The Hindu English Vocabulary

Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary: July Month– Day 13

Divulge(Verb) : रहस्य खोलना

  • Meaning: Make known something, such as a confidence or secret.
  • अर्थ: किसी चीज को ज्ञात करना, जैसे कि आत्मविश्वास या रहस्य।
  • Synonym: promulgate, declare
  • Antonym: conceal
  • Usage: She does not want to divulge any information regarding the nature of her speech in order to keep the curiosity alive.

Banter (noun) : मज़ाक

  • Meaning: the playful and friendly exchange of teasing remarks.
  • अर्थ: चिढ़ाने वाली टिप्पणियों का चंचल और मैत्रीपूर्ण आदान-प्रदान।
  • Synonym: wisecracks, crosstalk, wordplay, ribbing.
  • Antonym: flattery, praise, work
  • Sentence: If the banter between the award presenters is not exciting, no one will watch the show.

CYNICAL: मानवद्वेषी

  • Meaning: doubtful as to whether something will happen or whether it is worthwhile.
  • अर्थ: संदेह के रूप में कि क्या कुछ होगा या क्या यह सार्थक है।
  • Synonyms: sceptical, doubtful, distrustful, suspicious
  • Antonyms: optimistic, credulous
  • Example: She may be cynical about the film industry, but ultimately she has no intention of biting the hand that feeds her.

MIRACULOUS (Adjective) : चमत्कारपूर्ण

  • Meaning: of the nature of a miracle or having the power to work miracles.
  • अर्थ: चमत्कार की प्रकृति या चमत्कार काम करने की शक्ति होना।
  • Synonyms: supernatural, preternatural, superhuman, inexplicable, unaccountable
  • Antonyms: average, believable, credible, common
  • Example: It was a miraculous talk with a stranger that stopped Jim from ending his life.

BITTERSWEET(Adjective) : मीठापन जिसके अंत में कटूता हो

  • Meaning:tinged with a feeling of sadness
  • अर्थ: दुःख की अनुभूति से घिर जाना
  • Synonyms:tangerine
  • Antonyms:happiness
  • Example:The ending of the romance movie was bittersweet.

Humdrum(Adjective) : फीका

  • Meaning: Lacking excitement or variety
  • अर्थ: उत्साह में कमी या विविधता
  • Synonym: Dull, boring, monotonous
  • Antonym: Remarkable, exciting
  • Usage: No matter how humdrum is your life without a job, once you get it things will go fine.

Connivance(Noun) : देखी-अनदेखी

  • Meaning: Secretly involved in immoral or illegal activity.
  • अर्थ: अनैतिक या अवैध गतिविधि में गुप्त रूप से शामिल।
  • Synonym: Involvement, assistance, conspiracy, intrigue
  • Antonym: Disapprobation, rejection, dislike
  • Usage: With the connivance of the government, the Indian army planned a surgical strike.

Interdict (Noun) : पाबंदी

  • Meaning: an authoritative prohibition, in particular
  • अर्थ: एक आधिकारिक निषेध, विशेष रूप से
  • Synonym: prohibition, ban, bar, veto, prescription,
  • Antonym: corroborate, support
  • Usage: Because I failed most of my classes last term, my parents will probably interdict me from working this semester.

DISTRATE (adjective) : विचलित

  • Meaning: distracted or absent-minded.
  • अर्थ: विचलित या अनुपस्थित-चित्त।
  • Synonyms: forgetful, inattentive, oblivious, heedless.
  • Antonyms: alert, attentive, focused, unperturbed.
  • Usage: He grew more and more distrait as hours passed without confirmation that there were survivors of the plane crash

BENIGNANT (adjective) : दयालु

  • Meaning: having or marked by sympathy and consideration for others.
  • अर्थ:दूसरों के लिए सहानुभूति और विचार द्वारा चिह्नित या चिह्नित करना।
  • Synonyms:beneficent, benevolent, compassionate, softhearted.
  • Antonyms:atrocious, barbarous, callous, fiendish.
  • Usage:The queen had a benignant reputation and was loved for her caring treatment of others.

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