The Hindu English Vocabulary

Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary: March Month – Day 04

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.

ARRANT (adjective) अत्यन्त

  • Meaning: Complete, utter.
  • अर्थ: पूरा, बिलकुल।
  • Synonyms: total, absolute, thorough, sheer.
  • Antonyms: minor, light, unclear, obscure.
  • Usage: These people crumble when their arrant nonsense is confronted with simple common sense.

STARK (adjective) निरानंद

  • Meaning: Unpleasantly or sharply clear.
  • अर्थ: अप्रिय या तीव्र रूप से स्पष्ट।
  • Synonyms: blunt, plain, unembellished, harsh.
  • Antonyms: lush, bleak, cheerful, opulent.
  • Usage: His evidence in chief stood in stark contrast to his evidence on cross-examination.

PREPONDERANCE (noun): प्रमुखता

  • Meaning: the quality or fact of being greater in number, quantity, or importance.
  • अर्थ: संख्या, मात्रा, या महत्व में अधिक होने का गुण या तथ्य।
  • Synonyms: prevalence, predominance, majority, generality.
  • Antonyms: subservience, disability, inferiority, flaw
  • Usage: The preponderance of unemployed workers is linked to the manufacturer’s desire to cut costs by sending jobs overseas.

EPICENE (adjective) उभयलिंगी

  • Meaning:  Effeminate; effete.
  • अर्थ: प्रयास करना; अशक्त।
  • Synonyms: Sissy, womanish, unmanly, girlish.
  • Antonyms: manly, mannish, masculine, virile.
  • Usage: More epicene than handsome, if you asked me,’ he muttered a bit darkly.’

ATROPHY (verb)  अपक्षय

  • Meaning: gradually decline in effectiveness or vigour due to underuse or neglect.
  • अर्थ: धीरे-धीरे प्रभाव या उपेक्षा के कारण प्रभावशीलता या ताक़त में गिरावट।
  • Synonyms: dwindle, deteriorate, decline, wane.
  • Antonym: strengthen, revive, advance, flourish.
  • Usage: When the gang leader died, his organization’s hold on the city began to atrophy as other gangs moved into the area.

Subtler: (adjective) जटिल

  • Meaning: clever at attaining one’s ends by indirect and often deceptive means
  • अर्थ: अप्रत्यक्ष और अक्सर भ्रामक साधनों द्वारा एक के सिरों को प्राप्त करने में चतुर
  • Synonyms: artful, beguiling, cagey, crafty, cunning, cute, designing, devious, foxy, guileful, scheming, shrewd, slick, sly, tricky, wily
  • Antonyms: artless, guileless, ingenuous, innocent
  • Usage: There have been many subtler, more original and more systematic thinkers about the conditions of the social union.

Proffer: (verb) निवेदन करना

  • Meaning: to put before another for acceptance or consideration
  • अर्थ: स्वीकृति या विचार के लिए दूसरे के सामने रखना
  • Synonyms: extend, offer, tender, propose, give in, submit.
  • Antonyms: decline, deny, disallow, disapprove, negative, reject.
  • Usage: It is the ultimate manifestation of the marketplace of ideas; the more people who proffer their ideas to the world, the better the outcome will be for us all.

Hoary: (adjective) वयोवृद्ध

  • Meaning: dating or surviving from the distant past
  • अर्थ: दूर के अतीत से डेटिंग या जीवित रहना
  • Synonyms: age-old, aged, ancient, antediluvian, antique, dateless, hoar, immemorial, old, venerable
  • Antonyms: modern, new, recent

CONCOMITANT (adjective) सहगामी

  • Meaning: naturally  accompanying or associated.
  • अर्थ: स्वाभाविक रूप से साथ या जुड़ा हुआ।
  • Synonyms: attendant, collateral, linked, accessory, auxiliary.
  • Antonyms: unassociated, unconnected, unrelated, indifferent, unbound.
  • Usage: That it is apparently devoid of psychical concomitant need not imply that the impressions concerned in it are crude and in elaborate.

STULTIFY (verb) वृथा करना

  • Meaning: cause to lose enthusiasm and initiative, especially as a result of a tedious or restrictive routine.
  • अर्थ:विशेष रूप से थकाऊ या प्रतिबंधात्मक दिनचर्या के परिणामस्वरूप उत्साह और पहल को खोने का कारण।
  • Synonyms:hamper, impede, obstruct, thwart, suppress, smother, repress, counteract, trammel, restrain.
  • Antonyms:consolidate, augment, glorify, exacerbate, exalt, stir, elevate, accentuate, strengthen.
  • Usage: By referencing actual statistics, he was able to stultify his opponent’s argument.

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