The Hindu English Vocabulary

Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary: June Month– Day 1

INCAPACITATED (adjective) : अक्षम

  • Meaning: deprived of strength or power; debilitated.
  • अर्थ: शक्ति या शक्ति से वंचित; दुर्बल।
  • Synonyms: crippled, decrepit, enfeebled, frail.
  • Antonyms: powerful, strong, sturdy, stout.
  • Usage: In states such as Ohio, West Virginia and Kentucky, “countless children are growing up with parents in jail, incapacitated or underground”.

RELIC (noun) : अवशेष

  • Meaning: a trace of some past or outmoded practice, custom, or belief.
  • अर्थ: कुछ अतीत या बहिर्मुखी अभ्यास, प्रथा, या विश्वास का एक निशान।
  • Synonyms: vestige, antique, artifact, residue.
  • Antonyms: modern, recent, latest, neoteric.
  • Usage: The piece of pottery was a relic of the past that evoked in me a feeling of nostalgia.

SHODDY (adjective) : तुच्छ

  • Meaning: badly made or done.
  • अर्थ: बुरी तरह बनाया या किया हुआ।
  • Synonyms: trashy, crude, junky, duff.
  • Antonyms: prestigious, reputed, elegant, upright.
  • Usage: Because of shoddy accounting practices, our firm is being audited.

PERJURY (Noun) : मिथ्या शपथ

  • Meaning: the offense of willfully telling an untruth or making a misrepresentation under oath.
  • अर्थ: शपथ के तहत जानबूझकर असत्य बताने या गलत बयानी करने का अपराध।
  • Synonym: violation of an oath, giving false evidence/testimony, bearing false witness/testimony, forswearing oneself, making false statements, willful falsehood
  • Usage: The mother who lied about her son’s whereabouts will soon face trial for perjury.

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.

APOTHEOSIS (noun) : गुणगान

  • Meaning: the highest point in the development of something; a culmination or climax.
  • अर्थ: किसी चीज़ के विकास में उच्चतम बिंदु; एक परिणति या चरमोत्कर्ष।
  • Synonyms: peak, pinnacle, summit, zenith.
  • Antonyms: nadir, debasement, jab, imperfectness.
  • Usage: When my teacher said that my sculpture was the apotheosis of all the other pieces of art in the class, I was thrilled.

WRANGLE (noun) : लड़ाई

  • Meaning: a dispute or argument, typically one that is long and complicated.
  • अर्थ: एक विवाद या तर्क, आमतौर पर एक है जो लंबा और जटिल है।
  • Synonyms: quarrel, tussle, clash, brawl.
  • Antonyms: acquiesce, agreement, peace, harmony.
  • Usage: The two countries fell out in a bitter wrangle over imports.

DOTARD (noun) : बूढ़ा

  • Meaning: an old person, especially one who has become weak or senile.
  • अर्थ: एक बूढ़ा व्यक्ति, विशेष रूप से एक जो कमजोर या कमजोर हो गया है।
  • Synonyms: oldster, graybeard, grandsire, elder.
  • Antonyms: juvenile, teen, minor, youth.
  • Usage: As the dotard slowly walked with a cane, he struggled with figuring out where the senior citizen center was located even though he had been there dozens of times.

REDACT (verb) : संपादन करना

  • Meaning: edit (text) for publication.
  • अर्थ: प्रकाशन के लिए संपादन (पाठ)।
  • Synonyms: correct, rectify, repair, fix.
  • Antonyms: befoul, deteriorate, diminish, hinder.
  • Usage: Some of the conclusions in the report have been redacted.

STEWARD (noun) : प्रबंधक

  • Meaning: a person employed to manage another’s property, especially a large house or estate.
  • अर्थ: दूसरे की संपत्ति, विशेष रूप से एक बड़े घर या संपत्ति का प्रबंधन करने के लिए नियोजित व्यक्ति।
  • Synonyms: manager, agent, custodian, caretaker.
  • Antonyms: intimidator, client, acolyte, subordinate.
  • Usage: The house steward, Donald, picked up her baggage from rear of the carriage.

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