increment, surge
  • Antonyms: downtick, decrement, decline, loss, abatement, decrease
  • Usage in a sentence: Unfortunately, the passage of the law didn’t translate into an uptick of tenants using vouchers in the city, Martin acknowledged.

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