The Hindu English Vocabulary

Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary: July Month– Day 1

RE-LITIGATING (Verb) : मुकदमेबाजी करना

  • Meaning: To dispute, debate, contest again.
  • अर्थ: विवाद करना, बहस करना, फिर से चुनाव लड़ना।
  • Synonym: prosecute, dispute
  • Antonym: agree
  • Example: This litigation filled the state and federal courts for many years.

POTENT (ADJECTIVE) : प्रबल

  • Meaning: having an abundance of some characteristic quality (as flavor)
  • अर्थ: कुछ विशिष्ट गुणों की प्रचुरता (स्वाद के रूप में)
  • Synonyms: vigorous, influential, competent
  • Antonyms: ineffective, insignificant
  • Example: The potent poison killed him within seconds

INTRANSIGENCE (Noun) : हठ/ कट्टरता

  • Meaning: refusal to change one’s views or to agree about something.
  • अर्थ: किसी के विचारों को बदलने या किसी चीज़ के बारे में सहमत होने से इनकार करना।
  • Synonyms: inflexibility, stubbornness, obstinacy
  • Example: I can’t understand Rachel’s intransigence, considering that we have undeniable proof that her idea is incorrect.

Turgid (Adjective): सूजा हुआ

  • Meaning: Swollen
  • अर्थ: सूजा हुआ
  • Synonyms: tumid, inflated, bombastic, tumescent , bloated
  • Antonyms: deflated, decreased, diminished, contracted, chapfallen
  • Example: The river rolled darkly brown and turgid.

SMATTERING (noun) : गिरोह

  • Meaning: a small number
  • अर्थ: एक छोटी संख्या
  • Synonyms: couple, few, handful, sprinkle.
  • Antonyms: horde, legion, loads, multitude.
  • Usage: He spoke a smattering of words she didn’t understand.

Diminution (NOUN) : कमी

  • Meaning: a reduction in the size, extent, or importance of something.
  • अर्थ: किसी चीज के आकार, सीमा या महत्व में कमी।
  • Synonyms: curtailment, curtailing, cutting back, cut back, cut, attenuation, reduction, lessening,
  • Antonym: accretion, accrual, accumulation, addition, supplement
  • Example: Led by P.V. Narasimha Rao, it steered the country away from a diminution of its political stature that was assured were it to renege on them.

Adscititious(Adjective) : अनावश्यक

  • Meaning: Added or derived from something outside; not inherent.
  • अर्थ: बाहर की किसी चीज़ से जोड़ा या निकाला हुआ; निहित नहीं है।
  • Synonym: inessential
  • Antonym: essential, primary
  • Usage: We should choose our books as we would our companioins, for their sterling and intrinsic merit, not for their adscititious or accidental advantages.

NONPAREIL (adjective)  : अतुल

  • Meaning: having no match or equal; unrivalled.
  • अर्थ: जिसका कोई मेल या बराबर न हो; बेजोड़।
  • Synonyms: incomparable, matchless, unrivalled, inimitable.
  • Antonyms: familiar, frequent, normal, ordinary.
  • Usage: The champions deserved the title because they were nonpareil all season and won every game.

Empyrean(Adjective) : स्वर्ग

  • Meaning: Related to heaven or sky
  • अर्थ: स्वर्ग या आकाश से संबंधित
  • Synonym: Ether, Paradise
  • Antonym: hellish, infernal
  • Usage: Electronics and haunting effects bring an empyrean stillness to the album’s middle third.

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